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Eleanor's Byre

Spitalford | Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3DW, England
+44 1665 571371
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“cake” (40 reviews)
“parsnips” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, British
€€ - €€€
Spitalford | Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3DW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to the lovely Eleanor's Byre, where we were greeted by the very friendly, helpful and professional owner, who made us feel welcome, and also provided lots of local information. Excellent coffee served in lovely cups - a shame we had...More

Thank Kitty-Jay C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely shop and cafe. The cakes are to die for, I had almond, orange an sweet potato yum yum. The staff are very friendly and helpful. I could buy all the items in the shop but I particularly love the hogben cups and jugs etc,...More

Thank Kathleen A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found Eleanor’s Byre by chance and were happy that we did. The two girls working there couldn’t have been more welcoming to us and all the other customers. We sat outside with our drinks and lemon drizzle cake and then enjoyed a mooch around...More

Thank FPS1234
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Had some time to waste whilst my partner was at a business meeting. Scones were the best I have ever tasted, and the soup was superb. Very friendly, and happy staff. Highly recommended.

Thank animaljreid
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Combined Cafe and Craft shop, couple of tables inside with others outside. Interesting crafts. Well served cuppa and delicious cakes.

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely coffee - as always. Great cake too. Best use of root vegetables- in my opinion- put them in a delicious cake. We had apple, walnut and ginger cake and lime, parsnip and ginger cake. Excellent service. Staff are so kind, happy and polite. Very...More

Thank 07marthalee
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent coffee and cake ..I had the courgette and lemon. Nice gift shop Friendly staff Interesting history and toilets

Thank acc48
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Lovely establishment set in a historic award winning building. High end gifts to browse while waiting for your coffee and delicious home made cakes... lime, ginger and parsnip cake sounds wrong but was so right...amazingly light and flavoursome! Dogs are welcome on outside veranda but...More

1  Thank funkimunki67
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Found this little treasure by chance and revisited 3 times.....beautiful cake made locally, teas and coffees provided by friendly, helpful, welcoming ladies.....and gorgeous things to browse and buy. Everything is so tasteful, really difficult to resist, and even a visit to the loo gives you...More

Thank TriciaOakes
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Very easy to drive past Eleanors but worthwhile calling in as they advertise "coffee, cake and gorgeous things", quite true, great coffee, lovely cake and a few (but very pricey) gorgeous things, good friendly unhurried service, just the place for coffee and cake.

Thank Andy N
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Angie H
13 February 2018|
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Response from Ralph W | Reviewed this property |
There's a seating area outside where we have always sat with our dogs. We've never taken our dogs inside.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spitalford | Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 571371
Small coffee and cake type of place with a small shop attached selling luxury items.
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