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The Border Reiver Cafe

The Border Reiver, Otterburn, | Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne NE19 1NP, England
+44 1830 520682
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Good food, good service”
8 Aug 2017
“Pleasant surprise ”
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Cafe, British, Grill
The Border Reiver, Otterburn, | Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne NE19 1NP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for a light lunch and we were not disappointed. The service was good, staff friendly and helpful and the food very tasty.

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped for something to eat didn't expect too much. How wrong we were! Friendly efficient staff served us a delicious meal at a reasonable price. Dog was allowed in too. All in all great little find.

Thank Jo L
Reviewed 3 August 2017

If you’re going the scenic way between Newcastle and Edinburgh, The Border Reiver is ideally placed for spot of refreshment. It’s just a side room off the local shop (which itself is a wonder to behold), with probably seating for 20 at a push -...More

Thank DadaGee
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The all day breakfast is fantastic: 2 sausages, 2 bacon, fried egg, 2 slices of black pudding, beans, 2 hash browns, grilled tomato. Toast, mushrooms and haggis are an extra, but you Might not need them as the brekkie is big enough. Lovely friendly staff....More

Thank John M
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I like what this place is trying to do, expanding the service offered by their community shop to provide a cafe for locals and people passing through this area where there isn't a lot of places to eat. I was also surprised at the generous...More

1  Thank DubVanCamper
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Popped into the local shop (good range of stock of all sorts) and discovered this cafe as I looked for a quick cup of tea. Very friendly, helpful and pleasant staff. As I was working locally I was able to pop back again a couple...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 26 December 2016

We didn't expect to find a small cafe here, but were very pleased to have done so. Good quality, warm and fresh bacon roll and tea for me. Husband was very impressed with how many sausages he got in his roll (!) Will certainly be...More

2  Thank JOANNE5776
Reviewed 11 August 2016

People often say that the best things in life come when not looked for! Stopped to get some bits and bobs on the way down to Newcastle but noticed there was a cafe bolted onto the local store offering a full menu for breakfast so...More

1  Thank Shooglenifty
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Me and my mates came here for the first tine and we can't think of one thing to complain about. Will be coming back for sure

2  Thank steph198666
Reviewed 15 November 2015

With living in the village we often pop along with o the border reiver for something to eat, either sit in or take away. Today we had the special of rib eye steak with eggs and herb potatoes while the kids had pizza and chips...More

2  Thank austinkieza a
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Cafe, British, Grill
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Border Reiver, Otterburn, | Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne NE19 1NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 1830 520682
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The Border Reiver is a long established village business. Our newly refurbished 18 seat cafe serves a wide selection of favourites. From our famous breakfast all the way through to burgers, panini's and home made soup & scones. All food is prepared to order. Food is available to sit in or take away.
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