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Green Lane | Holy Island, TD15 2SX, England
+44 1289 389271
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“dressed crab” (13 reviews)
“side salad” (20 reviews)
“haggis” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Green Lane | Holy Island, TD15 2SX, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

While visiting Holy Island and after a long drive we wanted to take a coffee and nibble something. We entered the Post Office to this beautiful little restaurant/cafe. The staff was very friendly and nice to us. We had a coffee and scones. The scones...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Martin A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I have visited Bamburgh 4 times now and each time we have taken a day trip out once or twice to Holy Island...the biggest draw back being the fact that I can be guarenteed to get delicious Gluten Free food for lunch...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Charlotte R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a spot of lunch after a walk to the castle. The place is clean, warm and welcoming and he staff were attentive and gave good service. The lunch we had was wet nice and the prices were very reasonable.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peteb38079
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favourites places for lunch on Holy Island. Comfy seating, great atmosphere, very friendly accommodating staff and tasty food. We highly recommend the post office.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ladybird828
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Popped in here for a late lunch, accommodated all our needs (2+2) and quickly. Great sarnie, nice cake too!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank alexp76
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We seated ourselves outside and obtained a menu to decide what we wanted. The waitress approached us and said "if you want food sit at one of the tables of condiments we are not serving food at this table, but if you just want a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank fusseycat
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Slow service despite half the tables being empty. One member of staff (male) was very pleasant but another (female) had a disappointing attitude towards us. We’ve visited holy island 6 or 7 times now and there is definitely a mixed reception to tourists. We prefer...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Joyy1997
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Left my accommodation in a hurry to cross to Holy Island before the road was flooded with the incoming tide. Arrived starving and with our pooch. The young fellow at the door found us an indoor table, with dogs allowed, and brought us an incredible,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Nomad769752
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch with my husband and son. Good choice of food, coffee and cakes. Tasty and reasonably priced. Clean tables and friendly staff.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank HGM14
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Lovely, tasty, takeaway food, friendly efficient service best crab sandwiches on Holy Island nothing not to like.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AbigailParty
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Questions & Answers
27 November 2017|
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Response from MJ C | Property representative |
Hi, Unfortunately we do not allow dogs inside our cafe but there is a covered shed outside
3 October 2017|
Response from AngelaCartmel | Reviewed this property |
Hello I think they are as it’s a part of the post office . If they are closed you will find a couple of places I am sure , but the food and coffee here was beautiful as is Holy Island , I recommend buying the ticket for the... More
2 September 2017|
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Response from 38Jojo78 | Reviewed this property |
Best to email or phone the company it's self. I visited 3 weeks ago, sorry!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
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: Green Lane | Holy Island, TD15 2SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Holy Island
  • Phone Number: +44 1289 389271
  • E-mail
Open from 9.00am every morning for your morning paper, tea, freshly ground coffee and breakfast. From 11.30am we start our lunch time menu, which includes fresh crab and lobster that comes straight from the harbour into our kitchen where it is prepared. Our menu has many different types of sandwiches and toasties, homemade soups, as well as our world famous scones, traybakes and cakes. Everything on our menu is made to order using, where possible, all locally sourced ingredients.
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