Harden's survey result
“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!”
“The blackboard menu makes the most of local fresh produce” at this charming pub between Hexham and Hadrian’s wall, which has “a lovely rural location overlooking the Tyne”, “an excellent range of local ales” and “good choice of wine”.
“A charming, characterful pub between Hexham and Hadrian’s Wall”; while the food “isn’t haute cuisine by any means”, dishes are nonetheless “cooked very well” (fish, in particular, comes in a “more modern idiom than meat”).
In an “out-of-the-way” rural location, a “delightful country pub with a small but enticing garden, a roaring fire, and great ale”; it serves “robust, at times rustic, food prepared with care from good ingredients” (including “superb local beef”) and served “with no rush at all”; “simple and delicious!”
The Rat Inn Restaurant Diner Reviews
"Always joyful to eat in a pub that feels like what a modern day pub should be. Down to earth well cooked food and an excellent bar. Being able to prop up the the bar is always a plus and visiting the rat always feels like coming home. Great tea too"
Anick, Hexham, NE46 4LN
|Monday||12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-9 pm|
|Tuesday||12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-9 pm|
|Wednesday||12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-9 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-9 pm|
|Friday||12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-9 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-9 pm|
|Sunday||12 pm-4 pm|