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The Vale Cafe

Coquetdale House | High Street, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park, England
+44 1669 620461
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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“basic food” (3 reviews)
“usual cafe” (2 reviews)
“fresh veg” (2 reviews)
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Coquetdale House | High Street, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very basic, however good coffee and cakes. A good breakfast menu. We always use this cafe when we are in Rothbury.

Thank elphinstonehilary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in here to break a journey and wait for the snow to stop in late April!! We had a hot drinks, tea and special hot chocolate.Hot choc was overfilled and running down glass but tasty but not fully mixed. 2 toasted teacakes a little...More

1  Thank David D
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Visiting Rothbury early this morning, having left without breakfast, we pulled into the Vale cafe. Lovely warm welcome and nice bacon sarnies with welcoming pot of tea and an excellent coffee. well patronised by local clientele, always a good sign. Good choice of food and...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Its been there as long as I can remember. Food and drink is basic and not expensive. My husband often pops in for an ice cream, I can't say the service lights up your life but the ice cream is good. If they could clean...More

Thank boppsey
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Called for lunch, the curry,rice,and chips was very nice, although the rice was a bit sticky. The steak and ale pie was ok but would of been better if you could find the steak in it !!

Thank Pandorajane
Steph B, Manager at The Vale Cafe, responded to this review

It's a pity that you complained about the pie on here, if you had said something at the time I'm sure it could have been dealt with immediately. Hopefully you will give us another try :)

Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The Vale Cafe is a down to earth cafe. It does good jacket potatoes and all the usual cafe food at reasonable prices. Also sells original paintings and gives a friendly welcome.

1  Thank Leslie G
Steph B, Manager at The Vale Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you, we look forward to welcoming you back sometime in the future.

Reviewed 4 October 2016

If no one is behind the counter you ring the bell ... I just love that! the seating is high backed benches and we did wish that there was a tiny bit more space to fit our large tummies into. Basic food cooked well and...More

Thank Ladkyis
Steph B, Manager at The Vale Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review, we look forward to welcoming you again in the future :)

Reviewed 15 September 2016

Visited last Saturday on an afternoon out. Staff were not friendly or welcoming. We ordered food and I heard one of the staff shout at the top of her voice ' Oh you are joking' whilst the other fished the so called ' homemade' item...More

2  Thank Wendy H
Steph B, Manager at The Vale Cafe, responded to this review

I am sorry about your experience but have to say the everything we have on the menu is homemade on the premises. The staff have been shown this review, one has already left but we do apologise for their attitude.

Reviewed 9 September 2016

we stopped with no booking at the Vale in Rothbury and when we saw the Sunday lunch we opted for two Roast Beef lunches-- we were delighted that everything was really home made fresh veg not frozen and home made Yorkshire puds amazingly great value...More

1  Thank Carrie C
Steph B, Manager at The Vale Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review, we look forward to welcoming you on your next visit.

Reviewed 7 September 2016

This looks quite ordinary from the outside. The internal decor is quite dated and whilst it cannot be described as quaint, it certainly has both charm and character. The service is very quick and the staff are hard working. I had a bacon sarnie, which...More

1  Thank Anthony H
Steph B, Manager at The Vale Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coquetdale House | High Street, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Northumberland National Park  >  Rothbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1669 620461
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