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The Stable Yard

The Stable Yard | Craster Tower, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3SS, England
+44 1665 571240
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  • Very good9%
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  • Terrible1%
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“sausage rolls” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (29 reviews)
“lemon cake” (4 reviews)
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British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
The Stable Yard | Craster Tower, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3SS, England
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

I bumped into a lady walking two dogs and she happened to mention that she was going to the Stable Yard for a cheese scone. We decided to go for a look and have a cup of coffee...Two bowls of soup with a cheese scone,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank PiggyMargaret
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Eleanor’s Byre recommended the Stable Yard to us and it didn’t disappoint. Having walked from Craster along the coast to Embleton and followed the inland route back, we dropped in for a very welcome lunch. It is tucked away near Craster tower; sit outside if...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Sally C
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful homemade cakes, great place for afternoon tea with our 2 dogs, faultless service and a lovely relaxing atmosphere thanks to the warm and friendly owner who also makes all the cakes/food herself - heartily recommend this place you will not be disappointed

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Umfie
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

A delight and hidden gem. We had rolls and cake. A great variety of teas, coffee and cake. Home baked cakes and such good value. The visit was so good we went back a few days later and it did not disappoint. Wonderful cakes 🍰

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank April L
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We popped in while on holiday in Craster for a week.The wide selection of cakes are all freshly made with great tea and coffee. The location is great with plants, gift's cards etc. Clean,cosy and nicely presented table's. What's not to like!! Friendly and helpful...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank David M
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Echoing what others have said, this is a lovely homely tea room. We had smoked salmon sandwiches which were delicious and lemon and blueberry cake which was exceptional, but so large we had to share a slice! The tea was good quality, plentiful and hot...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank hls-durham
Kate S, Owner at The Stable Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words! I’m so pleased you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 8 September 2018

This was our first visit to The Stable Yard since the new owner took up residence and we were very impressed. Lovely pot of leaf tea in a proper pot, delicious scones and utterly sumptuous lemon and blueberry cake - generous portion too, and at...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Kitty-Jay C
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Very good cup of coffee and the cakes etc looked and smelt wonderful- shame it was too soon after breakfast to manage anything, tempting though it was.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Peta S
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We kept passing the Stable Yard and today we stopped. Why didn’t we stop before?!! Delicious smoked salmon and cream cheese rolls followed by superb carrot cake and the best (according to our son) caramel shortbread. Exceptional quality and reasonably priced food produced by very...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Hallamri
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We found this place on tripadvisor and weren't disappointed! It's not the easiest to find being up the hill from the main part of Craster, but well worth seeking out. We stopped in for lunch and both had filled rolls followed by cake (you've got...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Roy M
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Questions & Answers
16 January 2019|
Response from thestableyardcraster | Property representative |
Hi! No it’s not permanently closed! Just closed for the winter, it’s the only way google wouldn’t show my opening times to avoid people being disappointed! Back open as normally February half term! Thank you!
Amy L
26 August 2018|
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Response from thestableyardcraster | Property representative |
Hi Amy, I’m afraid only the only vegan option I currently have is the soup! I’m planning to extend my menu next year to incorporate vegan cakes, but currently I haven’t any! Sorry! Kate
28 June 2017|
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Response from thestableyardcraster | Property representative |
Hi, yes we allow dogs inside and outside!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Stable Yard | Craster Tower, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3SS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Craster
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 571240
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Coffee shop and garden centre located within the sheltered old stable yard of Craster Tower, close to the picturesque Northumberland Coast. Serving a selection of freshly ground coffees and loose tea. Home baked cakes & delicious scones, homemade soup, sausage rolls & sandwiches. Cyclists & walkers welcome to rest awhile beside the wood burning stove or enjoy the outside seating on a sunny days. Dog friendly. Offering a good selection of alpines, perennials, shrubs, roses & spring bedding plants. Also selling gifts, cards & pots.
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