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Lion's Den at LionMouth Rural Centre

A quirky little tea room set at the top of LionMouth Rural Centre's terraces. The menu consists of homemade fayre, made fresh every day. Soups, sandwiches, quiche, panini and cream teas are usually on the menu. Much of the fruit, vegetables and salads are grown on-site or sourced locally. Some of the homegrown produce is made into jams, chutneys and cordials.

Business Type: 
Tea Room
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Postal Address: 
LionMouth Rural Centre, Broadgate Farm Workshops, Esh Winning, Durham, DH7 9QE

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