More restaurants and places to eat in the Scottish Borders and the Lothians
Fresh local produce in The Restaurant at Kailzie Gardens, near Peebles
Cafe area of the Mainstreet Trading Company, St Boswells
Sticky ginger and date pudding at the Cobbles Inn, Kelso
The Scottish Borders natural larder boasts succulent meats and seafoods, as well and eclectic mix of seasonal fruit and vegetables. With menus bursting with local flavours, you're guaranteed a real foodie experience when dining out in the region.
Whether you're after a quick bite to eat or are looking for something more substantial, there are plenty of restaurants and cafes across the Scottish Borders to suit all taste and budgets.
Take a break from exploring the region and indulge in delicious home baking at Yummleys Country Coffee Shop in Reston. Or why not try the award-winning bistro and bar at the Horseshoe Inn, on the outskirts of Peebles, which was once home to a blacksmith's shop.
If you're looking for a relaxing dining experience, the Herges on the Loch restaurant in Galashiels offers just that. Enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of the birdlife across Gunknowe Loch as you tuck in to your meal. You can also sample the many hotel restaurants across the region which offer wonderful food and drink and make the most of flavours of the Borders.
A visit to The Flat Cat Gallery in Lauder is always something special, whether to enjoy the stimulating art exhibitions or to relax in the cafe and revel unashamedly in the home made soups, aromatic coffee and tempting cakes.