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The Samson Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
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All reviews burger bangers and mash lamb tagine pie salad pudding salmon the pub hadrian's wall delicious food stayed here vegetarian options local beer excellent meal booked a table great menu friendly atmosphere
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband, two little dogs and I recently visited The Samson Inn. We had two totally delicious meals (the burger and chicken goujons) while enjoying drinks. As soon as we arrived Victoria was so lovely and friendly. Our dogs were most welcome and she lit...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dog friendly pub wth real ales we ate there the food was quickly served and delicious nice atmosphere not far from Hadrians Wall

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled off Hadrian’s Wall hoping to find a bit of warmth and a sandwich. We ended up with one of the best value lunches in ages! Maurice in the kitchen sent out a delicious twice baked cheese soufflé and home made chicken goujons that excelled...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

A group of 20 of us had a 70th birthday family meal here. We were able to preorder and the food was with us within 10 minutes of sitting down. The staff were very friendly and accommodating of our requests. Everyone was VERY satisfied with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Called in for dinner before we set off to do some walking. Staff were very friendly. Food was very good and very reasonably priced. Husband tried one of the real ales and said it was good. Staff were very helpful when we asked for best...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This is the second time I have stayed at the Samson and and both times have been excellent. Food is great (especially the breakfast) accommodation very comfortable (powerful shower) very clean and staff very friendly as you would expect from Northeners😊 Excellent Wi-Fi which for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 4 November 2018

They catered for 15 of us at the end of September. We had a superb meal in a private dining room . The staff were helpful and efficient. We would definitely recommend to others.

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We cannot fault the Samson inn. The breakfasts were excellent.We ate thwre for 3 evenings and each dish we tried showed that the chef loved food and brought the flavour out in everything he cooked.The staff were friendly and nothing was too much trouble.We would...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The twice baked cheddar cheese soufflé tasted as good as it looks in the photo and the apple and coconut crumble was just as scrumptious. The thing about the Samson Inn is that the food is a real surprise, as the pub is an unpretentious...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 23 October 2018

we ate here while visiting the area at the end of August, we had their rare beef burger, it was yummy, the pub is dog friendly too so we were able to eat and keep our dog with us which was good. lovely surroundings, tasty...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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11 August 2018
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Response from Ian C | Reviewed this property
Give them a ring, we were there mid week.
13 May 2016
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Response from clocks90 | Reviewed this property
I am so sorry- I do not know. Email them- they were very helpful. ENJOY. Jill
4 March 2016
Response from CumbriaRedhead | Property representative
Yes, dogs are welcome in the bar at any time, but not in the bedrooms. We also have a dog-free dining room.
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