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The Elk's Head

Certificate of Excellence
Whitfield NE47 8HD, England
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The Elk's Head
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Ranked #1 of 1 Whitfield B&B and Inns
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Ann B Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Eating out at the Elks Head was lovely......while staying at a lodge in Whitfield The Elks Head made me and my family very welcome We had been out walking and called in for a bar meal it was very friendly and welcoming the early you eat the cheaper the meal up to 4pm £4 up to 5pm £5 and so... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had 3 night stay here to view Hadrian's wall and the roman forts nearby and really enjoyed it. The wall is about a 20min drive away to Vindolanda, the hotel is in the middle between hexham and haltwhistle. The room was in the new annexe, no 9, with a bathroom that overlooked the river. Room was quiet, with tea and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We, like most other reviewers stayed at the Elks Head through a Groupon deal. Firstly, I have to add that in my opinion I would class the Elks Head as a traditional 'coaching house/pub with rooms. Its not what I would call a 'hotel'. We requested a room with a river view which we got albeit from the shower room!... More 

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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live not far from here but have not been for over 10 years, don't know why? The Sunday lunch menu is small but caters for every taste, to begin we had Pea Soup with Basil, very, very nice, light and flavoursome with a nice warm roll. As for mains, the better half had the veggie wellington with a most... More 

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Friendly helpful staff - excellent food - beautiful location - and to top it off the weather was kind to us as well which meant we could enjoy the lovely view sitting outside - what more could you ask for

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Three nights here, and we are just completely relaxed. I really cannot understand some of the negative ( if not numerous) reviews on here. We have had a completely positive experience, and can see us staying here again & again. We have rm 10..this is the one to have, it overlooks the river and the bridge...just sublime. Don't listen to... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights on a Groupon which was fantastic value. Whilst the room was a little bit small (Room 2) it was comfortable and warm (snowing!). Very dog-friendly, with tables in the bar area for dog owners for breakfast. We ate in all three nights and the food (and local beer) was excellent and really good -... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Lovely surprise having selected this fairly randomly as an overnight stay for a short visit to the north east. Very warm welcome from everyone with a lovely wood burning stove. The setting nestled in a tiny village next to the river and surrounded by fields is wonderful. Room was small but nicely furnished with nice towels and linen.. Food was... More 

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ilkley west yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

we stayed here 1 night on a groupon deal after exploring northumberland and were amazed at the place, all be it in the middle of nowhere it was amazing, lovely welcoming bar with roaring log fire, super friendly staff and very well kept beer which was sampled many times. rooms are in need of some TLC but were very nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Booked the elks head 3 nights through groupon on arrival we had a very good reception and shown to our room by the gent on duty our room we were pleased with overlooking the river, the meals we could not fault on the 3evenings we chose to eat in the bar but there is a restaurant if needed there is... More 

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