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Blakes Coffee House

Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
+44 191 261 5463
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (28 reviews)
“sandwiches” (56 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited to catch up with a couple of friends on my lunch hour- really quick service and great selection of freshly made sandwiches. Would return again!

Thank WDH-92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited to breakfast today. We were a bit disappointed by our "stotties" - 3.60 for a large roll with not very much filling. We maybe would have been better going for something else as the ciabattas etc on display looked lovely. Staff were very...More

Thank Abi S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decor ‘stripped back contemporary’ in style but now looking very tired. Very congested layout overly crowed with large group tables. Friendly staff. Unfortunately the food quality and quantity was very average at best and overpriced even by Grey Street standards.

Thank Guido-Sol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for brunch but won’t be back. This place looked okay on outside but inside it’s dirty. The food was really average and not cheapest. However, I can say the crockery is matching and staff friendly but it really does need a spruce up, especially...More

Thank LoveNorthumberland1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I had breakfast, just poor all around, except for the blonde girl who took the order she was nice. Bacon seemed to have been hanging around a bit, and my tomatoes and mushrooms where just not cooked enough. Toast cold, come on...More

Thank stu d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So many things on the breakfast menu to tempt one’s senses. The four of us in the party each had something different, and were all well satisfied with our choices. Even I, with a filtered coffee coming as part of my selection instead of an...More

Thank rutilus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had missed breakfast at our hotel, so decided on early shopping, we were passing Blakes so we thought we would have a late breakfast here, how sorry we were,The Full English my husband ordered was cold, orange juice poured from a carton, my pancakes...More

Thank davidson103
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Fresh orange juice was poured from a Supermarket carton. “Posh toast with artisan bread and pot of jam” actually two slightly burnt slices of cheap brown bread. Asked for jam which was the small blister packs usually found in greasy spoon cafes. Appears to be...More

Thank pattydurham
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

This used to be the place to meet friends or colleagues. We hadn’t visited for a few months and this time we were very disappointed. At 12 o’clock it wasn’t busy and the food on show looked ok but the baked potato with tuna mayo...More

2  Thank Dansdad1
Reviewed 26 January 2018

I really enjoy going for breakfast, brunch and lunch; I've been with friends, family and my partner and it really is a lovely atmosphere. The menu isn't huge, however what brunch menu is? The full English isn't as large as standard, but it is delicious,...More

1  Thank Nic T
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dianne l
6 June 2017|
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About 15/20 minutes walk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 261 5463
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