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The White Monk Tearoom

The Old School | dh8 9st, Blanchland, England
+44 1434 675044
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (24 reviews)
“rhubarb jam” (6 reviews)
“soup” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Old School | dh8 9st, Blanchland, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Paid a visit with my wife and granddaughter on a trip out to look around the charming village of Blanchland. Called in to the former School for morning coffee's and scones. Very pleasant and courteous staff, being met at the door and shown to a...More

Thank Steve_Ellwood_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice homemade cakea, scones and all other stuff. Proper tea and good coffee. Also a nice outdoor seating just in case the sun decides to pop out. One note: avoid sunday's. it to busy to enjoy your tea........

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called in for lunch. Ended up with pea and ham soup with cheese scone, and sweet potato and red pepper soup with a cheese sandwich. Lovely

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the middle of nowhere you will find this cafe in an old church hall. Limited menu but delicious. They have a special selection of Soup & Sandwich, or Soup & Toastie. I chose a Savoury Cheese sandwich and Roast Pepper and Sweet Potatoe Soup...More

Thank Les P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had initially intend to have lunch at the Lord Crewe but as it was very busy opted to pop in here instead. it turned out to be a good choice as the food was great. Myself and aunt went for the daily special of...More

Thank heedmaster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited The White Monk while on a cruise on the Disney Magic. First, I fell in love with Blanchard. The tea room is quaint and offered a good amount of different types of tea, sandwiches, pastries, and cake. Since it was lunchtime, I ordered...More

Thank arithecat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Historic tea rooms. Lovely lunch in a pleasant setting. Friendly service. Afternoon teas also available.

Thank sap55koala
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called yesterday afternoon after a lovely walk around Derwent Reservoir place busy but still got a seat ordered two milky coffees a cheese scone and a toasted teacake everything was good! If a little overpriced coffee came in a small mug £2.50 not used to...More

Thank maureenr21
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Ok cafe Nice surroundings but totally over priced Not a lot of choice on menu Mainly sandwiches and soup Had soup before and wasn't good

Thank stewartmissbarbaras
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely village and fantastic building ,the old school .We were welcomed on arrival and given a table straight away. Our dog was made to feel welcome and even had her own biscuit. The menu was inviting and we chose the two panini's. They were served...More

1  Thank Jane W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old School | dh8 9st, Blanchland, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Blanchland
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 675044
this is a small tearoom in the village of blanchland, about 6 miles from Hexham
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