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Dropped into the Hemmel Cafe as we drove through Allenhead. We were made very welcome in a comfortable and safe environment with drinks and a delicious chocolate cake.
Friendly and engaging hosts; very good selection for produce. Highly recommended
We have driven through Allenheads many times on the way to Allendale for lunch but our usual pit stop there was closed today so we decided to explore this village and we are very pleased we did so as there are a number of very...More
I’ve been numerous times over the past few years and the Hemmel cafe was my first trip out after lockdown. It’s really sad to read the poor reviews below. This is a rural cafe run by local people. All staff are friendly and inviting to...More
Well, honestly? Ok, the place is lovely (though a bit too cool (temperature wise) on a wet day and I couldve used a few degrees more warmth after a wet mornings walking. That said, the staff were warm and welcoming and our food and coffees...More
Great coffee and scones but unfortunately they are not at all interested in protecting the personal data of their customers. On entry we were asked to add our names and contact details to a long list of other customers details, several days worth. When I...More
Inaccessible cafe. Toilets up difficult bendy stairs.
Staff did not know if the building was listed.
I use a white cane. When I arrived staff kept rushing past me. No consideration.
They did try to overcharge by £1.95.
We booked for fish and chip night earlier in the week (it's on the first Friday of the month) and we're not disappointed huge fish in lovely crisp batter chips and a pot of mushy peas, all beautifully cooked, what's not to like, we will...More
Met our Son here for a snack when he was cycling from Alston to Sunderland.
Interesting little place - well visited by cyclists.
Staff friendly , Food good , Reasonably priced.
Nice and relaxing set-up although the outside area (tables , chairs , water feature)...More