RestaurantsNorthumberlandHexhamNE46

survey result

Summary

£49
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “beautiful old country pub” benefits from a “lovely garden with views across the Tyne Valley” and the traditional scoff is of “very reliable quality”, whether you plump for “exceptional local beef” or “good fish dishes and game in season”.

Summary

£41
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Not sure pubs get any better than this?” – this “quintessential country pub” in a hamlet outside Hexham comes complete with “dogs and pints at the bar” and “unsurpassed views” from the “beautiful garden”. The cooking is in a traditional vein with “a good choice of local fish/game”: it offers “very good-value snacks, or a full-blown restaurant-quality meal should you prefer”.

Summary

£41
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Not sure pubs get any better than this?” – this “quintessential country pub” in a hamlet outside Hexham comes complete with “dogs and pints at the bar” and “unsurpassed views” from the “beautiful garden”. The cooking is in a traditional vein with “a good choice of local fish/game”: it offers “very good-value snacks, or a full-blown restaurant-quality meal should you prefer”.

Summary

£39
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“No frills, no nonsense, no splodges on the plate: just good traditional food, drinks, top banter, cosy fires, gorgeous bar, nice beer” – that’s the appeal of a trip to this “perfect”, “old-fashioned” country gastropub, “which is still very much a pub” situated “in a hamlet, on a hillside above Hexham”. “The garden has exceptional views and the hardest part to any visit is what to choose!”

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
Yes
No dress code

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£8.00 £16.50 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £18.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Anick, Hexham, NE46 4LN
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑8 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑8 pm
Thursday12 pm‑8 pm
Friday12 pm‑8 pm
Saturday12 pm‑8 pm
Sunday12 pm‑3 pm

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