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Shoreline Cafe

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1 Church Street | Craster, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TH, England
1665 571251
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  • 72
    Excellent
  • 86
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dog friendly cafe, but pricey

We called in for a scones and tea, and sat down - the only menus we could find were for children, and there was no indication that you have to order at the counter. Even though we sat next to the counter, no-one invited us to come up and order! Eventually we got the message and ordered 3 teas... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Nottingham
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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staffs
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Stopped for a coffee and tried a yummy blueberry cake too. Interior is based on a beach hut with lovely decking for floors and some nice beachy gifts! Home made cake went down well with customers and it was nice to sit with our little dog too. Service was fine.

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Nottingham
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357 reviews 357 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We called in for a scones and tea, and sat down - the only menus we could find were for children, and there was no indication that you have to order at the counter. Even though we sat next to the counter, no-one invited us to come up and order! Eventually we got the message and ordered 3 teas, two... More 

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joanneyoung, General Manager at Shoreline Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your frank comments on Trip advisor. We do take comments seriously. I apologise that you could only find a child's menu, we do have plenty of menus available but are often taken to other tables or to the counter when customers order. Had we realised we would have ensured that your chosen table had our full menu... More 

Gateshead
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Arrived at 10.05am and wandered inside, only to be told quite rudely that they didn't open for another 10 minutes (sign on door said 10am). I asked if it was ok to take a seat in the sun and browse the menu and the waitress response was 'I suppose so'. We did take a seat and watched the staff look... More 

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England
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63 reviews 63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

We stopped by for coffee and cake. A very appealing cafe which is clearly well looked after. A tempting menu. Coffee was good, but not at the same level as the famous high street coffee chains (you know who I mean ..) The cakes looked very good and the one I selected was excellent. On the downside the attitude of... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Great coffee and gooey cakes. Nicely decorated, clean and service good too. Recommend. Kids get to draw and play games too if they want to.

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newcastle on tyne
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Visited this café this morning only because the pub wasn’t open and we were starving. Big mistake from start to finish. No problem getting seat and not surprised. 1 coffee with cream and 1 tea 1 brown bread crab sandwich, and one baguette crab sandwich with a little salad on plate. Just short of £20.00. Sandwiches came and I had... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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143 reviews 143 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We started our long walk in the country and seaside at Craster, and decided to supplement our modest packed lunch with a crab sandwich. We didn't want to loose time by sitting in the cafe, as pleasant as it looked. "Yes, we can do a takeaway sandwich". The person did say it was not much cheaper than a sit down... More 

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Newcastle
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This place has the advantage of being the only coffee shop (much needed) in Craster . Pleasantly presented and fairly nice coffee however the staff attitude leaves room for improvement . I was surprised that two staff served on our table which was covered in coffee and crumbs from previous customers and did nothing until I suggested they might wipe... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

we have had several meals now in this lovely cafe. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea on 3 seperate occasions. after a bracing walk along he cliff tops with the dogs what better than to stop in the delightful cafe with the dogs for something to eat. all the meals have been of high quality and delicious, the staff are warm... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Try to visit this cafe when in Craster and after a bracing walk on a cold March day decided to return. Food and service still excellent and the cafe was very busy despite it being a cold day midweek in March. My wife and I both had the soup served piping hot with a good sized bread bun and I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Church Street | Craster, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Craster
  • Phone Number: 1665 571251

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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