Food

Local produce

 

The Scottish Borders is home to a host of specialist producers creating a wide variety of products and it’s all right here on your doorstep.  There are many local sources of the highest quality food ranging from hand-made confectionery, traditional cheeses and real ale to organic poultry, wild game and the freshest fish. 

 


Farmers Markets in the Scottish Borders

Hawick Farmers Market – 3rd Saturday of the month, 9.30am – 2pm, Civic Space, Heart of Hawick
Jedburgh Farmers Market – 1st Friday of the month, 9.30am - 1pm, Market Place
Kelso Farmers Market - 4th Saturday of the month, 9.30am - 1.30pm, Kelso Town Square
Peebles Farmers Market - 2nd Saturday of the month, 9.30 - 1.30pm, Eastgate Car park


Local Retailers 

Pop into local retailers and food outlets for a fresh selection of Borders produce!
 
 
A & A Caldwell, Ice-cream, Innerleithen
Home made ice cream
T: 01896 830382

 
Broughton Ales, Broughton
Independent brewery - extensive range of beer, stout and lager
T: 01899 830345
E: beer@broughtonales.co.uk

  
 
JR Mitchell & Son, Kelso
Local produce including meats, deli, cheeses etc
T: 01573 224109
E: alastair.stewart@btconnect.com

 
Reiver Country Farm Foods, Reston, Nr Duns
Specialises in sale of meat and produce direct from the farm
T: 01890 761355
  
 
Teviot Smokery and Water Gardens, Eckford, Nr Kelso
Smoked fare - salmon, trout, smoked, chicken, homemade pate and cheese
T: 01835 850253

 
Thisselcockrig Farm Shop, Whitsome, Nr Duns
Vegetables and soft fruit in season
T: 01980 870370
E: johnbolton@btconnect.com


   
Online Retailers 
 
Your Great Food, West Linton
Quality food, wine and cookware
  
 
Local Producers
 
Fruit and Vegetables (organic)

Tweed Valley Organics, Greenlaw
Veg boxes, fruit, eggs and more delivered to your door
T: 01361 810503
E: alison@tweedvalleyorganics.co.uk

 
Whitmuir Farm Shop, Lamancha, Nr West Linton
Locally produced organic meat, soft fruit and vegetables.
T: 01968 661908
E: heather@whitmuirorganics.co.uk
   
 
Fruit and Vegetables

Border Berries, Nr Kelso
Farm fresh fruit in season
T: 01835 823763
 
 
Meat (organic)

  
Fast Castle Organic Soay Lamb, Coldingham
Organic Soay Lamb
T: 01890 771210
 
 
Peelham Farm Produce, Foulden
Free-range rare-breed pork, lamb, mutton and field-raised veal
T: 01890 781328
 
 
Whitmuir Farm Shop, Lamancha, Nr West Linton
Beef, lamb, pork, mutton & seasonal Kelly Bronze turkeys
T: 01968 661908
E: heather@whitmuirorganics.co.uk

   
Meat, naturally reared

Alemill Farm Fresh Geese, Eyemouth
Christmas Geese
T: 01890 771275
E: ianloganalemill@aol.com
 

Hardiesmill Aberdeen Angus, Kelso
Aberdeen Angus beef, speciality pies, cured and smoked meats
T: 01573 410797
 
 
Kezie Ltd, Duns
Ostrich meat and specialist products
T: 01361 884006
 
 
Liddesdale Free Range, Newcastleton
Free range chickens, Shorthorn beef, lamb, pork & bacon
T: 013873 76210

E: farm@liddesdalefreerange.co.uk


Playfair Farms, Kelso
Boxed free range beef, lamb and pork
T: 01573 440364
E: playfair@tiscali.co.uk

 
Reiver Country Farm Foods, Reston, Nr Duns
Beef, lamb, pork & bacon
T: 01890 761355.
 
 
Butchers / Fishmongers

Scottish Borders butchers and fishmongers generally supply local meat and fish respectively. Please ask for details.
 

Game

Kezie Ltd, Duns
Specialist meats and game products
T: 01361 884006
 
  

Dairy products

Cool As . . . . . , Galashiels
Delicious farmhouse ice cream and sorbets
T: 01896 860244
E: overlangshaw@btconnect.com
 

Giacopazzi's, Eyemouth
Gold medal winning ice cream and sorbets
T: 018907 50317
E: peter@oblobar.co.uk
 

Mackeys of Eyemouth
Ice cream and sorbets
T: 018907 51142
 

Standhill Farmhouse Cheeses, Nr Hawick
Chose from the infamous Roxburgh Roonie, Fatlips Castle Blue and Borders Brie!
T: 01835 870225
E: jimannie@aol.com
 

Stichill Jerseys, Kelso
Hard and soft cheeses, clotted cream, butter and pannacotta
T: 01573 470263
 

Orchard Farm Dairy, Hawick
Full range of milk and cream
T: 01450 373726
 

Others  
 

Whitmuir Farm Shop, Lamancha, Nr West Linton
Free range organic eggs
T: 01968 661908
E: heather@whitmuirorganics.co.uk

   
Border Meringues, Jedburgh
Organic Meringues
T: 01573 440787
 

Broughton Ales, Broughton
T: 01899 830345
E: beer@broughtonales.co.uk
  
 
Cuddybridge Apple Juice, Innerleithen
T: 07522 424596
E:  cuddybridgeapplejuice@yahoo.co.uk
  

Bordersfields Ltd, Coldstream
Oleifeira - Cold pressed rapeseed oil
T: 01890 885010
 
 All details are correct at the point of print.   

Borders Food Network

The Scottish Borders Food Network was set-up in 2006 and involves local food businesses (producers, hoteliers, restaurateurs and food shops) committed to developing and showcasing the area’s food and drink.  Members range from producers, caterers or retailers and focus on the provision of high quality fine food and drink products from the Scottish Borders.   Further information on local producers, providers and events is listed on the website.  

Shopping Delights Await

Kelso farmers market

Whether you are searching for the finest food, unique fashion or quality crafts - you will be spoilt for choice and find excellent value for money, with a genuine warm welcome and helpful, friendly advice.

 

Find out more about some of the specialist retailers in the region by following the links below:

Arts and crafts
Bakers
Food and drink
Garden Centres
Textiles

 

Click on Shop Local to get a flavour of the treats that lie in store for you when visiting each of the Borders towns.