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The Oaks Hotel

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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South Road, Alnwick NE66 2PN, England
+44 1665 510014
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Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

called in here at the end of a very busy bank holiday weekend and were just in time for the carvery - and so glad we made it ! very good food - excellent (real) beef and turkey as well as a selection of vegetables, roast potatoes, big Yorkshires and flavoursome gravy. Our servers at the table as well as... More 

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240 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The hotel catered well for our group of 20+ diners and the food was all served on time and we were given a private room too. The food was reasonable, though nothing special and the desserts in particular didn't impress. Bar prices were expensive and the new owner who took our payments didn't seem to want to engage with his... More 

Thank Mattinbrum
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Having trudged round Alnwick at tea time looking unsuccessfully for somewhere nice to eat we got back in the car and noticed this place on our way out of the town. The carvery, served from 5.30 daily I think, was excellent. All fresh and cooked to perfection. Lovely large dining area, child friendly and pleasant staff.

Thank Slipslop19
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Just over road from aln house b and b good food need to be there early can get busy at peak times. We opted for the fish dishes which were very nice but we would have liked thin chips but they only did regular. Good choice of ales a carvery is also on the menu not sure if it is... More 

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Peebles, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Very average hotel now run by the Marston Brewery company.. Seems to be run using minimum staff numbers and the positioning of the check in desk isolated and unmanned can lead to delays on arrival.. An old fashioned hand bell on counter could easily be replaced with modern equivalent which would more efficiently alert staff lurking elsewhere on the premises.... More 

York, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Nice place to enjoy a few beers and a meal. The staff were very welcoming , and although we had not booked found us a table in a very short time. The food was very enjoyable . I had the steak and her indoors had the salmon , that with a few pints and a G&T made for a very... More 

Thank bomberosteve
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Genuinely best meal I have eaten in the last two years. I eat out weekly and this meal was faultless!

Thank Helen O
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Has a carvery, where the food sometimes appears to have been under a hot tray and the quality is varied, vegetables can be . Staff always seem to be unsmiling and bored with their work. There are some special deals which present better value for money. Vegetables can be very nearly cold!

Thank 1Robbie49
Scarisbrick, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We had battered fish and all the trimmings. It was excellent, the staff were very efficient , finding us a table and serving us very quickly.

Thank Gill H
Burnley, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

The Oaks is a good quality hotel/pub/restaurant - it's not high end but is certainly value for money. Rooms are clean and spacious. Pub has plenty of real ale. Restaurant is busy with a varied menu and the cooked breakfast is a hearty treat. Will stay here again without hesitation.

Thank Phil C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Road, Alnwick NE66 2PN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 510014

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?