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The Elk's Head

Whitfield NE47 8HD, England
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Ranked #1 of 1 Whitfield B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014
Shimmy192 Doncaster, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Spent 3 nights in one of the river rooms recently and whilst the bedrooms are nice the carpets of a light colour are very dirty and either need changing or deep cleaning! I also had a single bed with in my opinion a much too light quilt for the winters nights and being a restless sleeper was constantly fighting to... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

this is a nice country hotel, we enjoyed our couple of nights here, nice room, clean, good shower, good food, friendly and helpfull staff, good atmosphere, locals friendly . .... new year buffet was ok,,, simple main courses, but tasty, the starter platter was very good, desserts - dissapointing.. their normal menu is excellent with good local produce.... at new... More

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newcastle on Tyne
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

WE had a morning in Alston and called for lunch at The Elk,s Head As we arrived the Pub was Just opening ?It was winter and we really expected Log Fires Blazing away but we were disappointed to see empty Fire Places we ordered Tea for two and a huge pot was presented which was welcome on a very cold... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

On my way back to the ferry (end of holiday) i decided to stop on this nice pub. The (pregnant) lady was very helpfull and offered me a fantastic homemade hamburger! Nice scenery, friendly people at the bar and a sunny afternoon......No better way to end my holiday! This pub is by far the best i've been to on my... More

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manchester, UK
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Excellent place. Miles from anywhere though so if you want a choice of pubs forget it. Saw reviews and adverts saying "real ale" but on arrival only saw gassy lager and John Smiths on offer - my heart sank !..... However there was one real ale on offer and it was EXCELLENT - had several !!. The room was very... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Staying with cousins near Allendale, we went over to the Elks Head for lunch. Wonderful slow-cooked venison, though I was tempted by the home cooked steak and local ale pie. Enjoyed it so much that I went back again. Twice. With even more cousins in tow. Had the steak and ale pie the third time, and it was as delicious... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We took a big party to the Elk's Head for the weekend. Beautiful location up in the hills off Alston Moor. Coincided with the Leek Show which was very special - first time we have ever seen one. In the evening great party in the bar with an auction of the leeks and other produce, disco and dancing. Terrific country... More

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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118 reviews 118 reviews
50 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Elk's Head was our choice for a one night stop over en-route to the beautiful north-east of England with all of it's attractions. We were given a good cheery welcome and shown straight to our clean, comfortable and cosy room with a river view. We enjoyed a good, hearty, supper with a well chosen house wine at a very... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
20 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

My wife, Eldest Daughter and I popped in for lunch yesterday. Fantastic setting, great beer garden and we sat in it , in the sun and had lunch. Really good menu choice and all the Food was fresh and well cooked, The Home made Chunky Chips are to die for and the Home made Onion Rings come a very close... More

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Immingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

What a delightful place to stay, easy access to Hadrian's wall & other attractions in Northumbria. Very polite & welcoming staff, great beer & a lovely dinner served in a very friendly but informal way, the breakfast was fantastic just loved my stay, pity it was only for 1 night but I shall return. A very clean & well kept... More

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Address: Whitfield NE47 8HD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Whitfield
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Whitfield
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