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.

Goats On The Roof

#13 of 29 things to do in Morpeth Features Animals
Fontburn, Morpeth NE61 4PH, England
+44 1669 621739
Website
Save
Review Highlights
DAY OUT

Recently reopened and found food on offer had improved.All food was freshly prepared and served... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2015
Bill R
,
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Sadly closed for good

Unfortunately we have had to close Goats On The Roof. Sadly the business was unsustainable, we are... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2015
Anthony W
via mobile
Read all 28 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible14%
11 Jul 2015
“DAY OUT”
7 Mar 2015
“Sadly closed for good ”
LOCATION
Fontburn, Morpeth NE61 4PH, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1669 621739
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
75
Reviews (28)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2015

Recently reopened and found food on offer had improved.All food was freshly prepared and served quickly.Staff were happy and helpful. Loveley walk around Reservoir and lovely view from Viaduct

10  Thank Bill R
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately we have had to close Goats On The Roof. Sadly the business was unsustainable, we are trying to figure out a viable option for the building moving forward. We would like to thank everyone for the support we have had. Anthony and Jess

20  Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Looking for a cup of tea on the road south from Rothbury we came upon Goats on the Roof. What a lovely surprise - beautiful views across Fontburn Reservour, what a peaceful spot. We were warmly welcomed by the lovely young couple running the place....More

1  Thank meadowfescue
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Good food and friendly service. A spacious cafe with a very good child play area and a wonderful view of the reservoir. Beautiful display of art.

1  Thank Kathleen N
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Disappointing at the lack of goats on the roof, just two goats in a pen nearby, I believe this is due to new management taking the time to replenish the roof. Coffee was OK and there is a nice area for children. The view across...More

2  Thank Imapieceofhtml
Reviewed 23 May 2014

I called in at the weekend not expecting what to find. Well there was no goats on the roof but clearly they can graze there when the grass grows. The coffee and cakes were lovely and the views spectacular. A delightful spot in the middle...More

1  Thank Eugene552014
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Visited goats on the roof on the last bank holiday. Lovely spacious cafe and my 3 year old daughter loved the farmyard animal shaped sandwiches. The set up had clearly been thought through as there was a little area that kids could draw pictures and...More

3  Thank Sophie F
Reviewed 22 April 2014

This was our first visit to Goats on the Roof, near Morpeth. I was very impressed by the lovely setting, although was a little dismayed not to see a herd of naughty goats chucking scorn down on the visitors, not even a kid blowing raspberries...More

2  Thank Showey
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Heard there was new owners at GOTR, so we popped in to see what it was like and enjoyed a nice lunch here on Saturday. These people really seem to know what they are doing! I really wish this place could get a drinks licence,...More

2  Thank r0yst0n_vasey
Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

Visited a busy Goats on the Roof for its 2014 season reopening day on a sunny Good Friday lunchtime and was impressed by the gorgeous location and warm welcome by Jill and Jessica who have just taken over. Enjoyed a nice omelette overlooking Fontburn Reservoir...More

4  Thank Geordieglobetrotters
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Goats On The Roof staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit