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The Old Barn

Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 4DA, England
+44(0)1729 830486
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Ranked #1 of 5 Restaurants in Malham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Yorkshire
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84 reviews 84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A super cafe with lots of room inside and a small seating are at front overlooking the pretty river. Arrived too late for full menu so made do with tea and scones. All were well served with a delicious and well presented scone. staff were very friendly.

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keighley
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We sat outside because we had a dog. The scones were large with butter which we didnt use lashings of cream and Strawberry jam,yum! lots of tea and extremely good value. Will visit again. We were impressed by the muddy boots notice at the door.

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Bar-sur-le-Loup, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

After the long set of stairs up and down to the limestone paving, the wonderful soup and cakes on offer were the perfect treat for us ! We especially loved the Yorkshire curd tart !! We strongly recommend this establishment.

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

After a long walk we returned to Malham to have a well earned cup of tea. Outside the usual board showed Gluten free menu which was music to my ears being intolerant. I was pleasantly surprised at the choice of cakes and a full gluten free menu. I had the bake well tart which was delicious. I could not find... More

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Cavan, Ireland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stopped off here for coffee to warm up after getting soaked hiking in the Dales. The owners were extremely nice and helpful. The lady rang 3 different taxis for us to take us to Settle. There were none available due to the Tour De France, so her husband offered to take us. He dropped us off in Settle and... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stopped off at the Old Barn following a walk around Malham Cove. Only stopped for lovely ice creams but the cafe was busy with walkers. Very friendly service especially looking after my 4 year old son who was bound to make a mess of his ice cream. We will be back.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

A warm, friendly cafe serving a great range of home made and local produce. Add the usual Yorkshire hospitality and you have an unbeatable combination. Don't visit Malham without dropping by.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Lovely cakes, good Yorkshire welcome. Some of the younger staff could have been more friendly to late comers, they obviously wanted to get away on time!

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Aldridge
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Small, set back from the road so you might not notice it but for the 'Muddy Boots Welcome' sign - complete with a real muddy boot - on the pavement outside. But at the end of a walk this is the ideal cafe; warm and welcoming, with a range of hot and cold meals, snacks and hot and cold drinks.... More

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manchester
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

went to malham to watch the batala band as it was a festival day it was raining so went in for lunch i had the old barn breakfast two sausages cold two bacon great egg not cooked properly did not complain as i wont go again but very polite staff little busy cafe 5*rating for hygiene

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