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Blacksmiths Coffee Shop

Belsay Village, Belsay NE20 0DU, England
+44 1661 881900
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“quiche” (12 reviews)
“scones” (25 reviews)
“cake” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Belsay Village, Belsay NE20 0DU, England
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

We always call here en route to Scotland. The coffee is good, a filter coffee gets a free refill. S This time we had the crunchy bar and cranberry slice and two roulades. My son is gluten free with a nut allergy so strawberry meringue...More

Thank 19Ruthie19
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Called in here again around lunchtime on Monday, place was very busy, justifiably so as it turned out from our experience. Tried their cheese and ham toasties, ham was home cooked and the cheese had a good strong flavour, nicely presented and served with crisps...More

Thank Mike V
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I live in Ponteland 6 miles from Belsay and never knew there was a cafe there until today. I had been to the hospital and my daughter thought it would be nice to have a coffee at a cafe instead of going straight home and...More

Thank spanisheyesamor
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Called in this morning for brunch. Order included a fried egg bap, was given an egg mayo sandwich! Quite expensive, 2 bacon baps, 1 egg mayo sandwich, 1 coffee, 1 tea and 1 glass of milk - £25!!More

Thank Joboduck
Joanna W, Owner at Blacksmiths Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on Tripadvisor. We are sorry that you feel your brunch wasn’t what you had expected. On our menu, we do not offer a ‘fried egg sandwich’ but an egg mayo sandwich, which I think is...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

It is a busy little place and on a Sunday morning you may struggle to get a seat as loads of cyclists use it, which is great for the business and the atmosphere. Log burners, decent food, we prefer it to the Blagdon one, personal...More

Thank TrevitTreels
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Called in on a Saturday lunchtime with my family, party of 5 inc granddaughter. Paninis, and baked potatoes, a cold day so hot beverages most welcomed. Fast service at the counter, friendly staff, £30 bill, good value, tasty food, highly recommended. Might get very busy...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Ignored at the counter for about 10 minutes then took one order out of our group and walked off. Good food good location but if you don't want cyclists just say and we can take our trade elsewhereMore

Thank Jonny J
Joanna W, Owner at Blacksmiths Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

We are sorry that you felt you were ignored and take any negative reviews very seriously. We aim to provide the best customer service as quick as possible so I can’t explain on this occasion why you had a longer wait. I will speak to...More

Reviewed 8 January 2017

I now only ever drive the A696 so that I can have coffee or lunch here - and I think I am not the only one who plans their route to take in this superb coffee house. Fantastic cakes and scones, a good choice of...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Popped in today after a 28 miles cycle on local roads. Open till 5pm!! Friendly staff, lovely seating area and mint views outside. Food was lovely (toblerone cake for him and quiece -however you spell it!!- for me) yummy!! Worth a visit and will definately...More

Thank Nichola M
Joanna W, Owner at Blacksmiths Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2016

Thank you for your recent review. We are pleased you enjoyed your cycle cafe stop at the Blacksmiths Coffee Shop. We hope you will visit us again next time you are in the area.

Reviewed 30 November 2016

Would highly recommend this coffee shop for a friendly professional service and the Cheese Scones are just downright delicious!

Thank Newx5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Belsay Village, Belsay NE20 0DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Belsay
  • Phone Number: +44 1661 881900
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It is at the entrance of Belsay (the English heritage site)
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