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The Badger

) #4 of 18 Restaurants in Ponteland ££ - £££ , British,
Ponteland NE20 9BT, England
+44 1661 871037
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Ponteland NE20 9BT, England
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1 - 10 of 918 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for lunch before family catching a flight after weekend visit, and I can say one if the best Sunday lunches I have had I had the turkey my husband had beef and they were fantastic all our party enjoyed there meals, we had...More

Thank katherine M
General Manager A, Manager at The Badger, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks Katherine, glad you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for your review, cheers, Peter.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called in before we went on holiday the food was ok but nothing special the lager was flat and we both thought it was expensive for what we had

Thank Joseph R
General Manager A, Manager at The Badger, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Can you email me at badgerponteland@vintageinn.co.uk Would like to know what you had if you didn't think it was value for money? Also which lager was flat? Did you let anyone know? Thanks for your review. Cheers, Peter.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I decided to change our venue for our weekly tuesday steak. We chose The Badger and were not disappointed. Excellent rump and even better ribeye. Descent wine and very good atmosphere plus polite and attentive service. What more can you want. We...More

Thank Bob B
General Manager A, Manager at The Badger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your lovely review. See you next Tuesday ! Cheers, Peter.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice meal with a friend. Had the duck and some sweet potato fries, was lovely as was the creme brûlée desert. Fair prices in my opinion and a decent menu. Table service which we did not expect but you can also order at the bar...More

Thank Kevsja
Badger P, Manager at The Badger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review Kevsja. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Peter.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food okay but the menu seems to have shrunk so choices not like they used to be, however had satisfactory food. Steak ok. Fish & chips ok. Nothing amazing though. Sadly they welcome dogs but the area for dogs is quite uncomfortable so eating was...More

Thank siniraji
General Manager A, Manager at The Badger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi siniraji. You are correct with regards to the menu. It is smaller as we wanted to produce the menu in house and move towards a fresher option. I don't understand your point about dogs? Sadly we welcome them? Then you state how we could...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time we have visited this restaurant, it did not disappoint. We were promptly seated despite it being a very busy Sunday lunchtime. Food is incredible, the waiting staff are so welcoming to all, pets included. Can't wait to visit again.

Thank AM40Fife_Scotland
General Manager A, Manager at The Badger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your great review. Glad you enjoyed your visit. Best regards. Peter.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We finally took the plunge and walked to the badger (it really is only a 10 minute walk from the garage) whilst staying on the airport. So glad we did. We hadn't booked but received a warm welcome - the place is huge. Really good...More

Thank AliJ456
General Manager A, Manager at The Badger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks AliJ glad you enjoyed your visit. Best regards. Peter.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We received excellent service from both Paul, who greeted us at the door and showed us to our table, and Hannah who served us with an excellent meal. Can totally recommend the Badger and we look forward to a return visit. D Lowes

Thank _dblowes
General Manager A, Manager at The Badger, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your great review. Paul and Hannah will be over the moon with your feedback. Cheers, Peter.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived for lunch with our toddler and our 6 month old baby. The pub was busy but the staff were able to accommodate us. They were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. We ordered sea bass and the tri of lamb both...More

Thank AllyC26
General Manager A, Manager at The Badger, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Ally. Glad you enjoyed your visit. Best regards, Peter.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only called in for a drink and had a dessert, no problems, staff very helpful, we will be back and the next time it will be for a meal.

Thank Jeff T
General Manager A, Manager at The Badger, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Jeff for your great review. Main course next time? Cheers Peter.

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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
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jodiethmpsn
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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Tracey G
1 April 2016|
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Response from R a | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but should think so they are such nice people I would just ask them when you book the table .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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