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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we were staying nearby at doxford hall hotel and wanted a pub type less formal meal. I would not have reviewed but we were given a card on departure and asked to submit a review. my starter was very small but I enjoyed my main course - cottage pie. however, my husband was very disappointed with his choice of sea...

Thank sib1007
Seahouses, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean tidy well set out, staff friendly, patient [real positive when you can't decide what to have to drink, let alone eat]. Starters good choice, the pate was lovely and the potato skins came with three sauces. Main courses again a good choice, Beer battered haddock, chips and mushy peas, [if you choose this main course wouldn't have a starter]....

Thank mambram
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited November 2016. Had a lovely meal, served by very friendly staff who could not have been more helpful and attentive. Had a lovely chat with the landlord about farming in the area as we are also farmers.

Thank Shirley59Uk
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of 4 visited the Pack Horse Inn early November. The quality of food, service and hospitality was excellent and far exceeded our dining experiences at other venues in and around Bamburgh/Beadnell/Craster area. Our overall experience was so positive we decided to book for dinner the following evening and were equally impressed. Thank you very much to all of...

Thank DerekYO10
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I could tell you about the comfy bedrooms, cosy pub atmosphere, friendly staff and beautiful surroundings...or I could talk abut the rich tender pork and cider casserole, which came garnished with a tiny, perfect, apple and herb pasty! Our table of ten had an absolutely beautiful meal, the regularly changing menu feels like it's put together by a chef that...

Thank AlexEnglish
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Rooms were clean and well equipped although dividing walls very thin - to be expected in an old building like this - great views of the countryside from all bedrooms Excellent breakfast but we did not try restaurant for evening meal as it was quite expensive .for a family of four Communication after initial booking needs improving - we had...

Thank sarahandraycambridge
Kingston-upon-hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

A lovely country pub, cosy and full of character. Amazing food - locally sourced and of a very high quality! We were pleasantly surprised by the menu choice too. Service was very friendly and efficient. Highly recommended!

Thank Grottenolm2014
Milton Keynes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Visited for an evening meal and was impressed with the food and the service. A varied menu that looks to use local sourced products (including meat from their own farm). Starters of salmon and prawn cocktail and tempura prawns were delicious followed by duck breast in a blackberry sauce which my wife thoroughly enjoyed, I had the lamb tagine which...

Thank Alan L
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We went here on the Friday before our friends wedding on Saturday. It reminded me of our local. Low ceiling, intimate, and very busy, probably because the bar is so small. We got talking to the owner, who was a great guy. Embraced some of our drunker celebrators. We had pre booked lunch on the Sunday following the wedding so...

Thank Wizwilson
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We Were a party of four we pre booked for a Saturday night meal in the restaurant, The meal and service was very good. It was good to see that the meat and produce was from local farms. It was a friendly atmosphere and we all enjoyed the evening.

Thank Barry P

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer bed and breakfast and a one-bed (twin) self catering holiday cottage. Our restaurant offers superb food, wines and ales in this traditional Northumberland village pub. If you enjoy good food at a reasonable price then the Pack Horse Inn is the place to eat. All the food is prepared fresh daily using the best locally sourced ingredients. There is no bought in pre-prepared food served at the Pack Horse, and consequently the menu changes almost on a daily basis to ensure the freshest most interesting seasonal food is always available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pack Horse Inn

Address: Chathill, Ellingham NE67 5HA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Ellingham
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Pack Horse Hotel Alnwick
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