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Craster Arms
Ranked #1 of 8 Beadnell B&B and Inns
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

We visited a few times last week as we were staying in the village and the options were rather limited! However, we were not disappointed. We ate in the garden a few times and luckily the weather held fine. We also have a dog, but there is a dog area in doors. All our meals were great. I saw someone say it is pub food, well I wish we had a pub around here that did meals like this. Top notch

Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 9 August 2014

On our first visit to the Craster Arms, we left disappointed having spent almost ten minutes to establish that there were no tables available. Following the crowd, we returned several days later for early evening dinner (5.30pm) and managed to secure a table in the beer garden. The menu is traditional "pub" favourites, but does every meal have to be served exclusively with chips and no vegetables?! All orders appear to be taken in the far corner of the bar which creates a bulging scrum of patrons trying to place food and drink orders, confirm their reservation, and be bull-dozed by serving staff emerging from the kitchens in the same location. Is there no-one working there who can see the simple solution to this problem and implement it?

Food is pricey, unimaginitive, but otherwise modest for the fayre.

Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
3  Thank beefdripin
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

Called in at the much acclaimed Craster Arms. Place was like a zoo im afraid. Bar staff were very uninterested , pub interior had kitchen mist blowing through it carrying kitchen smells throughout the establishment and the beer garden was a riot of poorly behaved children and smokers disgarding their tab ends willy nilly.....does anyone really need this?.... i certainly dont.!

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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4  Thank mark b
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Absolutely love this pub, amazing food the lamb shank & the chicken in chorizo sauce are a MUST!
Great price, gets very busy on a Saturday so best to book a table.
Dogs are welcome. Great choice of food & drinks. Very clean and lovely helpful staff.
Will be returning when we next visit Beadnell.

  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled as a couple
    • Service
4  Thank AJ2128
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Returned to eat at the craster again this year. Really enjoyed it as always. great beer garden dogs are allowed in the restaurant too. had the cod and the meat pie and also scampi. kids chicken nuggets also good can't fault the food, plentiful and value for money. very friendly staff. Barman from last year (tall with blond hair, sorry didn't get his name) was very friendly and helpful at finding us a suitable table etc.
only thing i would say is maybe have someone taking food orders separately from bar orders to speed things up.

  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled with family
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3  Thank HerbiePaisley
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

we stayed in Beadnell from July 19th to 26th & ate here twice. The food is amazing my husband had the cod & chips & I had home made meat pie both were delicious hot & freshly cooked & the cod was massive. The 2nd time I had scampi & my husband the burger again both were fantastic. The staff are friendly & helpful & we didn't have to wait too long for our food considering that both times it was very busy. I wish this place was nearer to where I live I would eat here every week

Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
1  Thank Denise T
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Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

We visited the Craster on a couple of occasions whilst on holiday last week. The food is amazing Seafood to die for but the haggis and black pudding starter was out of this world The staff were lovely and I particularly like the banter between them all. Yes on the first visit we had to wait quite a long time for a bowl of chips but they were very apologetic Great place

Stayed: July 2014, travelled with friends
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Address: 2-4 The Wynding | Beadnell, Beadnell NE67 5AX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Beadnell
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Beadnell
Price Range: £91 - £111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Craster Arms 4*
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Craster Arms has been serving locals and tourists alike since 1818 offering a true Northumbrian welcome to all its guests. Providing free wi-fi in public areas and serving food all day from breakfast to late evening snacks with local produce including seafood landed at nearby Seahouses featuring heavily on the menu. Our rooms are large, two of which feature seperate lounge areas ideal for families. We are a dog friendly establishment with designated dog friendly areas located throught the hotel and public bar. The Craster Arms is great for entertainment, playing host to local bands at weekends throughout the year from traditional folk to contemporary and tribute acts. In July our fantastic beer garden is the venu for our annual beer festival where ales from our many local micro breweries can be sampled along with great produce and entertainment. The Craster Arms is in an ideal location for touring northumberland with Holy Island (lindisfarne) and Bamburgh castles to the north and Dunstunburgh and Walkworth to the south. Inland 15 miles is the market town of Alnwick with its majestic castle (featured as hogwarts in the harry potter films) and the famous Alnwick gardens and treehouse. Three miles off the coast is the world famous nature reserve of the farne islands, nesting site to over 300,000 seabirds including puffins and razorbills and permanant home to a grey seal colony numbering 2000. ... more   less 
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