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The White Monk Tearoom

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The Old School | Dh8 9st, Blanchland, England
+44 1434 675044
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (26 reviews)
“cake” (22 reviews)
“rhubarb jam” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Old School | Dh8 9st, Blanchland, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were staying at the Lord Crewe Arms and following a nice big walk along the river Derwent decided that a spot of lunch was needed so headed to this Tearoom we both had a soup and a roll which was tasty and they make...More

Thank Stevie-the-Mod1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrive too late for lunch (as our meal was booked fairly earlier) but we popped in and ended up having a sandwich - lovely thick bread!!! Didn’t have a cake but they all looked fresh and home baked and delicious. Bought a couple of Christmas...More

Thank EmmaKinseley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I go to the White Monk Tearoom about twice a year and it is always warm, friendly and welcoming. I had a bacon, brie and cranberry toasted torpedo with a milky coffee and my wife had a cheese and onion toastie and...More

Thank IanHawkes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in for tea and cake early one afternoon. Warm and cosy tea room, centrally located in lovely village. Waitress wasn't particularly welcoming, the slices of cake we had were all a bit on the dry side, we also ordered 3 teas, they came in...More

Thank globe28
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

A lovely welcome from friendly staff and a cosy log burner makes for good first impressions. Service was efficient and pleasant and the sandwiches were delicious and generously filled. Finished off with coffee and walnut cake which unfortunately was bordering on dry. Otherwise a lovely...More

Thank Lunamare1951
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Staying at the Lord Crewe Arms and walking with our dog, we were tempted by this delightful looking tea room. We weren’t disappointed. Firstly we, and the dog, were made to feel very welcome and most importantly afternoon tea was fantastic with delicious sandwiches and...More

Thank Beancounter27
Reviewed 30 October 2017

A good place to stop for coffee or lunch. Not sure whether the food was that good. Nevertheless, this tearoom is a most valuable stopping place before or after a good walk. Some interesting boards setting out the centuries of history for this village.

Thank ian j
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Called in with 8-9 other walkers. Amazed that charge £1.00 for hot water to top drink up! Extortionate

1  Thank BrianC2867
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I consider myself quite a connoisseur of afternoon teas and a visit to the White Monk Tearoom takes some beating. I took a friend as a birthday treat and we had such an enjoyable afternoon. The sandwiches on offer were very fresh and the bread...More

Thank Pat E
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Not visited for a couple of years but we need not have worried as we had a very nice lunch . Speciality teas are well featured and all the different soup ,sandwiches and baked potato were very tasty and well presented . Service was good...More

Thank cjmorpeth
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Ian M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old School | Dh8 9st, Blanchland, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Blanchland
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 675044
this is a small tearoom in the village of blanchland, about 6 miles from Hexham
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