Places to go out & eat & drink in Kelso
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Local Restaurants, Cafes, Pubs, Bars, etc in Kelso

Places to eat & drink in Kelso.

A picturesque country town, Kelso lies in a fine setting at the junction of the Rivers Tweed and Teviot. The town is full of architectural and historical interest that can be explored by following the town trail.

Visitors to the town can enjoy free parking; local publications include a Town Plan, mini-guide and countryside walks. The lively programme of events in the town reflects the predominantly agricultural community, with the Border Union Agricultural Show, ram and horse sales, steeple chasing at the Race Course, point to point races, and the Scottish Championship Dog Show. Kelso Civic Week in July is the town's annual festival, adopting many of the features of the older border Common Ridings.

Places of interest include Floors Castle, Greenknowe Tower, Hume Castle, Kelso Abbey, Smailholm Tower, Mellerstain House, Stable Gallery, Floors Castle Garden Centre, Mayfield Garden Centre, The Teviot Water Gardens, The Kelso Pottery, Kelso Golf Club (18 hole), The Roxburghe Golf Course (Championship), the Ice Rink, Skittle Alley and Swimming Pool. More ...

We cannot give a full list of all available food outlets but below is a small selection of those available in Kelso or surrounding areas.

Kelso Restaurants, Cafes, Bars, Food Outlets, etc

The Courtyard Tearoom

Mellerstain House, Mellerstain, Gordon, TD3 6LG
Tel: 01573 224808    Fax: 01573 224808

The courtyard tearoom has an alcohol licence and serves wine and beer along with its homemade food, using locally produced produce. We promote Taste of Scotland Dishes.

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Cobbles Inn

7 Bowmont Street, Kelso, TD5 7JH
Tel: 01573 223548    Fax: 01573 223548

Set in the town of Kelso in close proximity to the town square, with its attractive flower boxes, the Cobbles Inn is a well-established pub with good, filling home cooking and interesting blackboard choices. Service is swift and efficient. Good home cooking at good value for money prices. All desserts served are home-made by a local supplier.

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35-37 Horsemarket, Kelso, TD5 7HE
Tel: 01573 224008

Situated just 50 yards from the towns main square, Oscar's combine a taste of the Mediterranean with the traditional quality of Scotland's natural larder. Aberdeen Angus Beef and fish caught along the Scottish Border coast are complemented by New and Old World wines. Whether you're having lunch, dinner or simply drinks with friends enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and friendly service.

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Under The Sun Café

45/47 Roxburgh Street, Kelso, TD5 7DS
Tel: 01573 225177     E-mail:

Fair trade coffee, organic food and a children’s area, so the kids can play safely near you while you relax.

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