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Goats On The Roof - CLOSED

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No goats on the roof!

Disappointing at the lack of goats on the roof, just two goats in a pen nearby, I believe this is... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2014
Nice lunch!

Heard there was new owners at GOTR, so we popped in to see what it was like and enjoyed a nice... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2014
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible14%
11 Jul 2015
7 Mar 2015
“Sadly closed for good ”
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Fontburn, Morpeth NE61 4PH, England
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Reviewed 11 July 2015

Recently reopened and found food on offer had improved.All food was freshly prepared and served quickly.Staff were happy and helpful. Loveley walk around Reservoir and lovely view from Viaduct

Date of experience: April 2015
11  Thank Bill R
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately we have had to close Goats On The Roof. Sadly the business was unsustainable, we are trying to figure out a viable option for the building moving forward. We would like to thank everyone for the support we have had. Anthony and Jess

23  Thank 349anthonyw
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Looking for a cup of tea on the road south from Rothbury we came upon Goats on the Roof. What a lovely surprise - beautiful views across Fontburn Reservour, what a peaceful spot. We were warmly welcomed by the lovely young couple running the place....More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank meadowfescue
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Good food and friendly service. A spacious cafe with a very good child play area and a wonderful view of the reservoir. Beautiful display of art.

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Kathleen N
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Disappointing at the lack of goats on the roof, just two goats in a pen nearby, I believe this is due to new management taking the time to replenish the roof. Coffee was OK and there is a nice area for children. The view across...More

Date of experience: May 2014
2  Thank Imapieceofhtml
Reviewed 23 May 2014

I called in at the weekend not expecting what to find. Well there was no goats on the roof but clearly they can graze there when the grass grows. The coffee and cakes were lovely and the views spectacular. A delightful spot in the middle...More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank Eugene552014
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Visited goats on the roof on the last bank holiday. Lovely spacious cafe and my 3 year old daughter loved the farmyard animal shaped sandwiches. The set up had clearly been thought through as there was a little area that kids could draw pictures and...More

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank Sophie F
Reviewed 22 April 2014

This was our first visit to Goats on the Roof, near Morpeth. I was very impressed by the lovely setting, although was a little dismayed not to see a herd of naughty goats chucking scorn down on the visitors, not even a kid blowing raspberries...More

Date of experience: April 2014
2  Thank Shutton13
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Heard there was new owners at GOTR, so we popped in to see what it was like and enjoyed a nice lunch here on Saturday. These people really seem to know what they are doing! I really wish this place could get a drinks licence,...More

Date of experience: April 2014
2  Thank r0yst0n_vasey
Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

Visited a busy Goats on the Roof for its 2014 season reopening day on a sunny Good Friday lunchtime and was impressed by the gorgeous location and warm welcome by Jill and Jessica who have just taken over. Enjoyed a nice omelette overlooking Fontburn Reservoir...More

4  Thank Geordieglobetrotters
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