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Damascus Drum

2 Silver Street, Hawick TD9 0AD, Scotland
+44 7707 856123
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“bagels” (20 reviews)
“pastrami” (6 reviews)
“cakes” (15 reviews)
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Cafe, European, British, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2 Silver Street, Hawick TD9 0AD, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A great little place to meet friends, you can get an amazing lunch or sit all afternoon with a cappuccino! It has-as I suppose it tries to- an almost foreign,exotic feel. It sells quality second hand books and somewhat bizarrely-Persian rugs which all add to...More

Thank demelza1770
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is fair to say that not many people would mistake Hawick for a Mediterranean town. Step inside the Damascus Drum, however, and you enter a different world. The menu is really interesting, based around Middle Eastern or Mediterranean dishes, which are varied and generous...More

Thank Trevor F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super little cafe worth seeking out! Between three of us we had a panini, veggie chilli and salmon salad. All generous portions of home cooked wholesome tasty food nicely presented. My only regret is being too full for cake! Definitely one to come back to...More

1  Thank Maxine E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cafe/ bookshop was perfect for a coffee break. Such a friendly atmosphere and so many books. Hot chocolate was lovely too. Highly recommend a visit here.

2  Thank IJM47
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

The Damascus Drum is one of those little gems of the beaten track. The food us good, the staff are inviting and the atmosphere is always pleasant and restful. Every time I am in Hawick I find myself here and I have never left disappointed....More

2  Thank John L
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Lovely soup and tapas or other lunch items. A bit cramped but it all adds to the atmosphere.Good value.

1  Thank Heshappy
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Popped in to get a couple of slices of cake to take out. Have been in before but only for tea and coffee(which my brother really rated as "great coffee". I chose a slice of parsnip, coconut and lime cake(for me) and one of chocolate...More

Thank scottishcakebaker
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Today's soup choices were delicious. Chinese chicken and Lebanese chick pea, served with tasty brown bread and butter. Good portions lovely chunky homemade soup. Relaxed comfortable surroundings. A super café tucked away but certainly worth discovering. Give it a go, you won't be disappointed.

Thank Sockknitter5
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Firstly i would have given it the usual five star rating but on this occasion its four stars simply because the soup i ordered was forgotten about and when i asked i could clearly see she had forgot, then 1 minute after it came my...More

Thank cujimeScotland
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Visit every time we visit Hawick and we are never, ever disappointed. Food is always tasty, fresh and brilliant value. Could easily have had more lattes, some of the best I've ever had Please visit this little gem.

Thank palemerk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Silver Street, Hawick TD9 0AD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Hawick
  • Phone Number: +44 7707 856123
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