We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! You come to us for reviews — now you can book your hotel right here on TripAdvisor.

Eleanor's Byre

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Spitalford | Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3DW, England
01665571371
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

64 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 64: English reviews
Lancaster, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in while on a cycle ride. Really lovely place - lots of interesting things in the shop, good coffee and cake. Sat outside in the sun - just perfect. The menu is limited (just cake!) but the cakes themselves are definitely tasty. Worth mentioning the staff who were super friendly and helpful. Overall a very pleasant experience - so... More 

Helpful?
Thank veggietraveller2015
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looked lovely from outside. Called about 3.45 people still inside but just told not serving any more quiet rudely so just had to leave

Helpful?
1 Thank marshalls12
A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Nice location. Very friendly staff. Lovely lemon drizzle cake. Dogs enjoyed the sun. Good amount of free car parking. Limited menu only cake sold. Definitely worth a stop

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
163 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Called with my wife for a coffee whilst we were on holiday and found this establishment to be first class, my coffee and cake was just perfect, the two young girls that served us were fantastic, will definitely go back when we are next in the area.

Helpful?
Thank ALAN J
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Grab a coffee/tea/cake and enjoy a wander around the nicknacks for sale while you wait for your drink

Helpful?
Thank kevind007
Perth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Our Dentist recommended that we visit here! He was quite right too as we would probably have missed out on a lovely experience. Eleanor herself was serving in the shop/cafe and we had a little chat. As the shop is the main business she does not serve soup, rolls etc around lunchtime which was unfortunate, however, her cakes and coffee... More 

Helpful?
Thank EMFORCORS
Lancashire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

We saw the sign from the road through Embleton an decided to stop and have a look. A stunning shop of unusual bits & pieces (I may have treated myself to something) with some tables inside and out to treat yourself to a cup of tea and a cake.

Helpful?
Thank Anne M
Durham
Level Contributor
18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

This is one of those little shops where I just want to buy everything. Lovely cake and coffee too, a great place to stop!

Helpful?
Thank Redcheckedscarf
Morpeth
Level Contributor
27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Been a couple of times now ...the gifts are over priced...and so many of them if the two tables are taken there's nowhere else to sit especially in this northumbrian weather ...not the same when you have to resort to a carry out cuppa yet again

Helpful?
Thank Kim T
Oxford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

After a glorious walk along the beach, we would have loved a cup of tea, cake, souvenir... We got there at two minutes past 4.00. Too late. Most strange.

Helpful?
Thank Caroline T

Travelers who viewed Eleanor's Byre also viewed

 
Alnwick, Northumberland
Alnwick, Northumberland
 

Been to Eleanor's Byre? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spitalford | Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
  • Phone Number: 01665571371
Description
Small coffee and cake type of place with a small shop attached selling luxury items.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Eleanor's Byre staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?