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Be Tempted

51 Saddler Street, Durham, England
+44 191 375 7878
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cupcakes” (42 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
51 Saddler Street, Durham, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Swift and effective service and very nice food with plenty to choose from. Would happily revisit this little gem 😀

Thank Hayley B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in on a busy Saturday afternoon but managed to get a window seat. very nice coffee albeit in a small cup but he cakes were lovey, bakewell slice a hit!

Thank 321KSG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our afternoon tea! The decor of Alice in Wonderland theme is beautiful, the cakes are amazing and the staff were very friendly and welcoming. Would definitely return!

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I can't comment on the cakes but we had soup and scrambled eggs. The soup was not homemade (I asked) and the eggs were inedible - dry and rubbery with a strange taste - must have been made with powdered egg. Not sensible to have...More

Thank Jo H
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Called in for a coffee when it started raining, the cakes & scones were very tempting & tasted as good as they looked,very pleasant friendly service, enjoyed so much went back again the next day, it didn't disappoint.

Thank Ian Y
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Second visit, can't keep away from Bakewell Slice. Sandwich and panini were fresh and lovely. On the right hand side on the hill up to the castle/cathedral. Gluten Free cup cakes eat in and takeaway. Friendly staff efficient

1  Thank Caroline T
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Popped in here as they had board outside to say they sold gluten free cakes. Choose chocolate millionaire shortbread a bit to rich but that was my choice. Shop due to shut but stayed open till we finished

1  Thank brenda m
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I have been here before for lunch and loved it so much returned. I must recommend the home made bakewell tart. Yum yum all the way. Tea or coffee 99p prior to 12 noon. Small and cosy with friendly service. Sandwiches prepared on view and...More

Thank gurpreet2017
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Stopped here for lunch whilst just visiting for a day. Had to say we were theonly people in side and that's never a good sign, but we were directed to our table and placed an order. Good job, as within 10 minutes every table was...More

Thank piglet4100
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Called in here when visiting Durham recently. Only had tea and coffee which was fine and the staff very friendly. Reasonably priced and good decor.

Thank Johnlobster
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Saddler Street, Durham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 375 7878
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