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BARONY CASTLE HOTEL - THOMSON'S @ THE CASTLE RESTAURANT
Eddleston EH45 8QW
Tel: 01721 730395
The award-winning restaurant at Barony Castle is one of the Borders finest, named after Executive Chef William Thomson in 2015. Thomson's @ the Castle will truly make you discover and enjoy a gastronomic experience in elegant surroundings. William comes from a highly skilled background, working for QEII and the Edinburgh Caledonian Hotel amongst others. The restaurant has recently been awarded the 'Healthy Living' Award, Visit Scotland's 'Taste Our Best' Award and is also a 'Scottish Beef Club' member, serving seasonal and local produce throughout the year.
Chef's Signature Dish - Roasted saddle of Borders venison, potato gratin, curly kale and pickled walnut jus.
BEST WESTERN PHILIPBURN HOUSE HOTEL
Selkirk TD7 5LS
Tel: 01750 720747
Hotel and restaurant
CABERSTON COFFEE SHOP
Walkerburn EH43 6AA
Tel: 07527 520019
Coffee shop open every day 10am - 4pm
Carfraemill, Lauder, TD2 6RA.
Tel: 01578 750750
Rooted into the edge of the Lammermuir Hills and owned by Jo & Jim Sutherland for the past 20 years. They also have a sheep farm just behind the hotel (ask for a map of farm walks), so they know their stuff when it comes to sourcing quality meats and local produce.
Food served all day: think hearty breakfasts, proper Sunday roasts, incredible steaks, afternoon teas, seasonal specials. Plus ultimate comfort food: best-beef steak pie, ale battered fish ‘n’ chips, sticky toffee pudding and Aga-baked meringues.
Find Carfraemill on the A68, the main driving route between Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders. We’re 5 minutes from historic Lauder.
COLTMAN'S DELICATESSEN & KITCHEN
71 - 73 High Street
Peebles EH45 8AN
Tel: 01721 720405
Peebles EH45 8PL
Tel: 01721 722510
Cringletie House in its ‘castle-look’ appearance is a traditional Scottish Baronial Mansion, surrounded by gardens and woodlands where guests can wander and visit the 400 years old walled garden, with its Victorian greenhouse.
Cringletie offers unpretentious dining using the best ingredients, often home-grown, but always local and seasonal, prepared with the greatest of care but without too much fuss. Whether dining in the Restaurant or Bar, both offer great food with flavour and taste.
Guests can enjoy a simply divine traditional afternoon tea, cocktails, local ales relaxing in the house or on the lawn – play some croquet or Petanque!
The castle boasts twelve fabulous bedrooms, one luxurious suite with double Jacuzzi bath, plus a 2-bedroom cottage in the hotel grounds with an outside hot tub - can sleep up to 6 people.
The key to everything is the wonderfully friendly, efficient and helpful staff that will take care of you, whatever you want or need; it makes all the difference to being a truly memorable stay.
No wonder that Cringletie was awarded AA Hotel of the Year 2013/2014 for Scotland!
QUOTE 'BORDERS FOOD NETWORK 2016' to buy one, get one half price
EASTGATE THEATRE & ARTS CENTRE
Peebles EH45 8AD
Tel: 01721 725777
Welcoming, family friendly, fully accessible. Daytime specialities are locally-sourced and scrumptious! Occasional free entertainment. Evenings are licensed for theatre performances.
21 - 25 Eastgate
Peebles EH45 8AD
Tel: 01721 721020
Family butcher and bakery
7 Market Place, Lauder TD2 6SR
Tel: 01578718915 (David Haetzman / Amanda Jordan)
Firebrick is family-run restaurant passionate about cooking the best seasonal ingredients with style and simplicity, served in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Menus change frequently and we are committed to using local suppliers where possible.
THE ESKDALE HOTEL
Langholm DG13 0JH
Tel: 01387 380357
The Eskdale Hotel is an Historic Coaching Inn situated in the heart of Langholm. Fully refurbished and awarded Visit Scotland 3 Stars, with our restaruant awarded 'Taste our Best' award 2015-16 and 2016 - 17.
