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The Joiners Arms

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Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
+44 1665 576112
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We were staying in Alnwick during a trip to the Boarders & couldn't find anywhere that we liked the look of to eat in the town. So we decided to travel 7 miles to The Joiners Arms as we had a lovely lunch there a...More

Thank derbyshirepotterer
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

1st visit to Joiners arms despite the cold wet weather we got a warm welcome and really tasty food and great service.The Camembert to share was delicious and our mains (pork chop and rump of lamb ) equally good .Will definitely visit again

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Whilst staying in the local area we first stumbled upon the Joiners Arms whilst out walking. It had just started to snow so we sought refuge and warmed up with a couple of Hot Chocolates. Impressed with what we saw we decided that we would...More

Thank Elliottofhook
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had booked a room for two nights to give ourselves a quiet break in a part of England we love. First visit to the Joiners though. Unfortunately the beast from the east arrived with us! So the two day break became a four day...More

Thank Chronbos
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Nwcwtab, Thank you for your kind words; I will pass them on to John and the rest of the team who looked after you. It's great to hear that they could keep you entertained throughout your extended stay and hope you had a great freedom...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived at lunch time with 6 adults, 2 kids and a baby. Shown to a perfect bay window table ideal for our group. The menu is excellent with a multitude of innovative choices with better than normal kids meals. Our party chose a variety of...More

Thank happy clappy chappy
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy clappy chappy Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback on your visit with rest of the gang. Great to hear you all enjoyed the menu and get a round of clean plates. I often eat from the kids menu so...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The joiners is always a great place to go and grab a pint and something nice to eat, sunday lunch is always a favourite of ours, book early in busy times, use the new car park which is a short stroll away from the pub,...More

Thank Biffnteal
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Biffnteal, Thank you for taking the time to feedback and give some useful hints to fellow visitors. Always good to hear we can offer our customers a friendly atmosphere to relax, eat, drink and most of all enjoy. Thank you again and hope to see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a smart well established restaurant. The staff are very smart and attentive. Even if they do forget you are in the same room and can here them when they are not actively serving you.... Yes I mean you "the coffee is crap" guy!...More

Thank Jim F
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Jim, Thank you for your feedback on your visit. I will certainly be bringing to attention to the team your comments as this is most definitely not good to hear. I can assure you our coffee is not in that category. It is disappointing to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lovely food here, lunch included mussles and a sandwich between two of us. Perfect amount and very tasty. Sadly the one thing that let it down was the cider choice. Strongbow.. or, strongbow dark. I get that cider isn't the fashionable drink anymore, but,...More

Thank Kat T
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kat, Thank you for reviewing your visit. We are tied to our draught cider offering and therefore carry 7 other types in bottles. Are there any particular ciders in bottles you would like us to take a look at for possibly stocking?

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Crab sandwich and extra portion of chips, service prompt and informative, portions good, very good pint of Guiness

Thank pompey7111
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Pompey, Thanking for your lunchtime review and that we gave you everything you required. We look after our beer lines with extreme care and glad this was evident in your pint of Guinness.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited The Joiners arms with my Mum,Dad and Brother for a family night out. I had a delicious meal and the rest of my family loved there meal. The staff were friendly and helpful and the overall cosy ness of the restaurant was super....More

Thank samandtom09111
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sam & Tom, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to see us at The Joiners Arms. I am glad you and family enjoyed your visit and hope to see you all again soon.

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Josh M
5 November 2016|
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Response from paulrampling | Reviewed this property |
Unsure. Just give them a call. Simples!
Glenda B
29 October 2015|
Response from michael_watson733 | Reviewed this property |
Yes enough for guests.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 576112
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