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25 Newgate, Barnard Castle DL12 8NJ, England
+44 1833 695172
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
4 Dec 2015
“A feast for the tummy and the soul!”
1 Dec 2015
“Oasis in the rain!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
25 Newgate, Barnard Castle DL12 8NJ, England
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Reviewed 5 December 2015

Delicious food, friendly staff, beautiful art surrounding you and a really interesting in-house library to browse. Never feel pressured to eat up and go, very welcoming.

Thank Cathleen S
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Great place to be, good food with proper portions and a proper pot of tea! warm friendly talkative staff which does makes a difference to visitors, lots of information and things to look at. Really nice experience.

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Warm welcome, good atmosphere excellent coffee and scone. SO much different from the first and last time I visited. Relaxed seating areas, no rush a great place to meet, muted music ensures nobody's whispering in this large area. The lady who appears to have taken...More

Thank Shelagh S
Reviewed 24 September 2015

We stopped by for a coffee, which was great. Then we decided to have something to eat too. The pie was really great!

Thank Erkenraadje
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Since my last trip to NeST (and less than flattering review), I made another visit and am pleased to find that things have greatly improved and NeST is back to its old self. This time we enjoyed friendly service, good food, and the new layout...More

Thank Jingle77
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Don't bother, the exhibitions are very amateur in content. I can't see how this place keeps going. It looked enticing from the outside but was a disappointment

2  Thank bramblesici
Reviewed 2 September 2015

I had the baked potato with salad, very nice indeed. Great coffee too and very chic relaxed atmosphere, we could hear ourselves talk - we will return

Thank fiona M
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Loved the tea n scones... Interesting place but needs a spruce up as it was a little too much shabby to be chic...it is however a lovely idea and supports the arts so I will go again and I would urge others to go too...More

Thank RotherRiz
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

This is a gem of a place. We stopped here for beverages and food after cycling from Durham. The staff are great, friendly and the service was good. I had a coffee and cake which was lovely and well needed. Definitely will be returning in...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Great place for a coffee and a sandwich, catch up with friends, and view the regularly changing exhibitions in a friendly atmosphere.

Thank ClaraT60
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$4 - US$19
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Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
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10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Newgate, Barnard Castle DL12 8NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Barnard Castle
  • Phone Number: +44 1833 695172
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We have lots of friendly space with disabled access which is great if you need to get a set of wheels of any form through the doors. Well behaved dogs are also welcome. The Nest has disabled parking and toilet which includes a baby changing table. All day parking is available over the road behind Barclay's Bank. With fresh home made food, hot and cold drinks, we are even able to supply a selection of alcohol.
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