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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Following an enjoyable hike on Alston Moor, my wife, Fidget the dog and I called in at the Turks Head on Alston's market square. We were warmly welcomed by the friendly landlady and enjoyed a couple of well earned drinks infront of the coal fire. The beer on offer was from the Hesket Newmarket brewery and was excellent. Fidget was...

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Acomb, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The minute we walked in was made to feel welcome by staff and customers,fantasic range of drinks at good prices,loved the old tables and benches the bottom of the tables looked like they was old sewing machines,this pub is well worth a visit, loved the open fire, avoid wednesdays nights as its they early closing, and the staff derserve the...

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Carlisle
Reviewed 24 May 2014

If you are in Alston and are in need of refreshment and a good natter then this is the place to be. A locals pub, usually has good crack and is very friendly, a well known place too visit in Alston, can be very busy at times.

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Reviewed 9 September 2004

The turks head is a quaint typical english country pub with great beers, however the food is good/bad depending on if you are a meat eater. I dined on a fabulous mixed grill but my wife who is a veggie could only find 1 thing without meat on the menu, mushroom surprise. It was just mushroom and cheese with a...

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Address: Market Place, Alston CA9 3HS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Alston
Number of rooms: 4
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