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The Cottage Inn

Dunstan, Alnwick NE66 3SZ, England
The Cottage Inn
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sussex, England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had wanted to visit Craster but could not find a parking space so came across this pub and decided to try it for lunch. Unfortunately although the bar staff were friendly and efficient, the sandwiches and atmosphere were really poor. The place seemed in a time warp and rather in need of refurbishment. The sandwiches were crab but did... More 

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North Yorkshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for Sunday Dinner but there were also lots of choices for pub food too. Friendly welcome by staff, nice setting and not too far from Craster. Sunday Dinner good value, nice Yorkshire Pudding and lots of vegetables.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love it here stayed six times! Very good food and friendly staff. Nice peaceful wooded surroundings perfect for dogs! Good walks near by and only a short walk to Craster. Stayed in room 4 adequate for the price and clean.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a meal along with 3 fellow Westie owners ...8 people in total and 6 wee dogs.. Next table that came in an hour into our meal didn't like the dogs being there ...but heh ho that's his fault ..there's even a dog behind the bar The service was very very slow ...I fact we had to ask a... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here 12.30 pm Sunday and the place was dead, the barman was miserable unless you were a "local". We ordered food off a waitress wearing pink flip flops (undesirable footwear )for catering premises but she also had dirty feet . I had Craster kipper pate thinking it would be local but bought from a supplier. Both had beef which... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfectly placed for exploring Northumberland or breaking a journey north, we picked the Cottage Inn for its welcoming attitude to dogs. What we got was a friendly, well-managed inn, situated in attractive, wooded grounds, with well-found unsuite rooms, delicious food (including, naturally, the option of Craster kippers for breakfast), in easy walking distance of the coast and Dunstanburgh Castle -... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called here to have lunch and enjoyed it from turning into the drive up to the pub until leaving.Nice hearty food, pleasant staff and all round pleasant atmosphere.It was a lovely day so we opted to eat outside which I think added to the experience, Been here once previously and will definitely be going again.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I called here to eat with our 3 year old granddaughter on our way home from holiday in Scotland. Lovely child friendly place with playground and large grassy area where children can run off excess energy and plenty of outdoor tables if it's a sunny day. . Staff were friendly and welcoming and food was fresh and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

14 of us checked in on Saturday 30th may for 1 night stay got to say we had a brilliant time rooms are very clean and comfortable we ate in the restaurant and got to say there is a good choice of food the bar area has a really good atmosphere we have pre booked to go back in November... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Great place well worth a visit, friendly, food was lovely, garden terrace was huge, very clean and best of all dog friendly. Will definately be returning soon. Craster was within walking distance, approx 1 mile, free pool table and darts to keep kids happy.

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