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Clarendon's Cafe

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29 Market Place, Barnard Castle, England
1833 690110
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Reservations
Description: Clarendon's is situated in a 16th Century Grade 2 listed building in the...
Clarendon's is situated in a 16th Century Grade 2 listed building in the heart of Barnard Castle.
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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
YSL at Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

One look at the web site for this small but perfectly formed café made up my mind. A call to book a table (essential at present; the café was busy all the time we were seated) confirmed the impression the Clarendon Café was good choice for lunch. One previous recommendation mentioned the 'good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Barry L
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

One look at the web site for this small but perfectly formed café made up my mind. A call to book a table (essential at present; the café was busy all the time we were seated) confirmed the impression the Clarendon Café was good choice for lunch. One previous recommendation mentioned the 'good service'. Ours was very prompt and well... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Visited mid July at lunch time we opted for the home made soup which was one of the best we have ever tasted carrot and parsnip fresh croutons and some farmhouse cob a lunch to satisfy us both the cakes also looked gorgeous. Definitely worth a visit!

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West Yorkshire
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great lunch with brilliant service. Really good cafe for a lunch, interesting selection of items, fresh ingredients and reasonable prices.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My first visit, but definitely won't be my last. Went for lunch with a friend and everything was just perfect. Very pleasant surroundings, excellent food that was tasty and well presented. Customer service was the good "old fashioned" type. Service with a smile. I had a prawn jacket potato with side salad and my friend had the salmon omelette. Highly... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Excellent cooked breakfast, immaculately presented and served by friendly helpful waitress. Would come again.

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We had lunch here last Saturday on a visit to the town. This is a charming cafe on the Main Street in Barnard Castle The staff are welcoming and friendly. There is a good choice of food, including a good range of daily specials. One of us had the chicken, apple and Wensleydale panini from the specials menu while the... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Went in for a cake with my daughter, ended up with children's afternoon tea. She got a lovely selection of sandwiches, with a good slice of cake, biscuit and strawberry's , with a choice of milkshake, all lovely presented. The service was great , very attentive. The place is beautifully decorated. A lovely cafe.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This Café was first rate with its silver tea and coffee pots. The food was delicious and the staff very pleasant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

Have visited twice for coffee , and it was quite pleasant staff young but very courteous. Only gripe was I have always had to wait along time to attract their attention when wanting to pay your bill and your in a rush , especially when the staff are in the kitchen. Nevertheless I have heard good reports about the food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

A cafe with standards. A friendly and attentive welcome. Delicious scones and coffee in lovely surroundings.

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Additional Information about Clarendon's Cafe

Address: 29 Market Place, Barnard Castle, England
Phone Number: 1833 690110
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Barnard Castle
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: British

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 29 Market Place, Barnard Castle, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Barnard Castle
  • Phone Number: 1833 690110

Price and Cuisine

  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Clarendon's is situated in a 16th Century Grade 2 listed building in the heart of Barnard Castle.
Open Hours
Monday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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