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The Tanners Arms

2 Hotspur Place, Alnwick NE66 1QF, England
+44 1665 601628
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Excellent Little Pub.....and Dog Friendly....

While visiting Alnwick we found The Tanners Arms. Drawn in by the 'Dog Friendly' sign and we were... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Richard B
Coimbra, Portugal
Found a nice place for a drink

Staff really friendly. Friday night open mic was brilliant. So unexpected and performers from all... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Bob D
Purley, United Kingdom
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The Tanners Arms ale house features six handpulls which carry all-local real ales, judiciously chosen, fastidiously kept and a pleasure to sup; a good selection of whiskies to warm and revive every palate; regular live music sessions of all varieties; the most eclectic jukebox in Northumberland; and most important of all, a friendly, laid-back environment full of good crack and camaraderie. A good old-fashioned English pub, and a pleasant spot to while away an evening…
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“juke box” (13 reviews)
“real ale” (10 reviews)
“proper pub” (9 reviews)
2 Hotspur Place, Alnwick NE66 1QF, England
+44 1665 601628
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

While visiting Alnwick we found The Tanners Arms. Drawn in by the 'Dog Friendly' sign and we were not disappointed. A lovely bar, the locals, other visitors and staff were friendly and the beer was good. Definitely would recommend this place and visit again....a great...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Staff really friendly. Friday night open mic was brilliant. So unexpected and performers from all over. No silly stuff.

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 4 September 2017

As real ale drinkers it is so nice to find a proper pub that serves well kept beer, no juke box, no gaming machines and no food ( except crisps etc ) a joy!!! And on top of that they welcome dogs - keep up...More

Thank Bettyboo999
Reviewed 19 August 2017

In my limited knowledge of Alnwick, I found The Tanners Arms the best pub in Alnwick. It was a recommendation from a local (I'm from Staffordshire) and they were not wrong. Not a bad pint to be found in here - and none of your...More

Thank Gareth S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

A clear focus on beer and a cosy atmosphere makes this one of the few surviving real pubs. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank DCrack
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We spent a very pleasant couple of hours here, drinking well kept ale and listening to the eclectic jukebox. No pretensions to being anything other than a pub, and all the better for it.

Thank RonLindaDurham
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Good selection of real ale on tap. My husband had great fun having halves to work his way through the beer selection.

Thank tyrwhittali
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Another holiday in Alnwick and back to our favourite boozer in town! The staff here are always friendly and recognised us from previous visits which is always a nice touch. Six handpulled real ales which are changed regularly and a selection of draft lagers as...More

Thank Brigalloway
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Great selection of Well Kept Real Ale, nice Atmosphere and good Staff. Visited twice during our weeks stay and advise any Beer Fan to do the same.

Thank alanandvalerie2017
Reviewed 28 June 2017

What a fantastic pub with great selection of good quality 'real' beers, ciders and spirits. It felt really comfortable and we could have happily stayed there all night. Had a great jukebox but didn't drown out conversation. Friendly bar staff. I was half-tempted not to...More

Thank Richard K
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