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    The Ancient Unicorn

    Bowes, Barnard Castle, Bowes DL12 9HL, England
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Comfortable stay very very clean . Not I've friendly staff and our room was not made up after our first night. Very good value for money. Obviously a popular place with the locals and do feel they are the priority. However are needs were more...More

    Thank HTPLondon
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed here for one night to celebrate our first wedding anniversary, it was lovely, the rooms were very clean and very modern. The food in the restaurant was beautiful and very good value, only negative is the walls are that thin you can hear...More

    Thank Rispin01
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    After having walked locally, my wife and I called into the Ancient Unicorn just by chance for a coffee, before re-tracing our steps back along the valley. Upon entering, we received a very warm welcome from the assistant who served us, we were offered a...More

    Thank Dave T
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed at The Ancient Unicorn for three nights and ate in the restaurant on two of them. The food was good, appeared to be home cooked and, though limited in range, was really good value -£10.00 for a main course! The rooms were clean...More

    Thank Janet S
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Nice staff. Good food. Excellent room with brilliant shower. Good range of beer,whisky and gin. Nice open fire (still needed in August!) One distraction is the tv that is on constantly. Not needed in what is a very nice restaurant.

    Thank Russell O
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    nutzzz
    17 September 2016|
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    Response from Philip J | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, I have seen dogs in for lunch-time, There is the main bar/dining area with large fire and then just round the corner a small snug with a few chairs and table and another fire. Also plenty of room outside on the terrace... More
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    17 September 2016|
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    Response from Billie65 | Reviewed this property |
    We stayed there with our 3 dogs and took them with us into the bar when we went for our evening meal. Not sure if they are allowed in all areas - we didn't take them into the dining room where breakfast was served and there... More
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    ashleighb98
    12 August 2016|
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    Response from MJD1952 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes two choices I think, one was vegetable lasagne and I don't recall the other one.
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