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Carriages Tea Room


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Table Service
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All reviews scones quiche cake crisps coleslaw meringue cream and jam fruit toasties old railway train carriage heritage centre tea room great idea home made by chance car park
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Reviewed today via mobile

Food was lovely, freshly made and good choice. The carriages just needed cleaning and tidying up. Staff were very friendly

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Pammuchan1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another visit to the carriages whilst visiting family nearby, we called in for lunch. Order was taken promptly and our drinks were served very shortly after. Paninis and scones were fantastic as usual. Will be back again!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Countrylass1990
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very easy to find in Bellingham and plenty of car parking space . Sitting in some old , quirky railway carriages the service is friendly and efficient . Also the food is well prepared and presentation is fine . There are a good range of...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cakes were lovely when we eventually got them. Took over way over 30 minutes for them to take our order, even after walking past us numerous times and us trying to get anyone to even acknowledge us being there. Once ordering it then took another...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Meander65313
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was passing through Bellingham and had seen previous reviews of Carriages. Thought it might be extremely busy with it being Easter Monday but I timed it pretty well as it seemed to be getting busier as I was finishing. The converted rail carriages are nicely...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank rossinspace
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here whilst on holiday in Bellingham with my family. We have an autistic son who has perseverance surrounding trains. This cafe made his day! Food was lovely, access easy and there was nothing not to love. Thanks for a lovely morning.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Helen R
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

I took my mam here for a Mother’s Day treat along with my dad and sister. We all got the celebration afternoon tea and words cannot describe how amazing it was, the food was amazing! The quiches and sausage rolls were homemade and so were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank TheGeordieExplorer
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Made a trip to the tea room after reading the reviews. The food was lovely, especially the scones, cheese and the jam & cream. The staff were lovely too. There is a seating area outside if the weather is nice where you can sit if...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank JulieB03
Reviewed April 12, 2019

One of the best tuna melts ever. Great ambience. It was recommended by our camp site. It didn’t disappoint.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank DBellarby
Reviewed March 21, 2019

Stopped here after a walk to the waterfall, home made soup and then a slice of cake, yum. Really welcoming atmosphere, quirky and we will definitely be going again.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Rachael A
November 7, 2018|
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Response from johnrA2046LR | Reviewed this property |
When I was there on a Sunday in the summer they did the ordinary menu as well as the Sunday Lunch meal. But why don't you ring up and ask? You will probably have to ring and book anyway as they get busy on a Sunday.
September 10, 2018|
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Response from bilko7 | Property representative |
Hi sadly dogs are not allowed in the carriages, however, there is outside seating.
September 28, 2017|
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Response from bilko7 | Property representative |
Hello, we charge £10 for our Carriages Afternoon tea (£19 for two) or £18 per person for our celebration afternoon tea.
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