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The Joiners Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
+44 1665 576112
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (148 reviews)
“chowder” (40 reviews)
“dough balls” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

It was a cold murky wet day and our walking party of 9 received a warm welcome into this cosy pub for our lunch. It was not particularly busy, but obviously popular with dog-owners which was nice to see. The staff were friendly and unobtrusive....More

Thank Peter2305
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Peter, Thank you for taking the time to review you and your parties visit to The Joiners Arms. Great to here we could warm you all up a bit before the onward journey. We would also like you to return, there are many many good...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018

Family holiday in the area for New Year period. It hadn't started well as we all feeling under the weather with the dreaded winter virus coupled with accommodation problems. However on New Years eve we managed to book a table. For starters we had Baked...More

Thank wilbo63
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wilbo63, Thank you for taking the time to review and so glad we could help transfer those winter blues that shared the start of your journey. Yes those Fish and Chips are some size and I don't think I have come close to finishing one...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018

We ate here last new year and enjoyed it so much ,a return meal was something we were looking forward to. We hadn't booked this time but got a table late afternoon with no trouble. The pub was busy, always a good sign. Parking is...More

Thank Helen T
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Helen, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to see us here at The Joiners Arms. I will most certainly look into the shift plan for the day you visited as customer interaction, service and a warm welcome from all the team...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Entering the bar, Cameron greeted us very warmly, offering a glass of bubbles. From then on, it was perfection in every way. Staff, food, those little extras and then the atmosphere. It was Christmas Magic. Initially, we were contained in the bar area, which was...More

Thank David J S
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

David, Thank you so much for your kind review and spending Christmas with us. May I just say how beautiful your Doberman pup was, a true credit to the breed and so so happy. Great to hear that we contributed to your Christmas day and...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Having come away for a few days we were looking for a nice place for a birthday lunch. We weren’t disappointed with the joiners arms...very welcoming decor and without a reservation were seated within minutes of entering. Great choice on menu although a few dishes...More

Thank 13djw
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

13djw, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to see us at The Joiners Arms; happy belated birthday also. Two great choices on the food you made, both firm favourites with all the team. We do some outstanding offers on our rooms...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017

Staff efficient and friendly. The pub busy. My steak perfect. Sweets tasted as good as they looked. Toilets spotless. You can bring your dog. Parking 5mins. Walking before the village.

Thank NortheastRobin
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

NortheastRobin, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to see us here at The Joiners Arms. Glad we ticked all the boxes for you and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 28 December 2017

Booked this morning for lunch for 3 plus 2 dogs - handled efficiently and was asked if any special dietary requirements to which I answered none but one of us is vegetarian - no problem. Before I booked I looked at the sample menu on-line...More

Thank John M
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

John M, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us here at The Joiners Arms. I am disappointed to here about the vegetarian options available during your visit; there is no reason we should have only had one option on and...More

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Popped in for the first time on Boxing Day having discovered the ship inn was closed. Had a hungry small boy and two hungry large men in town following our sunny but cold beach walk. A telephone call on the way up the hill indicated...More

Thank fussyyorkshiremum
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Fussyyorkshiremum, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit, glad we could get you in and get those bellies stocked up for your onward journey. Great to hear you were well looked after with good communication, service and kindness. I will pass your...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017

Booked a table there for Sunday Lunch and was well impressed by the friendly and helpful service, the quality of the food and beer. I don't think there is much point of going there at peak time without booking a table. The prices are quite...More

Thank Pancho308
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Pancho, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us at The Joiners Arms. Great to hear that the service, food & drink impressed. Parking indeed can be a bit tricky directly outside the pub during peak times but we do have...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017

Had a very pleasant stay in this excellent gastropub/hotel. From the moment we booked, the communication with the hotel was excellent - very pro active in checking on dietary requirements etc The staff where very warm and welcoming. The room was well appointed and the...More

Thank Michael B
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Michael, Thank you for your kind review. I am pleased to hear we could make your break enjoyable and that you enjoyed The Joiners Arms experience. We hope to see you 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!
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Glenda B
29 October 2015|
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Yes enough for guests.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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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