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The White Monk Tearoom

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The Old School | dh8 9st, Blanchland, England
+44 1434 675044
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A welcoming cafe for all here in blanchlands. Plenty of history.We has a lovely homemade soup with bread. Scrummy. Will return when visiting the area again

Thank lesley_6
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115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely inside but lacks the character of the Lord Crewe Arms pub a few doors down the road. I love a good afternoon tea so ordered one. It was well priced at £9 and included a pot off coffee, four little triangle sandwiches, a scone with jam and cream and a slice of cake of your choice. It's wasn't impressively... More 

Thank lmw728
Chester-le-Street, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the White Monk in Blanchland on Bank Holiday Monday What a treat the staff are very friendly, the service was first class even though they were really busy, the food is all home cooked and delicious, we will definitely be back.

Thank Veronica F
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we had to wait outside for 20 minutes, it was worth it. Delicious home made cake, perfect cafetière of great coffee, fluffy scones and a lovely selection for light lunches at reasonable prices. Much much better than the Crewe Arms!

Thank Anna J
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying at Lord Crewe arms. So been for a walk around reservoir then went for a bite of lunch here. The chap came across straight away to apologise as there staff including his wife were at a funeral, so we had the "B" team. Some hot food was not available. No matter I had the soup and sandwich... More 

Thank monakane
Hexham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here during the easter bank holiday. Very pleasant lovely part of Northumberland. Recommend the cheese scones - they were delicious. Definitely go back.

Thank 567shirley
Little Bromley
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for a cuppa after a five hour drive to Blanchland. Had a lovely scone served with homemade rhubarb jam. My husband chose the yummy chocolate cake. Friendly staff served a great cup of tea. Just what we needed.

Thank Janis2104
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Once we were in the service was prompt and friendly. However, on a cold day, queuing outside a closed door isn't my idea of fun. Quirky and cosy interior, however, it is pricey; £7 for a baked potato. We were somewhat bewildered when out hot pork sandwich and coleslaw came covered in gravy. Gravy and coleslaw is not a combination... More 

North East England
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

After completing the muddy riverside walk with our dog we decided to fortify ourselves with a cuppa and cheese scone. We sat in the sheltered garden (sun was out at that stage) although it was made clear that we were more than welcome to take the dog inside. The scones were light and delicious with a generous helping of cheese.... More 

Thank janice36
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Just been in The White Monk for a pot of tea and toasted tea cake after a walk along the riverside. Not only were we wet and a bit muddy but so was our dog. The sign outside said dogs welcome but we checked considering the state of our four legged friend!!! We were all very welcome and our dog... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, British, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old School | dh8 9st, Blanchland, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Blanchland
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 675044
this is a small tearoom in the village of blanchland, about 6 miles from Hexham

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?