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Summary

“Fresh Northumbrian cooking with local produce is very difficult to find”, and makes it “worth the effort” to truffle out this “out-of-the-way” but extremely popular village pub, serving “excellent locally sourced food with game in season”.

£48
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Very popular” village gastroboozer – and “deservedly so”, given its “interesting range of dishes” (including “excellent game and other local produce”). The interior’s “a bit stark”, and “it can feel cramped when busy (which is the norm)”, but it’s “well worth the effort to get out there”.

£44
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

That it’s “rather squashed” is the only drawback of this “rustic” pub, whose huge fan club is at odds with its “out-of-the-way” location. Staff are “straightforward and friendly”, and the “fairly traditional fare” (“using local meats and lots of game”) “close to perfection”.

£43
    £
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

An “inspiring menu that doesn’t disappoint” underpins the massive popularity of this “village pub on top of a hill”, which – though “off the beaten track” – is “well situated not far from Durham/Gateshead/Hexham/Newcastle”; it is, however, rather “cramped”.

£43
    £
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
Yes
10, 12
Mon & Tue closed, Wed - Sat 8.30 pm, Sun 4.30 pm
50
Hedley On The Hill, NE43 7SW
Opening hours

Lunch: Thurs – Fri 12–2pm, Sat 12 – 2.30pm. Sun 12 –4.30pm, Dinner Wed –Sat 6pm–8.30pm
Last orders: Mon & Tue closed, Wed - Sat 8.30 pm, Sun 4.30 pm

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