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The White Monk Tearoom

The Old School | dh8 9st, Blanchland, England
+44 1434 675044
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (23 reviews)
“soup” (18 reviews)
“rhubarb jam” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
The Old School | dh8 9st, Blanchland, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Historic tea rooms. Lovely lunch in a pleasant setting. Friendly service. Afternoon teas also available.

Thank sap55koala
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Called yesterday afternoon after a lovely walk around Derwent Reservoir place busy but still got a seat ordered two milky coffees a cheese scone and a toasted teacake everything was good! If a little overpriced coffee came in a small mug £2.50 not used to...More

Thank maureenr21
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ok cafe Nice surroundings but totally over priced Not a lot of choice on menu Mainly sandwiches and soup Had soup before and wasn't good

Thank stewartmissbarbaras
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely village and fantastic building ,the old school .We were welcomed on arrival and given a table straight away. Our dog was made to feel welcome and even had her own biscuit. The menu was inviting and we chose the two panini's. They were served...More

1  Thank Jane W
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Tea room housed in an historic building, Good food and lovely staff. Tosties and paninis are a bit overpriced.

Thank Clare16M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Visited today with my Mam and puppy after having a walk around Blanchland on a lovely day. We sat outside in the garden area, in which dogs were welcome. It has a lovely calming atmosphere and was really clean and tidy. Waitresses were nice and...More

1  Thank Vikki S
Reviewed 21 May 2017

A welcoming cafe for all here in blanchlands. Plenty of history.We has a lovely homemade soup with bread. Scrummy. Will return when visiting the area again

Thank lesley_6
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely inside but lacks the character of the Lord Crewe Arms pub a few doors down the road. I love a good afternoon tea so ordered one. It was well priced at £9 and included a pot off coffee, four little triangle sandwiches, a scone...More

1  Thank lmw728
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Visited the White Monk in Blanchland on Bank Holiday Monday What a treat the staff are very friendly, the service was first class even though they were really busy, the food is all home cooked and delicious, we will definitely be back.

Thank Veronica F
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Although we had to wait outside for 20 minutes, it was worth it. Delicious home made cake, perfect cafetière of great coffee, fluffy scones and a lovely selection for light lunches at reasonable prices. Much much better than the Crewe Arms!

Thank Anna J
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6.01 km away
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12.15 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old School | dh8 9st, Blanchland, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Blanchland
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 675044
this is a small tearoom in the village of blanchland, about 6 miles from Hexham
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