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Clarendon's Cafe

29 Market Place, Barnard Castle DL12 8NE, England
+44 1833 690110
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (24 reviews)
“club sandwich” (6 reviews)
“cake” (17 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
29 Market Place, Barnard Castle DL12 8NE, England
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1 - 10 of 237 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A delightful cafe in the centre of town . A packed cafe on a busy Bank Holiday and the staff still had a smile and time for everyone . Lovely atmosphere beautifull decor and immaculately clean . Our soup and sandwiches were delicious and very...More

Thank Gillian E
Clare D, Owner at Clarendon's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Gillian, Thank you very much for your glowing review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again. Kindest regards Clare

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for some lunch at this lovely cafe, just by chance.So glad we did the staff are very welcoming and helpful.Lovely choices on the menu, very British . The food was wonderful,excellent quality,with first class service. VERY IMPRESSED.

Thank sallyanneglobe
Clare D, Owner at Clarendon's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sally, We love your review!!! Thank you so much for your kind words. We hope to see you again soon. Kindest regards Clare

Reviewed 21 March 2018

As a local I'm proud to be able to visit this cafe on a weekend, but also is great spot for a coffee for visitors to the area. The menu boasts a selection of loose leaf teas and cafetieres of coffee, we had Taylor of...More

Thank Steph T
Clare D, Owner at Clarendon's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Steph, thank you so much for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Clare

Reviewed 8 March 2018

Had lunch here the menu was interesting and the food and drinks were very high quality. Sevice was first class. A really pleasant well run café.

Thank td2traveller
Clare D, Owner at Clarendon's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Many thanks for your kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon. Regards Clare

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

A light lunch in cosy surroundings on a cold day. The generous helping of Stilton and cauliflower soup was delicious and served with both bread and croutons. Reasonably priced. A good ranges of choices from the menu. Very friendly service.

Thank Jings63
Clare D, Owner at Clarendon's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. Glad you enjoyed your visit. Kindest regards Clare

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Visit clarendonsvusually for coffee and a scone this time for sandwich and panning excellent well filled sandwich beautifully presented and as always grwst staff

Thank rosie a
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

When we find a little gem like this we usually keep it quiet so as to ensure we can keep it to ourselves, but this great place is far from a secret judging by the full tables every time we visit. We often call in...More

Thank stirlia
Clare D, Owner at Clarendon's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for your glowing review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kindest regards Clare

Reviewed 16 January 2018

Well this place is a gem, wonderful staff and atmosphere, for the price it was well worth it. The tea was lovely and the sandwiches were very tasty. The desserts were amazing from scones to carrot cake and if you cannot finish it you get...More

Thank Sam S
Clare D, Owner at Clarendon's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Sam, So pleased you enjoyed your visit and thank you so much for spending the time to write such a glowing review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kindest regards Clare

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Visited with a group of friends. Sat in the window for people watching. Lovely room and great views out. Ordered a lovely hot chocolate and lemon cake. Had run out of scones but was later on in the day.

Thank sezmetcalfe
Clare D, Owner at Clarendon's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thank you for your kind review. Sorry we had run out of scones. But so pleased you enjoyed your visit. Kindest regards Clare

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Popped in for a cuppa and a scone, the tea was fine the scone was old! Service was ok, I asked how fresh the scones were and was told fresh today but not so, they were hard, dry and a day old crumbly - no...More

Thank Baileytake
Clare D, Owner at Clarendon's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Bailey take, I can assure you that the scones were made that day. As they are every morning. If you hadn’t been happy with the scone we would have been happy to change it for you. We have allot of compliments about our scones generally...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Market Place, Barnard Castle DL12 8NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Barnard Castle
  • Phone Number: +44 1833 690110
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Description
Clarendon's is situated in a 16th Century Grade 2 listed building in the heart of Barnard Castle. It is a tradional Tearoom with a contempory twist. Serving delicious food and excellent refreshments.
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