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Good food buy choose table carefully

The Highlander is set in lovely surroundings and it's inside does not disappoint either. Parking... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
via mobile
Early Tea

Surroundings were lovely and pleasant, super sausages and my burger was most pleasant .... Staff... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
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Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne NE20 0DN, England
+44 1661 881220
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 September 2014

After a three hour flight and the prospect of a three hour drive, we stopped in for a bite to eat. And enjoyed one of the best roast beef dinners to date. Fast and efficient service, very reasonable priced for the HUGE portion and that...More

1  Thank keekB
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 March 2014

The Highlander has always been a popular pub in Northumberland on one of the main trunk roads north to Scotland. We decided to pop in on Friday lunchtime. It was quite busy and the blackboard menu was informative and well written with a very tempting...More

3  Thank thefooddood
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

First time I have ever been to Newcastle...and the first time ever I had met my Grandma Jean also uncles, aunties, 1st cousins & 2nd Cousin’s sadly my grandad had passed away in 2014...amazing weekend for myself & my 2 younger children aged 15 &...More

Thank 252donnaj
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Called in for supper last night, chef Tracy is superb and very accommodating in tweaking the menu to your requirements. Louise on the bar is efficient and friendly. Lovely menu, with specials board, and nice ambience in this old pub. Well worth a visit. We'll...More

1  Thank AlcalaGirl2013
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Lovely pub. Staff were welcoming and friendly. Food was homemade and superb. Great choice. Would definitely recommend and would visit again when in the area

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The Highlander is set in lovely surroundings and it's inside does not disappoint either. Parking can be tight but in saying that, I'm just being picky. The staff are friendly and the choice of menu is good. Service is brisk and professional and don't doubt...More

Thank AVoiceofExperience
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Surroundings were lovely and pleasant, super sausages and my burger was most pleasant .... Staff were helpful and nothing seemed a problem. Lady with glasses and green tshirt very sincere and customer focused. Deserts were awesome.... Thank You

Thank JimmyR386
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We called in to the Highlander on a recommendation after a walk nearby and didn't reserve a table. This place must have a good reputation as it was really busy and we were very lucky to be able to squeeze in for Sunday lunch, I...More

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This bar restaurant on the way to Newcastle is in the country , the food is excellent on my last visit I had venison and black pudding pie it was great , the staff are really first class and will help you through the menu...More

Thank deulas
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Staff are lovely and settings are nice but good is extremely poor. Have been twice now but both meals were left as the standard was awful . Such a shame because nice place and nice staff .

Thank stewartmissbarbaras
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We have often passed this pub on way to Belsay Hall and we always thought it looked nice. This time we decided to stop for lunch which I'm pleased to say I was very happy we did! The service and food were excellent and the...More

Thank Bryan R
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Was a nice place to visit, and our meals were fantastic especially the desserts. Parking around the back that was really helpful and family friendly. Nice afternoon out :-)

Thank AWB19
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