THE GARDEN CAFE
Peebles EH45 0HT
Tel: 01721 722807
At Easter 2016, the Garden Café at Kailzie Gardens opened its doors to welcome all comers, serving homemade soups, cakes and scones. A range of open sandwiches, filled rolls, seasonal salads and specials in the unique surroundings of the old Kailzie stables. Teas, artisan coffee supplied exclusively to the area by Glen Lyon roasters, soft drinks and a carefully selected range of wines and locally brewed lagers and beers.
Additional outdoor seating in the courtyard opposite the new Cuddybridge Apple Juice visitor experience. Child friendly throughout, dogs welcome in stable block. Also available for weddings and private functions.
Peebles EH45 9EP
Tel: 01721 724413
Kingsmuir House is a multi-award winning Guest Accommodation set in the beautiful Border town of Peebles. The House was built in 1855 and is set in a slightly elevated position to the south-west of Peebles, just a few minutes walk from the High Street and the River Tweed. This period building still boasts many of the original features and the decor and furnishings are in keeping with its character. The bedroom suites are generous in size and beautifully presented with many thoguhtful extras provided as standard. The en suites are also a feature, with walk-in showers and free-standing roll-top baths available.
'All the warmth of a B & B with the comfort and luxury of a small hotel'
Winner of the AA Guest Accommodation of the Year for Scotland 2015 - 2016
Our local suppliers include:
Cuddybridge Apple Juice
Forsyth's (Meats, Sausages, Bacon, Haggis)
Forsyth's (Breads, Tattie Scones)
Villeneuve Wines (10% discount for Kingsmuir House guests)
Tweed Valley venison
Ross Dougal (Fish)
Facebook: Kingsmuir House B & B
SHAWS FINE MEATS
12 Market Place
Lauder TD2 6SR
Tel: 01578 722306
Traditional butcher shop and online sales
THE COOK SCHOOL
Biggar ML12 6HL
Tel: 01899 860203
Day cookery courses and catering service. Suppliers of own-reared fine quality goat meat.
THE FLAT CAT GALLERY
2 Market Place, Lauder, Berwickshire TD2 6SR
Tel: 01578 722808
Established in 1998, The Flat Cat Gallery presents stimulating, changing exhibitions of contemporary art, ceramics, sculptures and jewellery. The Flat Cat Gallery sits in the heart of the pretty Scottish Borders town of Lauder on the A68. We offer a popular coffee shop where you can revel unashamedly in the homemade soups, baguettes and wicked cakes. Just what the visitor needs after or during a day walking, cycling or exploring the local rolling countryside.
THE HORSESHOE RESTAURANT WITH ROOMS
Peeblesshire EH45 8QP
Tel: 01721 730225
A charming country restaurant with rooms that promises a warm welcome, an intimate candle-lit lounge with log fire and a restaurant that showcases the best of Scottish Borders produce. Head Chef Alistair Craig was previously Senior Sous Chef at the Michelon starred Montagu Arms and The Horshsoe has received notable reviews in all the major Food Guides and the national press.
Situated in the village of Eddleston, just north of Peebles, the restaurant has eight bedrooms, which are graded at 4 Gold Stars by the AA and 4 Stars by Visit Scotland.
THE LARDER AT WHITMUIR
West Linton EH46 7BB
Tel: 01968 661147
The Larder at Whitmuir is a bright and spacious cafe with beautiful views out over the hills of Whitmuir Farm. The cafe serves delicious organic food which is made with produce from the farm, as well as foods from a number of other local suppliers. There is a kids play area both inside and outside with a beautiful fairy door walk through the forest paths on the farm. There's a warm welcome waiting with friendly service. Monthly evening openings provide a chance to experience the restaurant in a different light with a set dinner menu and live music - see the website for more information.
Peebles EH45 8BA
Tel: 01721 720602 / 720451
Locally sourced ingredients, freshly baked bread and barista coffees - food and drink at The Park is all about delicious, simple pleasures. Our bakery is open daily from 7 am, serving freshly baked breads, pastries, cakey treats and great coffee. Grab and go if you're out and about for the day or relax in the lounge and enjoy the fabulous views across the Tweed Valley.
