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The Olive Branch Cafe

10 Market Street, Alnwick NE66 1TL, England
+44 1665 602727
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (59 reviews)
“quiche” (26 reviews)
“scones” (42 reviews)
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Cafe, British, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10 Market Street, Alnwick NE66 1TL, England
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1 - 10 of 286 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

a little gem of a cafe staff very pleasant and food very good very warm and welcoming there was six of us and we all ordered different meals and we all enjoyed our choices

Thank Angela L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely little cafe serving light meals and delicious cakes and fresh scones. There is a really good choice on the menu. The coffee is excellent and the staff are friendly and attentive. It's in a good location on the main street and...More

Thank CinderellasSister
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Why go to this cafe when other cafes in Alnwick are much friendlier. What a shame as food is delicious.

Thank fiona b
DavyLee, Manager at The Olive Branch Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Fiona B, We are sorry you had a negative staff interaction on your visit but thank you for your kind words regarding our food. DavyLee

Reviewed 21 September 2017

Had the ploughmans. It was fabulous. Warm pork pie,salad, grapes, cheese, coleslaw and wonderful artisan bread made with beetroot. My husband never touches this type of food but he ate all (including my share of cheese) and loved it. Staff good service good. The place...More

Thank smithy10smithy
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We only had tea and cakes (perfectly OK) but we saw some very tempting savoury snacks going to other tables and overheard several compliments being passed to staff. Service was quick and very pleasant. Nothing more to add!

Thank Googly2010
Reviewed 27 August 2017

There are more stylish cafes in Alnwick but you will not find better food, better prices or better service. This is how cafes should be - service and food do the talking, not the decor. There is a choice of eating in or outside. It...More

1  Thank David K
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We had arrived in Alnwick and wanted a coffee and scone before picking up the key for our holiday accommodation. We saw the Olive Branch and thought it looked interesting. I ordered an Americano and my OH ordered tea and a scone each. Scones were...More

Thank SheffieldPip
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I had homemade soup with an artisan roll which was so tasty. Fruit scone to follow which was just like my Mums homemade, and a delicious coffee.

Thank JaniceRogers
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Stopped for a late light lunch during our stay in June. I know Mum went for the quiche which looked amazing. I think I had a turkey and stuffing sandwich. Coffee good and the Fat Rascals were excellent.

Thank KatyGKnaresborough
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We stopped here for lunch before going to the castle. They were short staffed but they apologised straight away for this and even though they were extremely busy the staff were very polite. I had the bagel with black pudding, bacon and cheese and hubby...More

Thank cornishpixie72
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9 September 2017|
Response from DavyLee | Property representative |
'fraid not. Like dogs though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Market Street, Alnwick NE66 1TL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 602727
  • E-mail
Contemporary and stylish, laid-back
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