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Vindolanda Cafe


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Cafe, British
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

The Vindoland cafe is in the same building as the main Vindolanda Museum. It is clean, modern and serves a wide variety of good quality healthy snacks, sandwiches and main meals, all at reasonable prices. the staff are efficient rather than friendly. There is attractive...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mike W
Reviewed July 1, 2018

This cafe is at the bottom of the very large site at Vindolanda. It is in a beautiful setting with out door seating as well as in door. We had coffee and scones but it also did a variety of foods. It is housed with...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank stanton426
Reviewed June 27, 2018

A fairly good lunch reasonable value for money. Lovely location and the good weather meant that we could eat outside in very pleasant surroundings.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Chris W
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Stunning setting by the picturesque stream and tame chaffinches, thrushes and blue tits. Lovely sat on the Italian terrace taking it all in. However, i dont like the clear away your crockery/cutlery signs. This isn't McDonald's and shouldn't be encouraged. Next, you will want me...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Karen B
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The cafe is located at the bottom of the Vindolanda site next toteh museum. We went in for a drink and snack before continuing our journey. Comfortable seating, good service and clean toilets all added to the overall experience.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank LightAleCavalier
Reviewed June 8, 2018

The cafe is in a beautiful little valley with running stream and very picturesque, but what an access. The walk down is incredibly steep and of course you have to get back up again. I actually walked up backwards, as it hurt my legs due...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed May 21, 2018

After a great walk round the site we had lunch in the eatery. More than a café but not a full blown restaurant. Food was fresh, tasty and reasonably priced. About £20 for 2 courses & drinks for 2.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank G4984RQmikes
VindolandaTrust, Manager at Vindolanda Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Thanks for your review, I am glad you enjoyed your food while visiting Vindolanda

Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

We recently stayed in Greenhead for 3 weeks and after joining the Vindolanda Trust visited Vindolanda a number of times, each time dropping into their cafe. While not fine dining, the food on offer was of consistent quality and good value. The service was efficient...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank LuluDol
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Popped in after visiting the Roman ruins and the excellent museum here. We happened upon this wee cafe and grabbed some drinks and savoury pastries. The sausage roll was delicious and peppery, the chicken and ham pie tasty lots of meat and piping hot. Friendly...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank anatomic
VindolandaTrust, Manager at Vindolanda Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Thanks for your review, I too enjoy the tasty pies on the terrace. I will pass on your kind comments to our staff.

Reviewed April 30, 2018

We visited the cafe when we were visiting Vindolanda, it has a good choice of food and drinks for both adults and children.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Catherine G
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April 15, 2017|
Response from VindolandaTrust | Property representative |
Thanks for your question, the Café at Vindolanda is able to offer Vegan options. Jacket Potatoes / Soup and sandwiches with salads are available.
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