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Melvyn's Cafe

10 Market Place, Alnwick NE66 1HS, England
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“scones” (13 reviews)
“black pudding” (7 reviews)
“hash browns” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
10 Market Place, Alnwick NE66 1HS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Walked in and asked to join 2 tables together as staff realised that there was a bigger group of us that needed more seats. Was looked at like I had two heads and no help was offered. Staff at this point were sitting on their...More

Thank ey114
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a late breakfast on 17/09/17, a busy Sunday morning due to Alnwick hosting the Food Festival and the Battle of Britain Parade. Busy in the outside seating area but easily found seats for me and my daughter inside. Opted for the regular...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great little cafe in the centre of Alnwick ideal for watching the world go by. The staff are very helpful and pleasant and the cafe itself is a relaxing atmosphere. thank you Melvyn.

Thank TimV4
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were a bit late for lunch in Alnwick and found a number of cafes had finished serving so dived into Melvyn's because it was still open. A good choice, pleasant staff served us quickly with sandwiches, toasted and plain. Very nicely presented with a...More

Thank Loretta R
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Visited for late breakfast, the food is good, good value and service whilst not the fastest is understanable given how busy they were. Only thing that soured it was that the milk they used for the tea had curdled. Overall I wouldn't let that stop...More

Thank FlorianFY
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

A group of us stopped for a late afternoon meal. Our order included a burger, fish and chips, jacket potatoes and kids meals. Food very nice and the service was very efficient and friendly.

Thank timb13
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Sat down and waited for a menu. In this time a family of four had sat down and had their order taken before us. Waitress came after about 10 minutes and asked if we needed a menu, and gave us both one. I ordered a...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a coffee and a pot of tea it seemed a reasonable place Clean and tidy, service a bit slow, staff were friendly May come back one day, but in no rush

Thank John F
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Second visit to this cafe and our last.Ordered drinks scone and cake.Simple request of cheese and chutney with the scone became beyond their scope even though cheese and chutney panins were on menu and ploughmans.Food arrived after serving several full meals to people who had...More

Thank TURNIPCoDurham
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Had a walk round Alnwick on a chilly Sunday morning and found this little coffee shop that offered breakfast. Nice, clean and bright with a warm feeling. Prompt service and breakfast arrived quite swiftly. I had the veggie breakfast and had my first experience of...More

Thank Lynnie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Market Place, Alnwick NE66 1HS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
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