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All reviews for sale local artists arts and crafts scones soup art studio bacon roll toasties home made dietary requirements lovely cafe cake pot of tea jacket potato on display well worth a visit hungry cyclists
Fantastic last minute response to a horde of hungry cyclists rejected by the Lion pub despite having agreed 1hr before arrival to serve food - some sort of internal conflict!
Service and general hospitality at the Forge first class
When the Golden Lion on Allendale couldn’t serve 23 cyclists with coke and food - after agreeing to - the Forge stepped in and up! Allendale and the cyclists salute you. Simple, straightforward, courteous, friendly. Brilliant. Suggest the Forge take over the Golden Lion. 👍
A favourite hang out for an Allendale breakfast or lunch (or just a coffee and a snack!). The owner Zoe and staff go the extra mile to be pleasant and welcoming and nothing is too much bother. Latte coffees are excellent and the veggie breakfasts...More
over Easter I stayed in the area (what a beautiful village!) and visited the forge studios, me and my family decided to stop for lunch where we had lovely deep filled paninis and brilliant cake! I picked the lemon drizzle and my kids loved the...More
Every month or so I pay a visit to the fabulous Forge studios. I love to see the new exhibitions and the work of local artists and designers in the shop and gallery. The cafe is fantastic! The staff are just amazing, so friendly and...More
As I was traveling through Allendale to see family, the beautiful coffee I had on my last visit drew me in. I was not disappointed. I was told by a staff member it was a local brand, pumphreys. I decided this time I'd sample there...More
The Forge itself is a great place for arty stuff, it's just the Cafe which lets everybody else down there. We hadn't eaten here for a while but found on that visit the food was even worse than before. The Bacon in the Rolls were...More