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The Joiners Arms

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
+44 1665 576112
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (146 reviews)
“chowder” (40 reviews)
“dough balls” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
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1 - 10 of 1,102 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very pleasant stay in this excellent gastropub/hotel. From the moment we booked, the communication with the hotel was excellent - very pro active in checking on dietary requirements etc The staff where very warm and welcoming. The room was well appointed and the...More

1  Thank Michael B
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded today

Michael, Thank you for your kind review. I am pleased to hear we could make your break enjoyable and that you enjoyed The Joiners Arms experience. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here whilst staying in a cottage in the village and despite us not booking we were seated very quickly on a busy evening. We both chose the fish & chips and they were delicious, a couple of glasses of wine each and the...More

1  Thank Seth T
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded today

Seth, Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed the belly filling fish and chips. We look forward to seeing you back and remember we always do the takeaway fish and chips should we be fully booked next time you are up.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my family went for an evening meal whilst on holiday in the area. The food was good and the service was reasonable. The prices where a little on the high side and one ot two of the staff were a little surly. My...More

1  Thank Dollytub75
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dollytub75, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. I would be extremely keen to discuss your visit especially with regards the team that looked after you and the surely nature you have described. We are indeed a pub and again I would...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a meal with my husband the other week after a walk on the beach. Really nice calamari to start, I had chicken and my husband had the pork belly. All were tasty and presented very well. Large portions, I actually couldn't finish mine so...More

1  Thank Vol3
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded today

Vol3, Thank you so much for your kind review. Glad we could fill you up before your onward journey and hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived for lunch on a freezing cold day. Decor great and we were warmly welcomed with our whippet. There were 4 or 5 well behaved dogs asleep under tables-so civilised- and the atmosphere was calm and relaxed. Our lunch was delicious-burger and lamb and staff...More

Thank jessNorthEast
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Jess, Thank you for taking the time to review you visit. Glad we could accommodate you all and that you had a relaxing time with us here. We love the dogs coming in (the well behaved ones) and with you living so close hope to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was away with my parents in Embleton, our host recommended the Joiners Arms. So off we went! We arrived on Thursday at 12-30, my parents and I enjoyed a great meal. The Fish and Chips were superb, in fact all the meals were well cooked,...More

Thank LordChunky
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

LordChunky, Thank you for your review and return visit. Thank your parents for recommending us please. Glad you all enjoyed the food and service. Hope to see you again when you are next back in the area.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having previously stayed for a few days a couple of months earlier and had a thoroughly enjoyable time with both our room, the food and the service, we decided to book for dinner when we were next in the area. It is always difficult to...More

Thank stargazer385
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Stargazer385, Thank you for taking the time to review and indeed return to see us at the Joiners. I would be keen to hear your feedback on the food and the dishes you had. Our food should be consistent and if not I we are...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after a visit to Bamburgh beach and had a lovely meal. The wait staff were attentive and freindly without being to pushy. We shared a starter of salt and pepper squid with harissa dip which was very good. I had pork for...More

1  Thank iain M
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Iain, Thank you for your review and glad we could provide some rest bite from the brisk weather outside. I have fed back your pork crackling to the kitchen, it most certainly should come nice and crisp and I do apologise that this was not...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Arrived promptly for a table of 6 booked for 5 o'clock. Great décor and looked forward to a great family meal. What a let down. The food choice was good and the drinks were served quickly. Went down hill from then. Waited for a hour...More

2  Thank annrP122AS
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

annrP122AS, This sounds like you had a dreadful experience here and I would be extremely keen to discuss your visit. I have looked back on our booking system and shift plans to try and match up when you came. We don't operate with only 1...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017

Sunday dinner for eight,well served and quick service good choices of roast dinners and other dishes. We dine at the Joiners quite regularly and we are seldom disappointed. One small complaint is they only offer one meal from the gourmet society discount card we would...More

1  Thank Anthony N
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Anthony, Sunday dinner is always something the team look forward too, especially when it comes to their dinner! We do only accept 1 gourmet card for the 241 meals offer but you can use more than one card if there...More

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Josh M
6 November 2016|
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Response from paulrampling | Reviewed this property |
Unsure. Just give them a call. Simples!
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Glenda B
30 October 2015|
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Yes enough for guests.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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