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Barking Mad Cafe

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Hillbark Road, Frankby CH48 1NP, England
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104 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

this is a volunteer run place but they take such pride and care in what they do, you cannot help but enjoy. A simple bacon and egg barm like I had last time (for £1.40) is not the last word in fine dining, but it was done WELL - which is more than the last few I have had in... More 

Thank SteveJWallasey
Wirral U.K.
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Cheap as you like and great place to stop after a long dog walk. Difficult to get in at a weekend its so busy.

Thank bren990
Parkgate, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Where else can you get a coffee and an egg bun for less than two pounds! Run by volunteers in Royden Park this is a quirky hidden gem - utterly charming and a great pit stop after a long dog walk. Your canine companion can sit with you too which is a great bonus!

Thank AliJagger
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Royden Park is possibly the best place for leisurely family walks and brilliant for dogs. Walks can be extended in all directions and we have never had a disappointing day out. Always capped off with a cafe stop with tea and coffee at 65p which coupled with the friendly atmosphere can't be bettered. Brings back lovely memories of days out... More 

Thank Paul H
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This cafe is in Royden Park , right at the main entrance, car park. It really is as cheap as chips , I go here often with Ruby ( my dog ) , the home made cake is ace , they had an offer on last Sunday , coffee and cake £1.50 , what a bargain , and real nice... More 

Thank Dave G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We have just visited the other cafe in Royden Park, found it to be not a pleasant experience. The staff here are lovely, nothing is too much trouble. The food in good and not expensive. Children are made most welcome and there is a lot to look at, including a bookcase full of books.

Thank secretmaggie
Heswall, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This place is run by the friends of royden park and is the friendliest cafe by far. As the name suggests they welcome dogs and they serve basic good value fayre. The crusts from the bread are served free as dog toast and it was very popular amongst our canine visitors - just one fault no ice cream 😓

Thank Sircharliesmum2013
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

We were on a long walk from Thurstaston and came upon the cafe by chance. What a great place. Excellent value,,particularly the special drink and scone offer.,cheerful volunteer staff. Good ambience.

Thank hermioneCheshire
Chester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Been a few times to Barking Mad cafe. Not sure if its a business or a charity , the cafe does have a few helpers but not sure if they are paid or volunteers. The snacks are really good quality and freshly made to order. The chunky homemade vegetable soup is very tasty. The portions are very generous. Everything is... More 

Thank AndrewfromChester
Wirral, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Oh how nice it is to rest my paws after our adventure around the lovely Roydon Park, Banjo Pointer and I look forward to a hot jug of home made soup and Cracking toast, so welcome in the colder months. Cake and scones are yummy but by far the best thing is being amongst good kind people. Barking Mad, yes... More 

Thank Banjo P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hillbark Road, Frankby CH48 1NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Wirral  >  Frankby

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