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The Cobbles - Freehouse & Dining

££ - £££, British,
7 Bowmont Street, Kelso TD5 7JH, Scotland
+44 1573 223548
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (60 reviews)
“potato skins” (11 reviews)
“roast beef” (18 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
7 Bowmont Street, Kelso TD5 7JH, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Short changed again by the same barmaid. Quietly furious. I now know the first scams were no mistake. Too late to argue sadly.More

Thank John K
TheCobblesKelso, Manager at The Cobbles - Freehouse & Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear John K, Many thanks for your comments regarding being short changed by a member of our staff. Given that no such incident has been brought to our attention in person which would have allowed us to have dealt with any mistake immediately I am...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Staff were very friendly and fitted us in without a booking. Food was delicious especially the Mango dessert.

Thank X9946HWdave
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The waiters were extremely friendly and polite. My main course was delicious! (steak pie) you have to try it if you are there- locals eat it on the bucket load!! Beers were good as well. My dessert wasn‘t too great at all, but still quite...More

Thank xerler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant does try hard with ambitious menu. However on our second visit the moussaka was not pleasant. It appeared all the elements had been cooked separately and then plated up so it didn’t even taste like moussaka should where all the flavours meld together...More

2  Thank Charlie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place with a good pub guide but we would never have expected such a place from the outside. Excellent menu. Some local specialities. Great Sunday lunch. I had a Scottish take on risotto. Very busy. Wifi. Toilets. Friendly staff. Central to town....More

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended the Cobbles by our b&b and are delighted that we were. The local beer was excellent and the menu extensive enough for a good choice without risking quality. My haggis ball starters were fantastic - a great theme on a classic dish....More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting menu offering superb food, beautifully presented. Good craft beers and a great friendly atmosphere made this a great night out.

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Thank S8302SYpeters
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been to Cobbles 4 or 5 times in the last few years and had some delicious food. This time it was a bit disappointing. My pie was tasty but heavy and dried out. My wife's pasta dish was rejected as it was overcooked and...More

Thank Seggaman
TheCobblesKelso, Manager at The Cobbles - Freehouse & Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to review your recent visit to The Cobbles and for your support over the last 4 / 5 years. I am sorry to hear that things were not up to our usual standard on this visit however I am...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Varied menu, friendly helpful staff. Excellent steak and ale pie made with local beer. Highly recommended. Best food out we had during our week's stay in the borders.

Thank Kalloway
TheCobblesKelso, Manager at The Cobbles - Freehouse & Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your lovely comments. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope that your stay in the Borders was a pleasant one. Kind regards, Stuart

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We often go to The Cobbles for a meal. We can not fault the place; great atmosphere, food and staff!

Thank Lewis M
TheCobblesKelso, Manager at The Cobbles - Freehouse & Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your continued support and for your wonderful comments! Kind regards, Stuart

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Questions & Answers
16 February 2017|
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Response from TheCobblesKelso | Property representative |
Hi - yes we are dog friendly in our bar area, where you are welcome to eat (subject to table availability) as well as popping in for a drink
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Bowmont Street, Kelso TD5 7JH, Scotland (Formerly The Cobbles Inn)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Kelso
  • Phone Number: +44 1573 223548
  • E-mail
The Cobbles is a well-established pub restaurant situated in the heart of the lovely Scottish Borders town of Kelso which serves an eclectic mix of British gastro-pub classics, Modern European and Pacific Rim cuisine.The Cobbles is the brewery tap for one of Scotland's most progressive micro-breweries, Tempest Brew Co. Kelso.The Cobbles is a great place to meet for a drink and the ideal venue for any party booking for a relaxed gastro-pub lunch, an evening meal or a special dining occasion.
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