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The Battlesteads

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Wark on Tyne | Battlesteads Hotel, Wark NE48 3LS, England
+44 1434 230209
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Wark on Tyne | Battlesteads Hotel, Wark NE48 3LS, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a 2 night stay at this hotel with an evening at the on site observatory followed by an evening sampling the 8 course tasting menu . We enjoyed everything and our only quibble was that our room was rather small.

Thank marcyNorthYorkshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed locally and visited here for Sunday evening meal. Pleasantly surprised, welcoming friendly staff, interesting menu, excellent food and great service. We had considered booking to stay here but had expected it to maybe be a bit ‘doggy’ as it promotes itself as ‘dog...More

Thank Craigside
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with a friend this afternoon for Sunday lunch as we had a gift voucher to use. After a pretty mediocre lunch we went to pay with the £50 gift voucher, our bill came to £33 but staff told us there was no way they...More

1  Thank Jen-Murray C
magus84, General Manager at The Battlesteads, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review We are sorry our staff misunderstood your request for a credit to be that of cash. Which you will understand is not possible in any outlet / establishment when paying for a transaction with a gift voucher. This is why...More

Reviewed 12 December 2017

Decided to try Battlesteads after recommendation, bought a Groupon taster menu voucher and observatory "deal" for £49 - Drove a long way to get there, and it felt awkward from the start. The waitresses pointed at every item on my plate, explaining what it was...More

1  Thank Bob_Harrogate
magus84, General Manager at The Battlesteads, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are sorry to read the Travelzoo experience you purchased didn’t live up to your expectations. We have not received any correspondence from yourself since your visit, hence why you have not had a response. Our 5 course taster menu...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We had the sharing menu and although small, was very tasty. The place looks lovely and staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank Toni-ann G
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We booked a family Sunday lunch recently x16 on a friends recommendation, (as we had already planned a trip to Wallington Hall) and we were not disappointed. It was lovely & warm when we arrived and a good selection of drinks to choose from. The...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

We came for dinner on a Saturday night, excited for the reviews we'd read and a great looking website. The pub itself for a drink is great, lovely coat decor in winter and cosy chairs. The restaurant was a bit disappointing. Quite expensive but the...More

Thank Charlotte E
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Really enjoyed the 'taster menu' - beautifully presented and with useful wine suggestions for each course. The special treat was to visit the observatory afterwards - not the best night as it was rather cloudy but the enthusiasm of the presenter compensated. Relating what we...More

Thank davestripe
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Just been to The Battleheads, based on a write up in Living North but I’d say don’t bother! The food was of the standard you’d expect from a motorway service carvery, the service was atrocious and it definitely was not value for money. Some of...More

3  Thank Nicola0891
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Warm welcome and fabulous food. The accommodation is lovely and the dark sky observatory is a bonus. Well worth a stay if you are up this way.

Thank Sarah W
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25 May 2015|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do allow dogs in the restaurant at your table. If you are staying at the hotel with your dog, they will have a special table for you and your dog. If you are just going to have a meal, you can still bring your dog... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wark on Tyne | Battlesteads Hotel, Wark NE48 3LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Wark
  • Phone Number: +44 1434 230209
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