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“Perfect Friday Lunch”

Queens Head Hotel Restaurant
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

After spending the morning in Lindisfarne we looked for somewhere for a late lunch. Luckily we came across the Queens Head. Even though it was almost at the end of food service they couldn’t have been more accommodating for our large group including 2 (fussy) little ones and 2 dogs. The food was exceptional. A small menu but everything ordered was amazing and you could tell everything was home made. The chap serving was friendly and knowledgeable about not only the menu but the local area advising on places to visit etc. My only disappointment was we visited on our last day of our holiday so couldn’t visit all the recommended places or visit a second time.

Thank WelshCeriBongard
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garrygreenaway, Owner at Queens Head Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Many thanks for your praise & compliments. I certainly remember you party coming on that lunch time & in truth it was a pleasure serving you all, shame you were returning home the following day. Nice to be called a chap that a surfer dude like people have called me in the past. Hope to see you all return in the future all being well. Many thanks again.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This was our first visit to Berwick and we took the advice of a local to visit The Queens Head for dinner. The restaurant is tastefully decorated, warm and welcoming. The staff were friendly, helpful and professional. Food was excellent, my husband had the venison casserole, my son had the lasagne and I had fish and chips, all three meals were faultless; my husband is particular about venison being cooked correctly and was more than pleased with his dish. The desserts we ordered were equally delicious and did not disappoint. Compared to similar establishments we have visited, we found The Queens Head to be good value for money. We have recommended others to visit if in the area and we would not hesitate to visit once again ourselves.

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garrygreenaway, Owner at Queens Head Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Many thanks Shona for your kind words & it is warming to know all of your family enjoyed all dishes served to you. Although we are No 1 on trip adivsor for restaurants in Berwick Upon Tweed which is a powerful tool recommendation & referrals play a big part in our business, this is by no means that we are complacent & continually look on how to improve our business.
Value for money varies form person to person but guessing that's what makes our profession so diverse? Let's hope to see you if you decide to return to the area.

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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Visited the Queens Head for a Sunday lunch. Beginning of October out walking out 3 dogs called into the Queens Head on the off chance we could get a table were made to feel very welcome including our 3 cockapoos's. We had a table just round to the right as you enter and can honestly say everything was great we opted for a 3 course meal with Sunday roast and enjoyed it all, service, quality and how welcome the dogs were.
Highly recommend for quality and being friendly
With be back soon

Thank mickwendy_28
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garrygreenaway, Owner at Queens Head Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Many thanks for your complimentary review mickwendy. It must be welcoming from a customers perspective that you can relax eat & enjoy in a nice restaurant with the dogs without the worry & the usual not so dog friendly attitude. Although we offer dog treats, in truth the market is so competitive these days you have to be able to cater for all customers requirements & this I think we achieve but by no means are we complacent as we are always looking on how we can improve certain aspects in our trade.
Hope to see you both in the not too distant future.

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Stopped here for dinner and it was brilliant. Fillet steak one of the best I have eaten. Staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank GlasgowBaywatchbabe
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garrygreenaway, Owner at Queens Head Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Many thanks for your complimentary review, although brief 'is to the point'. It is great to know your beef was one of the best you have tasted, in truth its not just about the cooking of the beef. We buy full fillets & trim them up accordingly. As service starts the meat is left out at room temperature which is an important process part of cooking, followed by sealing the meat & leaving the meat to rest before serving to customers. Although I have mentioned this process briefly it's pivotal part of having a god piece of meat without the normally allocated steak knife. Maybe I am waffling on a bit but I am still passionate about my business.
Sincerely hope to see you in the future if you decide to return to our beautiful area.

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

My wife and I recently visited the Queen's Head for lunch. We don't live in the area but had been there previously and always enjoyed the food & ambience. On this occasion, a rather unpropitious October Monday, we were warmly greeted by the front of house, whose name we failed to get, but she was so friendly and attentive we definitely should have done so in order to give her a mention by name. The menu was good and our food excellent and inexpensive, and complimented by the perfect timing of the arrival of each course. A must if you are in Berwick or its environ.

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Thank culzean57
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garrygreenaway, Owner at Queens Head Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Many thanks for your kind words & the saying 'you are only as good as your staff' certainly bares some truth. We seemed to have ticked all the boxes on your visit with us & I can understand everyone has their own perception 'of value for money' as we are not the cheapest or the most expensive in the town but in truth it's the whole package of atmosphere, service & food which needs to be taken into consideration. The price is 'what it is' including complimentary breads & vegetables with no extra sides added.
Again many thanks for your kind words & hope to see you in the future.

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