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The Stable Yard

The Stable Yard | Craster Tower, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3SS, England
+44 1665 571240
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  • Terrible1%
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“sausage rolls” (6 reviews)
“lemon cake” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (22 reviews)
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British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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The Stable Yard | Craster Tower, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3SS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in while on holiday in Craster for a week.The wide selection of cakes are all freshly made with great tea and coffee. The location is great with plants, gift's cards etc. Clean,cosy and nicely presented table's. What's not to like!! Friendly and helpful...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Echoing what others have said, this is a lovely homely tea room. We had smoked salmon sandwiches which were delicious and lemon and blueberry cake which was exceptional, but so large we had to share a slice! The tea was good quality, plentiful and hot...More

Thank hls-durham
Kate S, Owner at The Stable Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! I’m so pleased you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to The Stable Yard since the new owner took up residence and we were very impressed. Lovely pot of leaf tea in a proper pot, delicious scones and utterly sumptuous lemon and blueberry cake - generous portion too, and at...More

Thank Kitty-Jay C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good cup of coffee and the cakes etc looked and smelt wonderful- shame it was too soon after breakfast to manage anything, tempting though it was.

Thank Peta S
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

We kept passing the Stable Yard and today we stopped. Why didn’t we stop before?!! Delicious smoked salmon and cream cheese rolls followed by superb carrot cake and the best (according to our son) caramel shortbread. Exceptional quality and reasonably priced food produced by very...More

Thank Hallamri
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We found this place on tripadvisor and weren't disappointed! It's not the easiest to find being up the hill from the main part of Craster, but well worth seeking out. We stopped in for lunch and both had filled rolls followed by cake (you've got...More

Thank Roy M
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Pleasant little cafe. Serves great cakes and snacks. There was a good selection on offer The cakes looked particularly good and were not disappointed when we tried a few. When we visited is was fairly quiet and relaxing helped by the Yard also being a...More

Thank Rosie L
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Wow Wow Wow can this young lady bake! the blueberry and lemon cake was out of this world. Beautiful outside seating area amongst the fuschias. Lovely indoor cafe with a shop area. I wanted to buy lots of lovely things but we were travelling with...More

1  Thank Alison R
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Nice and pretyy place but the cakes we got served were stale, real shame as we came here after reading the good reviews.More

2  Thank abs49643
Kate S, Owner at The Stable Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for your review, I’m sorry you didn’t enjoy your experience at The Stable Yard, however, I do try to bake my cakes fresh every day on site. I’ve seen that you’ve also reviewed 23 other places along the Northumbrian coast on the same...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch after my wife found this on TripAdvisor and not disappointed. Lovely sandwiches, beautiful home made Sausage Rolls and the Lemon and Blelueberry Sponge Cake was perfect.

Thank Clarence B
Kate S, Owner at The Stable Yard, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you so much! I’m so pleased you enjoyed the sausage rolls and the cake!

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Questions & Answers
Amy L
26 August 2018|
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Response from Kate S | Property representative |
Hi Amy, I’m afraid only the only vegan option I currently have is the soup! I’m planning to extend my menu next year to incorporate vegan cakes, but currently I haven’t any! Sorry! Kate
28 June 2017|
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Response from Kate S | Property representative |
Hi, yes we allow dogs inside and outside!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Stable Yard | Craster Tower, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3SS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Craster
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 571240
  • E-mail
Coffee shop and garden centre located within the sheltered old stable yard of Craster Tower, close to the picturesque Northumberland Coast. Serving a selection of freshly ground coffees and loose tea. Home baked cakes & delicious scones, homemade soup, sausage rolls & sandwiches. Cyclists & walkers welcome to rest awhile beside the wood burning stove or enjoy the outside seating on a sunny days. Dog friendly. Offering a good selection of alpines, perennials, shrubs, roses & spring bedding plants. Also selling gifts, cards & pots.
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