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29 Market Place, Barnard Castle, England
1833 690110
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Clarendon's is situated in a 16th Century Grade 2 listed building in the heart of Barnard Castle.

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Pethshire
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It's not a tea-room, it's not a cafe and it's not a bistro. It's a bit of all 3 and very welcom in a town where this sort of thingcan be a bit tricky to find. It's quite old-school and traditional, with a whole host of luncime bits and very good breakfast options. Prices are very good (pie of the... More 

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Spennymoor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Been to Barnard Castle many times but never in Clarendon's. It was lunch time and the place was busy but the four of us managed to get a table just before it got really busy. It's a very friendly place and there's a real fire right at the back. Even though there were a lot of people and no spare... More 

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Bedale, United Kingdom
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78 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Wanting a snack lunch, we called into the Clarendon. The place is set out very nicely, with matching furniture and very attractive decoration. We were fortunate to find a place, only two tables left. We were served by a very happy waitress, and our food arrived fairly promptly-a prawn sandwich and a ham, mozzarella and red onion chutney panini. Both... More 

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Clare D, Owner at Clarendon's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Clarendon's we are glad you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to hopefully seeing you again. Kindest regards Clare More 

Bingley, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We called into Clarendon's on Saturday morning for breakfast at 11.00 and were shown to a very nice table at the back of the café close to the fire by a very friendly lady who explained breakfasts are served till 11.30. We all ordered bacon and egg sandwiches or muffins with coffees and teas. I loved the tea served in... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

A fantastic find, in the heart of a traditional town. The afternoon tea is fantastic, staff are great. Wonderful value for money

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Sussex, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We were in Barnard Castle visiting the Bowes museum and looking for somewhere for lunch. Barnard Castle has plenty of places to eat but not many which are inspiring. We were about to give up and we found Clarendon's and glad we did. Very popular even on a weekday lunch and I think we got the last free table. Friendly... More 

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Tynemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

After a few attempts to find a decent place to eat lunch in Barnard Castle, we came across Clarendon's Café. What a really nice place, a warm welcome was experienced and an excellent menu, well done Clarendon's

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Northumberland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

A lovely sunny day and lots of tea shops to choose from but this one caught our eye. A lovely old fashioned exterior and a contemporary but comfortable looking interior behind an original shop front and door. We sat on the Lloyd loom type chairs and decided on a tea cake and a scone with a pot of tea. The... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My wife and I visited Barnard Castle whilst in vacation this week and parked across from Clarendons. It looked inviting so we went in. My wife had a prawn sandwich and I had garlic prawns on toast. We both had a great (very large) cup of coffee as well. Prices are very reasonable. The home made cake looked superb -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Clean, excellent service and lovely food. We loved the decor and stylish Lloyd Loom furniture and comfy cushions.

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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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