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£4 - £20
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews sunday roast steak pie mussels sticky toffee pudding mine host service was excellent fantastic meal alison grandson
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good value for money. Is it refined no, is it grand food no, but what it is, is wholesome hearty honest food great for an everyday meal.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 3 December 2023

Visited the No.5 Inn for the Christmas menu dinner as a party of 10. Food was amazing and portions were huge. Staff were very attentive and helpful. They looked after so well and the table was decorated beautifully with Santa hats. Thank you very much,...everyone loved the whole experience.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 13 October 2023 via mobile

Yet again, another fantastic meal here. Anyone who hasn't been must try! Starter of mussels in a garlic sauce spot on! Main of fish & chips fab! Dessert of homemade pavlova fantastic! Compliments to the chef & very attentive waiting staff.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 25 September 2023

Booked for Sunday lunch, had a starter of Leek & Potato soup, served with a hot bread roll/butter (home made) tasty. Mains they only doing roast beef, but plenty of it and was tender. Looked after at the table by Sarah, who made us welcolme....A great 1st visit.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 12 September 2023 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place. Very warm and welcoming, family friendly. The food is totally amazing and nothing is too much trouble. Lovely customer service. Would recommend to anyone with confidence. Loved it and sorry we don't live locally 🙂

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 14 May 2023

Fantastic restaurant and food was delicious, service was excellent. Took a party of eleven to dinner here on Saturday evening mostly Americans and boy did they enjoy it 10/10 Well done No 5 .

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 11 May 2023

Amazing dinner, for both me and my husband. Great service from every member the no 5 team. Fabulous dinner

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 23 October 2022 via mobile

Just had the most amazing meal at the No 5 in Alva....went with Partner,Daughter and Grandson(who has various allergy's) Friendly mine host Alison and her Staff made the our visit most enjoyable.Food was delicious and piping hot. Myself and Daughter had the Sunday roast and...have to say, best Roast Beef I have had for years. Partner had Cajun Chicken. My Grandson had Macaroni cheese, after checking all ingredients with Chief, usually going out can be stressful as so hard to accommodate him but today was stress free. Great food, friendly atmosphere and excellent service 5* Would highly recommend 👌 Looking forward to our next visit!!!More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 19 August 2022

Contacted Alison ahead of time requesting a vegan meal, and gave an idea of what I was wanting, also explained we needed wheelchair access and a quiet table. Alison was very responsive and helpful with our email request. We were greeted and looked after by...Katy who is a friendly and helpful front of house staff member. My partner enjoyed his steak pie and sticky toffee pudding. Thank you to the chef for making delicious food. My vegan meal was awesome, The music was very chilled and the atmosphere so relaxing we didn't want to leave. We moving to the area and thrilled to know this is going to be one of our local watering holes. Thank you to all the staff.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 20 July 2022 via mobile

Second time we’ve been - as it is just short of 400 miles from home! However not disappointed. My starter was mussels and I had 40 - all beautifully cooked. A hidden gem. We will be back!!!!

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 11 June 2022 via mobile

Well first time visiting this place as we have recently moved to the area and was quite excited to find somewhere nearby to eat. Unfortunately just had a dreadful experience where we ordered chicken wings and as we chewed into them they were frozen this...is totally unacceptable under any circumstances. We continued to the mains but we felt that we were very wary of what we were eating so in all very disappointing. The staff were lovely they offered an apology the manager however did not even mention it as she took the bill. Will not be back.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 22 November 2021

We came across this Inn by accident, just out for a walk and landed up in Alva. Service and food were very good. We both had the Sunday roast, my beef was lovely. Can’t fault anything about our visit. Staff very helpful and friendly. We...will certainly go back.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 3 November 2021

Must have caught them on a bad night, food average at best, bread hard for starter, and no fish all batter for main. Nice place friendly staff but disappointed with the food

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 6 October 2021

Great evening here at the number 5 inn in Alva, great service, excellent food, great staff. The atmosphere is also very nice we will definitely be back very soon.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 21 August 2021 via mobile

I cannot speak highly enough of Alison and David and their staff team at the number 5. I’m from Alva but have lived in Whitley bay for many years. Whenever I am back home to see my family and friends I have dinner here. Tonight...I messaged Alison on Facebook for a late booking. She went out of her way to accommodate us. The chicken fajitas were amazing, lasagne perfect and the kids were on an ultimate high about their desserts. Never disappoints thanks again !!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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lisaangus12
14 August 2018|
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Response from dsimpson48 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure on this one, I would call and ask to speak to Alison or you can get them in Facebook. You won't find a more helpful owner, Regards Derek Tel:01259-760416 Ps sorry for late reply
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25 April 2018|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
They do fantastic takeaway food at present, highly recommended.
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Yes, No 5 Inn offers takeaway services.

No 5 Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5