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Grannies

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18 Narrowgate, Alnwick NE66 1JG, England
+44 1665 602394
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10:30 - 16:00
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Sun 10:30 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cannot fault Grannies at all. The food was very fine, the environment was very pleasant and the staff were friendly. Thumbs up!

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Thank ArtofStew
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love a trip to Grannies when we're in the area. Lots of choice on the menu, seating comfortable and there's lots of items to buy too! We bought a few bits to put with Christmas presents and they were well received.

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Thank edwardsharrison
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love everything about this place. It's been around for years and I'm yet to find a fault with it. Great shop upstairs for tasty treats and downstairs is the most beautiful, cosy cafe. All decorated with old fashioned (Victorian period) stuff; recipe books and an even an iron hanging dryer with old bloomers on! Food is fantastic. All fresh... More 

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Thank Lynsey A
Durham, England, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this tearoom. Coffee fantastic and teacake marvellous. Service was outstanding and location was a fantastic.

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Thank 192Rob
Wolverhampton
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87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this home style deli and teashop on a cold December morning in Alnwick. Two toasted sandwiches and a pot of hot tea. We sat upstairs in the window so we could watch the world go by. Thank you Grannies Teashop! Happy Christmas.

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Thank Louise J
sheffield
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Great club sandwich, filter coffee and a large portion of carrot cake. What more do you want for £15 for two.

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Thank robcmar_9
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Popped in for lunch yesterday based on other reviews and was so pleased we did. The staff were really friendly and the place was so cosy like going back in time to Grannies house. Hubby had an amazing ploughman's which came with 3 types of cheese and a lovely salad and I had a bacon, Stilton and cranberry panini which... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Oldy worldly tea room serving excellent food, thoroughly enjoyed our Smoked Salmon and Prawn Stack followed by Cream Tea Service was incredibly slow but the place was extremely busy as it was half term. Tried to catch the waitress's eye a number of times to order and then to order dessert but they did not seem to respond

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Thank girlonbike186346
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Popped in here by chance whilst in Alnwick,what a surprise, lovely little place full of character, great food and decent prices, I had the jacket potato with corned beef hash and my other half had the afternoon special both meals were fantastic and we will definitely come here again

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Thank Paul D
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

club sandwich amazing, toasted sandwich tasty, jacket potato with corned beef amazing too Really cozy and snug - dogs welcome which really surprised us but was great as we didn't need to leave him in the car. We booked so would recommend this as there was 6 of us. Very friendly and lots of variety on the menu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 16:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Narrowgate, Alnwick NE66 1JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 602394
Description
Grannies Tea room and Delicatessen was established around 1984, then the tearoom only held a couple of tables placed within the shop. It was only later, in 1989, that the intimate downstairs tea room was developed within the basement where the old fashioned coal chutes, old style steps, fireplace and flagstone flooring can still be seen.

Grannies is a strong advocate for the local food movement in Alnwick, and offers a wide range of local produce within the deli, shop and tea room.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?