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Queens Head Hotel

British, Pub, Gastropub
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25 Market Street, Alnwick NE66 1SS, England
+44(0)1665 604691
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Oldest pub in Alnwick, but lacking atmosphere

Popped in for a couple of drinks with friends before a meal. Outside looks disappointing and nothing like picture on trip advisor, interior sadly lacking atmosphere and doesn't reflect it being the oldest pub in Alnwick. Reasonably priced though and were served quickly enough and staff pleasant... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
Russell G
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Prudhoe, United Kingdom
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Me my wife and my sister- in law ate at this pub/hotel and the food was very good the portions and and price was very reasonable and would recommend a visit to anyone visiting this area.

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Thank Raymond A
Worcester, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Not a very pleasant experience. The oldest pub in Alnwick but has a wide screen TV , gaming machine and musak . Where is the atmosphere?

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Thank safariUk
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

I adore the queens it's been a regular drinking and eating place of mine for many years. I love the fact that above the bar they have a sign enter as strangers leave as friends. And that says it all

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Thank clopeck91
Prudhoe, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Popped in for a couple of drinks with friends before a meal. Outside looks disappointing and nothing like picture on trip advisor, interior sadly lacking atmosphere and doesn't reflect it being the oldest pub in Alnwick. Reasonably priced though and were served quickly enough and staff pleasant enough.

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Thank Russell G
Hermanus, South Africa
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My wife and I dropped in for a quick pub lunch - the barmaid was quick to take the order and deliver drinks. The food took over 45 mins to get to us and the pies content was fine, the pastry was cold and burnt, the mash luke warm. It was slow and fairly grotty.Complaining did solicit an apology but.............!... More 

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1 Thank Craigholmes3
newcastle
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134 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Visited the queens on a Saturday lunch time an opted for 2 mains £12 mince pies and chips served in a small basket and partner had the scampi and chips ,all in all average!

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Thank dean67
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We were on holiday in Northumberland and stopped at the queens head for dinner, I had rib eye steak, it was £12.50, not cheap and not great. I asked for it to be med rare, it was well done and tasted a little strange, hubby had the gammon, said it was good. Nice pub, pleasant people and staff and nice... More 

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Thank Casey B
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Had a few pints of beer in here. Locals made us feel very welcome. TV, Juke box, no sky tv, but beer good, average price of ale.Would return.

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Thank kevin d
North LIncs
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Nice clean pub - good beer, open fire in one side and a very nice atmosphere. Not sure about any food as we didn't eat, but easy access from the main street, parking straight outside.

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Thank Paul A
hartlepool
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180 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

the Queen's Head boasts that its the oldest coaching house in Alnwick so why oh why have they completely ruined the interior with laminate. the place had no atmosphere at all, not what i expected when i walked in with my wife and even she commented on the bland decor. come on queens head get your act together turn it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25 Market Street, Alnwick NE66 1SS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
  • Phone Number: +44(0)1665 604691

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub, Gastropub

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