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Eleanor's Byre

Spitalford | Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3DW, England
+44 1665 571371
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Spitalford | Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3DW, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called about 3:30 on a cool winter's afternoon & received a cheery welcome. They have the widest range of leaf teas in the area. I enjoyed the delicious darjeeling. Carrot cake was good as well. A visit to the toilet is educational (see photos)

Thank Geoff J
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Really lovely little shop and cafe area. We recently visited while staying in Craster. The donkey and pig in the field out the back are super friendly. A great selection of gifts and local goods.

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Nice cakes and coffee served in a craft shop or outside in the courtyard. Coffee and tea are very good, and some very nice cake. Service is friendly and quick. We arrived late in the afternoon, but there was still plenty to eat

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We called here on our way from Embleton (for fuel) to Craster (where we are staying). The coffee and cakes were tempting, but we resisted as we were eating out later. The range of gifts is excellent - very high quality “gorgeous things”! We enjoyed...More

Thank Susanne L
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This beautifully converted barn just serves coffee, tea and cakes as it also sells lovely and interesting goods. The tea was made properly with tea leaves, which I haven't seen for ages and was lovely. The cakes were all made with roots - I had...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Another week of holiday where we visited Eleanor's Byre on 3 occasions. Coffee is still excellent, cake (including interesting flavours) still great. Very enjoyable. As well as the coffee and cakes, the shop has an interesting stock of goods/mementos/gifts. Not the average sort of seaside...More

Thank Ralph W
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Stopped by today for a little shopping and a coffee and cake, the coffee made by Caroline was easily the best I've tasted as was the coffee and hazelnut cake - a really treat! It's nice to find somewhere with a simple but perfectly formed...More

Thank Carolynne R
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We popped in here for a coffee stop after walking to Dunstanburgh Castle. The place is beautifully restored and there is a board in the loo telling the history of the site and its resurrection. The food was delightful and service happy and friendly. There...More

Thank MarcusHurley
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We have passed this place many times on our travels in the area and thought that we should pop in for tea and cake this time. Parking was easy with plenty of space and a level walk to the entrance for those who are less...More

1  Thank GTSSurrey
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Haven't been in the area for a couple of years so was thrilled to find this little gem as stylish and fresh as ever. The owner appears to take pride in supporting British talent and was able to give provenance to everything I looked at....More

Thank MaryAnne990
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spitalford | Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 571371
Small coffee and cake type of place with a small shop attached selling luxury items.
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