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The Joiners Arms

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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
+44 1665 576112
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must visit for Sunday lunch. Atmosphere was great, service very friendly and efficient. Food was fabulous and beautifully cooked with a great choice. We're staying nearby for a family wedding and rounded off a perfect weekend. So good we returned later in the week for fish & chips, wow they were magnificent...best we have tasted. Will definitely be returning.

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Thank Karen B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Joiner's arms as it was just around the corner from a wedding that we were attending and it was absolutely lovely! The manager in particular was incredibly helpful.

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Thank robbll88
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you, firstly for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We value every comment left by our customers to ensure we are providing the best service we can. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed you enjoyed your stay at the Joiners Arms and also enjoyed the wedding you attended. We look forward to welcoming... More 

Morpeth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I tried to make a booking using the book a table option, having tried twice without success I decided to phone. Be warned don't phone before 10 a.m., on the first occasion the phone was answered, and I was asked to phone back in 10 minutes as the lady was attending to a check out. I phoned back after 15... More 

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Thank Willatt
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for the Joiners Arms. I am sorry to hear about the mix up you had whilst trying to make a reservation, your review has been passed on to management who will be speaking to staff to make sure they are all aware that we should always make time for... More 

Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a long walk on the beach with the two dogs and our son we were very pleased to stumble on the Joiners Arms. All made welcome (including 2 labradors), and a terrific meal had by all - the fish and chips are amazing, I've never seen a piece of fish so big. Will definitely recommend and would love to... More 

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Thank HoneyBee32
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi, Firstly thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review for us here at The Joiners Arms. I am delighted to hear you felt so welcome and enjoyed the food. The fish and chips especially are a favourite of mine. I will also pass on your kind comments to the manager who will be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited lunchtime after a walk on the beach with the dogs. Very friendly and efficient staff, good choice of beer, good music and lovely food - the largest piece of fish I have ever seen on a plate and it's dog friendly, what more could you want?

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Thank Paul W
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi, Firstly thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit to The Joiners Arms. It is always a pleasure to receive such lovely feedback and I will pass on your kind words to the manager at the venue who will be pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.... More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was exceptional. The food was brilliant across a host of dishes. The vegetables cooked to perfection and the portion sizes just right! The biggest fish was the biggest fish, the vegetarian nut roast was lovely and the pork was great with a special note for the apricot stuffing.

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Thank Mary L
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi, Firstly thank you so much for taking the time to write such a positive review for us here at The Joiners Arms. I am delighted to hear you are pleased with the selection of local foods on the menu. The fish and chips especially are a favourite of mine. I will also pass on your kind comments to the... More 

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped by, because we couldn't get into our original destination. This place slotted us in in the bar - the place was rammed. We had our order fast-tracked by a very friendly waiter. We ordered the sea platter and the quality was very telling. The mackerel pate was beautiful and the salmon also - the calamari was great too .... More 

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Thank S D
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review. It is always lovely to hear that you enjoyed dining with us and I am glad you enjoyed our sea platter! I am pleased to hear they managed to fit you in. Your comments will be passed on to the venue manager who will be pleased to... More 

Newcastl upon Tyne
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a few weeks in advance, good idea if you want to eat here on a friday night, place very busy but food and service top notch

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VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi Pamela, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us at the Joiners Arms, it is always a pleasure to receive such lovely feedback from our customers. Your comments will be passed on to the venue manager who will be pleased to hear that you enjoyed both the food and the service. We look forward to... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Advised to call in here and have a meal whilst we were in this area. What a recomendation,on entering this premises you are greeted with pleasantness and a great feeling of being welcomed to this lovely,first class building. We were overwhelmed with the space and layout of the premises,only thing missing was snow falling,the log fire burning and Bing singing... More 

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Thank EddieW299
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi Eddie, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review for us! I am so pleased you enjoyed the fish and chips, a favorite of mine! Your kind words will be passed on to the staff who will be delighted. We look forward to welcoming you back to the venue again soon. Warmest Regards,... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the Joiners Arms several times over the last few years and it never fails on any front. A good selection of cask ales and a varied menu, make it a place to keep re visiting

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Thank Clarets007
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to The Joiners Arms, and for leaving such a great review. I am so pleased you enjoyed the ales and food on offer. We very much look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm Regards, Jade More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 576112

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?