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The Vale Cafe

Coquetdale House | High Street, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park, England
+44 1669 620461
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (8 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
“usual cafe” (2 reviews)
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Coquetdale House | High Street, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park, England
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Having done a bit of shopping we called for a light lunch , service was mixed some of the staff friendly others looked as though we were a bit of a nuisance being there . The food was ok , but nothing special . Might...More

Thank William A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Called in for lunch when out on two wheels. Waited ages to be served, tea was shocking, food was absolutely shocking - everything microwaved to death awful. Plus it was very expensive. Suggest anyone else gives this Place a wide berth! Service food & value...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Only called in for a coffee. Weak, flavourless Americano. Otherwise the cafe looked nice and cakes looked good.

Thank Clothcreature
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Wet cold Saturday afternoon after visit to nearby Cragside. Just coffee but warm welcome and quick service.

Thank Bridget S
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Best Sunday dinner in Rothbury. Staff very attentive, great food and sweets to die for. Best book as this venue is very popular.

Thank Davylad72
Steph B, Manager at The Vale Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you very much for your great comments, we certainly look forward to welcoming you back 👍

Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Sunday lunch today it was spot on as usually , we had the beef dinner & steak pie dinner both were lovely & really large portions followed by the fruit meringue all made in the cafe ! It’s the place locals use you can’t go...More

Thank dafspark
Steph B, Manager at The Vale Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you very much for your kind comments, hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 9 January 2018

I always stop at the Vale when visiting Rothbury, Coffee is always hot and frothy, food usually a full English is well cooked and hot and the cakes are to die for. Service is friendly.

Thank sandra24936
Steph B, Manager at The Vale Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely comments, we hope we can welcome you again soon 👍

Reviewed 30 October 2017

The Vale Cafe is very traditional and unassuming but the food and service was great. We stopped for coffee and cakes on chilly afternoon and received a warm welcome. Prices were very good value and slices of cake were huge. You don't always need shiny...More

1  Thank Pogwig
Steph B, Manager at The Vale Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Thank you very much for your great comments, please come again soon 👍

Reviewed 8 August 2017

My father and me visited the vale cafe last week and I'm glad to say it back to its usual standards. The cafe was quite full and the food came out fast and was nice and hot. I would definitely recommend this cafe to anyone...More

1  Thank poppymac
Steph B, Manager at The Vale Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We like small local places like this. Normally. Drinks we had were good. Service was the downside unfortunately. Little or no interaction or niceties from staff member who seemed like she was having a bad day. Maybe we caught it at a bad time or...More

Thank Darrencru
Steph B, Manager at The Vale Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

I was sorry to read this, unfortunately I have just seen this, I’m sure whoever served you was having a bad day but that is certainly no excuse not to be pleasant to all of our customers, I will make sure our staff are aware...More

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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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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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