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Barrasford Arms

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Recently votes North East Tourism Pub of the Year, Barrasford Arms pub dates back to the 1800’s. Set overlooking Houghton Castle, this picturesque pub not only serves great local ales, but also top quality local Northumbrian food, using ingredients from the polytunnel and gardens out the back. With lots to see and do in the area you could make your time away last even longer by staying in one of out seven en-suite bedrooms. The North Tyne River just down the road for some top Salmon Fishing, Hadrian’s wall only a few miles away, set in the heart of Northumberland only around 20 miles from Kielder Forest, 30 miles from Alnwick heading to the coast, and only 8 miles from the historical town of
US$15 - US$38
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews steak cheese souffle cheese board fish cakes chicken excellent service and very friendly staff changed owners the pub lovely sunday lunch amazing food lunch menu fantastic meal ate here cooked to perfection friday night hadrian's wall an evening meal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the pub for a spot of lunch expecting typical pub grub. Nothing of the sort! Fantastic menu of one,two or three courses. My friend and I went for two courses and weren't disappointed. I had rump steak it came with home cooked chips,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bondychris104
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t praise this lovely little pub enough, very welcoming, food excellent, rooms comfortable. We spent 4 nights here exploring the countryside and celebrating the New Year. Lovely 5 course set menu for NYE, owners and locals delightful. Will definitely be returning.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank samrH864VV
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Really lovely country hotel,very good food ,excellent service and very friendly staff,a pleasure to stay here,will definitely return.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank day123tripper2015
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Well out of many places around northumberland this has to be to top place for a good feed with top quality grub. Outstanding service with an extremely knowledgeable and talented chefs. You can really taste some lovely food here and the chefs work hard to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank IamFoodNorth
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Called here without reservation but were accommodated. Very nice welcome BUT the meals very disappointing. My fish was over-battered,indeed it was hard to break through the rock-hard batter to find the very small fish! I did not mean to complain but when so invited the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank John G S
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We visited with friends last Saturday, the bar had a few locals in when we first arrived. We were taken through to our table after we had ordered some drinks. The dinning room is very pleasant and there were two other tables taken. The private...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alison B
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband came for Sunday lunch. The food was excellent and well presented. My husband had fishcake for starter which he really enjoyed! I had the cheese soufflé which was so tasty! We then both had roast beef which was really tender and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ali_babe44
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Meals are seved in both the bar and restaurant. If you choose the bar beware of heat from the open fire! The choices are decent and the food is tasty.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank kikelmool
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This is an updated review of the Barrasford Arms. We first visited this establishment about a year ago, when new owners had taken over. Food and service still excellent, ambience good, all in all a wonderful experience. We will be back

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank birtley21
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Barrasford Arms Northumberland run by Victoria and Michael, family run hotel offering good honest hospitality along with 7 modern clean bedrooms, fine ales and secure parking, Great food, if you want a Sunday lunch then Barrasford Arms is a must,

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank David H
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5 July 2016|
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Response from Barrasford A | Property representative |
Hi. Apologies I have only just seen this question. Unfortunately we only allow dogs in the outside gardens area, one reason being the small proximity of the bar area.
1 June 2016|
Response from Marilyn F | Reviewed this property |
No dogs, except guide dogs of course!
14 July 2015|
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Response from claires111 | Reviewed this property |
No idea - best idea is to ring the restaurant - I'm sure they will be able to sort this out.
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