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Abbey View Cafe

5 Abbey Place, Jedburgh, Scotland
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Ranked #5 of 22 Restaurants in Jedburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bakery, Scottish, Café, Soups
Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
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English first
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The menu said lentil soup which is one of my favourites but this soup was so thin and watery ,more like a consomme.It had a few vegetables and some lentils in it, also it was rather tasteless,so disappointing.It was expensive as well. Then to make matters worse the chair was so hard that I had to take off my jacket... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This week we have been here again after visiting it last year. We especially drove by Jedburgh to go to Abbey view on our way to the ferry in New Castle. People are very welcoming. The food is fresh and vey good. I always take the scones with cream and home made jam. These are delicious. We we return to... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

What a lovely little find. Visiting The Borders after a ten year absence and this wasn't here when I left. Very friendly staff cheap prices and a view of the Abbey to boot highly recommend.

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newcastle
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I dont really want to write a good review for this little cafe, as I dont want to be disappointed when I visit and cant get a table. The staff are very welcoming and the home made cakes are fab. The food is prepared as its ordered so be prepared for a wait, its worth it. I have been a... More

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Bournemouth
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63 reviews 63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We called in to this café one lunchtime last week for a well needed refreshment. Really good sandwiches were freshly made together with delicious apple cake and freshly made tea. What more could you ask for on a hot day. The staff were very friendly and if you are up in that part of the country do call in.

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northumberland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Welcoming, good food, though simple and short menu. Excellent service, spotlessly clean, home-made cakes, biscuits etc. Thank you to Sue Ryder staff for directing us this way!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Have visited this place twice now and will be back again, good prices, good food and excellent service

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UK
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Friendly service, excellent coffee and some lovely-looking cakes (I resisted), including one with rhubarb jam and rose icing, which looked spectacular. Slightly cramped inside, but pretty views to the abbey.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We found this place by accident whilst retreating from a rain shower, although they only seat 14 people at a time the place is deceptively spaceious the food is tasty and freshly made to order, the staff are extremely friendly and professional, due to the size of this bistro style cafe all aspects of the food preparation is visible and... More

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Gateshead, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

After a wet day walking the hills around Jedburgh with a Rambling group we descended en mass to the town.Ramblers need a cuppa and a scone usually just before cafe closing time.Kate and partner welcomed us warmly into their lovely teashop cum bookshop.Nothing was a trouble for the couple."of course we will remain open for you" and"who needs more hot... More

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