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Clarendon's Cafe

29 Market Place, Barnard Castle DL12 8NE, England
+44 1833 690110
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (21 reviews)
“quiche” (9 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
29 Market Place, Barnard Castle DL12 8NE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went in for a coffee. Was given a menu quickly, but had to wait a while for our order to be taken, but the staff were pleasant. We just wanted a coffee. We had an expresso and a latte. The latte was served in a...More

Thank FynnNorthYorkshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, great location and great food and drink - and we loved listening to the group of older ladies in the corner who were knitting and chatting about life

2  Thank Andyf64a
Clare D, Owner at Clarendon's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Andy, So please you enjoyed your visit to Clarendon's. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards Clare

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Now I write this knowing they had their busiest day all summer so far, so I think probably they will warrant another star on our next visit, YES I would come again to try it. The staff were very friendly and polite, the food was...More

Thank Zace66
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I don't normally review but I make exception for my visit to Clarendons in Bernard Castle. The catering and hospitality industry is littered with half hearted service and shabby food.... so when someone gets its beautifully right I think it needs to be said! My...More

1  Thank i3orny
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

The appearance, serving staff politeness and dress code and the service itself were all very good. The absence of items shown on the online version of the menu on the available in cafe menu was frustrating. Food was tasty, salad fresh and good portion of...More

Thank aceadrian
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Probably the best cafe in barnard castle we have tried them all. Lovely & clean with a pleasant welcome & reasonable prices. We will make this our first port of call in the future .

Thank TONY1950333
Clare D, Owner at Clarendon's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Tony, Many thanks for your wonderful review. We look forward to seeing you again. Kindest regards Clare

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Called in here for sandwiches and a drink, cheese with caramelised chutney sandwiches came with salad and crisps costing £5.60. Food was good and we did not wait very long for it to appear. Service was quick and staff very pleasant. There is a specials...More

Thank durhamd
Clare D, Owner at Clarendon's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Hi, Many thanks for spending the time to review Clarendon's. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again. Kindest regards Clare

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Having a day out and decided to have a stroll around Barnard Castle, liked the look of this restaurant so we decided to call in. So glad we did, Friendly, helpful staff showed us to our table and we chose the afternoon tea for two,...More

Thank Keith G
Clare D, Owner at Clarendon's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Keith, Many thanks for your glowing review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your afternoon tea and we look forward to seeing you again. Kindest regards Clare

Reviewed 28 June 2017

Nothing particularly good or bad about this venue. It's a calm place to take a break or a light lunch In a town that otherwise looks pretty run down.

Thank davout
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Called in late afternoon for a coffee - after being stuck in a traffic jam due to the nearby A66 being closed - and all the heavy traffic being diverted through Barnard Castle and over the single width Tees Bridge. Comfortable seating, friendly service, good...More

1  Thank Kule Dude
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Response from SSHebe | Reviewed this property |
Yea and its delicious.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Market Place, Barnard Castle DL12 8NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Barnard Castle
  • Phone Number: +44 1833 690110
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Clarendon's is situated in a 16th Century Grade 2 listed building in the heart of Barnard Castle. It is a tradional Tearoom with a contempory twist. Serving delicious food and excellent refreshments.
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