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Brambles Coffee Shop

Hall Lane, Shincliffe, England
+44 191 384 7553
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good19%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
“cake” (14 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (43 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Hall Lane, Shincliffe, England
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1 - 10 of 171 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have had coffee and food here many times before however today when we had a fruit scone it was disappointing. The fruit scones although soft inside was really well done and therefore crispy on the outside. They just broke off in hard crumbs when cut...More

Thank Brenda H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited the website yesterday I took my daughter and mother to Brambles for afternoon tea today. Having waited around 15 minutes in the queue I was appalled to be told in a very brusque and unapologetic manner that if I hadn't booked then we...More

1  Thank cushybutterfield
Caroline C, General Manager at Brambles Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We always welcome both positive and negative comments, and we take all reviews with great sincerity, as a business our customer feedback is a positive development for improvement. I am disappointed to read your recent experience at Brambles was...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my wife and we both ordered Giant Yorkshire Pudding with Sausages and Vegetables. When the meals arrived the Yorkshire puddings were frozen rather than home made and not what I would consider giant. The sausages were utterly tasteless and the mixed veg was...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting a local garden centre with my mum - saw it had a coffee shop, so had a coffee - apparently it was a 'big thing' with people visiting the garden centre just to go to the coffee shop/restaurant.. It was clean, it had seats,...More

Thank JPR_101
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the Tea Rooms for an Easter Treat for the family, last week, and we were not disappointed. The afternoon tea was unique and plentiful. The Wellington boot smoothie was a lovely touch. 2 delicious sandwiches and a range of pastries meant the savoury...More

2  Thank Fiona D
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Met a friend here as she lives nearby. Had toastie, salad then lemon meringue. Friend had jacket pot and a chocolate tiffin slice. All fresh and delicious. Staff very efficient. A busy cafe within a lovely garden centre and shop.

Thank saraswales
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I visited the coffee shop on a Sunday in March. I intended having a full English breakfast which according to their website was available all day. There wasn't a big queue but the service was slow. I asked for the breakfast but was told that...More

1  Thank Lindsay D
Caroline C, General Manager at Brambles Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We always welcome both positive and negative comments, and we take all reviews with great sincerity, as a business our customer feedback is a positive development for improvement. I am disappointed to read your recent experience at Brambles was...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017

Went today with my friend, we had the gardeners delight tea between us. Everything was fresh, beautifully prepared/presented and well worth every penny. Would definately recommend. The staff were very attentive and friendly. Would recommend booking beforehand.

Thank Durham42
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We went to Brambles Café as we had enjoyed an afternoon tea the week before. The restaurant was quite busy, ordered our meals and didn't have long to wait. The food was well presented. The main dinner was lovely but the chicken breast was not...More

Thank elcanbo
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Where do I start? went to Shincliffe Garden Centre yesterday and decided to have some lunch at Brambles. wish we hadn't bothered. Yes they were busy, Yes staff were very friendly, yes there was a queue in which I waited for 20 minutes, but hey...More

Thank Mandy C
Caroline C, General Manager at Brambles Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We always welcome both positive and negative comments, and we take all reviews with great sincerity, as a business our customer feedback is a positive development for improvement. I am disappointed to read your recent experience at Brambles was...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 16:00
Monday
09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 17:00
Thursday
09:30 - 17:00
Friday
09:30 - 17:00
Saturday
09:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hall Lane, Shincliffe, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Shincliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 191 384 7553
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