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The Bruce Arms

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Main Street, West Tanfield HG4 5JJ , England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a pleasant over night stay at The Bruce Arms following a sociable evening with friends. The hotel/pub/restaurant is under new management and she is keen to improve the reputation & quality. A few things do need ironing out but our general impression was a comfortable atmosphere, good bedrooms, food was ok & staff very friendly. Excellent location for... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends had said it was poor but we were nearby and gave it a go. The staff were friendly but disorganized. Our food was generally poor and took ages to arrive - although they weren't busy. Almost all our unexpectedly still shell-on prawns were covered in roe - not nice. We mentioned this but the waiter didn't seem sufficiently well... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had dinner at the Bruce Arms and were slightly disappointed particularly after reading some of the reviews. The decor is great but the meal was only average. We had starters which were good but my wife had a fillet steak and I had veal as our main courses. In both cases the meat was cool and the chips were... More

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Lisbon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Had one of our best pub meals ever here. The food is all home cooked and they were even willing to produce dishes that were not on the menu. The lunch menu was interesting with a daily specials board. We both had the 'regular cheeseburger' rather than the 'ultimate burger'. Didn't see the latter but ours were wonderful - huge... More

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North Yorkshire
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

What a wonderful event the Bruce Arms put together for Le Grand Depart. The marquee completely covered the car park making space for up to 100 diners to eat in comfort. The oyster and champagne bar attached was a great draw on the day as well. Our lunch was a relaxed affair, with four courses over the afternoon. A Royal... More

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Badsworth West Yorks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Had the room been of the same standard as the food - would definately been a 5 rating. We were in the blue room at the front of the property which was clean and tidy although shower had some black mould. Just hand wash provided with no shampoo etc. Basic tea/coffee facilities provided but no milk. We were staying on... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We arrived quite late and were shown to our room which was small and pretty. We quickly got ready and had a wonderful meal made interesting by the wood burner not burning. This was soon rectified. The starters and the wine were great, the fillet steaks were the best we had had in a long time so tender, juicy and... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

This was our first visit, it will not be the last. Our booking was for evening meal and bed/breakfast. We could not book in until 5.30pm as this was evening opening times. Our room was very clean, nicely decorated and each room had a theme, this I will let you find out for yourself but a lovely touch, a kettle... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I took my husband for a surprise birthday meal last night. We're a busy family and don't manage to eat out very often so when we do it needs to be perfect and we weren't disappointed. We ordered the lemon chicken Caesar salad and the gem lettuce peas and Beetroot to start. Expertly seasoned and very tasty. Then the fillet... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We visited the Bruce again last Sunday for lunch (see my previous review) I love this place and consider it my favourite restaurant in the UK! There is a fabulous new menu and it was very difficult to decide. I chose the lemon chicken Caesar salad to start followed by Calves liver, which were both absolutely delicious. My husband enjoyed... More

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Address: Main Street, West Tanfield HG4 5JJ , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > West Tanfield
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
The Bruce Arms West Tanfield, North Yorkshire

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