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Rutherfords Micropub

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Great little pub

What a smashing little pub, with a great range of real ales, the landlord was brilliant and very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charles G
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Stockport, United Kingdom
GREAT LITTLE PLACE!

I thought I owned a small bar!....until I visited Rutherfords! Great little place,ousing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
freddiedoncaster
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doncaster
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Rutherfords is the perfect antidote to modern life. The very FIRST Micropub in Scotland. Pop in for a perfect pint of Real Ale, a hand-raised pork pie, a very special, fresh cocktail or Scottish craft gin on-tap, through a microscope. Yes... really...more
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38 The Square, Kelso TD5 7HL, Scotland
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+44 7803 208460
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All reviews micro pub great beer cosy pub real pub game pie favourite pub gin selection cask ales different beers small packages superb selection before dinner craft beer lovely friendly place warm welcome the main square sit outside
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a smashing little pub, with a great range of real ales, the landlord was brilliant and very helpful, and on a nice day you can sit outside.

Thank Charles G
Debbie R, Owner at Rutherfords Micropub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review ๐Ÿ˜Š We hope to see you again soon ๐Ÿป

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thought I owned a small bar!....until I visited Rutherfords! Great little place,ousing character,with lots going on. A fantastic variety of ales and homemade gins all served up by friendly staff. I imagine it even gets better on warm evenings,as they have a nice outside...More

Thank freddiedoncaster
Debbie R, Owner at Rutherfords Micropub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit, and look forward to welcoming you again soon. If it's still chilly, please remember to ask for a lap blanket if you'd like to sit outside and watch the world go...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just got back smashing couple of drinks good chatting with barman between customers Great place good beer and gins Well worth a visit ๐ŸบCheers

Thank Stephen L
Debbie R, Owner at Rutherfords Micropub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Really pleased you enjoyed your visit ๐Ÿ˜Š Look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 12 September 2018

Fantastic little pub right off the town square. Makes its own gin & stocks a good range of very fresh cask beers from light ales to porter.

Thank Ian L
Debbie R, Owner at Rutherfords Micropub, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review, Ian ๐Ÿ˜Š

Reviewed 29 August 2018

This Microbrew pub occupies an enviable position right on the very attractive town square of Kelso. As to be expected with the term micro, the bar itself is a bit small, but this adds to its charm and intimacy. There is also some seating outside....More

Thank KiwichickAuckland
Debbie R, Owner at Rutherfords Micropub, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Many thanks for your lovely review. Weโ€™re glad you enjoyed your visit. We are a Micropub, but not actually a microbrew pub, as we donโ€™t brew our own beer. We do, however, make & produce our own gin ๐Ÿ˜Š Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 24 August 2018

What a lovely find although the size of Kelso it wasn't difficult, just really unexpected. This place has its own brews beers off the barrel, and a huge selection of gins. Also does great snacks. Try the game pie, really delicious

Thank hmb56
Debbie R, Owner at Rutherfords Micropub, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We do hope you'll come visit us again soon

Reviewed 9 August 2018

Quality award winning micro pub on Kelso market place, which has great views across to The Abbey. Very well kept cask Ale, a varied selection of Continental Beers and a load of Gin! There are a few seats outside and a few more inside but...More

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Debbie R, Owner at Rutherfords Micropub, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Many thanks for your lovely review! We hope youโ€™ll come back again soon. As you say, we offer a huge selection of gin, many of which arenโ€™t available anywhere else, including our very own gin, Deliquescent (in 10 different flavours including Shimmering Parma Violet &...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The pub is a micro pub... Sells a variety of craft beers. Some pretty obscure varieties. Overall a good experience.

Thank TambonzRobertson
Debbie R, Owner at Rutherfords Micropub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Many thanks for your review. Please come visit again soon ๐Ÿป

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent place to stop for drinks in Kelso. They have an excellent selection of local beers and spirits, as well as a wider selection of bottled ones. Very friendly staff and atmosphere! This is our second visit and I hope to come...More

Thank Molly M
Debbie R, Owner at Rutherfords Micropub, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thanks so very much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review! Please come back soon!

Reviewed 22 July 2018

We don't go often but every time we have been there there is a friendly crowd, great place nice atmosphere.

Thank KelsoGemini49
Debbie R, Owner at Rutherfords Micropub, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us ๐Ÿ˜Š Do pop in again soon - weโ€™d love to see more of you ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

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Maureen302Anya
11 February 2016|
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Response from Debbie R | Property representative |
Hi. Yes we sell Craft Spirits which you won't find in Supermarkets. A great selection of whiskies, gins (both Scottish and American), Real Mead as well as several 'rarities' such as Rumbullion and Moonshine!
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