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The Black & Grey

€€ - €€€, British,
Newgate Street, Morpeth NE61 1BU, England
+44 1670 517807
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (19 reviews)
“roast beef” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Newgate Street, Morpeth NE61 1BU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been visiting this bar for number of years now and great for a mid afternoon drink with the family and early evening. We decided to eat the other evening and I was disappointed with the presentation of the food and the quality, I had fish...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dave2466
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked for seven of us as a pre Christmas treat. The pub had a lovely atmosphere busy but service was great. Drinks and food order taken promptly and drink choice was great for mixture of beer, wine and cocktail drinkers. Food took a little...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DJandE2014
Reviewed 7 December 2018

We've been here for afternoon tea several times and are never disappointed. when we wanted to go somewhere with family for an early Christmas outing we checked it out. When we saw the photo of the festive afternoon tea we were really excited and booked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Susanatnewcastle
Reviewed 24 November 2018

The Black and Grey is a small, slightly quirky little pub. It stocks three cask ales - well kept- and does rather good, mostly traditional, food.There are bar stools, conventional tables and leather chesterfield sofas to sit on. in one, L-shaped room. I have only...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RayattheBay
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The venue is very interesting and very comfortable, staff very friendly. The food sandwiches, scones with jam and cream and delicious cakes served with pots of tea which were replenished upon request. Avery enjoyable experience which we will repeat at the earliest opportunity.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Decided to go here after seeing other reviews and so glad we did! Really quirky decor and proper old fashioned furniture which was spotlessly clean. The menu had your usual pub fare but it was really tasty and well cooked. Kids menu was reasonably priced....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank DavidT6571
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We visited for cocktails and I have to say the cocktail menu has something for everyone, including mocktails. I opted for a Vodka Martini and it was made to perfection. The bar itself was busy with a nice mix of young and old. The staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank M9946HUclairep
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We called here last night on our way through Morpeth. It’s a lovely quirky little place with welcoming staff. We had our two teenagers and toddler with us, there was something on the menu for all of us. My partner had the chicken pie and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank DonnaK886
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Walked into Morpeth from Mitford and called in here for a couple of drinks but decided to stay for Sunday lunch. The meals were great, I had roast beef and my husband had fish and chips our friends had the same. The staff were lovely...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Alison B
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We had a most enjoyable lunch here. Bizarrely we seemed to have sat in an area of the pub where there is normally a Spanish lesson taking place. This was a little awkward and definitely a first !! Fortunately the class took place elsewhere in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank jbcfc
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Rebecca L
15 August 2018|
Response from Duncan567 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry unsure as not vegan !
Andysue S
12 February 2018|
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Response from rceltd | Property representative |
We serve Sunday Lunch 12 - 6pm, would you like to make a reservation. Regards Anna
Claira V
12 May 2017|
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Response from rceltd | Property representative |
Hi Claira, tipsy tea is £20.00 per person, must be booked 24 hours in advance, please contact via our facebook page or call 01670 517807 we look forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards Anna
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newgate Street, Morpeth NE61 1BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Morpeth
  • Phone Number: +44 1670 517807
  • E-mail
Traditional public house, with a fantastic reputation for our Beers, Wines, Cocktails, Cuisine and customer car and entertainment. We cater for all dietary requirements, our Menu changes seasonally using locally sourced produce. Come and give us a visit you won't be disappointed. Oh booking is advisable specifically at the weekend.
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