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BlockandTackle

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Blackthorn Way, Ashington NE63 8NW, England
+44 1670 819845
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Block and Tackle

The best pub in Ashington without a shadow of a doubt. The staff are amazing, especially the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Joe V
via mobile
Our friendly local

Came in tonight for tea, food was superb as always and value for money. The bar staff are always... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jenny P
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Friendly staff, trying hard”
2 days ago
“Block and Tackle”
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 23:00
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Blackthorn Way, Ashington NE63 8NW, England
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+44 1670 819845
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The best pub in Ashington without a shadow of a doubt. The staff are amazing, especially the senior head barman, very friendly and charismatic. I would recommend The Block and Tackle to anyone, for both food and drink. Great atmosphere and superb surroundings.

Thank Joe V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came in tonight for tea, food was superb as always and value for money. The bar staff are always friendly and very welcoming. #lovearefriendlylocal

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely friendly family pub very well situated near a large housing development. Friendly staff, good service, constantly trying new ideas, bands, quiz etc... Menu from the brewery is basic pub food done well.

Thank candicerandall
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Meal was nice friendly atmosphere warm feeling pub with a wide range from the menu There were 6 of us for a family meal and every thing was spot on Friendly staff and quick service

Thank Garyoliver1
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We love it here especially after the refurbishment beautiful; food so much better and staff too new menu is really good been here a few times never been bad

Thank Charlie584
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The food is as you expect for a pub on an estate. Not too expensive, reasonable quality. Portions are good size. Bar can get busy on a Sunday evening and often there doesn't seem to be enough staff to cover the bar effectively. Usually have...More

Thank Graeme K
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Standard estate pub, cook by numbers food with a microwave, very poor quiz, used as a polling station amusingly!

Thank chrishC1804RW
Reviewed 2 June 2016

been in here a few times, food is always barely warm at best. not great. it always seems fairly busy, but we wont return for food. its in a prime location with lots of houses round and could be better. when you complain a blonde...More

Thank vin21_12
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Friendly staff,excellent menu and lovely surroundings. They were happy to assist when asked about allergies and provide dairy free options.

Thank hunter705
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Love it here! Because it is out the way near a cul de sac i think you def get a better crowd than what you would central ashington. Very busy when theres a match on. Lovely little smoking area for when its sunny. Havent tried...More

Thank Brenna B
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