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All reviews scones soup friendly service welcoming cafe delicious homemade little gem long walk lunch stop home made gilsland spa lovely little cafe helpful staff afternoon tea well worth a visit village wall hikers
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited with some friends after a walk and the guy who served us was just so helpful, he was clearly busy and working very hard but still did everything he could to make us feel welcome and well catered for. The bacon butty and...cream teas were incredible as well! Thank you, we love Gilsland and will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 29 October 2020 via mobile

A lovely little cafe in the heart of Gilsland. We had some delightful sausage and bacon baps and a hot drink to warm up. Would recommend a slight detour from the HWP for hikers to recharge batteries. A great haven from the wet weather. They...do have a side garden for use in better weather.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 20 September 2020 via mobile

Lots of outdoor tables as well as indoor space. Simple menu but able to provide a gluten free filled roll for us. My toasted panini with brie, bacon and cranberry was excellent. Lovely, friendly service.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 12 September 2020 via mobile

Good little tearoom/shop in Gisland - good stop off if you are walking on Hadrian’s Wall path. Serves hot snacks and sandwiches etc. We had coffee and home-made blueberry and apple scones - perfect rest break. Plenty of seating outside in garden and front of...shop. Friendly , helpful staff too.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 12 September 2020 via mobile

Friendly, welcoming, clean, with excellent coffee. A lovely pitstop on our hike. Tables inside and out and dogs welcome too.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 16 August 2020 via mobile

Called in for a snack before going on a walk with our dogs. It was quite late on (2:30pm) and was still busy. They had run out of a few things but were very flexible and were able to put together 3 very delicious panini....The guy in charge was very friendly and helpful. We sat outside with the dogs and the food was brought out to us. This cafe is a little gem well worth a visit if you’re in the area. I look forward to my next visit.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 19 July 2020 via mobile

We set off for a walk up to Crammel Linn Waterfall from Gilsland Village, but discovered it was currently closed due to vandalism ! We still enjoyed a lovely walk, beautiful views as you climb out of Gilsland towards Gilsland Spa. To our good fortune...we came across House of Meg, & enjoyed a delicious homemade Cheese Scone (better than mine !) & a lovely Honeycombe Crispie Tray Bake washed down with a most enjoyable Latte ! Friendly & helpful staff & lovely clean Toilet facilites. Social distancing recognised by customers & staff - we have found a little gem & will certainly call in again when we are in the area - Excellent !More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 23 June 2020

A wonderful fathers day afternoon tea and the best scones I've ever had. Can't wait to come again! :)

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 22 February 2020

We visited after a long walk to a Mile Castle with my 2 year old and my 4 month old. When we got there, one of the waitresses cuddled my fussy baby whilst I could eat my food. There were toys to occupy my toddler....All the staff were friendly and supportive. The fire was warm. The food was very simple, but well priced and executed perfectly. Would absolutely reccomend.More

Date of visit: January 2020
MrKeen, Owner at House of Meg Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2020

Thank you for a great review.. hope to see you again

Reviewed 25 January 2020

Enjoyed a bowl of tasty homemade soup sitting by a welcoming log stove, just the job after a challenging walk aroung the area on a cold day

Date of visit: January 2020
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  • House of Meg Tea Rooms is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5