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The Highwayman

Whickham Highway, Whickham, England
+44 191 488 7654
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good21%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible15%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
£
DETAILS
Whickham Highway, Whickham, England
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and other half visited here yesterday (30.04.17) for Sunday Lunch. Having visited two of the other hostelries in the Whickham area earlier in the month, we'd decide to give this a try. The pub is situated roughly halfway between Lobley Hill and Dunston Hill...More

Thank heedmaster
Steven T, General Manager at The Highwayman, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, we're pleased you enjoyed your food, and we hope to see you again soon to maybe try some of the other dishes on the menu.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A welcoming, comfortable place with warm and friendly staff and a good atmosphere. The bar staff were so helpful and friendly, and Pauline was very helpful in assisting me with my size of wine! Thank you all.

Thank FionaB712
Steven T, General Manager at The Highwayman, responded to this review

Thanks for your feed back Fiona, the team are pleased you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 April 2017

Well-priced tasty pub grub, decently priced beers, and a good location. Highly recommended - I eat here a few times a month!

Thank Kim S
Steven T, General Manager at The Highwayman, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Kim. We're pleased you enjoy your visits.

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Went tonight with my husband for a quick tea after work was told there was a half hour wait for food which was acceptable as the lad seemed to be on his own in the kitchen. After nearly an hour I asked when our food...More

Thank Alison H
Steven T, General Manager at The Highwayman, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback Alison, we have done some retraining with the team as a direct result of your visit. This will hopefully stop any mistakes of this type happening in the future. We are sorry that your visit fell below the standards which both...More

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great food pleasant surrounding, an excellent meal of steak could not be faulted, well done. To staff both kitchen and front of house. The steak was cooked as asked and served beautifully and not to long to wait friendly atmosphere.

Thank Martin W
Steven T, General Manager at The Highwayman, responded to this review

Thanks for you review Martin, we're pleased you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 14 December 2016

We had are Christmas lunch today food was excellent and the staff where brilliant they fed 24 of us and every one of us was full of praise for them and the food.Thank you and a Happy Christmas to younall

Thank William L
Steven T, Manager at The Highwayman, responded to this review

Thank you for your review William, we're pleased everyone enjoyed there Christmas lunch and look forward to seeing you all in the new year.

Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I was told that a band called the Test Pilots were on at the Highwayman so decided to see what it was like. I must say the Band were fantastic and the atmosphere in the pub was great. I noticed the pub also have other...More

Thank Chris J
Steven T, General Manager at The Highwayman, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Chris. We're pleased you had a great night.

Reviewed 17 October 2016

We visit this place on a regular basis. It is very friendly, has a great menu and is cheap. My friend and i both went for Mexican style Chicken dish, with cheese, nachos and chilies. It was so so tasty. Once again a great tea...More

Thank traceymc31
Steven T, General Manager at The Highwayman, responded to this review

Hi Traceymc31, thanks for review, glad you liked our Mexican Meltdown dish and of course our House Wine. Hope to see you again soon, thanks again.

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We went in for a meal with friends The food was amazing Big portions well cooked and looked great The service was very friendly and efficient It was so good we are going back for breakfast. The landlord (bald guy with ginger bits at the...More

Thank Abbeyboi
Steven T, General Manager at The Highwayman, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Abbeyboi, I'm pleased you enjoyed your visit. I remember your group and you were a pleasure to serve, especially the married couple, the funny little man in the fleece and his wife who loved the BBQ sauce. Hopefully we will see...More

Reviewed 3 October 2016

We visit quite often as the food is great and very reasonable. Always a great atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank _lroslisa
Steven T, General Manager at The Highwayman, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Iroslisa, we're pleased that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:30
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:30
Saturday
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whickham Highway, Whickham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Whickham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 488 7654