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Shoreline Cafe

1 Church Street | Craster, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TH, England
1665 571251
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Ranked #4 of 4 restaurants in Craster
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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68% Recommend
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English first
Sunderland, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We paid £13 for three drinks and cakes which I think is reasonable. I am fussy with coffee, I like good simple filter coffee, which this cafe served along with the usual latte's etc. The only thing that let the place down was a miserable middle aged waitress who took our order.

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Ashton-under-Lyne, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Had a Craster Kipper, which was served with very fresh granery bread and butter & tomato. Followed by an excellent slice of raspberry and white chocolate cake, and a latte. The food was outstanding, the service was fast and efficient, but lacked any real enthusiasm from the young staff. Not cheap, but around £13 not bad for the quality.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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207 reviews 207 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is an attractive, modern little cafe in Craster. The home made veg and lentil soup sounded just right, but it was bland and watery when it arrived. Oh well.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I would've liked to stay longer and sit down and eat, but we were on a schedule. It was a perfect spot to pop in and grab a chai latte and Kendal mint cake to sustain me on my castle adventures.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The food at shoreline cafe is average at best especially for the price. However it is a good place for a quick sandwich, panini or jacket potato for lunch. The cafe has a pleasant atmosphere and a strong selection of fresh cakes. The service was OK, probably not enough staff, however the worse thing was they ran out of baguettes... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My wife and I went out of our way to get a crab sandwich and a cup of tea from here. For £5.95 (just for the sandwich) I expected something special. This is a lot for a takeaway sandwich in this neck of the woods (and I do live in Northumberland - I am not a tourist). Well, when I... More

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114 reviews 114 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Fancied some kippers for lunch the café busy ish so the staff looked rushed but our Kippers came reasonably quick and they were great

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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Called in for a morning coffee prior to taking a walk to Dunstanburgh Castle. Shoreline is very clean and tidy with plenty of well spaced tables, good toilet facilities and an excellent choice of meals and snacks. We opted for cappuccino's and cheese scones which were freshly made and one of the best I have enjoyed. Highly recommended.

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68 reviews 68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

It was May Bank Hoilday when we called and it was very busy,in fact the staff couldn't cope and they were just refusing to take orders at times. The fact that people were running round like headless chickens didn't help and I have to say that at least part of the problem was that its badly organised.I have just noticed... More

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Sheringham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Many years since we had visited Craster and we were delighted to find The Shoreline Cafe. We both chose the kippers with granary bread. It was delicious.

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