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Summary

“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!”

£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.

Summary

“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”.

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

Summary

“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”).

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

Summary

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!”

£40
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Reviews of The Rat Inn Restaurant in NE46, Hexham by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Rat Inn restaurant.
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Always joyful to eat in a pub that feels li...
Reviewed 1 months, 23 days ago

"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"

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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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