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Rumours Cafe

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Shop. 7 7 Chapel Row, Middleton in Teesdale, England
+44 7779 722491
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Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitly the best cup of coffee in Teesdale and at a modest price too; homemade snacks and cakes are also excellent.

Thank bobmillwood
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic cafe,, best hot chocolate I have ever had. Beautiful cafe and great, friendly safe. Highly recommended.

Thank gaZzzza112233
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Came across this little gem after walking in Teasdale. Warm comfortable welcoming. Menu varied. I had a delicious hot chocolate with marshmallow and tea loaf. Hubby had tea and tea loaf, which is home made and tasty. Very friendly couple who came out To talk to us. There is seating outside however due to impending rain we sat indoors. Very... More 

Thank duke1England
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Called in for coffee and cake one wet afternoon. Very welcoming friendly couple that own it. Lovely homely feel inside! Beautiful cakes and coffee. Great for stopping off after a walk

Thank LadyRosalie89
Worcester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Stopped off for tea and cake in Middleton in Teesdale. Lovely sunny day and sat outside at Rumours. Great selection of cakes. Portion size very generous. Best homemade Victoria sponge ever. Very welcoming and friendly owners. A great place to stop off at. Good value for money.

Thank Sue F
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this lovely coffee shop at the carnival weekend. And was by far the best in the village. The owners Julie & Cliff were amazing & funny & went that extra mile with us. We even went back the next morning for a lovely jacket potato. Highly recommend even just for a little run out. Xxx

Thank Colette W
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a late wet afternoon coffee and tray bake inside the cafe. Coffee and cakes were good, but the cafe was silent, and we could hear every word of the conversations of the owners in the kitchen, and the other couple on a nearby table. Maybe some light background music would have been good. On leaving the cafe, I didn't... More 

Thank DelLancashire
Accrington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Sussing out Middleton a few months before our planned holiday, we came across this lovely cafe, very definitely open on a very snowy Valentine's Day. A warm, friendly welcome and great coffee and cake.

Thank robcarder
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Passing through and saw this lovely place. Called in and pleasantly surprised with the range of food and refreshments available. Sat outside and when the heavens opened our hosts went to fetch umbrellas..! Magical sat outside watching the world go by and a small royal visit next door

Thank Johnno101
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Called into Middleton in Teesdale on drive home to Thornaby on Tees from Bowness on Solway, looking for a place to 'wet our whistles' and stumbled across this 'little gem' of a coffee shop. Proprietors, Cliff and Julie are very pleasant and chatty, we only had the coffee but the cakes and biscuits looked devine, the menu looks very tasty,... More 

Thank Charlie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop. 7 7 Chapel Row, Middleton in Teesdale, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Middleton in Teesdale
  • Phone Number: +44 7779 722491

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?