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The Almond Tree


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Serving from 9.30 AM until 4.00 PM Monday - Saturday Free wifi Our menu has a variety of hot rolls, paninis , toasties, baked potatoes, hand cut sandwiches, salads, ploughmans lunch, and homemade soup of the day, also a very good selection of homemade cakes and scones which are all made daily on the premises and to your order. We also cater for small functions and phone orders are also accepted. Please phone for details. CHECK OUT OUR NEW MENU COMING SOON
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British, Soups
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd recommend this venue particularly for: friendly efficient staff, delicious well presented lunches, unusual and innovative cakes, clean and very pleasant environment. Go to it!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are on holiday in the Borders and stopped at the Almond Tree for lunch. It was one of the best lunches we’ve had this holiday. The sandwiches, soup, stovies and jacket potatoes are excellent. Thank you x

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 26 December 2018

We are regular callers when we pass through Hawick. This social enterprise cafe has established it's self and is going steadily.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This is a not for profit community cafe, a ray of hope in an otherwise drab town. It offers employment to those who might otherwise struggle. The food and service were fine. The only meant to be constructive comment is that the supervising staff need...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MockerkinEd
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I don't know what it is about this cafe, think they've changed their coffee. Used to be alright but last few visits, the coffee hasn't been the best, quite weak.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank scotsiain
Reviewed 14 September 2018

I visited your café at lunchtime today(12pm - 12.45pm), normally I go for a late breakfast (between 10.20 am and 1045 am and have a toasted teacake) but today I had the Soup and Pudding special which was Carrot and Coriander soup which was hot...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TinaB2779
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I was told this was the place to eat and we had breakfast here! It was great to see the young folk getting a chance and the smiles on their faces when you spoke to them ! The food was great bacon and sausages in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DavidWhalleyBurghead
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Staffed by enthusiastic and helpful volunteers, the food is freshly prepared and excellent value for money. Superb home-baking and excellent coffee.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Stuart F
mogsHome, Manager at The Almond Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely comment which is very important to us, our volunteers and staff work really hard to make the cafe what it is.

Reviewed 10 August 2018

This is a small but lovely place to eat. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The food is fantastic, fresh and good value. The puddings are divine. If you are ever in the Borders I strongly recommend a visit. Specials board is worth a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Daren H
mogsHome, Manager at The Almond Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

So glad we made your visit once again a good one, your experience and review at the Almondtree is very important to us Thank you

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming usually very busy food very nice and staff friendly has a lovely atmosphere about the place They encourage the young ones in work experience overal very nice place to go to chill out and have a cuppa lunch or snack there is always...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jingliscooper
mogsHome, Manager at The Almond Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you Our team of volunteers and staff work really hard and appreciate all the lovely reviews

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