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The Blackbird

North Road, Ponteland NE20 9UH, England
+44 1661 822684
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great food and staff

ten of us had booked to celebrate my grandsons 18th birthday we were greeted by sue and felt at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Excellent venue

We took friends (one of whom is vegetarian)who were staying with us from the south. On arrival we... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Ponteland, United Kingdom
via mobile
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North Road, Ponteland NE20 9UH, England
North Road, Ponteland NE20 9UH, England
+44 1661 822684
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ten of us had booked to celebrate my grandsons 18th birthday we were greeted by sue and felt at ease straightaway, for xmas the room was decorated which was perfect for this building the history which was given in a littie scroll. the fires were...More

1  Thank 432thelyons
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We took friends (one of whom is vegetarian)who were staying with us from the south. On arrival we were quickly shown to our table just off the bar and a drinks order was taken and soon delivered. We all ordered starters and a main course....More

1  Thank aw1812
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We don't go anywhere without our Dogs and the Blackbird and staff were fabulous, very kind and loving towards the dogs and really made us feel welcome, offered water and a large table for the dogs and us to sit at and the food is...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Came here for my nephews birthday, the food was fantastic and the service was great too, will definitely be back

1  Thank NEadam93
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Was looking forward to a nice meal in pleasant surroundings. One out of two. The restaurant area (previously The Tunnel Room) was nicely laid out. But, Risotto as the only vegetarian main!! Not good. Shows a lack of imagination and cooking skills. I resorted to...More

3  Thank flightyflora
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely big pub we only had drinks but atmosphere was good and lovely beer garden. Will have to go back to try the food.

Thank jimmy0701
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered a burger which was lovely, great hand cut chips accompanied. Unfortunately our dessert never arrived and we gave up after half an hour of waiting - the staff never realised our dessert had never got to the table. Very disappointed as what we ordered...More

1  Thank HevIves
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived at the blackbird quite late after picking my parents up from the airport. We were advised food was ending soon but they were happy to extend it a little to accommodate us. I had the burger which was lovely. Other food included fish...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I came into the blackbird during the week for some lunch. I had the fish and chips which were delicious. My experience was made excellent by the member of staff who waited my table. I was served by a tanned waitress with a pony tail....More

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

OK, so this was a group Christmas meal and one might expect the service to be a bit slow but this was absolutely shameful. The food was truly lovely but some of us were past it with hunger by the time the food arrived at...More

2  Thank sp1000_12
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Michael W
3 September 2016|
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Response from lucy b | Reviewed this property |
Always safe to book ahead!