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High Street, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park NE65 7TJ, England
+44 7733 544972
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Whitley Bay
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234 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After all these years they've never let their standards drop. Cakes, crumbles, meals etc all delicious. I'm sure I saw today the "no phones" signs have gone, though, as with all tearooms, restaurants etc it's best to put them in silent mode. I will be back :)

Thank ash666
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

My wife and I had a light lunch here after driving up from Lincolnshire for a couple of nights in Rothbury. The cafe is quirky with an expanse of ornaments and mugs hanging from and under the ledges all round the room. The food is great and service friendly. Plenty of snacks to chose from on the menu and prices... More 

Thank Steve B
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We just popped in here on our way to Cragside house and gardens. We only had tea and cake so this review is just based on that. We found the two ladies working there to be most friendly indeed. All the cakes on display looked wonderful and were clearly homemade. We had tea loaf and the lemon meringue, both were... More 

Thank whatnamecaniuse
Ashington, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I and two friends often call into this charming but small cafe when in Rothbury-Lovely cup of tea served here and display of home baked cakes is superb -avery clean cafe abd the staff are very very pleasant -will continue to use The Sun Kitchen

Thank _hoppy3021
Rothbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The menu is not large but the food is done well, all the cakes are home made on the premisis, the coffees are lovely and the decor is some of the cutest, quirkiest I've seen. Well worth a visit for a spot of lunch.

Thank Megan P
Rothbury, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Great little tea room, very traditional, full of character - visited with my family after a walk around the wonderful Rothbury hills - we filled the place! Great selection of sandwiches, cakes and drinks - what I enjoyed was the little cards on the table asking patrons not to use their phones, instead there are trivia games on each table... More 

Thank Grecian_Goddess82
Isle of Arran, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Having visited here some years ago, I was determined to bring my two friends here for our snack lunch. It was good to be recognised and welcomed by the owner with the same smiling face. We were soon enjoying our toasted sandwiches, sitting by the window with a view down the tree lined high street.

Thank Helen J
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Late afternoon Sunday last. 2x sausage dinners, 1 X curry with rice. All 3 courses were about £7.00 each and we all agreed one of the worst things that have been put in front of us. I mean really poor and not even a glancing smile from the one member of staff that served it! Cost should be halved, improve... More 

2 Thank Peter D
Oxford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

The exterior/decor may give you the impression that this tiny cafe is staid and traditional but the welcome we received from the staff (and owner) made us believe that it was warm, friendly and very inviting. We found it to be very clean including the toilet. Our visit was on a Sunday after a day of walking and our tea... More 

Thank TenTheTurl
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

did not like being told i could not use my mobile phone inside, then to be sat at a table facing the window with cobwebs, dead files and a hair on the table cloth. the soup was not good, it was vegetable with huge chucks on carrot, potato with a lot of barley and a whole silver skin onion just... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park NE65 7TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Northumberland National Park  >  Rothbury
  • Phone Number: +44 7733 544972

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