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The Tanners Arms

2 Hotspur Place, Alnwick NE66 1QF, England
+44 1665 601628
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A Real Surviving Pub

A clear focus on beer and a cosy atmosphere makes this one of the few surviving real pubs... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
DCrack
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Milan, Italy
A proper pub

We spent a very pleasant couple of hours here, drinking well kept ale and listening to the eclectic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RonLindaDurham
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Durham
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The Tanners Arms ale house features six handpulls which carry all-local real ales, judiciously chosen, fastidiously kept and a pleasure to sup; a good selection of whiskies to warm and revive every palate; regular live music sessions of all varieties; the most eclectic jukebox in Northumberland; and most important of all, a friendly, laid-back environment full of good crack and camaraderie. A good old-fashioned English pub, and a pleasant spot to while away an evening…
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  • Very good17%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“real ale” (10 reviews)
“proper pub” (8 reviews)
“great ales” (4 reviews)
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2 Hotspur Place, Alnwick NE66 1QF, England
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+44 1665 601628
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A clear focus on beer and a cosy atmosphere makes this one of the few surviving real pubs. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank DCrack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a very pleasant couple of hours here, drinking well kept ale and listening to the eclectic jukebox. No pretensions to being anything other than a pub, and all the better for it.

Thank RonLindaDurham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of real ale on tap. My husband had great fun having halves to work his way through the beer selection.

Thank tyrwhittali
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another holiday in Alnwick and back to our favourite boozer in town! The staff here are always friendly and recognised us from previous visits which is always a nice touch. Six handpulled real ales which are changed regularly and a selection of draft lagers as...More

Thank Brigalloway
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Great selection of Well Kept Real Ale, nice Atmosphere and good Staff. Visited twice during our weeks stay and advise any Beer Fan to do the same.

Thank alanandvalerie2017
Reviewed 29 June 2017

What a fantastic pub with great selection of good quality 'real' beers, ciders and spirits. It felt really comfortable and we could have happily stayed there all night. Had a great jukebox but didn't drown out conversation. Friendly bar staff. I was half-tempted not to...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This is the classic english pub. The locals streamed in and gathered round to share stories of their day.

Thank mamadavinci2017
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Popped in for a pint and found this wonderful wee pub by chance. Have since read the other reviews and they don't lie. Friendly staff, great beer, very comfortable atmosphere. Don't miss a visit if in Alnwick.

Thank petalpower414
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Secreted just outside the walls of the old medieval town of Alnwick I encountered this fantastic little pub whilst on a recent holiday. Comfy seats, plenty of elbow room, eclectic jukebox, amazing selection of competitively-priced drinks... icing on the cake was the friendly, cheerful staff!...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This is a proper pub with no gimmicks, Just a couple of little quirks ' sliding doors for the loos to save on standing room ,and a plastic tree central to the pub , it's mainly walkers and locals enjoying a good ale or three...More

Thank Peteredlfc
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