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Pack Horse Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Chathill, Ellingham NE67 5HA, England
Pack Horse Inn
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked a 2 night stay at The Packhorse Inn as attending a wedding at Ellingham Hall (400 yards away) We stayed in Room 5 which was excellent - all you could ask for - bed was massive and really comfortable with very modern on-suite/walk in shower facilities,tea coffee,tv, toiletries etc The pub at the front of the Inn was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Every month I go and have a meal at the Pack horse. Sometimes on my own and other times with friends. Entering this cosy traditional pub, with the log fire blazing and immediately met by friendly bar staff and the landlady. I don't book but even when busy they accommodate me perfectly. The food is of a fantastic nature, I... More 

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London, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We stayed for two nights. Our room was spacious and the bed very comfortable, Everything was very clean and toiletries, hospitality tray etc well stocked. I am on a very restricted diet (which I informed them about in advance) and the lovely Linny bought in special supplies for me. Dinner was delightful - our only complaint (if you call it... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My wife and myself have dined at the Pack Horse Inn on numerous occasions and have always found our experience to be excellent. The dinning experience is not to be missed, the food being of the highest quality, utilising fresh locally sourced produce, cooked and presented to the highest quality. The large portions are very filling, particularly the fish and... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Sunday lunch. Were very fortunate to stumble across this small inn by chance. Knew nothing about it beforehand so had no preconceptions. Food very good and beef exceptional. Have to say it was still quite bloody which is actually just how I like it but can see if you don't you might be better to say as it was a... More 

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United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We were the only people in the restaurant for dinner which was served against a backdrop of well oiled boors in the bar. The result felt like a rugby club stag night a few feet away from our table. The waitress decided,having served our meals to start clearing and re setting the tables recently vacated by the people who now... More 

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Simps0n2013, Manager at Pack Horse Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Pack Horse Inn although I am, of course extremely disappointed and upset by your comments. I wish to express that that we are a country pub surrounded by a shooting estate. I consider myself extremely fortunate to be able to cater for shooting parties as they form a very important customer... More 

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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We visited for a one course early lunch and were welcomed with friendly, efficient service and the food was delicious. A traditional country pub (with live fire to stoke!) yet it has a comporary feel too. Thank you, we will definitely be back.

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14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Our second visit to the Pack Horse. Excellent Sunday lunch, imaginative menu of high quality food, well prepared and served. The refurbishment of the pub is really well done providing a comfortable and calm atmosphere. The service by the young staff was excellent. Will definitely return

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Leeds England
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19 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We only visited for an evening meal. However we wish we had stayed here instead of the disappointing Purdy Lodge which is nearby. The food was excellent with a very good choice. The service by the young staff was friendly and efficient. The pub décor is modern but still in keeping with a village pub. The young landlady is very... More 

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northumberland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Lovely pub with a cosy cottage atmosphere, and outstanding food. Sunday lunch is a little more expensive than some but definitely worth it. Excellent service and very friendly, we are looking forward to going back again.

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