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Johnstons of Elgin Cafe

) #13 of 30 Restaurants in Hawick $$ - $$$ Cafe, British,
Eastfield Mills | Mansfield Road, Hawick, Scotland
+44 1450 360549
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (21 reviews)
“crisps” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (19 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
All hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Eastfield Mills | Mansfield Road, Hawick, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had a light lunch here consisting of hot smoked salmon. Wow this was the best salmon ive ever tasted beautiful smokey flavour and very soft. Will Defo be back for the salmon! Lovely coffee shop and great clothes shop overall a quality establishment.

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Last Tuesday, I had lunch here with three elderly lady friends. It turned out that I was the only one who was happy with her choice of lunch (hot smoked salmon salad, really nice). The lady choosing the Caesar salad had trouble with the roquette...More

Thank Josee K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having organised a trip from Gretna for the day to a couple of places in Hawick we were delighted that this cafe were able to cater for a group of 18 for morning coffee and lunch. Some tables were reserved for us and the staff...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely spacious tea room . The prices are good & the cakes are delicious. It is very clean & the staff are friendly & smart. It is in the Elgin Shop which is right by the river.

1  Thank 264MaryD
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We visited this cafe for a light lunch a few days ago. Although it was only midday they had already sold out of cheese scones so I opted for a cheese and pickle sandwich which was served with crisps and salad. The sandwiches were lovely...More

Thank Suzette B
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

It looks great... lovely room and terrace and a case filled with pastries and cakes, attached to a posh cashmere emporium. Had intended to have an afternoon pick me up here - coffees with some sweets on the side. Caffe lattes were fine, but the...More

2  Thank JBOChicago
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely light lunch, followed by fabulously large slice of rainbow cake. Very friendly service, would recommend very much.

Thank TracyTheFabulousOne
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Johnstones is spacious,light and airy whilst maintaining loads of traditional atmosphere. The staff-thankfully not the usual school kids- are bright, helpful mature ladies, a real tonic. The lunches are lovely and the cakes and traybakes are superlative. Highly recommended especially if you are on a...More

1  Thank demelza1770
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

A great place for a coffee or a snack, had a fab bowl of soup and also an amazing cheese scone and a coffee. Try this place it's a gem!

2  Thank saintfromtesco
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Delightful staff who go beyond the call of duty to make people feel welcome. Amazingly light, freshly baked scones which tickle the tastebuds. Splendid, hot coffee and delightful bacon rolls. Jackie and her colleagues made us feel very welcome. Visit them when you are in...More

2  Thank Saffron-Maud
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eastfield Mills | Mansfield Road, Hawick, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Hawick
  • Phone Number: +44 1450 360549
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