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The Rat Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Anick NE46 4LN, England
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (45 reviews)
“terrine” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Anick NE46 4LN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I together with 4 other couples visited one Friday evening to celebrate our joint retirement. The food was generally excellent and the service was first class - attentive without being overly fussy. i was impressed that the kitchen was abe to get...More

Thank lawsuit57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not been here in over 30 years, yet still had the same original feel about it, despite some tasteful upgrading. Nicely set out on the inside, and plenty of space in the beer garden. Quite a decent choice of ales and a good, and varied,...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner often visit The Rat; it's local and you can be sure to enjoy some great food. The worst part is, every single time I go in determined to try something new, but always end up with the sharing steak board... It...More

Thank hygge1986
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Rat Inn twice recently whilst visiting the area. The food here is outstanding and the service is excellent. Very accommodating, in that we arrived mid-afternoon, after lunch service had finished, and the chef still took time to cook for us off the main...More

Thank Lingfoosing
Reviewed 11 April 2018

I am never disappointed at The Rat, my husband and I popped in for a quick lunch in between a weekend shopping spree in Corbridge (the quick lunch turned into a 3 course as I couldn't resist !!!!) , we both had a delicious leek...More

Thank Betty65F
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Called for lunch today following recommendations from other people. Quite a range to choose from on the menu. The food was ok but nothing exceptional, portion size was fine. However, I hesitate to offer any criticism after reading the owners' sarcastic and patronising comments to...More

5  Thank McD15
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I decided to have a drive around and chose this restaurant which I had been in the summer time for a meal . Food is locally sourced and is superb for a pub meal . Not much choice for vegetarians but overall a pleasant experience...More

Thank Kourio
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This was a family visit to the very popular Rat Inn where we all enjoyed an excellent lunch. Luckily I booked well in advance. The service was very good and the food was most appetising and delicious..

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We’ve been meaning to come here for years but never quite got round to it. But we will come back again sooner. Lovely food - hake, oysters, smoked salmon, fishcakes and risotto - well cooked, presented and served. Open fires make the space very welcoming....More

Thank Simonr1295
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Stopped here on our way to Scotland. This is always a fantastic start to our holiday and something we always look forward to. Last night did not disappoint. I had the Moroccan lamb which is a new dish. It was superb and plenty of it....More

Thank 32ginge
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Questions & Answers
Diane B
6 June 2017|
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Response from BlueBoat2017 | Reviewed this property |
Would be a bit awkward
Norma P
23 January 2017|
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Response from JimB34 | Reviewed this property |
They do have vegetarian options. If you call ahead they will be able to inform you.
Jayne C
26 October 2015|
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Response from Bill C | Reviewed this property |
Only in the garden.Definitely not in the redtaurant or bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Anick NE46 4LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Anick
  • Phone Number: 01434-60-28-14
  • E-mail
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