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Haswells Homer Hill Farm Shop - coffee shop

Rainton Gate, Houghton-le-Spring, England
+44 191 584 1941
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (48 reviews)
“beef sandwich” (10 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rainton Gate, Houghton-le-Spring, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here loads of times and always give 5 stars. Today we were unimpressed with service and food. We ordered gammon egg and chips. Got no cutlery and had to ask for napkins. The gammon was over cooked outside and undercooked inside. The chips were...More

1  Thank shirleyherbertson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A large and inviting place, but the food is expensive and mediocre; service is poor and food presentation really leaves much to be desired. The tables and chairs look and feel greasy. More of a café, less of a restaurant - but with restaurant prices....More

Thank Steakofile
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this restaurant. I have eaten here numerous times both on my own and with family and I can safely say I have never had a bad meal. The portions are generous, the service prompt and the restaurant is clean and airy. There are...More

Thank alistairrobinson1977
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our son and his friends I had scrambled eggs on toast which was very rich and I couldn’t finish. They must put cream in which makes it rich. My son had full English as did his friend. They both remarked about the...More

Thank 41lady
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Homer Hill Farm Shop fairly frequently for breakfast, lunch or an afternoon cuppa and cake but today was my first afternoon tea and it didn’t disappoint. The staff are always very helpful and pleasant, the food was lovely as usual and unlimited tea...More

Thank chrisL2707OP
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

The fish and chips on fridays should be highly recommended. Service was excellent and pleasant.i only had one winge and that was paying one pound forty for a glass of tap water with ice which i felt a little ott.considering the cost of the meal.More

Thank Grumpyoldwoman18
Joanne M, Manager at Haswells Homer Hill Farm Shop - coffee shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, As always all feedback is gratefully received and appreciated. We are pleased you enjoyed your Fish & Chips and thank you for recommending us. On the issue of Iced Water, we don't charge for Iced Water. If you have been charged for it it...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Had read the reviews and was looking forward to todays visit. Found staff to be surly and ignorant. Unfriendly when ordering food and our finished dinner plates were left on the table until our second cup of tea arrived despite several waitresses walking past and...More

Thank StudentBird
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Returned for another Sunday lunch with family. Booking advisable but made it earlier same day. We always find staff really helpful, friendly and hard working, happy to advise on menu options, portion sizes etc. Traditional Sunday lunches available as single course or part of 2/3...More

1  Thank Coastal87688
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The fact that this place is almost always busy, is testament to how could it is. The food is always fresh & the staff are very good. The farm shop has lots of local produce & there are tables outside with a play area for...More

3  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 19 August 2018

My friend and myself visited here as we know we will get great food and sure enough we were not disappointed.I had the mushroom omlette and it was delicious.Cakes are homemade and yummy.Coffee is always nice.You never feel rushed here and service is always good.We...More

3  Thank 963tal
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Nikki E
28 October 2017|
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Response from Doncorn_13 | Reviewed this property |
Not inside but there is outside seating which is dog friendly.
31 May 2016|
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Response from Feenee | Reviewed this property |
Pittington Road Rainton Gate, Houghton le Spring DH5 9RG From a Google search
27 March 2015|
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Response from Nomadtourist37 | Reviewed this property |
Big play area outside for the kids, and good food
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rainton Gate, Houghton-le-Spring, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Houghton-le-Spring
  • Phone Number: +44 191 584 1941
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