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“Wonderful, such a friendly place”

Crossroads Coffee Shop
Ranked #1 of 2 Bakeries in Ashington
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Amazing food amazing staff.
Lovely atmosphere, this was our 1st visit and we will definitly be coming back again!
We were greated with big smiles and a hello from everyone, asked if we would like to sit upstairs by the window, upstairs is nicely decorated and very welcoming.
Cant find any faults at all with the crossroads.
Definitely recommend the chicken caserole!

Thank Nathan P
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

This food is Devine and customer service amazing. This cafe in the heart of Ashington is the best place to stop and eat. ❤️

1  Thank Julian M
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Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Lovely welcoming staff, lots of light and extra seating upstairs, fresh scones and cakes are delicious. Great to be in a place that cares about the community.

1  Thank domfrase
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Reviewed 4 January 2016

Crossroads is Ashington’s best kept secret. This gem of a little community cafe, tucked away next to Iceland, is somewhere I make a point of visiting when in the Ashington area.

With the exception of bread, everything on offer is made on the premises from scratch. The magnificent and beautifully finished cakes, the selection of dinners and notable home cooked pies and even the coleslaw is created on site by staff who really know how to cook. The prices are very competitive too. I don’t know how they do it.

As a community cafe the Crossroads do a lot of worthy charity work and I have been fortunate to experience one of their themed evening events. In this case it was a charity pudding night with a choice of three (yes three!) delicious puddings from a very tempting menu. As usual everything was home cooked and rather delicious. First class. All tips are donated to local charities.

Given the above it seems odd to me that Crossroads does little to promote itself and doesn't even make a point of what, for me, in this modern world of bland processed food, is surely a unique selling point of the cafe; the home cooked food. There is a small sign near the door but it is really not enough.

The building itself isn't exciting and the interior, though spotlessly clean, lacks colour and needs some decorative touches. There are, for example, no pictures! A while ago a number of photographs by a local artist appeared on the walls and this was a nice touch, especially in a community cafe. However these quickly vanished and the walls are, once again, rather bare.

However I can do nothing but give the Crossroads five stars. Great food. Great prices. Excellent staff. A great concept.

2  Thank Cheviot-Ranter
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Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Had the lemon bakewell and custard. Absolutely gorgeous. My friend had a bacon sandwich which was very tasty. I liked the fact that the tips go to charity. Will be back soon.

Thank Ian B
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