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The October 2020 debut restaurant of Northumberland-born Cal Byerley and partner Siân Buchan, set in an old cow barn near Hadrians Wall. Ingredients come from the kitchen garden or are foraged, and there's also a formal afternoon tea service.

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£173
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4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In the multi-tasking (shop, eat, stay) Vallum Farm complex near Hadrian’s Wall, and occupying an old cow barn, there’s “lots to love” about this “absolutely amazing” venture, which was set up by Cal Byerley and partner Siân Buchan several years back. Together the duo delivers a “fantastic experience”, from Cal’s “ever-developing and sophisticated”, Nordic-inspired tasting menus, fuelled by produce from the kitchen garden and Northumberland countryside, to Vanessa’s “incredible” matching wines.

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£151
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5
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4
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4
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Sixteen courses of jewel-like complexity, with inventive (and delicious) combinations of flavours” helps win adulatory reviews for this Northumberland two-year-old from Cal Byerley and partner Siân Buchan. Set in an old cow barn near Hadrian's Wall (part of the Vallum Farm complex of gym, shop, café, etc), some ingredients come from the kitchen garden as part of its “focus on locally sourced ingredients'' and – with “the passion of the team coming through in abundance – there is a strong sense of ‘terroir’ with their approach”. “Clearly able to hold its own against its garlanded nearish neighbour Hyem, it’s another fantastic Nordic/Northumbrian-style restaurant along the Tyne valley” and in January 2022 received an utter rave from Marina O’Loughlin in The Sunday Times, declaring it “one of the UK’s most exciting new restaurants… to find something so life-affirming… is simply joyful”.

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Vallum Farm, Military Road, East Wallhouses, NE18 0LL

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Pine Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Pine Restaurant in NE18, East Wallhouses by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Pine restaurant.
Simon M
This is a small restaurant on a farm. It's ...
Reviewed 3 months, 11 days ago

"This is a small restaurant on a farm. It's quite small which adds to the occasion. This was our second visit and if it's possible it was even better than our first visit. The food is excellent as is the service. The kitchen staff as well as the head chef interact with the diners giving an immersive experience. The service was very friendly. We'll definitely be going back. Probably on of the best restaurants I've been too. "

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David C
(22/06/22)This is a real culinary treat. Th...
Reviewed 10 months, 7 days ago

"(22/06/22)This is a real culinary treat. The fantastic tasting menu is unique and more than likely to stun you with a vegetarian dish (meat, fish and seafood courses are just as delicious but are used to punctuate a journey as opposed to being relied on). Tomato, Fennel and Garden Currents may not sound that glamorous but it is simply the most mind blowing taste experience! Cal , Sian, Ian and Vanessa really know how to look after their guests - providing excellent information, sharing knowledge and sharing the odd joke. Highly recommended "

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Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 145.00 Always available 18
Menu2 175.00 Always available 18
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Vallum Farm, Military Road, East Wallhouses, NE18 0LL
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday7 pm‑12 am
Thursday7 pm‑12 am
Friday7 pm‑12 am
Saturday12 pm‑4 pm, 7 pm‑12 am
SundayCLOSED

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