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The Joiners Arms

) #8 of 85 Restaurants in Alnwick $$ - $$$ , British,
Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
+44 1665 576112
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (146 reviews)
“chowder” (43 reviews)
“burger” (61 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We happened across this gem of a gastro pub while driving through the countryside and chuckled at how, appropriately, there were joiners outside planing a door! We remembered it while deciding on a nice place to go for our last Saturday night in Northumbria and...More

Thank SarahLucinda99
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review you recent visit to The Joiners Arms. We really appreciate your kind words. I am thrilled you enjoyed dining with us so much. It is important for us to hear from our customers to know what...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while out on a little tour of the Northumberland coast. We enjoyed the sandwich and drinks and hope to be back soon.

Thank Steven B
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, Thank you for dropping us a comment to let us know that you enjoyed your visit to the Joiners Arms. We love hearing positive feedback from our customers! See you again soon. Kind Regards, Jade

Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped here on the way back to our B&B, they managed to squeeze us in for a quick dinner despite being very busy. My husband had the steak which was very nice and I had mussels, a very large portion but slightly over cooked....More

Thank em_k_16
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi, I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to The Joiners Arms. Here at Apartment Group we value each and every one of our customer’s comments and do our utmost to provide you with a perfect experience every time. I'm pleased to hear...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place after a poor experience at low newton. It's fantastic. Very quirky decor inside, dog friendly, great service and amazing food. We sat outside and enjoyed a cold beer with one of the best seafood platters I've ever had. It's well...More

Thank Gavin R
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Gavin, We do our utmost to provide you with a pleasurable experience and love to receive such great feedback! I will pass on your great comments regarding the service and food to the manager. I'm so pleased you enjoyed our seafood platter its a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really looked forward to visiting this place, based on recommendations and reviews. The place is great, as are the staff, but the meal was a little indifferent. Giant fish and chips, burgers, were great, but my wife's duck was cold and dry, (a bit like...More

Thank bloggster2016
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi, I would like to thank you for getting in touch with us today. We value each and every one of our customers and their opinions so thank you for your feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed your fish and chips and burgers however I'm sorry...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Joiners Arms had been recommended by a few people to us. I rang to book a table, good job as only 2 time slots left! The manager was so friendly and took time to explain the menu and also pointed out his favourite dishes,...More

Thank tedb232
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

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 were pleased with your meal choices. I'm sorry to hear that the service at the end...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a super warm welcome from all staff!! Love the quirky lighting and decor, really different. Menu had lots of variety, the Greek chicken skewers were excellent!! Puddings super too. Excellent kids menu. Great find!!More

Thank Rachel M
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Rachel, Firstly, thank you for dropping us a comment to let us know that you enjoyed your visit to the Joiners Arms. We love hearing positive feedback from our customers! I'm so pleased you like our décor and the food was to your liking!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not enjoy the way the sausage and mash was cooked and not much of it either but at least when I complained the manager bent over to help, was very apologetic and offered an alternative. My husband had burger and chips which was...More

Thank teresabutson
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Teresa, I would like to thank you for getting in touch with us today. We value each and every one of our customers and their opinions so thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear you were disappointed with your meal choice...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have holidayed in this area for many years; used to go to the Joiners Arms when it was a friendly local with bar snacks. It has changed beyond recognition, and we like it. A bit more expensive than it used to be, and the...More

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Thank Julie W
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Julie, It is always a pleasure to hear such kind words from a regular customer and I will pass on your great comments regarding the service and food to the manager. We look forward to welcoming you all back soon :) Kind Regards, Kristen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

New to the area and didn't know where to go. Opted for here and it was a good choice. Would have had a pudding but the choices were very standard unlike the rest of the menu. You are losing out on potential sales because of...More

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Thank dewy1159123
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review the Joiners Arms. I am thrilled you enjoyed your visit. I am however sorry you felt let down by our dessert menu we appreciate your feedback and your comments will be passed onto management. We do...More

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

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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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