Cafes & Tearooms

Take time for tea in a cosy café with a moreish slab of ‘border tart’ or call coffee time in a castle or stately house garden terrace.

Howick Hall Gardens & Arboretum is the home of Earl Grey

Howick Hall Gardens & Arboretum is the home of Earl Grey

Northumberland has a discernable tea heritage. One of Britain’s toasted tea connoisseurs was Earl Grey, for whom the world-famous tea was created.  Head to his former home at Howick Hall Gardens for a unique tea experience. In the elegant Earl Grey Tea House where you can take tea as it was originally meant to taste.

Settle back in the fireside leather armchairs of Barter Books in Alnwick, one of the largest antiquarian and second hand book stores, as a model train laps overhead.  Or board the Bellingham Heritage Centre’s The Carriages Tearooms for a bite aboard a 1950s train carriage?

Take time for tea in a cosy café with a moreish slab of ‘border tart’ or call coffee time in a castle or stately house garden terrace.

Howick Hall Gardens & Arboretum is the home of Earl Grey

Howick Hall Gardens & Arboretum is the home of Earl Grey

Northumberland has a discernable tea heritage. One of Britain’s toasted tea connoisseurs was Earl Grey, for whom the world-famous tea was created.  Head to his former home at Howick Hall Gardens for a unique tea experience. In the elegant Earl Grey Tea House where you can take tea as it was originally meant to taste.

Settle back in the fireside leather armchairs of Barter Books in Alnwick, one of the largest antiquarian and second hand book stores, as a model train laps overhead.  Or board the Bellingham Heritage Centre’s The Carriages Tearooms for a bite aboard a 1950s train carriage?

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Fine dining
Pubs & Inns
Newton-by-the-Sea

The Joiners Arms is your very own village inn; a haven for lovers of fresh, locally sourced food served up with a contemporary flourish and drinkers of all tastes.

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Cosy and welcoming
Cafes & Tearooms
Bellingham

Open 7 days a week.

A lovely friendly cafe & tea room located in the centre of Bellingham, offering delicious home cooked food at reasonable prices. Serving breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas.  We serve delicious fish & chips every Friday - takeaway till 7.00 p.m. 

Ample car parking and disabled access. Pop in and see us we're a friendly bunch, offering good customer service, a friendly environment and yummy food.  Ideally located for a stroll up Hareshaw Linn or a walk along the river

Vallum Farm Bread
Cafes & Tearooms
Matfen

Dubbed “The River Cottage of the North” by Luxe magazine (2013), and renowned as the place to find the traditional tastes of Hadrian’s Wall country, Vallum is a unique and growing community of artisans whose produce is enjoyed by visitors from all over the country.

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Cafes & Tearooms
Bellingham

Whether you’re in need of a quick revival or a large lunch, we have it all. Discover Northumberland and come eat with us - a very warm welcome awaits you.

Barn at Beal interior
Restaurant
Beal
Excellent coffee shop and restaurant with magnificent views over the shores of Holy Island. At the Barn at Beal, we source the very best of food and drink from Northumberland for our customers, bringing you truly local at it's freshest.
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Mill Garden
Cafes & Tearooms
Otterburn
Welcome to Otterburn Mill in the heart of Wild Redesdale in Northumberland. Famous for the Otterburn Pram and Cot Rugs, we also sell a wide range of traditional clothing and have established ourselves as outdoor clothing specialists.
Kirkharle Restaurant & Coffee shop
Cafes & Tearooms
Kirkharle

Kirkharle Lake and Courtyard is home to an historic farm courtyard, Coffee-houseand range of unique arts and crafts workshops, individual shops and galleries.

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Fish & Chips Takeaways
Seahouses

Northumberland’s premier fish and chip restaurant, Neptune is a favourite with local residents, day trippers and holidaymakers.  Situated right in the heart of Seahouses, eat in the new 120 seat restaurant or take away and enjoy the taste of Britain’s favourite dish.

 

"One of the best fish and chips shops in the UK" - The Times

Carriages
Cafes & Tearooms
Bellingham

CARRIAGES TEA ROOM BELLINGHAM

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Coffee
Cafes & Tearooms
Morpeth

The Ice Bar ice cream parlour offers a wide range of Italian style, award winning ice cream made from Jersey milk.

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External
Cafes & Tearooms
Kielder

Visit the newly re-vamped Café on the Water at Tower Knowe Visitor Centre for a unique experience.

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Dining Area
Cafes & Tearooms
Kielder

Kielder Castle Cafe is integrated in the ancient Kielder Castle, built in 1775 as a hunting lodge for the Duke of Northumberland. The cosy family run cafe serves locally sourced homemade food daily including breakfasts, lunches, snacks, soup and cakes.

Kitchen garden
Cafes & Tearooms
Hartburn
The Café, is run by Emily Cookson and provides a selection of teas cakes and light meals, many made with local produce, meat from the estate and produce from the garden.. Please telephone 01670 772321 for enquiries.

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