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The White Monk Tearoom

The Old School | dh8 9st, Blanchland, England
+44 1434 675044
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (24 reviews)
“soup” (19 reviews)
“rhubarb jam” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Old School | dh8 9st, Blanchland, England
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1 - 10 of 213 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We always come in here for tea and cake when we visit Blanchland. We have never been disappointed in the quality of food or drink but today we arrived at about 4 pm so an hour ahead of closing and I got the impression that...More

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee in top class crockery Scones were amazing The tearoom has a special vibe in a beautiful village

Thank sdw623
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the beautiful little village of Blanchland lies this cafe housed in a former school. It is pleasant, as are the staff but it could be so much better with a little updating and modernising, including of the limited menu. A tea, a coffee and...More

1  Thank PaulBYorkshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my elderly grandmother wife and son out for a treat for lunch. My wife and I used to come regularly for years before we were married and hadnt been back for a good 8 years or so. The place still has its charm as...More

1  Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Paid a visit with my wife and granddaughter on a trip out to look around the charming village of Blanchland. Called in to the former School for morning coffee's and scones. Very pleasant and courteous staff, being met at the door and shown to a...More

Thank Steve_Ellwood_13
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Nice homemade cakea, scones and all other stuff. Proper tea and good coffee. Also a nice outdoor seating just in case the sun decides to pop out. One note: avoid sunday's. it to busy to enjoy your tea........

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We called in for lunch. Ended up with pea and ham soup with cheese scone, and sweet potato and red pepper soup with a cheese sandwich. Lovely

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

In the middle of nowhere you will find this cafe in an old church hall. Limited menu but delicious. They have a special selection of Soup & Sandwich, or Soup & Toastie. I chose a Savoury Cheese sandwich and Roast Pepper and Sweet Potatoe Soup...More

Thank Les P
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had initially intend to have lunch at the Lord Crewe but as it was very busy opted to pop in here instead. it turned out to be a good choice as the food was great. Myself and aunt went for the daily special of...More

Thank heedmaster
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I visited The White Monk while on a cruise on the Disney Magic. First, I fell in love with Blanchard. The tea room is quaint and offered a good amount of different types of tea, sandwiches, pastries, and cake. Since it was lunchtime, I ordered...More

Thank arithecat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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