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Hoot 'n Cat

5A The Knowes | Roxburghshire, Kelso TD5 7BH, Scotland
+44 1573 228288
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  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“soup” (22 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5A The Knowes | Roxburghshire, Kelso TD5 7BH, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food and reasonably priced. Service is very good with very friendly staff. Always busy at lunchtime so go early yo secure a table or reserve before going. Good choice of dishes as well as home baking. If in the area this place is a...More

Thank Weerux
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Only had a quick visit with my mum (coeliac) at about 11:40 on way to an event. We missed the breakfast menu by 10 mins but there was no hesitation from the lovely when I asked if it was possible to have some gluten free...More

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Reviewed February 28, 2018

Whilst visiting Kelso we wanted lunch - so we asked a lady in the local shoe shop - who recommended this immediately. A little out of the town centre it was well worth finding. It was very busy - but our reception was friendly and...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed October 30, 2017

Great location, convention isn't for car parking, Abbey Tec. Great range of food on the menu, home soups and baking, everything made to order

Thank bobyetton
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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Been here loads because it’s an easy option for lunch The set out it great and the staff are lovely, I do recommend the hoot and cat cafe! 😃😄😁😆

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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Rare find which offers gluten-free choices and which is also dog-friendly. Great food. My wife was particularly impressed with range of gluten-free breads available. There is limited space for dogs, and if very busy or other dogs already there, then they may not be able...More

Thank Allan M
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Great soup and salad platters. Home made cakes and scones are delicious. Good service, even when busy, which is most days.

Thank ericanisbet
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Had a lovely lunch for 3. Soup was hot enough for me (steaming!) & quite tasty. My picky hubby enjoyed his panini. Desserts looked tempting, but we resisted. Conveniently located across from the big car park by the Abbey.

Thank Lorraine H
Reviewed September 21, 2017

A pleasant enough coffee shop benefitting from being just opposite the main car park. Basic but with some sofas and bucket seats in the front section. Daily specials and a standard menu offering plenty of choice and favourite snack meals. The staff we have found...More

Thank MelroseMunchkin
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Stopped off for a quick bite to eat and drink having travelled quite some distance and had read it was dog friendly. There is a hand written note out front instructing you to ask before entering so I did. The young lady was very pleasant...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5A The Knowes | Roxburghshire, Kelso TD5 7BH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Borders  >  Kelso
  • Phone Number: +44 1573 228288
The cafe doesn't have a web site but more info can be found at the following: http://www.childfriendly.co.uk/family-restaurants/scotland/scottish-borders/kelso/the-hoot-n-cat/
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