Treats Coffee Shop Durham Review

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Treats is a nice little place for a cup of coffee and a snack. Treats is about half way up Silver Street on the left hand side on the way up from Millburngate Bridge towards the Market Place. Once again, it’s up a flight of stairs, so maybe a bit daunting if you’re not walking 100%, but it’s worth the climb.

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Service is at the counter, but meals are delivered by the waitress to the table. As usual, we only went with the intention of having a cup of coffee and a scone, until Mrs DFD declared she loved the look of the Corned beef pie in the display case, then I had to follow her with some steak pie and chips, both served with mushy peas, so it turned into a total main meal at breakfast time 😉 Both pies arrived super fast and were delicious and with the little jug of gravy proved to be just the job for a cold morning this early in town.

Despite the stairs, the cafe is very popular with older folks, who use it as a place to get out of the hustle and bustle and have a natter, which is nice. Nothing is hurried, service is pleasant and the place is warm and welcoming. Note to the owner though, you need to invest in a proper Xmas tape next year, Dean Martin’s ‘Let it Snow’ became a bit annoying after the 45th consecutive play! 😉

Price wise, Treats Coffee Shop is very competitive, with a meal for two with drinks coming in at around £16. This was ok for us, as we needed to keep our pennies for xmas presents, but this set us up for the fight on the shop floor.


Durham Food and Drink Rating
First Impression : 8, Service : 8, Food : 7, Value : 8

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Treats Coffee Shop
First Floor
27-28 Silver Street
Durham
DH1 3RD

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One comment:

  1. We called in today for the first time since before christmas. It was packed out, and this was Sunday lunchtime. The counter format had been changed a bit and i think other stuff had been shuffled about.

    We were lusting cake, so had a slice of Victoria Sponge (biggest i’ve ever seen) and a slice of Apple Pie with cream. Two cups of milky coffee to wash it down. Less than a tenner to pay. A nana nap was needed shortly after 🙂

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