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The Badger

££ - £££, British,
Ponteland NE20 9BT, England
+44 1661 871037
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“chicken pie” (17 reviews)
“sunday roast” (14 reviews)
“pudding” (38 reviews)
Opens in 3 min
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Ponteland NE20 9BT, England
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1 - 10 of 1,002 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Atmosphere and service were good. Unfortunately items stated on menu were unavailable which put a damper on the night. Table booked for 19.00.

Thank Derek D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited here before setting of to London Lovely place not bad meals although a bit pricey Very busy nice atmosphere although a bit hectic The disappointment arose after a visit to the toilet The floor was awash with urine,the problem not with people but the...More

Thank keith r
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped here for some food on our way to the airport. It was late Sunday afternoon and was still very busy. Obviously the Sunday roast was very popular, looked like a good portion size. I ordered a burger and my wife a steak. We...More

Thank johnbrenda21
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Decided to find a bite of lunch before our flight from Newcastle airport. Found the badger. Although busy a few little tables in a quite area. Nice log fire. Staff really great. Explained we were tight on time. Good choice of food, really nice and...More

Thank CB020806
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As usual, the food & service was good, but when are you changing the menu. We were promised that after the refurbishment in November, that there would be a new menu & infact it was advertised as such, but the same old same old one...More

1  Thank aggie064
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is fantastic. It's so cosy and homely. They have a great menu which changes regularly. Being vegetarian they have a separate vegan menu which to be really honest is better than their usual menu. My other half took me as a last minute...More

1  Thank Nova L
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the vicinity of the Airport on the West side of Newcastle, the Badger is very near to it, and infinitely better environment to be in. Our waitress was exceptionally caring and there is a disabled toilet right near to the front...More

Thank Dudley G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Twenty years ago we used to enjoy meals at Vintage Inn pubs like the Badger. At the time they offered a decent, quick, no fuss and inexpensive meal out when you didn't want to be bothered by the formality of a traditional restaurant. How times...More

1  Thank Dinos43
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in while waiting to pick up from the airport. Sunday evening. There were plenty in but it wasn't crowded as it's such a large place. Very nice feel to the place. Cosy even though it's big. I think it's great that dogs are allowed...More

Thank LesleyDavies34
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped off here for a welcome drink on our way to meet up with friends. We had a lovely bottle of reasonably priced rose wine whilst studying the varied menu. All of the people in this pub were eating and the food looked amazing....More

Thank Lynn C
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Questions & Answers
Liz G
2 September 2017|
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Response from siniraji | Reviewed this property |
Traditional bar didn't see cocktails
Trond L
10 July 2017|
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Response from theauldwife | Reviewed this property |
Well behaved dogs are welcome on the decking at the front of the pub as well as in the garden at the rear. Inside you can only sit with your dog at any of the tables in front of the bar area ( hard floor), they are not... More
5 January 2017|
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Response from Badger P | Property representative |
good afternoon So sorry for the delay in responding to your question. Looking at the above you probably have your answer. To clarify we endeavour to take your order at the table however if you prefer to order at the bar... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ponteland NE20 9BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Ponteland
  • Phone Number: +44 1661 871037
The Badger is located less than 2 minutes drive from Newcastle International airport and approximately 8 minutes walk.You can easily access the city centre via the metro system which runs from Newcastle airport.If you driving by car it takes 10 minutes to the city centre at peak times.It is ideal if you are visiting Hadrians wall or travelling from Scotland. The beautiful Cheviot hills are clearly visible.
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