We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Small World Cafe

27 Market Place | The Market Square, Hexham NE46 3PB, England
+44 1434 606200
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (55 reviews)
“cakes” (39 reviews)
“eggs royale” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
International, Mediterranean, British, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 Market Place | The Market Square, Hexham NE46 3PB, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (260)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cafe offers a wide selection of food and drinks, enough to satisfy anyone. Good friendly service complete with decent portions and acceptable prices in comfortable surrounds, what more could you want?

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Odyssey66135794310
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A great busy little cafe. With friendly staff and good food. Vegan,diary free and but free. Used a lot by locals. A great place.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Helene W
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

After a terrible coffee next door at Grape and Bean it was a delight to find this lovely coffee shop and deli. Steph made us a great flat white and wish we had more time to sample the food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DamonBlackband
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

I have been there for breakfast and it is not very nice the way food is cooked the breakfasts feel chewy and it does not taste nice. However they are soo much better for lunches, they have big portions on your plate. I've had the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gemma H
Angela W, Owner at The Small World Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

I'm sorry to hear you did not enjoy your breakfast especially as nothing was said at the time. Our bacon and sausage is from the Northumberland Sausage Company and is cooked fresh every day. The breakfasts are cooked to order and we always get lovely...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Bubbling little cafe with great atmosphere. Thursday lunch out of season and only a couple of tables free. Food and service excellent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Called in for breakfast last saturday, treated myself to eggs royale (croissants looked very appealing too), Family had cooked breakfast and everything was faultless, hot drinks equal or better than leading high street coffee shop! Would have allocated 5 stars but the cafe is a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Claire912
Reviewed 25 September 2018

My friend and I initially peered through the windows and were slightly put off by the 'plastic looking' tables situated very close together however, as the place was very busy, (a good sign in my book), we decided to give it a go and have...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LadyDon
Reviewed 18 September 2018

A coffee and scone each of us. Hers fruity, mine savoury. Fresh and both delicious with spreadable butter which is not always found. Made a purchase of a local beer too. Large place with a variety of seating. [Please take the apostrophe out of 'tea's'...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ray s
Reviewed 13 September 2018

After not been here for a while, we called in for a snack. It was just as nice as it always was. The lovely staff were great as usual, even asking us where we had been as they hadnt seen us for a while, sold...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gary s
Reviewed 12 September 2018

called in on Monday 10th, for a lunch, we both had soup and a sandwich, the food quality was excellent, tasty and fresh. We made the mistake of ordering a full soup and sandwich, we should of gone for the mug of soup and half...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RotherhamTravelpanda
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in Hexham
The Beaumont Hexham, Hotel
401 reviews
.22 km away
The George Hotel
820 reviews
6.66 km away
Walwick Hall
303 reviews
7.32 km away
Slaley Hall
3,542 reviews
10.01 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Kings Head Restaurant
70 reviews
.02 km away
The Allendale Inn
39 reviews
.05 km away
Little Mexico
182 reviews
.03 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hexham Abbey
891 reviews
.13 km away
Border History Museum
49 reviews
.10 km away
Hexham Old Gaol
53 reviews
.15 km away
Tyne Green Park
15 reviews
.67 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
11 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from E2578BYdannym | Reviewed this property |
just befaster and so light lunch stuff
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 11
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Market Place | The Market Square, Hexham NE46 3PB, England (Formerly Mucho Gusto)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Hexham
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 606200
  • E-mail
The Small World Cafe is a family run Licensed Coffee Shop in beautiful Hexham. We are open Monday through Saturday and serve fresh homemade food everyday. Daily newspapers and magazines add to the enjoyment of your visit. We source as many products as we can locally and are great advocates of "fresh is best". We offer the finests quality tea's and Coffee along with locally produced dairy products and cakes. Take away service is available everyday. We are a family run business with experience in the catering industry. We have a great passion for food and understand the importance of looking after you and giving you the quality of product you deserve.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing