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Wark on Tyne | Battlesteads Hotel, Wark NE483LS, England
01434 230209
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Large groups
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 98
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Last minute arrival

My wife an I were staying in West Woodburn an saw this place from the CAMRA app as a good place for Ale. We went to see if we could get a evening meal. We got the last table for the 6.30 sitting. A pleasant meal great place to come excellent food an service. Would visit again

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My wife an I were staying in West Woodburn an saw this place from the CAMRA app as a good place for Ale. We went to see if we could get a evening meal. We got the last table for the 6.30 sitting. A pleasant meal great place to come excellent food an service. Would visit again

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NORTHUMBERLAND
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I visited the Battlesteads today for the pensioners' special which was perfectly acceptable except that the potatoes were served up with as much skin on them as without. These had obviously been 'scraped' in some machine and not finished off properly. We had to do that ourselves. Why hotels serve up potatoes like this I will never understand. It is... More 

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Booked quite last minute for Burns Night Supper, a really lovely evening was had by all 6 of us. Service excellent, food lovely, piper fantastic, speeches all great and extremely entertaining! Decided we are going to book for a table of 6 for next year.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Party of five of us came to celebrate the bringing in of the new year. Lovely warm fire on entering bar very cosy..Food was sharing platters that were accompanied by fresh bread, all very nice in a lovely setting.Service was polite and helpful. Would recommend

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Booked for sunday lunch before christmas as we had been before and enjoyed. The choice of meat was beef, pork or lamb and between us we tried all 3 meats. I chose rare beef and the chef carved 2 very thin slices onto my plate, the veg was cauliflower, swede, peas, carrots and red cabbage with new potatoes and roast.... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

very welcoming on Boxing day and resident cat fell asleep on our coats as we sat by the fire enjoying drinks

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Skipton
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The food, service and atmosphere was perfect. We enjoyed the log fire, the fine wines and range of beers.

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Gateshead, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My girlfriend Linda and stayed at the Battlesteads hotel for only one night,but what a night.I was Linda's guest because we had been invited to stay at hotel as a thank you to Linda for providing the flowers for the proprietors daughter's wedding a little while ago.I hadn't eaten at the restaurant before but knew of its reputation for locally... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We had the taster menu for the second time last night - the previous occasion being over a year ago which we thoroughly enjoyed. Every dish was different to the previous time and every one was of exceptional quality in terms of the quality and combination of ingredients, and the quality of the cooking. Service was of a very high... More 

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teesside
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Couldn't fault a thing, 8 course taster menu perfect. A perfect place in a perfect spot. loved watching the birds while having breakfast.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wark on Tyne | Battlesteads Hotel, Wark NE483LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Wark
  • Phone Number: 01434 230209

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine

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