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Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Breakfast at The Running Fox Bakery, Felton

The Running Fox bakery in the lovely village of Felton is one of our favourite places to visit when we have some free time. It is a homely little bakery that is extremely popular with locals and beyond. Booking is definitely recommended and their homemade afternoon tea is really something special and worth the trip to Felton for.

Eggy Bread with fruit and honey

We have never had the chance to stop for breakfast but after reading their menu I knew it would be the perfect place to start our day after checking out from our Wigwam holiday in Northumberland.

Sausage Sandwich 

Harry ordered a sausage sarnie (which is available all day). Priced at only £3.50 it was packed full of juicy sausages. The bread is freshly hand baked that morning on-site and was beautifully soft. Harry ended up sharing some of his sausages with his brother as he was too full but they were too good to waste.

Freshly baked croissants

Our two youngest selected a croissant from the menu - freshly baked and served with jam and butter at £1.80 again this is an inexpensive breakfast for a child that they'll enjoy.

Locally sourced Full English

Hubby ordered the Full English which was packed with local bacon, sausages, white and black pudding, mushroom, fried egg, tomato and toast. A fantastic breakfast featuring fresh and local products at only £6.50 is a steal! You can order a smaller portion (the Fox Cub breakfast) for £4.

Sweet eggy bread with honey and berries

I ordered the sweet eggy bread with chainbridge honey and berries (£4.25). The eggy bread was the nicest I have ever tasted. So much better than anything I could make myself at home. Savoury eggy bread costs just £2.50 and I'm going to order this next time - eggy bread and tomato ketchup will really take me back to my childhood!

The staff at The Running Fox are wonderful and are always on hand to check you are ok and ask if you would like a re-fill for you tea or coffee. 

You cannot leave The Running Fox without buying a few treats from the counter to take home. Their homemade pies, quiches and cakes are the best money can buy and always packed full of ingredients and flavour. There really is no scrimping on quality. We selected a few items for lunch and were very kindly given a complimentary mince pie each to take home (before you make assumptions - they didn't know we were blogging). 

There is also a basket of stale bread in a bucket by the door for you to help yourself to and feed the friendly ducks on the River Coquet outside. During one visit, when all of the 'duck bread' had ran out, the staff noticed the disappointed looks on our children's faces and very kindly gave us a loaf from their shelf. This really sums up The Running Fox - they are super friendly and really will go out of their way to make sure you enjoy your time there.

                            Afternoon tea at The Running Fox from Prosecco and Pie     

Breakfast is served daily from 9am-11:30am. Booking is highly recommended. 

For reservations call 01670 787090 

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  1. oh those sausages look very tasty , im from the north east and not heard of this place will take a look when im in th area now thank you

    1. It is definitely recommended Lisa. I sampled a sausage and it was perfect.

  2. oooh this looks lovely, I will have to try and visit

    1. It's definitely worth the trip - make sure you book though x

  3. That full English looks amaaaaaazing! And the whole place sounds lovely, we are hoping to go glamping soon so may pop in here! #nebrilliantbloggers

    1. Oh yes, I would highly recommend after a glamping trip. Their breakfast really sets you up for the day and children love feeding the ducks outside.

  4. oh it looks and sound's lovely i will have to pay them a visit in the summer as we love going out for breakfast xx

    1. Definitely - breakfast is served until 11:30am so you don't need to rush too much to get there. Your LO's will love the ducks - they are the friendliest ducks ever and very inquisitive x

  5. Salivating reading this wonderful review! Love it! Thanks for linking up to #tastytuesdays

  6. Wow this place looks fabulous! I love the idea of 'duck bread' too :-) #nebrilliantbloggers

  7. now craving a massive sausage butty ...


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