Once Brewed

Cafe, Restaurant & Event Space @ THE SILL


An incredible dining and event space in the Northumberland National Park.

Once Brewed is the stunning restaurant, cafe and event space at The Sill, the new £15m state of the art visitor centre at the gateway to the Northumberland National Park.

Once Brewed is a light and airy visitor cafe, where hikers, locals and tourists enjoy a coffee, hearty British dishes, great wines and local ales in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere overlooking the rolling Northumberland hills.

Once Brewed is the perfect venue for a countryside wedding, family celebration or corporate retreat. Our events team have menus and packages to suit all occasions and budgets.




07340 687881


Once Brewed
The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre
Bardon Mill, Hexham
NE47 7AN

OpeninG Hours

Monday 9:30am - 6pm
Tuesday 9:30am - 6pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 6pm
Thursday 9:30am - 6pm
Friday 9:30am - 6pm
Saturday 9:30am - 6pm
Sunday 9:30am - 6pm


Book a table online quickly and easily using the widget above. There’s normally no need to make a reservation for a daytime visit, however we do recommend to for evenings. We take reservations up to 1.5 hours before the end of service.

Venue Hire

Corporate Events

The Sill brings together the perfect blend of modern design and comfort, whilst delivering the very highest standards of service.

Across four meeting rooms, the spaces can be adapted to your specific requirements. All rooms benefit from free Wi-Fi, ultra-fast broadband and presentation screens.

Residential events are supported by our world-class, 86 bed Youth Hostel and our onsite catering partners can deliver a range of options from a formal dining experience to a working lunch.


We’re passionate about weddings and our team will be on hand to help you every step of the way ensuring that you and your guests have an unforgettable experience.

We take pride in providing a highly personalised service to our couples. Our chefs create delicious dishes using the very best locally sourced ingredients and with sustainability at the heart of everything we do, we’ve worked hard to ensure that your wedding leaves the lightest possible environmental footprint.

Private Parties

Once Brewed is the perfect venue for your birthday, anniversary or any other celebration. Get in touch with us by email at for more information.