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The Northumbrian Piper

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Fawdon House 1 Fawdon Close | Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 2AH, England
+44 191 285 6793
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good19%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (25 reviews)
“brie” (5 reviews)
“surf and turf” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Fawdon House 1 Fawdon Close | Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 2AH, England
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1 - 10 of 266 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided late yesterday morning (Sunday) that we fancied a Sunday lunch so phoned the Northumbrian Piper to make a booking. We've driven past many times and we've always intended to give it a go as its quite local to us, but this was our...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Having got our food and drinks order wrong. Which the lady rectified quickly I may add. I had the supposedly homemade fish cakes. The taste was very bland, theses were not homemade! Of that I'm sure. The boiled potatoes were wrinkly, indicating they were reheated...More

1  Thank Billycat64
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Two of us called in here for a quick bite at lunchtime. We both opted for the home made burger and chips. It was very good, freshly prepared and a substantial portion. We did not have a dessert as this was enough for us at...More

Thank bdon257
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The Piper is now under new management and what a difference it has made. The decor/furniture could do with an update but the food is much improved - I had the goats cheese parcels thinking it would be small (starter) not so . Luckily I...More

Thank jsbw2016
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner came here just out of luck as it's pretty tucked away.. I had goats cheese parcel and chicken goujons, both very tasty and freshly made!! My partner had the homemade soup and chips, all very tasty and clearly fresh! We'll be...More

Thank nicolejansen1991
Reviewed 12 August 2017

After less than 12 months the pub chain who bought it pulled out, it closed for almost a week and it reopened after the purchase by a local bar owner. Through transition the menu reduces, the wifi is off, and it's cash only but there...More

Thank sleep007
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Had a meal and drinks here. I realise this is a dog friendly pub, and I don't have a problem with that. But one dog owner standing at the bar allowed his dog to bark constantly Without attempting any control to quietening it. Really off...More

Thank terryP123186478
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We used the function room upstairs for a retirement party. The setting is beautiful, easy to get to venue. Inside is very dated although the manager explained that a renovation is due. We paid £100 for a buffet but feel that we did not get...More

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 22 June 2017

popped into the piper on Mothers Day with my family and I must say the staff are very friendly and we all loved the food, so we decided to pop in on Fathers Day and I must say that it's improved 100% since last time...More

2  Thank Kev3414
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Arrived at the Northumberland Piper during my lunch break along with my work colleague only to be greeted by a bunch of youths sitting inside the pub making sexual remarks towards us on our entrance. We ignored them but felt intimidated by their presence.To cap...More

5  Thank DianelindaBSc
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23 June 2015|
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Yes we have many birthday party's and other events from private dinners to discos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 29
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fawdon House 1 Fawdon Close | Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 2AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 285 6793
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Description
Hidden away, it has for decades, remained one of Gosforth's best kept secrets, serving as a welcoming watering hole for residents of the town's Red House Farm Estate, Great Park and the surrounding areas. But now the word is officially out and discerning diners from across the region are descending upon and discovering the culinary treasures of this stunning, hidden gem.
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