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The Reading Room at Walton


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British, Healthy
Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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All reviews cakes lemon drizzle cake little gem the hadrian's wall path pit stop worth a stop lovely little cafe cup of tea welcoming staff long walk warm welcome well worth a visit lovely lunch delicious food walkers route wallpaper
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Made a pit stop here during our walk along the hadrians wall route as recommended by the place we were staying. Great little cafe with very welcoming staff and dog friendly too. Cakes were delicious. Definitely worth a visit

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rachael6699
Reviewed 18 September 2018

we hadn’t seen another cafe the whole day. Such a find and the only toilets available the entire day’s walking.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

A good, honest little coffee shop with welcoming staff who have useful local knowledge and delicious and healthy food.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 377deel
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Called at this little place near the end of our second day walking the coast to coast route and very glad we did. Not a great deal of choice when we arrived but caramel shortbread was delicious. Well worth a stop here.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carribbeanfun
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Good quality coffees, does soy and almond milk cappuccinos. Modern and clean. Lacking character and personality. Almost came across as rude.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Jack M
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful cafe with fabulous fresh filling food. Paula is an exceptional hostess and it’s a welcome refuge after a long walk with dogs and friends. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank susiep152
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Called in for cup of tea whilst walking Hadrians Wall path. We received such a friendly welcome returned for a late lunch / early evening meal. So pleased we did as the soup and salad delicious.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bernard A
Paula G, Owner at The Reading Room at Walton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Many Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Glad you enjoyed your visit with us and hope that you enjoy the remainder of your walk along the Hadrian's Wall Path.

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The Reading Room is a little gem filled with genuinely caring people who value all customers, serve delicious food, ensures all walkers have sufficient water on board, knows it’s customer base & is simply a lovely place to enjoy a break.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank geraldinebelcher
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

A beautiful village to stop in along the Hadrian's wall path. We were served by 2 lovely ladies that were super friendly and so accomodating. The food is amazing and served with a smile and plenty of chat too.This was a very welcome stop for...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Cormo M
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Really good food and drink at this welcoming cafe. Cyclists and walkers made very welcome with complimentary water at the table. Recommended.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Nebuloso
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