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Cafe 1901

St George's Terrace | Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
+44 191 340 9774
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“avocado smash” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (13 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
St George's Terrace | Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Walk ins to a packed eating space in this gorgeous retired Methodist church. There’s a huge bench table in the centre space which we gladly shared with another party of 6. Two of us ordered the quote wonderful waffles, omg. just fab! The other 6...More

Thank thewhiteheadfamily
Mandy1901, Manager at Cafe 1901, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello thewhiteheadfamily, So pleased to hear that you enjoyed some of our yummy food. Weekends do tend to get a bit crazy but were glad you we're not disappointed. If you are ever free to visit us on the weekdays for a more chilled atmosphere...More

Reviewed February 2, 2018

Based in a repurposed church hall this restaurant is packed with interesting design pieces.....and the food is good too. If you don't want a larger portion they do awesome cakes scones and cheesecakes.the staff are attentive and very pleasant, the management is committed to offering...More

Thank shazbots
Mandy1901, Manager at Cafe 1901, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Shazbots, Thank you so much for the lovely review. We're glad that you enjoyed some of our homemade cakes but if you did fancy something savoury we do have a kids menu option whereby some of the food items can be made in smaller...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

We visited for a Coffee but the lunches looked so good we decided to stay and were not disappointed. My daughter and I had veggie burgers, my husband had a burger and my future son in law had a club sandwich and French fries. All...More

Thank Sharon M
Mandy1901, Manager at Cafe 1901, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Sharon, So glad that we enticed you in with our yummy food and so pleased that you were not disappointed. Make sure to keep an eye out for seasonal changes to our menu, however that being said the burgers are a definite go to...More

Reviewed November 5, 2017

I went here for breakfast this morning with my son and his wife. It was 11am and very busy. We got seated and they said we had to wait 25mins for food. The food arrived on time and it excellent, very well presented and cooked...More

Thank David R
Mandy1901, Manager at Cafe 1901, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi David, Thanks for the feedback. Good to know that during the busy period you didn't have to wait too long for the food. Weekends are always a bit crazy but if your'e ever free during the week make sure to pop in for a...More

Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

It’s easy to miss being part of the church building but well worth the visit. And it’s dog friendly too. A wonderful airy space with an astonishing mix of pre used furniture and artefacts which even includes a grand piano ! It’s worth visiting just...More

Thank Chasingdreamscape
Mandy1901, Manager at Cafe 1901, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Chasingdreamscape Thank you for this lovely review. We hope that you helped yourself to our dog treats, dogs are always welcome! Please pop back again soon for a nice brew and sweet treat! We look forward to seeing you! Sarah

Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

I visited 1901 this week for lunch with my partner. Initially the cafe was busy which was a good sign, but this quieted down over the time we were there. We both ordered burgers and myself a Frappuccino. Ordering at the bar is fine but...More

Thank JFMartin96
Mandy1901, Manager at Cafe 1901, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Martin, Thanks for your feedback, its been very useful. Since your visit we have now made signs both at the entry point and near to the till to ensure that it can't be missed. This being said however, you should have been greeted at...More

Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and quirky 'church' and school setting and decor make this a great place to eat. I would have gone for 5 stars had it not been for the unacceptable delay in getting food out. We visited on a Sunday (11am) so expected a bit...More

Thank Dimit65
Mandy1901, Manager at Cafe 1901, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Dimit, Thanks for the feedback regarding your experience. Glad to hear that you enjoyed the food when it eventually did come. Since this review we have recruited chefs and back of house staff so our waits on food are reduced, although weekends do get...More

Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Found this cafe by accident. Situated in old methodist hall. It's just great. Fantastic ecclectic atmosphere great coffee, good food, reasonably priced. Well worth a visit. Nice to support a independent cafe buisness. Oh and nice staff 😊

1  Thank Simon W
Mandy1901, Manager at Cafe 1901, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Simon , Thanks so much for the positive feedback. Were so pleased to hear that we ticked all the boxes for you! Please pop in and say hello again soon! Sarah

Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

In these days of contactless payment it seems such a shame to charge 50p for a card payment , I love this venue but this issue has put me off - it's a cash free age !More

Thank susannah122
Mandy1901, Manager at Cafe 1901, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Susannah, Thanks for your feedback. Our old policy last year used to be that for any payments under £10.00 there would be an additional 50p charge on top of this. Our reasons for this was to discourage card payments for small transactions and encourage...More

Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

First time I've been, after watching the start of the GNR we rang to double check they took dogs. Glad we called and glad we went. We both had scones and clotted cream which were fantastic washed down with a nice pot of tea. We'll...More

1  Thank acolley1969
Mandy1901, Manager at Cafe 1901, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Acolley So pleased to hear that your first visit to the cafe was a good one! We are super dog friendly, i hope you discovered the stash of doggy treats we have on offer? Our scones are baked fresh daily and i have to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St George's Terrace | Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 340 9774
Attached to Jesmond Methodist Church
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