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The Old Barn

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Old Barn, Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 4DA, England
+44(0)1729 830486
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Today
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch

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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best place to eat in Malham!

Visited one Sunday with a hangover, after a short walk and what a find! Excellent homemade spicy carrot and lentil soup with a toastie and salad on the side for less than a fiver and delicious. We will be back (hangover optional). 😋

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
Emma J
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Kendal, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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62 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Kendal, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Visited one Sunday with a hangover, after a short walk and what a find! Excellent homemade spicy carrot and lentil soup with a toastie and salad on the side for less than a fiver and delicious. We will be back (hangover optional). 😋

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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356 reviews 356 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I have been coming to this cafe on a reasonably regular basis ever since we moved to North Yorkshire 13 years ago, and it never seems to change. I should stress that I mean this as a compliment because the food and beverages are always of a very good quality and the service friendly and efficient. Just the place to... More 

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manchester
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461 reviews 461 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Stopped here for tea and a sit down and it was a welcoming, small place with reasonable prices. Would go there again.

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manchester
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461 reviews 461 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I agree with the vast majority of the contributors here that this is a very friendly, cosy small cafe serving good food at reasonable prices. Stopped off for tea and a sit down and woudl go again.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Foul machine 'espresso' and seating outside spoiled by the loud roar of the kitchen's extractor fan. No wifi...

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LYNNDNorthYorks, Owner at The Old Barn, responded to this review

Dear Repsychlist, Your recent review of our cafe made three points that we should like to respond to. You remarked about the foul espresso from our machine.We have limited space in the cafe but do use a top of the range bean to cup machine and the best Colombian beans,but everyone has their own preferences,so we take this criticism on... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice tea and cakes at a good price. Just the thing you need after a mornings walk. Nice welcoming staff (gave a young child extra milkshake for free)

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Yorkshire
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95 reviews 95 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Sheffield
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60 reviews 60 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Good choice of sandwiches, soup, tea and cakes. Nice spot for a well earned lunch with seats inside and outside.

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Rotherham, Yorkshire
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Nice for a coffee and a cake, especially after a long walk. Staff were pleasant and food was good with a very good range on offer

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Old Barn, Malham, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 4DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Yorkshire Dales National Park  >  Malham
  • Phone Number: +44(0)1729 830486

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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