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The Rat Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Anick €€ - €€€ Bar, British, Pub
Anick NE46 4LN, England
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Anick NE46 4LN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited The Rat Inn for an evening meal a few weeks ago. Quite difficult to get parking. Beautiful picturesque setting with views of the Tyne Valley. The pub is very quirky and has a lovely cosy bar area with open fire. The barman was...More

Thank CitrusReviews1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Call in with family for saturday lunch, what a cracking little place the food was 100% the only downside was it took an hour to arrive after we ordered it, but it was very nice great staff they made you very welcome.

2  Thank jackielad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful pub in a picturesque setting lovely to have a drink in the garden and see the views, dogs are welcome in the garden

Thank matthew h
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here as a group of 4 on a Saturday afternoon, as I had heard great reviews about the food we thought we would give it a go. We were given a table in the back room next to a huge party of parents...More

Thank Katy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant ambience and excellent imaginative food has been our experience, and service has been good, but I think we've not gone for Sunday lunch or at particularly busy times. Sitting outside on a warm day is delightful.More

Thank M B
Publandlady, Owner at The Rat Inn, responded to this review

Dear MB Thanks for your review,Im pleased you've always eaten here very well.With regard to our Sunday offering we changed the format in January to bring the food more in line with what we do and are known for the rest of the week. So,in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch on Sunday disappointing. As two elderly ladies we were offered a whole chicken between us far too much. This was accompanied by a small new potato almost raw cabbage and turnip. And carrots mashed together plus a cold Yorkshire pudding. We waited fifty minutes...More

8  Thank Elizabeth Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us had dinner at the Rat yesterday after not having been for quite a while. The ambience was very pleasant and the staff were friendly and attentive. Given the tiny village in which it is located, the number of people there was a...More

1  Thank Martin D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here a fortnight ago for lunch with my partner. We had been here a few times in the past and the food had been superb but on this occasion it was terrible. I had the red mullet with vegetables. There were 2 small pieces...More

5  Thank mycatsnameiseric
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a family for Sunday lunch we were offered whole chicken for two 26 pound struggled to pick something to eat I consider Sunday lunch to be roast and veg saying this I had a steak which was lovely I think going for...More

5  Thank Chelseatyne
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Even though it was Easter weekend the service was attentive and acceptably prompt. The food was good and the setting has a super view over the Tyne valley. Booking essential at busy times

Thank wolfieupnorth
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Norma P
Do you serve vegetarian food?
22 January 2017|
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Response from JimB34 | Reviewed this property |
They do have vegetarian options. If you call ahead they will be able to inform you.
Jayne C
are dogs allowed
26 October 2015|
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Response from Bill C | Reviewed this property |
Only in the garden.Definitely not in the redtaurant or bar.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Anick NE46 4LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Anick
  • Phone Number: 01434-60-28-14
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