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Sonia's Cafe & Bistro

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bridge house Sandbed, Hawick td9 ohe, Scotland
+44 1450 370701
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Kincardine, Canada
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248 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here and sat by one of the windows providing a lovely view of the river. We ate bacon rolls (mmmm goood!) and had a coffee, which was also very good. This is a lovely spot to sit, have a coffee and watch the river with its ducks! Recommend

Thank Sandy D
Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Sonia's was an unexpected find whilst passing through Hawick on Friday 7th October 2016 whilst on-route to Coldstream. We had stopped for a spot of light lunch after having driven up from West Lancashire earlier in the morning. We had a very nice ham and cheese toasted sandwich with salad and a cup of rather nice coffee. It was a... More 

Thank TheTravellingRooster
Hawick, Scotland, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We popped in for Saturday lunch with kids and parents-in-law. Service was friendly and although it was counter service the waitress came over and took our order at the table. Food was all piping hot and good size portions. Great atmosphere and a lovely view out over the river. Good value for money too

Thank Paul M
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

I paid £4.95 per person extra for a breakfast, and it was the worst I have ever had, hawick has three award winning butchers, who make their own superb sausages and haggis, but this guest house uses cheap frozen tasteless foam type sausages, and they were undercooked, the fried egg was also undercooked and very pale, so not free range!,... More 

Thank Chris P
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

good range of food at a variety of prices, service was excellent with smiling faces at the other end of the counter, food arrived hot on warmed plates

Thank viviennemurdie
Hawick, Scotland
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great menu loads of choices all cooked fresh whilst you wait staff and service is excellent as is the food

Thank jilly62
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Sonia was very sweet and did her best to come up with all kinds of food to serve us. She made us a nice English breakfast together with her fantastic Italian lentils. Thank you so much! Jerney, Francis & Bram

Thank Jerney T
Perth, Scotland
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Whilst down in the Borders area we visited this establishment due to the reviews and it was perfect for us. Nothing wrong with their burger and chips or the meatballs - we went twice as we were so happy with it. Free parking is available across the bridge a few minutes away and the caff sits right next to the... More 

Thank pidpads
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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226 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Never eaten in the snow but what lovely service and yummy food. All homemade and good sized portions. Great tea and the cakes were good sized and delicious. Recommended as having a 'brolly' for us and the dog by the tourist information centre. The 'inside ' bistro is warm and welcoming with a nice view.

Thank emloue
Hawick, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

Whilst this isn't the best restaurant in Hawick, or even the best Italian, it's location is probably what drives a lot of its business. As it stands, this is, among TripAdvisor listings, the nearest restaurant to Chrysties Furnishing Centre, over on Victoria Road. With the amount of footfall the place generates, Sonia's has become something of a regular stop on... More 

Thank JenStrenQueenoHawick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: bridge house Sandbed, Hawick td9 ohe, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Borders  >  Hawick
  • Phone Number: +44 1450 370701

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?