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The Brandling Arms

££ - £££, British,
High St | Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1HD, England
+44 191 285 4023
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (17 reviews)
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
“beef” (11 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
High St | Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1HD, England
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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Visited the Brandling Arms today for lunch with my mum. The staff were very friendly from the off..... Chatting to customers about the chocolate ale (offering samples ...yummy) We ordered two hot sandwiches one was asked for with no tartar sauce. When the food arrived...More

Thank Michaela L
Nici C, General Manager at The Brandling Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2016

Hi Michaela & Pat, True to your word! Many thanks for your lovely review we really do appreciate it. We're glad you enjoyed the food and sorry about the tartare mix up initially! Glad you enjoyed the coffees and we look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

I visited the branding with two friends to have some food. I ordered the build your own burger and chose the basic burger which was £9 and two toppings of bacon jam and Brie which were £2 each. All in all a £14 burger. The...More

4  Thank Denise T
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Good venue for both food and drink with large outside area. Both family and dog friendly. Helpful and cheerfull staff.

1  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Really nice looking bar, espcially now they have decked the outside. A small area is dog friendly and they have high chairs for kids. The service was cheerful and attentive enough. There are a good range of drinks and decent coffee. The atmosphere is quite...More

Thank lightlyTravelledGuy
Nici C, General Manager at The Brandling Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2016

Hi lightlyTravelledGuy, I wanted to firstly thank you for taking the time to write your review and thank you for your kind words about the service, drinks and atmosphere. Obviously it's always sad to hear a guest has had a disappointing visit, even more so...More

Reviewed 10 March 2016

Visited recently to tryout the flatbread garlic and mozzarella, it was amazing. Hubby had the fish finger bap which he wasn't overjoyed with. Wrong kind of bun... Rounded off with a good bottle of sauv blanc and a good atmos. £30

1  Thank Thumbelina P
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

New menu again so decided to eat there. Busy as Saturday night but got a table ok. Beef burger with cheese rarebit (extra £1) was £10.25 and better than the one I had at pleased to meet you the day before as the meat was...More

Thank Jen32B
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Great pub with real ales, wine selection and distinctly different food menu. Two meals ordered: Southern fried chicken, fish and chips with drinks. Excellent quality, presentation and service. 25% off the whole food and drinks bill by registering online. What's not to like!!

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Really nice pub which bucks the trend on Gosforth High Street. Don't live in Gosforth so tend to visit this pub after a meal with friends. Like this pub as it has a friendly vibe which is a bit younger than some of the other...More

Thank KateJRR
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Went to celebrate daughters birthday. Asked for chilled white wine bar manager said just had fridges fixed all wine shouts be perfectly chilled, it was! Most people wanted food but they shut the kitchen down for an hour and half, not sure of reason so...More

Thank Suzysnoose
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Had an overnight stay in Newcastle so decided to explore a little further afield and jumped on the metro to Gosforth, the Brandling was the first decent pub we came across and decided to stop off for a drink, the service was good, the pub...More

1  Thank SharonJT67
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Questions & Answers
23 August 2016|
Response from Nici C | Property representative |
Hiya, Yes we are dog friendly and have a large area where you can sit and eat with your dog. Just ask one of the team when you arrive. Thanks Nici
Michele P
21 July 2016|
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Response from She3103 | Reviewed this property |
Yes outside. Great little sun trap too! Lots of nice seating and umbrellas etc 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High St | Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1HD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 285 4023
  • E-mail
Set back from the hustle and bustle of Gosforth High Street, The Brandling Arms is a real home-from-home. With our top-notch pub food, outstanding range of speciality drinks, our large west facing front garden and relaxing family-friendly atmosphere, you'll realise we don't do things by halves!
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