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Hoot 'n Cat

5A The Knowes | Roxburghshire, Kelso TD5 7BH, Scotland
+44 1573 228288
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (51 reviews)
“wraps” (9 reviews)
“soup” (22 reviews)
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5A The Knowes | Roxburghshire, Kelso TD5 7BH, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

stopped off here for lunch while in Kelso. A lovely cafe with once again, such friendly and pleasant staff which made us feel very welcome. Good lattes, tasty soup and toasties and lovely scones, what more could you ask for.

Thank Alyson B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had often passed htis cafe on the way to the garden centre and we're so glad we decided to go in. it's much bigger than it looks from outside. There was a great choice on the menu. We both had a roast beef sandwich...More

Thank 556sharp60
Reviewed 6 days ago

Unpretentious surroundings with welcoming staff and good cakes and coffee. An excellent meeting place.

Thank David T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cosy cafe with good food and service. Conveniently close to large free car park for those with vehicles. Good location close to Kelso centre.

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I go to this cafe every day it’s open for either a cake or an excellent latte made by the wonderful cheery staff. You get a great bit of chat from the girls while you’re waiting on your order and they are always in great...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Called in for coffee on a miserable, wet morning, before heading to Floors Castle - or so we thought. The waitress advised us that the Castle was not open so we opted to head for Abbotsford House. Our coffee and toasted teacake were lovely, a...More

Thank 17LDR
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Visited today,good service,clean facilities,food fresh,nice cup of tea and good choice of food and drinks available.

Thank Lynn71300
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Excellent food and reasonably priced. Service is very good with very friendly staff. Always busy at lunchtime so go early yo secure a table or reserve before going. Good choice of dishes as well as home baking. If in the area this place is a...More

Thank Weerux
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Only had a quick visit with my mum (coeliac) at about 11:40 on way to an event. We missed the breakfast menu by 10 mins but there was no hesitation from the lovely when I asked if it was possible to have some gluten free...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Whilst visiting Kelso we wanted lunch - so we asked a lady in the local shoe shop - who recommended this immediately. A little out of the town centre it was well worth finding. It was very busy - but our reception was friendly and...More

Thank Gary H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5A The Knowes | Roxburghshire, Kelso TD5 7BH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Kelso
  • Phone Number: +44 1573 228288
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