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Hoot 'n Cat

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5A The Knowles | Roxburghshire, Kelso TD5 7BH, Scotland
+44 1573 228288
09:30 - 16:00
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Kelso, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

very good service, prompt & served with a smile. scrumptious home baking. their hot chocolate is something special .

Thank Roger T
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I come here often with friends and family, they do a good lunch and I love their mini hot chocolate. However I do feel their takeaway sandwiches are over priced, today I got a sandwich with salad and it was over £4 and upon eating it I realised that I had been given the crust of the bread loaf. I'll... More 

Thank Kakawara
Coldstream, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

One of our regular haunts for a quick snack or lunch. Very helpful staff, a great atmosphere and heartily recommend..

Thank John-Rosie-13
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Love coming here it is on the dearer side but it's not grudged considering how good the food and service are. Cannot beat the homemade coleslaw. Love it.

Thank Kelly M
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We have been here numerous times and always head for it when in Kelso. The food is excellent and the service good.

Thank SJG231
Selkirk, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Members were very impressed by the quality and variety of the scones. Service was excellent and great value for money.

Thank lindsay6522017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Visited here after a wet and cold day of visiting abbeys throughout the borders. Had a coffee and carrot cake and my friend had a luxury hot chocolate and dime cake. All in all the food and coffee / hot chocolate was good. Just a shame they close at 4pm

Thank Simon M
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Every time I come here with my Dad the place is busy. Excellent food, very friendly staff and service which is second to none.

Thank Mark K
Kelso, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Small and cosy with a great range of eatables at competitive prices. Has a large proportion of regulars who have become part of the "Hoot'n Cat" family. Staff are friendly and helpful without being all over you.

Thank doubleoban
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Following the signboard near the ruined abbey in Kelso, I made my way around the backstreets of this picturesque border town to the Hoot 'n Cat cafe. It was a cold day and I was glad to find a fine range of homemade soups on offer. I went for the tomato and basil and it was brought to my table... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5A The Knowles | Roxburghshire, Kelso TD5 7BH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?