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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 good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (143 reviews)
“chowder” (40 reviews)
“burger” (50 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
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1 - 10 of 1,084 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a drive up north to the joiners arms for Sunday lunch, we booked a table on line which was simple and straight forward. When we arrived we got there a little early but we got sat down straight away. Service was excellent and...More

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Thank rls838
Reviewed 3 days ago

A very enjoyable experience. The food was very good and the staff very helpful and friendly. We returned the following day for Sunday lunch with friends.

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Thank margaret_brassington
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been here a few times now after a lovely walk on the nearby beach and we absolutely love it. The atmosphere is great and the staff are so friendly. They have lovely food and a great selection of drinks. Just couldn't think of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having enjoyed a meal at The Joiners Arms last September, four of us went back this October. My meal was an absolute disaster!More

Thank taran4343
VenueManager, Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Taran4343, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I'm sorry you did not enjoy your experience with us this time around. Was there anything specific to make you unhappy about this visit? We would love to see you back at...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped off for lunch and have to say it was very busy but we were hungry, We ended up having prawns and crayfish tail but on on bread rolls as they had run out. It was OK but we felt it was expensiveMore

Thank NomadicWolves
VenueManager, Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

NomadicWolves, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. I apologise that you did not find our food to the greatest of standard. Here at The Joiners Arms we aim to provide the highest level of service with high quality dishes....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined as a party of 12 . We were dining as a pre wedding party. Service was very professional and friendly. Food was of high quality and portions were generous. I would recommend the fish and chips as the fish was massive. Prices are...More

Thank trotskys
VenueManager, Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Trotskys, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit and leaving us some great feedback! Our fish and chips is one of our signature dishes so I am glad to see it living up to it's name! kind regards and thanks again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time we have eaten the fish & chips here and I can honestly say both times have been excellent. The portion is so large we don't need a starter or a dessert.

Thank Smith_Sheffield
VenueManager, Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Smith_Sheffield, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Our fish and chips is one of the teams favourite dishes on our menu, it really is 'the biggest fish the boat can land' Hopefully we will see you again. Thanks again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Only called in for coffee but menu looked nice and the crab sandwiches seemed to be much sort after although they had no crab that day or I would have been tempted.Quaint old pub with a lovely view of the bay from the old village...More

Thank dixonfnp
VenueManager, Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dixonfnp, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Hopefully the next time you stop by you will be able to enjoy something from our menu! thanks again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found the Joiners Arms on the Doggypub website and decided it was a must visit pub on our tour of the Northumberland coast. Visited at lunch time and every diner there had at least one dog with them! We dined outside and chose the local...More

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Thank colrowe
VenueManager, Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Colrowe, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review! Here at The Joiners Arms, our furry friends are just as important as our customers! I'm pleased you enjoyed your food and will pass on the lovely comment to all the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Describing yourself as a 'gastropub' can be a hostage to fortune but this place lives up to its own billing. Only some slighty limp chips kept this from five stars. Excellent service, good beer and an interesting wine list.More

Thank overgraduate
VenueManager, Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Overgraduate, Thank you so much for the kind words. Here at the Joiners Arms we always try our very hardest to provide the best service and the highest quality of food. I do apologise that our chips weren't quiet right this time, please give us...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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Yes enough for guests.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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