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Eleanor's Byre

Spitalford | Embleton, Alnwick, England
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Ranked #21 of 90 Restaurants in Alnwick
Cuisines: English
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Description: Small coffee and cake type of place with a small shop attached selling luxury items.
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English first
Nottingham
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

A welcome tea room on the walk back to the local camp-site. Tiny space inside the gift shop for tea and cake and relies for capacity on the weather being kind enough to enable the outdoor space to be used.

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Its not a restaurant but TA does not offer the 'refreshments and quality gifts' option. We had passed this delightful stopping place several times in our week in Northumberland but always after closing. This day seeing it open, took a look and were captured by its 'slogan' Coffee, Cakes and Gorgeous Things. Hits the spot. One of several highlights of... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

Eleanor's Byre is a delightful little gift shop that also serves coffee, tea & cake. Although this is really lovely, any one expecting a restaurant will be disappointed. Worth a visit everyday of the week as many different, gorgeous home made cakes. And of course...lots of gorgeous things to buy!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Coffee is second to none, cakes have wonderful flavours, and gift shop is quirky and unique. The location is idyllic......there's a lovely terrace to enjoy in good weather, with two friendly pigs for company! Attention to detail in customer facillities and service is excellent. A lovely way to spend an hour on a sunny afternoon. Thank you!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Lovely location to sit outside in nice weather, and amazing coffee and cake. Having met the owner I understand that Eleanor's byre's main business is the gift shop, which is fabulous with lots of delightful and stylish bits ranging from cusions and candles to mugs and cutlery. I'm sure you can fine something for anyone.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Visited yesterday while visiting Northumberland. A fantastic selection of tea (I chose TeaPigs Green Tea with Mint) and some lovely, unusual cakes (After a while trying to decide, I went for Lime, Parsnip & Ginger - it was absolutely delicious!). The service was excellent and the ambiance was lovely. After our tea, we browsed the wide range of gifts and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Best cake for miles, baked by local women! Each of the cakes was made from vegetables: potato; parnips; beetroot ... but the veggies couldn't be tasted in the cake, and just gave a wonderful texture and flavour to each. We didn't know which ones to choose as they all looked amazing! The shop stocks really good quality goods, and not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Fisrt visit although we knew the place was there from previous trips to Embleton. Coffee and cake fine and a nice seating place outside. The 'gorgeous things' are pricey and really rather 'house in the country make over style'. For example would you buy small reels of raffia for £2.75 each or hand made baby shoes from Wales. There is... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I love this place, it never fails to disappoint. Lots of lovely new things since my last visit earlier in the summer, started my Christmas shopping!! Excellent tea and cakes, as always, friendly, attentive staff, but boy oh boy the goods on sale, retail heaven!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The coffee was very very good and not too expensive, the setting was nice, although seating was limited both inside and outside. However, Eleanor's Byre lets itself down with its strange character. The 'gift/arts' shop takes up a big part of the cafe, however the items on sale were really very expensive, lots of expensive socks, belts, even vase worth... More 

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Address: Spitalford | Embleton, Alnwick, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
Cuisine: English

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