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The Scypen Cafe

Slackhouse Organic Farm, Gilsland, Brampton CA8 7DB, England
+44 16977 47351
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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Slackhouse Organic Farm, Gilsland, Brampton CA8 7DB, England
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Reviewed October 15, 2016

Really enjoyed my visit - very authentic and real farm shop - quite small and menu not extensive but really nice stop for coffee and a light lunch . You can see the cheese being made . The hot chocolate and cheese on toast with...More

Thank vickylmajor
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

This place is well worth seeking out. We'd been to the nearby Roman fort and saw a small sign to the cafe. Not so big as to attract too many people and get busy, but tempting enough to lure you away from the more sterile...More

Thank Harveychant
Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Scypen probably is not pronounced the way you think - so ask! A warm welcome and a good cuppa is the order of the day. Especially if the weather is inclement and the wood burning Aga has been stoked. The owner makes gorgeous Birdoswald cheese...More

Thank Sheila B
Reviewed June 8, 2015

After spending 4 days in England eating our fair share of fish and chips, we were really looking forward to having a healthy, organic dinner. When we called for a reservation, we were told that the restaurant was closed. a real disappointment!

Thank violinist49
Reviewed August 19, 2014

We discovered this delightful little café when touring The Hadrian's Wall sites. It was a very hot July day and a glass of their delicious (unpasteurised) fresh milk was very welcome. We also had a snack of bread accompanying their own Birdoswald cheese and some...More

1  Thank Jaki T
Reviewed July 18, 2014

We visited Slack House Farm cafe looking for a nice pot of coffee and some desert after an awful visit to the very poor, touristy and expensive Lanercost tea room in the same area. Slack House Farm, is a refreshing change to the mediocre touristy...More

3  Thank BlythBandana
Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

We visited the Scypen cafe looking for a nice pot of coffee and some desert after an awful visit to Lanercost tea room. The Scypen, is a refreshing change to the mediocre touristy establishments which litter our green and pleasant land. We enjoyed a delicious...More

Thank BlythBandana
Reviewed July 6, 2014

While visiting Hadrian's Wall we saw a sign for an organic cafe. We hadn't eaten breakfast and decided to stop in. it was a little before opening time but the door was open and a very friendly young woman outside the front door welcomed us...More

2  Thank sjjb
Reviewed June 13, 2014

We had a fantastic evening meal here cooked by Diane on the range. Best Yorkshire puds ever. Delicious cheese too.

Thank MrandMrsFarrell
Reviewed April 28, 2014

We were staying down the road at the Hill on the Wall and we'd noticed that this place was recommended on their website so decided that, as it was also walking distance, we would go here for the evening. When we booked, we were asked...More

2  Thank Richard F
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Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
10:15 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:15 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:15 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:15 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Slackhouse Organic Farm, Gilsland, Brampton CA8 7DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Brampton  >  Gilsland
  • Phone Number: +44 16977 47351
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