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Allendale Forge Studios

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Lovely family meal at cafe

We had a great lunch today at the forge cafe. They were very accommodating to our dietary... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
North East England, United Kingdom
via mobile
Art overpriced.

I can only comment on the Art Gallery side and shop did not use the cafe. I found that the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stoke on Trent
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All reviews for sale arts and crafts cakes soup local artists art studio home made cafe serves lovely cafe pot of tea toasties jacket potato on display well worth a visit gift shop community hub artwork
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can only comment on the Art Gallery side and shop did not use the cafe. I found that the Paintings and Photo`s quite expensive and the Artist`s very hopeful to achieve the prices they attach to their works. The shop also sells various bits...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DMHStokeonTrent
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We had a great lunch today at the forge cafe. They were very accommodating to our dietary requirements and the food was delicious. Great to see local artists work on display too. Would certainly recommend and return!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank amberlauren1991
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Had a hot chocolate , toastie and ice cream whilst not cheap for lunch very good quality and excellent service really nice location you can look at the art for sale pre lunch. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank MJ388
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

On a stormy and grey afternoon we really enjoyed the warm welcome and especially the fruit scones with our coffee. The arts and crafts in the building were a bonus.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank FeralCat1
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Asked for two TUBS of ice-cream told to take a seat while they brought the ice-cream. The ice-cream was served in china bowls my bowl had five chips with a star crack in the bottom of the bowl only noticeable once I had finished my...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank janet t
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Maybe we should have done more research into the forge before setting off. I was expecting more. Having said that the items for sale in the few rooms were pretty and mostly locally made I believe. The cafe tables seemed to be placed in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Emma_LNC
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Not only is the food excellent, but the art work in the shop is outstanding. The coffee was good - I had a cafetier.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 845Coffeefiend
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

The Lady in the Shop would t even say hello... It is only a shop... Sorry but it wasn t worth going.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sophie A
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I visited this cafe on Saturday 4th August a.m. with my walking group. I enjoyed a freshly baked scone and Cafe Latte at the usual price of just under £5. However,after our walk on a really warm called in again,I ordered a glass of cold...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank joancruddas
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

You can rely on excellent scones, great coffee and cold drinks, an excellent variety of dishes of the day and superb ice cream. A great village cafe rounded off by being in a community arts centre.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CEMike
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