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The Teviot Smokery and Water Gardens

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The cafe is lovely and the staff are kind. The water gardens is beautiful with ponds, small... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Borders, United Kingdom

Popped in on our way back down south after stopping in Kelso. A well laid out shop and cafeteria... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“gift shop”(24 reviews)
“smoked salmon”(11 reviews)
“scones”(20 reviews)
The Teviot Smokery & Watergardens This Scottish Borders 4* visitor attraction is a family run establishment set on the banks of the River Teviot. We are open 7 days a week 9.00am - 5.00pm including bank holidays and we look forward to welcoming you...more
Kirkbank House | Eckford, Kelso TD5 8LE, Scotland
+44 1835 850253
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The cafe is lovely and the staff are kind. The water gardens is beautiful with ponds, small waterfalls and a river walk. Only thing is that even though the water gardens are free, the cafe and shop are pricey. Overall it was a great experience.

Thank melissa333x
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovley gift shop and really nice food in cafe fantastic water gardens free of charge. Something for everyone here.

Thank acocallis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped on our way to Kelso for a snack lunch and changed our minds when we saw the menu and ‘Dish of the day’. My wife had a delicious Smoked chicken and ham salad with a generous portion and loads of flavour and variety, she...More

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw a leaflet for this place when we visited the Chainbridge Honey Farm which is well worth a visit although dogs can’t go in the exhibit but there’s plenty to see outside and the bus cafe is good. We thought that it would be a...More

Thank Phillip J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in on our way back down south after stopping in Kelso. A well laid out shop and cafeteria greet you once you are inside. Lots if different smoked salmon options are on sale,its just a shame we didn't have enough time to look around...More

Thank freddiedoncaster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were staying in Belford and literally just decided to head for the hills and go exploring. We eventually came across The Teviot Smokery and Water Gardens by chance. The service was very friendly and efficient. My wife had smoked Brie and...More

2  Thank Pathfinder600853
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Called in on our first full day in Hawick and didn't want drive far. Not the most exciting place but walk around Water Garden was ok. Tea, cake and coffee ok, but on way back home at the end of the week called for breakfast....More

Thank 530mick
Reviewed 3 September 2018

more of a garden centre with gifts than a smokery. very little local produce on sale. 15 mins total visit..in my opinion not worth wasting time to visit

Thank john p
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This restaurant offers a deal in the morning of tea or coffee with a scone of your choice. Great value and really tasty fresh scones, usually at least three to choose from. The in the afternoon drink with a slice of cake. Lots of choice...More

1  Thank Sockknitter5
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We thought we would call in and purchase some of the locally smoked produce on our way past. However, there wasn't much in the way of local produce of any kind - Italian Cashmere there was in abundance but nothing really local. We decided to...More

Thank RoseberryTopping
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Siobhan C
1 May 2018|
Response from Keith R | Property representative |
coffee shop, shop and garden centre area are accessible. Gardens and Watergardens are not but there is a viewing balcony
19 October 2016|
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Response from Keith R | Property representative |
sorry no dogs allowed in the Watergardens