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Cafe des Amis

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52 Newgate Street, Morpeth NE61 1BE, England
+44 1670 505483
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09:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 09:30 - 16:00
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful home made cakes, hot fresh coffee perfect. Restaurant is clean and the staff friendly. Access from front street and from main public car park at rear.

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Thank Iain S
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here a few times and have enjoyed lunch and breakfast but mostly visit for the delicious cakes and scones. Nice covered conservatory type area at the back. Would highly recommend.

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Thank KJG32
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I usually really like this place but was disappointed on my recent visit. I wanted a light vegan lunch but my only option was jacket potato and beans. Mediterranean veggies on a wrap wouldn't be hard to provide or some sort of humous, either would have been lovely. Pity. On another animal free day I will have to be elsewhere.

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1 Thank janoliNorthumberland
Cakebaker52, Owner at Cafe des Amis, responded to this review

Hi janoliNorthumberland Thanks for your review. I can only apologise that you were not offered more choice. I was not in on the day you came/reviewed, and as we always have a vegetarian soup and salads you should have been offered more choice, even if they are not on the menu we do try to accommodate as best we can.... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne
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131 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Fed the ducks and gulls of Morpeth before stopping here for a light luncheon and a warming drink. Staff very friendly, the cafe is very clean and the food was homely and delicious. We both had soup (sweat potato and a ham broth) and a magnificent homemade scone each. Mam had a pot of tea and I went for a... More 

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1 Thank bekoubetts
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Cafe des Amis is a great place for coffee or light lunch where everything looks really apppertising. I counted a choice of ten cakes! As everything is homemade it was delicious.What a great choice the menu has and the specials. This cafe is really popular and full right back to the conservatory at back. Excellent service and good loos!

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1 Thank Patsy J
Northumberland, UK
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

A sign says "Enter as strangers, leave as friends"...and that's exactly how you feel when you spend any time at the aptly named cafe of friends. Service is so friendly, the homemade soup is just what you need on a cold winter's day. The cakes are to die for and the atmosphere is simply lovely. A delightful homey place to... More 

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1 Thank Fraser_615
Cramlington, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

On a cold and windy day we enjoyed a hearty gammon broth with cheese scones followed by a very nice Coffee and walnut cake washed down with a good filter coffee

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1 Thank Patricia O
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Cafe des Amis serves the most delicious soup and scone -perfect for chilly Autumn days. Or, if you have a sweet tooth, try the rhubarb and ginger combo!

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1 Thank Jill R
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102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We sought Cafe Des Amis out after reading reviews on here - making sure to have a long walk around Carlisle Park first to work up an appetite - and we were rewarded with the best cake in the world and the warmest welcome. We had the Jamaican Chocolate Chip cake and the Chocolate, with the former being so good... More 

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1 Thank Kirsty W
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Mostly great reviews on this brilliant cafe, however, some of the negative remarks can only be said to be petty and irrelevant. The cakes are to die for, having tried quite a few and being very critical of other people's cooking, I can say that with all sincerity. This time round I tried a scone with coffee, both were delicious.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
09:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 16:00
Thursday
09:30 - 16:00
Friday
09:30 - 16:00
Saturday
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Newgate Street, Morpeth NE61 1BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Morpeth
  • Phone Number: +44 1670 505483
Description
Coffee shop serving breakfast, lunches and snacks. Home cooked food, scrummy scones and heavenly cakes. All weather conservatory/garden. Dogs welcome

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?