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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (143 reviews)
“chowder” (43 reviews)
“burger” (58 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Super food though the trio of meat could have had a little more meat! Service was efficient and helpful though always really friendly. Good range of beer and wines. Quite crowded on a Sunday evening with tables fairly close to each other.

Thank redoubtwarrior
Reviewed 3 days ago

To say portions at the Joiners Arms are large is an understatement, we shared starters between the six of us and then struggled to finish our mains, so there was no room left for dessert! I would highly recommend the fish and chips as it...More

Thank Rhiain D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked online on the morning of the day we were visiting and managed to arrange a table easily. A reasonable selection of food on the menu, as someone who is a bit fussy nothing caught my attention that I was desperate to have so...More

Thank fire21
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had read about the Sunday lunch here being good and decided to try it we rang before and booked a table.When we arrived I thought I had arrived in a crèche opposite from where we were seated was a large party of approx 8adults...More

Thank 577christine1951
Reviewed 4 days ago

Tried to eat here last year but couldn't get close to it as place so busy. Tried again this year and delighted to find new car parking area has opened in Newton about 200 meters from pub so gave it ago despite pub car park...More

Thank Jason42
Reviewed 6 days ago

After searching around a few eating places in the area, I remembered seeing a review for this place. Lovely, open gastropub space with welcoming staff. Good choice of menu with a range of fish choice as to be expected near the coast. Hubby was thrilled...More

Thank betty2142016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in today on the off chance of getting a table which we did. Husband had sea bream and I had the fish and chips which was delicious and huge! The lady? On the next table had the same meal as my husband and sent...More

1  Thank Brenmartred
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for your review. I am thrilled you would recommend our venue to others, we appreciate this very much! Your kind words regarding the food and service will be passed on to the team who will be delighted. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for lunch while on holiday and liked it so much booked it for an evening meal. For the lunch I had the game cobbler which came with roasted Chantenay carrots, tender-stem Broccoli and smashed potato. Cobbler was light and nicely crumbly. Game tender...More

Thank John B
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi John, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and detailed review for us. I am thrilled you enjoyed dining with us so much, the kitchen team will be delighted with your review. I will pass on your feedback regarding the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first time we have visited the joiners arms although have passed it on numerous occasions. Boy we were not disappointed!!!. I had roast chicken and my husband roast beef. When the plates arrived they were very pleasing and the stuffing with the...More

Thank thomasbird
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to our venue The Joiners Arms and for leaving such kind words! I am thrilled you enjoyed the Sunday lunch so much, i would have to agree it is very good! The team...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit in the last couple of months, we had an evening meal & the food was excellent. The service from the table staff was outstanding & they couldn't have been any more attentive, would recommend a visit.More

Thank bluehouse2017
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review for us. We really appreciate your kind feedback. I am thrilled you enjoy both the service and food so much! I look forward to passing on your lovely review to the team....More

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Josh M
6 November 2016|
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Response from paulrampling | Reviewed this property |
Unsure. Just give them a call. Simples!
Glenda B
30 October 2015|
Response from michael_watson733 | Reviewed this property |
Yes enough for guests.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Kids, Child-friendly
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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