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The Tanners Arms

2 Hotspur Place, Alnwick NE66 1QF, England
+44 1665 601628
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great little pub with quality ales. Bar staff always friendly. Well worth dropping in for a drink... read more

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mas5902017
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Thank goodness, no food

Great pub, great beer, well kept and interesting. And, thank goodness they don't serve food - so... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
salfordmasher
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London, United Kingdom
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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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“real ale” (11 reviews)
“proper pub” (9 reviews)
“great jukebox” (5 reviews)
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2 Hotspur Place, Alnwick NE66 1QF, England
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+44 1665 601628
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Reviewed yesterday

great little pub with quality ales. Bar staff always friendly. Well worth dropping in for a drink and enjoy great music from the fabulous juke box.

Thank mas5902017
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Great pub, great beer, well kept and interesting. And, thank goodness they don't serve food - so not taken over by families looking for chips. Great jukebox, quirky decor creating a great atmosphere and local feel. The best pub in Alnwick.

1  Thank salfordmasher
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Well what a great find. Weird tables, as well being dog friendly. Brilliant. Superb beer and such an eclectic juke box. We wanted to stay all day and work our way through the juke box and beer. Lovely, friendly girl behind the bar who made...More

Thank Juulleess
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Really cute pub to relax and have a drink in. Friendly staff and real ales. Nice decor and gorgeous beer mats!

Thank Hidej
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

While visiting Alnwick we found The Tanners Arms. Drawn in by the 'Dog Friendly' sign and we were not disappointed. A lovely bar, the locals, other visitors and staff were friendly and the beer was good. Definitely would recommend this place and visit again....a great...More

Thank Richard B
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Staff really friendly. Friday night open mic was brilliant. So unexpected and performers from all over. No silly stuff.

Thank Bob D
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

As real ale drinkers it is so nice to find a proper pub that serves well kept beer, no juke box, no gaming machines and no food ( except crisps etc ) a joy!!! And on top of that they welcome dogs - keep up...More

Thank Bettyboo999
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

In my limited knowledge of Alnwick, I found The Tanners Arms the best pub in Alnwick. It was a recommendation from a local (I'm from Staffordshire) and they were not wrong. Not a bad pint to be found in here - and none of your...More

Thank Gareth S
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

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

Thank DCrack
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

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
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