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Clarendon's Cafe

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29 Market Place, Barnard Castle, England
1833 690110
Today
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, 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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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 26
    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
Afternoon tea

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
joannea1988
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Hexham, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A great little tearoom with excellent food. The staff were attentive and friendly. The choice of food was good and beautifully presented.

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Whitchurch, null, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Great food, reasonably priced, polite and attentive staff, lovely decor, decent class of customer and great selection of both food and drink. Bloomin' Great!!

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Very good coffee/tea room. Traditional service and ambience with a contemporary feel. Very busy which is always a good sign. Great coffee and scones and a good selection of cakes. Everything from breakfasts to a wide variety of light bites and lunches.

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London
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11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

And the food matched the staff! Excellent choice of meals and the food was very tasty. Family consensus (7 + baby) was 10/10, it was so good for lunch, we went back the next day. The coffee cafetière choices were a great surprise for the caffeine lover and the triple stake sandwich is to die for. The triple dessert was... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Fantastic family friendly cafe, staff were really accommodating of our large group and, frankly, giant pushchair. Service was prompt and the savoury food was presented beautifully and tasted to match. The triple stack sandwiches are a particular highlight.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We visited for a pre-shop cuppa on the recommendation of a friend's mother, who is notoriously fussy about cleanliness and good service and we were not disappointed. Tea served in weighty silver teapots which kept the tea hot! Staff were polite, friendly and helpful and this along with the delicious toasted teacakes made us quickly decide to return after shopping... More 

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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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Restaurant Details

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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