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Damascus Drum

2 Silver Street, Hawick TD9 0AD, Scotland
+44 7707 856123
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“bagels” (23 reviews)
“pastrami” (7 reviews)
“soup” (13 reviews)
Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Silver Street, Hawick TD9 0AD, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So chilled, welcoming and cozy on a rainy day! The perfect place to read a book or sit and chat. I love it! This is my third visit and I will be returning many times in the future. Oh! and the food and coffee is...More

Thank Alexandra J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Favourite place in Hawick to have a relaxed lunch on Saturday with the weekend papers. I always have the same because it’s so good - a delicious plate of mezze with roast veg, stuffed vine leaves, babaganoush, houmous and salad. They also serve excellent coffee...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Lovely cozy wee place tucked up a side street. Good coffee tasty menu for a light lunch nice atmosphere well worth finding.

1  Thank phiney63
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely little place and catered for my coeliac needs too! Gluten free breads bagels and soups and fillings available and fine coffee is amazing

1  Thank Emma C
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Good food, great atmosphere, friendly staff what more could you ask for. It's all here and at a good price

2  Thank RobNicholson1953
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Tucked away just off the end of the high street we were lucky to happen across this place. We'd already walked out of one restaurant as couldn't find anything we wanted to eat on the menu. Damascus Drum was perfect! Eclectic decor and surrounded by...More

1  Thank helgan0g
Reviewed 20 December 2017

This café recommended by local certainly did not disappoint. Tucked away but well worth seeking out. We had mixed meze for two, which had a bit of everything - all of which was tasty. Reasonably priced, and available any time through the day. Will definitely...More

Thank peter w
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Unpretentious cafe, surrounded by books and lovely rugs (what's not to like) and the haddock chowder was worth a visit alone. Good coffee too, friendly staff, warm and welcoming atmosphere. Did I mention the haddock chowder?

1  Thank Jane G
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Cosy combined cafe and bookshop near Hawick's Main Street. We enjoyed excellent beef chilli, pastrami and cheese bagels and espresso. Friendly efficient service. Newspapers available. Wide range of new and second-hand books you can either read in the cafe or buy.

1  Thank higvin
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

A friendly and very welcoming small restaurant with staff to compliment there first class customer care and service and menu's.

1  Thank Brian M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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