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The Joiners Arms

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Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
+44 1665 576112
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very expensive drink prices. Tried to fill wifes half pint glass with ice then top up with coke. Cost £2.30. Made him take ice out, othrwise we would have paid this for a tiny measure of coke. Guinnes £4.30 ???

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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not overly impressed by this gastro bar/restaurant. Friday evening & no fillet steak left at 7:30pm, not a great start, sirloin steak was ok but wasn't what we wanted. Staff were friendly & attentive. Food was average & slightly expensive for the quality; I had expected more having read the reviews, I wouldn't rush back.

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Thank MissMonkeyReview
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for the Joiners Arms. I am sorry to hear that your food choice wasn't available when you dined with us and that your second choice wasn't up to our usual high standard. I will ensure your comments are passed on to management and ours chefs who will look into... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited while staying at nearby Newton Hall. We had to book as it was very busy but could understand why once we arrived; a lovely welcome from staff and really nice, comfortable surroundings. Shared the Farmers Platter and then had huge fish and chips - both were really high quality and very tasty. Couldn't fault a single thing about our... More 

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Thank Leanne D
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to The Joiners Arms Here at Apartment Group we value each and every one of our customer’s comments and do our utmost to provide you with a perfect experience every time. Your comments will be passed on to the venue manager who will be pleased to hear that you all... More 

Newcastle-upon-tyne
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived for a late lunch, decor fits in with today's modern trend wood-brick-miss matched furniture, tastefully done. Full of family groups a few dogs. Four of us two went for the sharing platter. Nice selection of fish,mussel,prawn, cooked in various forms cost about £16.00 money well spent. The main course I went for the traditional 3 roast selection. It... More 

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Thank johnzambia
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi Firstly thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review for us here at The Joiners Arms. Here at Apartment Group we value each and every one of our customer’s comments and do our utmost to provide you with a perfect experience every time. I'm pleased to hear your positive feedback! We do hope... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had such an unusual and special welcome - a member of staff had my name tattooed on this hand! From there the attention to diners was perfect and food was top quality!

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Thank Ruthanne B
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi Ruthanne, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review for our venue The Joiners Arms. I am glad you enjoyed the welcome :) and the rest of your experience after that too. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards, Jade More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After a long walk came across this fantastic pub, nice friendly staff, excellent food , good atmosphere

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Thank Tony I
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi Tony, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review for our venue The Joiners Arms. I am so pleased you enjoyed everything from the staff and food to the stunning surrounding countryside! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards, Jade More 

Bradford
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful food - so good we went back the following night. Excellent service and dog friendly. Never seen such an enormous portion of fish and chips. We'll definitely be back when we next visit Northumberland

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Thank debspeak19
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review for our venue The Joiners Arms. I am so pleased you enjoyed dining with us on two consecutive nights! I am a fan of the huge fish and chips, i am so pleased you enjoyed them so much too. We look forward to welcoming you back again... More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food excellent customer service excellent ambience excellent from the starter to the dessert everything was delicious and great value for money

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Thank arnett_10
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to our venue The Joiners Arms, and for leaving such kind words. I am delighted to see you enjoyed the whole dining experience, your comments will be passed on to the team. We look forward to seeing you again soon :) Kind Regards, Jade More 

Darlington
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here with my partner, it was such a lovely stay, rooms were amazing and immaculate, and the food was fabulous! Would highly recommend to anyone.

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VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi, Hi Firstly thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review for us here at The Joiners Arms. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay! I will make sure your kind comments are passed on to management who will be delighted to hear it. We do hope to see you again soon :)... More 

Penrith, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went one night on our holiday and was so good we went back the next. The food was delicious and the Mussle's were very fresh most tasty. Ale was very good too. The Staff are knowledgeable and very helpful in advice. Will be back..

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Thank HelenMarsh751
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi, Firstly thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review for us here at The Joiners Arms. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and our delicious food! I will make sure your kind comments are passed on to management who will be delighted to hear it. We do hope to see you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 576112

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?