PLACES TO EAT IN AND AROUND KELSO

With three well equipped one bedroom self catering cottages near Kelso, Burnbrae Holidays provides the perfect basecamp to enjoy the many activities and places to see on both sides of the Scotland / England Border. After your day exploring why not treat yourselves to a meal out in one of the many places to eat in and around Kelso. There are many Restaurants and Cafes near Burnbrae, too many to mention. Here are a few of our suggestions located in Kelso and slightly further afield.

Cafe U a friendly cafe in Kelso. Delicous soup, scones and cakes

Cafe U

also known as Under the Sun

Address: 45 Roxburgh St, Kelso.

Cheerful, very child friendly with a play area at the back of the café. Wonderfully organic; lots of vegetarian options. Delicious food, and homemade scones made daily (nearly as good as ours !). On Roxburgh Street towards Floors Castle almost opposite Co-Op. Open 9.30 - 5pm .Closed on Sundays and Mondays

Cobbles Freehouse and Dining Kelso

The Cobbles Freehouse and Dining

Address: 7, Bowmont Street, Kelso.

An old pub which is now primarily a restaurant, serving locally sourced, delicous food very popular with our guests as well as many locals. It is necessary to book your table at the weekend and maybe also during the week. Drive to the centre of Kelso past the library. At the corner where the main road turns left, enter the car park straight ahead. The Cobbles backs onto the adjacent parking area to the right. CAMRA's 2013 Scottish Pub of the Year, CAMRA Regional Pub of the Year 2014 2013, 2012– Edinburgh, Lothians and Borders and also featured in Waitrose Good Food Guide 2014.

The Wagon Bar/ Restaurant in Kelso

The Waggon

Address: 10 Coalmarket, Kelso

Queens Head Hotel and Restaurant

Address: 24 Bridge Street, Kelso.

The menu is very varied, has senior citizen's and children's options, and the food is excellent. The restaurant area is small; it is popular, so it's worth booking ahead. Plenty of on-street parking nearby, and level access for wheelchairs via the rear of the property.

Cross Keys hotel & restaurant in Kelso

Cross Keys Hotel and Restaurant

Contented Vine restaurant in Kelso

Contented Vine Restaurant

Floors Castle - Terrace Cafe

From Burnbrae, drive towards Kelso, turn right at the junction where you see the corner of the estate wall and then left into the grounds(about 2 miles).

The Terrace Cafe found near the garden center sells drinks and cakes or something more substantial. Outdoor and indoor seating. If you prefer to eat in the comfort of your cottage but do not wish to do much cooking, the Terrace café at the garden centre in the grounds of Floors Castle offers frozen take-away dishes prepared by the chef to the Duke of Roxburgh. The Cafe also sells delicious gluten free shortbread.

Restaurants slightly further from Burnbrae

Birdhouse Tearoom at Woodside Plant Centre

Address: Woodside Plant Centre & Birdhouse Tearoom, Woodside Walled Garden, Nr Ancrum, Jedburgh, Scottish Borders. TD8 6TU.

Delicous fresh soup made on site, cakes and sandwiches, all made on-site. Eat outside in sheltered, walled garden or inside watching birds on feeders in the garden. Food allergies, intolerances and preferences, including gluten-free, dairy-free and vegetarian catered for. Open 10am - 4pm year round, 9am - 5pm in summer. Also now offer Friday evening diners. The only vegetarian menu in the area.

The Dining room at the Wheatsheaf Restaurant Swinton

The Wheatsheaf Hotel and Restaurant at Swinton

The Town House Hotel & Restaurant

both in the Square in Melrose

Both opposite each other and owned and operated by the same owners. Great food in an elegant Dining Room or slightly more relaxed in the Brasserie. Parking on street . Excellent for lunch or dinner.

The Town House Hotel, Melrose

Address: Market Square, Melrose, Scottish Borders TD6 9PQ

Family run hotel & restaurant. Good food, in lovely surroundings, along with friendly Scottish hospitality. make this a unique setting for our guests to enjoy. Excellent for lunch or dinner. Parking on street .

The Lodge at Carfraemill

There are many more excellent restaurants and Cafes near Burnbrae, too many to mention.

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