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The Hemmel Cafe

Allenheads NE47 9HJ, England
+44 1434 685568
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Allenheads NE47 9HJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely café. Log burning fire, very nice. Staff where nice and friendly. Food was good. The only downfall was...It was icy weather when we went, you have to go down a small incline to get to the café. Unfortunatly this was all iced up as...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

In one week we visited Allenheads three times, although our base was near Barnard Castle. Each time we enjoyed good food and a relaxed atmosphere in the Hemmel. It is popular with cyclists who are travelling on the coast to coast route. Food is freshly...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 15 September 2017

If you find yourself in the delightful village of Allenheads, it is 99.999% likely that you have cycled there as part of the C2C route. In which case, you will be in need of tea & scones to get you up the next hill. If...More

Thank Keith150
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We have called at the Hemmel Café a few times over the passed years and are surprised at the adverse comments. The service is good, the food is good and the prices are competitive. For those walking or cycling it is a welcoming break as...More

Thank tworovers
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Freshly cooked full English, super hot, super tasty. Lovely environment, walking guides and local crafts on sale too. Very much recommended.

Thank KLPecs
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This cafe was recommended to us & we were not at all disappointed.A delightful lunch spot - great food & friendly staff.Just thought it is the sort of cafe every village wishes it had.

Thank NRandCR
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We carried on this far to ensure that all of the difficult hills were behind us, and I'm so pleased we did. The weather improved as we arrived, and we sat outside with coffees, milkshakes, and food. Sausage baguette was amazing, soup was great and...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We often go walking early in the morning, usually in Weardale, then treat ourselves to breakfast and we visited The Hemmel on Sunday morning July 9th 2017. Didn't have long to wait for full English breakfast, bacon, egg, sausage, black pudding, beans, mushrooms and toast....More

Thank Viv133
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I live the fact that the cafe has really good coffee. It makes all the difference. The service is great and the food is fresh and tasty. As well as a great cafe there are local works of art for sale inside and beautiful wooden...More

Thank Caitlin H
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Stopped here after some massive hills on the C2C. Nice sheltered courtyard and somewhere to rack your bike. Didn't eat proper foodbut had plenty of coffee and cake. Coffee refills were only £1.00 (and it comes in a proper mug) Very friendly staff and good...More

Thank Jim D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
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: Allenheads NE47 9HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Allenheads
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 685568
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