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Thistle do Nicely

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8 Walkergate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, England
+44 1289 332442
08:30 - 16:00
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Showing 100: English reviews
Manchester, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This must be at least our fourth visit, and as usual never fails to deliver, love the food and the friendly staff, proper good old fashioned café, no pretensions, just good food and service. The haggis and cheese toastie with vegetable broth was just the thing on a freezing day in Berwick, delicious. Only slight issue, and this was our... More 

Thank LizSmiff
London, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in while up visiting in-laws. Had a very tasty leek & potato soup with a tuna & red onion sandwich for a fiver.... Bargain!

Thank Chris C
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A regular haunt for myself and the family, and it never lets us down! Must start with the fab service, friendly with a smile and prompt! Always acknowledge you and make you feel so welcome! Food is fantastic, last time i visited I had the macaroni cheese, yum! my brother had a breakfast, one of his favourite places to come... More 

Thank Sammey B
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112 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Thistle-Do-Nicely does not look like much when you walk past - but it is a very pleasant surprise. The food is good, the staff very friendly and efficient. It's a lovely place for a cuppa, a sandwich, breakfast or a nice coffee.

Thank Babsie59
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing little hidden gem Very friendly attentive staff Huge choice of home baking Immaculate clean toilets Had a coffee and a piece Victoria sponge cake and was pure heaven in a plate Menu looked great as did the smell of the breakfasts being served

Thank heidihigh1001
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

so great to go somewhere with local food the best of everything. Great value for money would go for breakfast it's just yummy. They do great specials each day as well the soups are always lovely. Friendly staff

Thank Alison N
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We really enjoyed this short stop en-route from Scotland to York. Lovely food, friendly service, helpful tip about a nice local walk. Definitely recommend this cafe.

Thank Katrina M
Greenlaw, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Visited a couple of weeks ago around lunchtime. Food was good and filling, but sorry guys not impressed with the milkshakes, neither cold or thick enough, so would give these a miss.

Thank David J
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Lovely cafe with good choice of food .Visited a few times and food excellent staff friendly well worth a visit.

Thank Patricia D
Norwich, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Good, friendly cafe serving traditional Scots fare (in England!). But who ever heard of a square [Lorne] sausage roll served with ....... salad!?! That's just wrong! Chips, yes but salad, oh, no! Quite a large menu for a little place, nice and tidy, clean but no more than a quick stop on your way round town.

Thank CoachCraigie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Walkergate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Berwick-upon-Tweed
  • Phone Number: +44 1289 332442

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