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Summary

Stone-clad old inn, beautifully situated in the country, and with an attractive garden for the summer months. The dining room provides a “good tasting menu” using a fair amount of home-grown produce.

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

Summary

An “old inn in a beautiful country setting” where “the food (including tasting menus) is clever” and whose “eco-ideals are carried through in a practical way” by “very hands-on owners Richard and Dee Slade” (who grow much of their own produce). “In the summer the garden at the back is one of the most peaceful hangouts anywhere”.

£45
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Good
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“An eco-friendly inn with everything right” – a pub, hotel and restaurant with “a seasonal à la carte featuring produce from their own market garden, an extensive wine list, and several local cask beers”; “the attention to detail makes it a great pleasure to eat there at any time”. A “superb 8-course tasting menu” is one of the many options (“the semifreddo and carpaccio of beetroot was worth driving miles to sample!”).

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

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Owner's description

Being situated in rural Northumberland, we are surrounded by some of the finest livestock, game, fish, poultry, fruit and vegetables in the Country. Head Chef Eddie Shilton sources prime local ingredients to ensure freshness and flavour.

Look out for dishes including oak smoked duck, chicken and salmon from nearby Bywell Smokery. Vegetarian choices are always available. Our cooking style is primarily modern British but always add some international choices for those with a more cosmopolitan palate.

During summer we grow many of our own herbs, salads, vegetables and many different fruit varieties within our kitchen garden

We have a range of menus planned around seasonal availability of fresh produce to suit every price and palate, from snacks, sandwiches and fresh salads to full a-la-carte including succulent steaks, seasonal game and vegetables, freshwater fish and tasty seafood.

Our policy is to source the freshest local ingredients wherever possible.



Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 35.00 D only 5
Menu2 50.00 D only 8

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£6.25 £12.95 £3.00 £6.25
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £16.50
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%

Restaurant details

Yes
30
80
Wark on Tyne, Hexham, NE48 3LS
Opening hours
Monday11 am-11 pm
Tuesday11 am-11 pm
Wednesday11 am-11 pm
Thursday11 am-11 pm
Friday11 am-11 pm
Saturday11 am-11 pm
Sunday11 am-11 pm

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