It was a local butcher who first thought The Park would be best as a hotel. How appropriate! You can choose from the best beef in Peebles - that's Borders beef of course. It's not all about beef though, Jen and her team offer a fantastic new menu, so there are lots of other delicious dishes to choose from. Then there's dessert!
THE TONTINE HOTEL
High Street, Peebles EH45 8AJ
Tel: 01721 720892
Here at the Tontine hotel we have a restaurant, a bistro, bar and lounge within which we serve food and drink. The menu's are very varied and we like to think that there is something for everyone on each menu. The food is fresh and is locally sourced wherever possible and is made all the more enjoyable by our friendly and attentive service.
Our meat is sourced from Shaws of Lauder and St Boswells Auction Mart ; fish from both Welch in Newhaven (Edinburgh) and Ross Dougal (Eyemouth); vegetables from George Anderson (sourced in East Lothian/UK wherever possible) and summer soft fruits from Perthshire. Cheese, ice cream and sorbet from Doddington Farm, Northumberland; Diary from Grahams (Lanarkshire) and Eggs from Bonnington farm (Peebles).
Our Cask Ale is from Broughton Brewery in Broughton; the 'St Mung'o Lager is from 'West' brewery in Glasgow. Caledonian Best beer uses 100% Scottish Barley. Most of our Whiskys are Scottish and we feature various soft drinks that also have their roots in Scotland, such as Cuddy Bridge Apple Juice which is made in Innerleithen.
The grand and elegant Adam Room restaurant provides an impressive setting for lunch or dinner and is a perfect venue for functions.
The Bistro is vibrant and informal, ideal for families and informal get-togethers.
The Tweeddale Shoot Bar is the place for cocktails.
The Callants Lounge with its deep sofas and open coal fire, creates an atmosphere which is warm and comfortable and is perfect for an informal get-together over a tea, coffee, home made scone, cake or afternoon tea. The Adam Room and Bistro are available for private parties as is the Buchan Room function suite.
VERONA PEACE - MY SECRET KITCHEN
24 Glansac Road
Peebles EH45 9AW
Tel: 07432 680275
1 Venlaw Court
Peebles EH45 8AE
Tel; 01721 722500
Wines from around the world and selection of malt whiskies
WHITMUIR - THE ORGANIC PLACE
Tel: (office) 01968 661908 (shop/restaurant) 01968 661147
Whitmuir - the Organic Place is one of the best organic shops in the UK - voted Best UK Organic Retailer in 2011 and Runner Up in 2013. Also named one of the Top Ten Destination UK Farmshops in BBC Good Food Magazine - and the only one in Scotland!
Whitmuir is open every day (apart from 24 & 25 December and 1 & 2 January) and everything in the shop can be delivered straight to your door if you live in Edinburgh, the Lothians and the Borders.
All of the meat, veg, fruit and eggs grown on the farm are sold through the shop. All the meat is butchered in Whitmuir's organic butchery. The bread is baked in the Breadshare Bakery on the farm.
The restaurant kitchen also cooks the Made Right Here range of steak pies, quiche, cottage and shepherds pies, paet, jams, cakes and chutney.
As well as their own food, Whitmuir stocks everything from aduki beans to zebra (painted wooden ones!) and you can get all your weekly messages right here.
About one-third of customers open accounts - to find out more about the benefits, please visit the website.
Walkerburn EH43 6AA
Tel: 01896 870636 / Mobile: 07956 273157
Hosts: John & Sylvia Matthews
A magnificent Edwardian manor overlooking the picturesque Tweed Valley — home to an intimate restaurant, gardens and six unique bedrooms. The perfect romantic getaway in the heart of the Scottish Borders. We welcome you as friends to create memories we can cherish together. When it comes to food we like to keep things simple. We believe in using only the freshest ingredients to create classic dishes, presented with a modern and personal touch. We source our ingredients from suppliers based in the Borders, this ensures consistency and quality — supporting both the environment as well as the local community.