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Johnstons of Elgin Cafe

) #12 of 29 Restaurants in Hawick $$ - $$$ Cafe, British,
Eastfield Mills | Mansfield Road, Hawick, Scotland
+44 1450 360549
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (21 reviews)
“cakes” (15 reviews)
“crisps” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish
$$ - $$$
Eastfield Mills | Mansfield Road, Hawick, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It looks great... lovely room and terrace and a case filled with pastries and cakes, attached to a posh cashmere emporium. Had intended to have an afternoon pick me up here - coffees with some sweets on the side. Caffe lattes were fine, but the...More

1  Thank JBOChicago
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely light lunch, followed by fabulously large slice of rainbow cake. Very friendly service, would recommend very much.

Thank TracyTheFabulousOne
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Johnstones is spacious,light and airy whilst maintaining loads of traditional atmosphere. The staff-thankfully not the usual school kids- are bright, helpful mature ladies, a real tonic. The lunches are lovely and the cakes and traybakes are superlative. Highly recommended especially if you are on a...More

1  Thank demelza1770
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

A great place for a coffee or a snack, had a fab bowl of soup and also an amazing cheese scone and a coffee. Try this place it's a gem!

1  Thank saintfromtesco
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Delightful staff who go beyond the call of duty to make people feel welcome. Amazingly light, freshly baked scones which tickle the tastebuds. Splendid, hot coffee and delightful bacon rolls. Jackie and her colleagues made us feel very welcome. Visit them when you are in...More

1  Thank Saffron-Maud
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Cakes and soups are fabulous here. Excellent service, and not too badly priced. Very friendly, bright and cosy.

1  Thank Karin60
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Nice warm place in the cold weather for a hot bowl of soup or a hot pannini. very spacious so you are not sitting too close to others. Staff are very friendly. The home baking is very good. Highly recommended.

1  Thank helen405
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I regularly use the cafe for business meetings as its a nice setting and does great hot drinks/small meals for such occasions. It has a great gift shop to the front of the premises which showcases the great cashmere products for which both Hawick and...More

Thank scotref2004
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely light lunch here after a look round a well stocked shop of knitwear. Served quickly by helpful friendly staff. Mixture of specials board well stocked bakery snacks and quality soup and snacks. Lovely atmosphere in dining area and lovely decor Recommend a visit

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Stopped in here one Sunday lunchtime. Not very busy, which is surprising as the food was delicious and the staff were very pleasant. Highly recommended.

Thank LJMScotland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Scottish
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eastfield Mills | Mansfield Road, Hawick, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Hawick
  • Phone Number: +44 1450 360549
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