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The Vale Cafe

Coquetdale House | High Street, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park, England
+44 1669 620461
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“ice cream” (2 reviews)
“basic food” (3 reviews)
“usual cafe” (2 reviews)
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Coquetdale House | High Street, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My father and me visited the vale cafe last week and I'm glad to say it back to its usual standards. The cafe was quite full and the food came out fast and was nice and hot. I would definitely recommend this cafe to anyone...More

1  Thank poppymac
Steph B, Manager at The Vale Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We like small local places like this. Normally. Drinks we had were good. Service was the downside unfortunately. Little or no interaction or niceties from staff member who seemed like she was having a bad day. Maybe we caught it at a bad time or...More

Thank Darrencru
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

the outside was not prepossessing,and even after entering I wondered if I had made the right decision. The staff were friendly but when the food arrived I was sure I was right.The food was plentiful and it wasn't expensive BUT the food was delicious.I do...More

Thank StephenJCressey
Steph B, Manager at The Vale Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you so much for your great review, we certainly look forward to welcoming you again

Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Called in again to this little cafe I was a bit disappointed last time I called, but decided to give it another go. Well I was very impressed with the two meals we had everything was pipping hot and nicely presented. It was home cooked...More

Thank Pandorajane
Steph B, Manager at The Vale Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you very much for your review. We are very pleased you came back and enjoyed your meals. We very much look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Stoped here for an ice cream was very nice and lots of different flavers. And nice milk shakes.good prices and ice cream.

Thank 24ice
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Very basic, however good coffee and cakes. A good breakfast menu. We always use this cafe when we are in Rothbury.

Thank elphinstonehilary
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Popped in here to break a journey and wait for the snow to stop in late April!! We had a hot drinks, tea and special hot chocolate.Hot choc was overfilled and running down glass but tasty but not fully mixed. 2 toasted teacakes a little...More

1  Thank David D
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Visiting Rothbury early this morning, having left without breakfast, we pulled into the Vale cafe. Lovely warm welcome and nice bacon sarnies with welcoming pot of tea and an excellent coffee. well patronised by local clientele, always a good sign. Good choice of food and...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Its been there as long as I can remember. Food and drink is basic and not expensive. My husband often pops in for an ice cream, I can't say the service lights up your life but the ice cream is good. If they could clean...More

Thank boppsey
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Called for lunch, the curry,rice,and chips was very nice, although the rice was a bit sticky. The steak and ale pie was ok but would of been better if you could find the steak in it !!

Thank Pandorajane
Steph B, Manager at The Vale Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2016

It's a pity that you complained about the pie on here, if you had said something at the time I'm sure it could have been dealt with immediately. Hopefully you will give us another try :)

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  • Food
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  • Value
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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coquetdale House | High Street, Rothbury, Northumberland National Park, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Northumberland National Park  >  Rothbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1669 620461
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