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“Good for a quick bite”
Review of Cafe Bowes

Cafe Bowes
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: the Cafe is in the Bowes Museum
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Good for a respite whilst looking around the museum. Excellent coffee and snacks . Had a bacon sandwich when the cafe opened at 10.00 am

Thank redscarfox
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

A lovely place to eat, although maybe a little pricey for some, reading some reviews about a stale sandwich, they should have complained, it would have been willingly sorted out. The scones are delicious and the fish chowder superb and very helpful and pleasant staff. All in all a good experience. I am local to Barnard Castle and have eaten there frequently.

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Thank margaret s
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

Excellent. Friendly staff; a good atmosphere and delicious food. It is a wonderful place to meet friends and use as an interruption when exploring the rooms of the museum.

1  Thank CumeadadoBaixo
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Reviewed 1 March 2014 via mobile

Found this to be a but pricey for what you got, I ordered a beef sandwich expecting it to large and it wasn't. The portions are small. One good thing about this place the tea is lovely !

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Thank Lesley T
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Reviewed 18 February 2014

The museum itself is a gem. The cafe needs a radical rethink. Drinks arrived some twenty minutes before a simple order of two sandwiches, a child's meal and a portion of fries. The sandwiches - heftily priced at over £5 each - had been assembled from a stale sliced loaf. Sent them back and decided that we'd do without. The manageress was apologetic, and the items removed from our bill - but they should never have been served in the first place.
A very disappointing experience.

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3  Thank Gobbi2013
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