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Thorpe Farm Centre

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Thorpe Farm | Greta Bridge, Barnard Castle DL12 9TY, England
+44 1833 627242
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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Used to stop here for a light meal or passing lunch from time to time. Did so again earlier this month and was disappointed with the welcome, the lunch, uncleared tables and the fact that the ladies toilets had no paper or towels. Got a feeling of "Am I bovvered" from the staff on duty. We won't bovver stopping again.

Thank Bilbo B
Bolton, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in here for a drink & a cake on the way to Darlington & it was worth the visit . A lovely place with a nice shop where we bought cards & local beers plus a few biscuit / cake treats .

Thank Phil570
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Having looking forward to seeing round the reclamation barn we were disappointed it was not open and also what would have been in it was not what the web site said. We stopped for soup and coffee. Top marks for the soup, but the coffee is the worst I have ever tasted. I tasted like a packet latte. One sip... More 

Thank Mark G
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Came for a week's holiday in a hired static, first Rose welcomed us and took us to the van which was spotless and considering the time of year and a some snow was very warm and snug. During our week must say this was a perfect base due to being so close to different counties providing lots to do. Onsite... More 

Thank Woody7395
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely friendly staff, gorgeous little shop, beautiful site! Stayed here with my partner, our two kids and our dog in a tent and my partners sister & brother in law in their caravan. We were right next to the pond which was absolutely perfect. There was a tyre swing and play area for the kids next to the pond which... More 

Thank Abii D
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Called here for the antique centre and reclamation barn. A few pieces 20 c wardrobes and desks and that was it. A 250 mile trip for nothing. Website manager looking at the business through rose tinted glasses. Cafe and shop had little to offer in way of quality farm shop products.

1 Thank JOHN G
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We have just got back from a 3 night camping trip (non-electric), when we got there the staff were very friendly and helpful and showed me on a map where to go, I found it straight away, an empty with a small pond a porta cabin toilet block. We pitched up easy, no issues with the hard ground others have... More 

Thank matthew d
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46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Checked in fine at the shop, paid £10 key fob deposit and found our pitch. It was very windy but hasn't been since and we got our tent up with the exception of the ground pegs which snapped in the stony soil, that was a bit tricky. It's always a bonus when a camp site has a play area and... More 

Thank HumbersideCatz
Darlington, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We took some visiting family from Jersey to Thorpe in July to see the animals and have lunch. We decided to go and see the indoor animals first but the smell was overpowering and the animal cages quite dirty so we didn't linger too long and were glad to get back outside into the fresh air. I'd mentioned the Gift... More 

Thank Chriss502015
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Our first time camping with 3yr old twins and I have to say I was nervous to say the least. The weather was fantastic, bright sunshine and our pitch was great, it was spacious and we didn't feel on top of our neighbours. There were 2 parks for the children and a 5 minute walk to the on site cafe,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thorpe Farm | Greta Bridge, Barnard Castle DL12 9TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Barnard Castle
  • Phone Number: +44 1833 627242
Coffee shop and restaurant at Thorpe Farm Centre on A66.

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