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Michael and Victoria Eames took over The Barrasford Arms from Tony Binks in June 2017.

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Summary

Overlooking Northumberland National Park, Tony Binks’s “always consistent” pub-with-rooms offers “warm service”, and “straightforward cooking” that’s “well above average” (and “takes pride in their homegrown ingredients from the garden”).

£43
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3
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3
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Owner's description

Barrasford Arms pub dates back to the 1800’s. Set overlooking Houghton Castle, this picturesque pub not only serves great local ales, but also top quality local Northumbrian food, using ingredients from the polytunnel and gardens out the back.


 


With lots to see and do in the area you could make your time away last even longer by staying in one of out seven en-suite bedrooms. A great fishing stream just down the road, Hadrian’s wall only a few miles away, set in the heart of Northumberland only around 20 miles from Kielder Forest and only 8 miles from the historical town of Hexham.


 


Michael and Victoria recently took over the Barrasford Arms in June 2017 and will make you feel very welcome during your time there. Michael has a wealth of experience as a top chef. From starting out at his local Northumberland pub as a pot wash, to working his way up at restaurants such as Fisherman’s Lodge in Newcastle, and Bouchon in Hexham, before coming the executive head chef at Slaley Hall Hotel, and most recently Malmaison Hotel in Dundee, Michael’s simple, elegant and well cooked food full of flavour will not disappoint.


 

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Dinner £25.00  

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£6.50 £14.00 £3.00 £6.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £14.95
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%

Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
Yes
8
65
18 + in bar after 9.30pm

The chef

Michael has a wealth of experience as a top chef. From starting out at his local Northumberland pub as a pot wash, to working his way up at restaurants such as Fisherman’s Lodge in Newcastle, and Bouchon in Hexham, before coming the executive head chef at Slaley Hall Hotel, and most recently Malmaison Hotel in Dundee, Michael’s simple, elegant and well cooked food full of flavour will not disappoint.

Private dining

We have 3 seperate restaurant rooms in total. Our front restaurant seats up to 20 people and the back restaurant up to 30 people. We also have a small private dining area seating up to 10 people.

Barrasford Arms Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Barrasford Arms Restaurant in NE48, Barrasford by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Barrasford Arms restaurant.
Tori S
I have been meaning to go to the Barrasford...
Reviewed 11 months, 5 days ago

"I have been meaning to go to the Barrasford Arms for a while, and after seeing they had won Pub of the Year at the North East Tourism Awards it prompted me to take a visit. They had their Christmas Fayre menu running, and all I can say is the pub definitely lives up to its name. A bargain £20 for 2 courses or £24 for 3 courses with the likes of their Cheese Souffle, beef main course which just melts in your mouth, and a salted caramel chocolate mousse to finish just leaves you completely satisfied. The whole menu was well balanced and had a great selection. To pair with that, they have a great selection of wines from Corney & Barrow to accompany the delicious food. We will definitely be back."

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Barrasford, NE48 4AA
Opening hours
Monday
Tuesday12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-8:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-8:30 pm
Thursday12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-8:30 pm
Friday12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-8:30 pm
Saturday12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-8:30 pm
Sunday12 pm-2:30 pm

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