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    The Ancient Unicorn

    Bowes, Barnard Castle, Bowes DL12 9HL, England
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    Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

    Had an overall nice time at this lovely establishment. The hosts are very warm and friendly and nothing was too much trouble even when we asked to change room. Only gripe I have is the room windows do not or barely open which is a...More

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    Reviewed 25 August 2016

    Day 9 of Pennine Way (S to N). A good diversion off the main track. A room not in the main hotel, but in a converted building only a few feet across an internal yard. The room was good - modern, tidy and clean, with...More

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    Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

    Spotted the signs travelling home on the A66. Fine 17th Century coaching inn Very friendly with with simple but hearty menu, excellent pint of Timothy Taylor's Landlord and a gammon sandwich and chips more than enough for 2 to share for a late lunch. Glad...More

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    Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

    Stayed for one night. Beautiful room, beautiful food, lovely land lady and man.. Beautiful area. highly recommend 👍 a must see is the local castle 5 mins walk up the street, Bowes castle. Bar drinks were cheaper than any bar I've ever been to. Just...More

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    Reviewed 11 August 2016

    We went for sUNDAY LUNCH, HAVING SEEN THAT THE WHOLE PLACE HAD BEEN REVAMPED. It was a revelation. Clean, smart, and welcoming. The vegetarian lasagne was deemed very tasty. The roast beef was a bit overcooked for my taste, but otherwise good roast potatoes, veg...More

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    nutzzz
    Do you allow dogs if we want to come for lunch?
    16 September 2016|
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    Response from Philip J | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, I have seen dogs in for lunch-time, There is the main bar/dining area with large fire and then just round the corner a small snug with a few chairs and table and another fire. Also plenty of room outside on the terrace... More
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    Do you allow dogs if we want to come for lunch?
    16 September 2016|
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    Response from Billie65 | Reviewed this property |
    We stayed there with our 3 dogs and took them with us into the bar when we went for our evening meal. Not sure if they are allowed in all areas - we didn't take them into the dining room where breakfast was served and there... More
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    Do you do a vegetarian Sunday Lunch option?
    12 August 2016|
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    Response from MJD1952 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes two choices I think, one was vegetable lasagne and I don't recall the other one.
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