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survey result

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!”

Summary

£42
    £
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“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”.

Summary

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

“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”).

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always £17.95 £20.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£7.50 £12.95 £2.75 £6.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Anick, Hexham, NE46 4LN
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑4 pm

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