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The Joiners Arms

Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
+44 1665 576112
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (148 reviews)
“chowder” (40 reviews)
“dough balls” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited The Joiners arms with my Mum,Dad and Brother for a family night out. I had a delicious meal and the rest of my family loved there meal. The staff were friendly and helpful and the overall cosy ness of the restaurant was super....More

Thank samandtom09111
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having heard excellent things about the Joiners Arms we booked for an evening meal. The restaurant was busy, the staff efficient. The food however was average, I ordered the mussels which were small and overdone in a watery bland liquid, I mentioned this to the...More

Thank JR_01976
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

JR, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to see us here at The Joiners Arms. I would be keen to discuss the food quality with you especially the mussels; I would also be keen to confirm your choice of the Lamb...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely welcome for us and our dog, after a lovely walk along the nearby beach. The burger was one of the best i have ever eaten, my wife loved the fish and chips she had.

Thank cheffy5
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Cheffy5, Thank you for your feedback and great to here you both enjoyed 2 of our long standing favourite dishes. Hope to see the three of you back again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by for a weekday lunch en route to our holiday destination. Wished we'd gone elsewhere to be honest. Beer expensive at £3.90 a pint. Small bottle of lemonade £2.85. The Pork Loin was disappointing and despite missing some of the prime ingredients promised on...More

Thank james f
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

james f, Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your visit. We check our prices on a regular basis against our local competitors and are very confident in our pricing structure. Taking into account a few places charge £5 per pint...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friendly little pub which has lots of local beers on offer. Good sandwiches and dog friendly! Will be returning and recommending!More

Thank Charlotte W
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Charlotte, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. Great to hear you all had a good time and I'm sure the dog was extra happy with the beaches nearby too. We will be introducing a doggie menu soon which we would appreciate...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a Sunday evening to celebrate and expected it to be quiet, given it was a Sunday in January. As it happens, glad we booked as it was busy. That said, the service was impeccable and it didn’t feel hectic. Food from the...More

Thank Superships1
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Superships1, Thank you for your kind review and indeed taking the time to do so. Great to hear you all had a good visit to see us at the Joiners and that we contributed to your celebrations. Hope to see you all again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great meal here last year. Returned last week for the offer of 50% off in January. I had the fish and chips again and it was just as delicious as last time. My wife, however, was very disappointed with the pork loin -...More

1  Thank Stewart W
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Stewart, Thank you for returning to see us and taking the time to review your visit. Disappointing to read your review with regards the pork, venison & vegetables. The pork is one of my favourite dishes and I will be going through your feedback with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Surely one of the best pub restaurants on the north east coast,always busy.We always call in when we are up in the area,not to be missed Get In.

Thank craigSheffield
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Craig, Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to post feedback on your visit. We are all fans of the fish and chips here, did you manage to eat it all?

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here many times before and always had a lovely meal so disappointed that this time the food was so poor. We ordered and the food took ages to arrive and when it did it was cold. We were a large party (10) but...More

Thank christine c
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Christine C, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review with regards your experience here at The Joiners Arms. You have raised a valid point and I completely agree that this is not good enough, something that should simply not happen. Please get...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018

It was a cold murky wet day and our walking party of 9 received a warm welcome into this cosy pub for our lunch. It was not particularly busy, but obviously popular with dog-owners which was nice to see. The staff were friendly and unobtrusive....More

Thank Peter2305
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Peter, Thank you for taking the time to review you and your parties visit to The Joiners Arms. Great to here we could warm you all up a bit before the onward journey. We would also like you to return, there are many many good...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!
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Glenda B
30 October 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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