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Born in the Borders

££ - £££Cafe, British,
Lanton Mill | Chesters Estate, Jedburgh TD8 6ST, Scotland
+44 1835 830495
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (37 reviews)
“soup” (20 reviews)
“lamb burger” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Lanton Mill | Chesters Estate, Jedburgh TD8 6ST, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Born at Borders has great facilities, lovely setting, food amazing. Fun things for kids. Grass Sledging, Ice Skating, Fort play area and River walk. Whilst kids play adults can visit the Distillery and Brewery and Shop. Something for everyone. Hidden Gem

Thank KJL131
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best fish and chips I have had in a long time and very reasonably priced. Fish had lovely light breadcrumb coating and huge chunky homemade chips. Could not fault it - nice shop for foodie gifts and Lilliard Gin.

Thank Gill R
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Just had lunch here today and it was excellent- we both had a sandwich with chips and got some cake to takeaway. I love that the menu changes regularly here and that there’s emphasis on local produce. Really impressed with everything that they had going...More

Thank lynspop
Reviewed 3 December 2017

A clean, friendly and warm welcoming establishment. Good range of food, coffee and cakes all at reasonable prices.Staff were particularly welcoming and enjoyed mutual banter.

Thank handlebars99
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Wet and windy day made better by a visit to the restaurant. Everything was top quality nicely presented, fantastic value and lovely cheerful and knowledgable staff. Very highly recommended. Thanks everyone - will visit when not pouring to explore further and try your delicious looking...More

Thank Weandre
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This was our fourth visit to the cafe at 'Born in the Borders' on the Chesters Estate near Ancrum and Denholm east of Hawick but the first time we had the opportunity to stop in the autumn. Although now branching out with other premises near...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 13 October 2017

"Born in the Borders" at Lanton Mills has much to offer in addition to a restaurant. Beer and Gin are produced and it has out-door play for kids - grass sledging; goes best on a rainy day. So choose your day! That is, if you...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We went here for a gin tour and afternoon tea. It's a lovely place with the gin distillery, brewery, shop and cafe. You need a designated driver as it is fairly remote Bute well worth a visit.

Thank KDongle
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Lovely relaxing place. Friendly staff lovely surroundings Excellent scone and coffee pity the ginnery closed but interesting shop and brewery

1  Thank hils2000
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely lunch there! Could spend a fortune in the shop! Great Staff! Went on a miserable day but still got a baggy net and went hunting bugs with my 3 year old son. He had a ball!

1  Thank Louise F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lanton Mill | Chesters Estate, Jedburgh TD8 6ST, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Jedburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 1835 830495
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