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The Rat Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Anick $$ - $$$ , British,
Anick NE46 4LN, England
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (38 reviews)
“chops” (5 reviews)
“terrine” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Anick NE46 4LN, England
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1 - 10 of 418 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been a fan of this pub since I was a kid, but haven't been back for a couple of years. Most things are still good, including the food, the service, the atmosphere and the view. However, I found a new sharing menus for the...More

1  Thank lawsonrob
Publandlady, Owner at The Rat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear lawsonrob, Thanks for your review. Last Sunday we had FOUR roast dishes available,every week at least one of our roasts is available as a single portion.As well as the roasts we had various other main course options including a fish dish,steaks,a burger and a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

one of the best meals I have ever had. Staff are extremely friendly and able to advise us on which they thought was the best deals. Food was excellent and well presented.Definately a most enjoyable evening

Thank mgilmore50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place a number of times before many years ago but went back today for the first time in a long time. In short it was good - The Pate was one of the best I've had for a long time and the Tuscan...More

Thank AVoiceofExperience
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten at the Rat on a Sunday previously and enjoyed the food a drinks. The location is lovely - as it the pub internally - nice cosy country pub. Having read in the Times recently that the pub was highly recommended, we visited recently...More

1  Thank jlsmith1970
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We visited The Rat Inn for an evening meal a few weeks ago. Quite difficult to get parking. Beautiful picturesque setting with views of the Tyne Valley. The pub is very quirky and has a lovely cosy bar area with open fire. The barman was...More

Thank CitrusReviews1
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Call in with family for saturday lunch, what a cracking little place the food was 100% the only downside was it took an hour to arrive after we ordered it, but it was very nice great staff they made you very welcome.

2  Thank jackielad
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful pub in a picturesque setting lovely to have a drink in the garden and see the views, dogs are welcome in the garden

Thank matthew h
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We ate here as a group of 4 on a Saturday afternoon, as I had heard great reviews about the food we thought we would give it a go. We were given a table in the back room next to a huge party of parents...More

Thank Katy B
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Pleasant ambience and excellent imaginative food has been our experience, and service has been good, but I think we've not gone for Sunday lunch or at particularly busy times. Sitting outside on a warm day is delightful.More

Thank M B
Publandlady, Owner at The Rat Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Dear MB Thanks for your review,Im pleased you've always eaten here very well.With regard to our Sunday offering we changed the format in January to bring the food more in line with what we do and are known for the rest of the week. So,in...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Lunch on Sunday disappointing. As two elderly ladies we were offered a whole chicken between us far too much. This was accompanied by a small new potato almost raw cabbage and turnip. And carrots mashed together plus a cold Yorkshire pudding. We waited fifty minutes...More

9  Thank Elizabeth Y
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Diane B
can we walk here from Hexham not sure if possible to get over busy a69
6 June 2017|
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Response from RobertAlgernon | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, though it's uphill and not (the first part anyway) very scenic as you'd have to leave Hexham via the industrial estate! I did it the other way on my nephew's stag night a few years back! Robert
Norma P
Do you serve vegetarian food?
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
are dogs allowed
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Anick NE46 4LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Anick
  • Phone Number: 01434-60-28-14
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