We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Brambles Coffee Shop

€€ - €€€
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Hall Lane, Shincliffe, England
+44 191 384 7553
09:30 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun 10:30 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 09:30 - 17:00
Sat 09:30 - 16:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

160 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 160: English reviews
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a wonderful mothers day Gardeners Delight, afternoon tea. Food was beautiful and well presented, lots of choice and a box to take home all you cannot eat!! Staff very friendly, in particular Laura and Chloe. The garden centre is a lovely place, with lots of hidden gems to purchase. Well worth a visit, we will definitely be back for... More 

Thank Julie T
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful Mothers Day afternoon tea. My daughter arranged for Gardeners delight tea. Staff very helpful and friendly.Food is always lovely.We also take our dogs in the garden and the sunny spot was beautiful today. Highly recommend mum and daughter treat and thank you for the lovely flowers. Made a lovely unexpected gift x

Thank karen j
Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the food was well presented and i was very impressed with the young girl Tracy who was looking after us , she went out of her way to make our day special. Nothing was too much trouble for her . Thankyou Tracy

Thank Karen S
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
539 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice garden centre with an excellent collection of garden paraphernalia. Cafe was lovely with excellent cakes.

1 Thank durham05
Level Contributor
98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here on 13-3-17 with my husband and our daughter for an extra treat for my birthday, i have seen others have the Gardeners Treat afternoon tea and always wanted to try it. Well today i did i can honestly say it was the best ive ever had the variety of food was amazing, it was brill for m... More 

Thank Tracey D
United Kingdom
Level Contributor
63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

its getting worse management i think a rethink before all the customers disapppear to tea barn, staff are running around in brambles but look so fed up, not staffs fault its up to management to lead the staff, noticed how quiet it was on a friday.

1 Thank 518hot
Caroline C, General Manager at Brambles Coffee Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. We always welcome both positive and negative comments, and we take all reviews with great sincerity, as a business our customer feedback is a positive development for improvement. I am disappointed to read your recent experience at Brambles was not satisfiable. I am also sorry that the staff did not meet your expectations. Our... More 

Durham, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
92 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Great for gardeners delight with pastries, sandwiches and pies. Food served on mini picnic table which was very cute.Loved the experince for mums birthday,

Thank 192Rob
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Innvations support workers tuk us here for a social cuppa with m8's great staff & gardeners on hand to help u any allotment or gardening questions and fantastic plants

Thank DurhamCarl
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

I didn't think that Trip Advisor encouraged the direct solicitation of reviews by individual venues, but a staff member handed me a card asking for one - in fact, multiple cards for every person at our table - so I thought I'd go ahead. The look and feel of this cafe is nice enough and the shop and garden centre... More 

1 Thank krisfire
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This place never quite gets it right. It's been decidedly average for years but the last 3 times i've been it's been poor. It's location & parking are great but we are going to have to find a new venue for coffee. 1. Salad - poor with browning bits of sweetcorn. Excessive tuna mayo that tasted as if it needed... More 

1 Thank Helen M

Travellers who viewed Brambles Coffee Shop also viewed


Been to Brambles Coffee Shop? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hall Lane, Shincliffe, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Shincliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 191 384 7553

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Brambles Coffee Shop staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?