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The Art House

14 Bondgate Within, Alnwick NE66 1TD, England
+44 1665 602607
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Ranked #19 of 91 Restaurants in Alnwick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $50
Cuisines: American, British, Bar, Bistro
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
UK
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Initial reading of menu on line made me think this was more of a pub based venue. Food was generally British based and straight forward, but quality was very good in a very lively and busy restaurant. Seemed to be very popular with younger set, we raised the average age profile. Service was very good, very friendly, enthusiastic and helpful.... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Booked a table, upon arrival stood around for member of staff to acknowledge us. When staff noticed us told to pick a table. Sat for a good 5minutes when another member of staff throw the menus on the table and didn't speak to us. Wait another 5 minutes no one came to see if we wanted drinks. Could only see... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere and great cocktails. We had a party of 10 there last night and everything was excellent maybe abit pricey but you get what you pay for. Good portions with great taste. Would recommend to anybody!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW via mobile

Booking was fine as was initial table service. We ordered a bottle of Marlborough and a bottle of Malbec arrived . We let the waiter know and brought the correct bottle but no apology quoting that the waitress had misheard. Starter was the black pudding scotch egg that was delicious but rather cool so it had obviously been sat on... More

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Alnwick, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I went with some of the family for a Birthday meal , it was lovely too much too Finnish after having starters. Big portions and very helpful staff would recommend it for a nice meal and drink, Do book first .

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Wednesbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Friendly staff helped to make this a great night. Good food, lovely surroundings & great atmosphere..

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Went this week with hubby, we were the only ones in, had to keep looking at the waiter to suggest we might like drinks, that took good ten mins as the barrel needed changing. Waited a while longer and ordered meat and vegi burger apparently they take 1/2 hr?? Why don't they cut them in 2 pieces would half waiting... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

We were a bit wary after booking here for the first time after reading past reviews about poor service however we were pleasently suprised, arrived at 7 ordered drinks had garlic prawns n black pudding scotch egg for starters then steak and gammon for main meals all very nice waiting staff and service were fine no problems with long wait... More

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

We were a bit wary after booking here for the first time after reading past reviews about poor service however we were pleasently suprised, arrived at 7 ordered drinks had garlic prawns n black pudding scotch egg for starters then steak and gammon for main meals all very nice waiting staff and service were fine no problems with long wait... More

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Newcastle
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I have eaten in the Art House twice in the last 3 weeks and both experiences have proved to be somewhat similar. The food quality is very good however both occasions I had to wait a great deal of time for the food to arrive. I must add that each time someone in the party ordered the burger which they... More

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