Cafe's in Northumberland 

There are an abundance of charming cafés scattered throughout the county of Northumberland. Often nestled within the extensive grounds of stately homes, or accompanied by the dramatic Northumbrian coastline, you can enjoy delicious treats in the most picturesque surroundings.

Be sure to experience the warmth of Northumbrian hospitality, renowned for friendly and attentive service, you will feel instantly at home.  Why not sample the quintessential British afternoon tea, or maybe you’re seeking to quench your thirst after a busy day of sight-seeing, whatever you crave there is a café to satisfy.



Station Yard, Bellingham, NE48 2DG

For a totally unique café experience, you must try carriages tea Room. Enjoy a range of delicious light bites, or freshly baked cakes and treats, on board the 1957 Mk 1 carriages. Located at Bellingham station, the carriages have been restored back to their former glory with original seats and many of the original fixture and fittings. Whilst there, it’s worth exploring the charming village of Bellingham, with its spectacular countryside, waterfalls, cycling routes and traditional pubs. What more could you need for a perfect day out.



The Old Chandlery, Northumberland, NE65 ODJ

If you need to satisfy a sweet tooth, head to Spurelli Boutique Ice cream. Situated in Amble, this national and regional award winning parlour is open all year round. Sample delicious dairy ice cream, with milk and cream from Marley Cote Walls Farm in Hexham, produced by their pedigree heard of Ayrshire and Shorthorn cows. As well as the unique and extensive range of ever changing ice cream flavours, with dairy and non-dairy options, you can also enjoy sorbets, freshly baked cakes and scones, Italian wines, beer and soft drinks.



Blagdon Smithy, Northumberland, NE13 6DQ

Enjoy lunch, a luxurious afternoon tea or coffee and cake at The Parlour, in the beautiful surroundings of Blagdon Estate. Warm up in front of the log burning stove during the winter months, or bask in the idyllic outdoors setting on summer days. Within easy distance from Newcastle, Gosforth, Morpeth and Ponteland, a visit can be easily incorporated into a busy itinerary. Why not build up an appetite first with a leisurely stroll around the stunning Northumberlandia, conveniently located just a stone’s through away from the Parlour.



Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 3LB

Howick Hall Gardens and Aboretum is the principle residence of the Earls Grey since 1319. The Earl Grey Tea House is located within these beautiful grounds where you can discover the history of Charles 2nd Earl Grey, whom the famous tea was named after. After a light lunch, snack or afternoon tea you can explore the gardens created by 5th Earl Grey and his family or explore the Arboretum, covering over 65 acres.



Chollerford, Northumberland, NE46 4EU

Whether you are marching the length of Hadrian’s wall or not, Chester’s Tearoom is a great place to take a break. Situated on the grounds of Chesters Roman Fort, visitors can sample locally inspired delights, such as Singing Hinnies, a sweet scone like griddle cake, enjoyed warm and topped with butter, jam or honey. What’s more you can explore the onsite well preserved Roman ruins, bath-house or browse Clayton Museum. One of the Roman Empire’s most Northern outposts, Chesters Roman Fort is one of the most complete Roman cavalry forts in Britain.