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“Excellent” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Joiners Arms

The Joiners Arms
Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
(01665) 576 112
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Ranked #19 of 90 Restaurants in Alnwick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English, Gastropub
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Beadnell, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We go here quite a bit, like walking from Beadnell with the dogs then here for lunch, cheaper and better food than a nearby local pub. For lunch i frequently have a fish finger buttie with chips, lovely bread and lovely fish with homemade tartar sauce yummy, mouth watering thinking of it. I also like some of the sharing platters if OH is willing.
Evening meals are also yummy, what I do like is that the menu does change each year and the specials are changed every day.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review, September 17, 2013
Thank you for you lovely review of the Joiners, particularly about out Fish and Chip buttys!
We appreciate every comment and cannot wait to see you again. I will ensure every member staff is passed on your lovely words.

If you would like to sign up to be one of our members just enter your contact details in our website and we will send you special offers and what’s going on as well as £100 worth of vouchers to use in a variety of our venues.

Thank you!

Customer Feedback Coordinator

hollyryder@apartment-group.com
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Top Contributor
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13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 64 cities Reviews in 64 cities
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“An absolute God send”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

First of all I have to write DEBBIE YOU ARE AMAZING !
Me and my partner and our dog was due to stay in Rothbury for the evening and unfortunately the place was less than satisfactory - read my other review (Springfield Guest House)
We were desperate for somewhere to stay in the area, but, due to it being the weekend of the Great North Run and us having a dog we was really struggling.
Upon calling the Joiners Arms I spoke with Debbie who said that she had a room available for the first night but not for the second as there was a wedding on at the local hall. I snapped her hand off, as even though there aren't really any reviews for the accommodation side of things, the pictures sold themselves.
The Joiners Arms is in a lovely litle village in Newton By The Sea, and upon arriving we told Debbie of our troubles in Rothbury, she sat us down with a cup of tea and was already making arrangements for us for somewhere to stay for the next night ! We couldn't believe how someone we had only just met went above and beyond to try and help us.
We was shown to our room "Sebastia" and we was just gobsmacked. The most gorgeous room you could possibly imagine, entrance hallway with walk in shower, then a large guest bedroom with huge bed, freestanding roll top bath in the corner, large plasma tv which turned to either view in the bed or in the bath and beautiful views over countryside and fields. First thing we did was of course thank Debbie profusely and then jump in the bath - just what we needed !!
We ate in the restaurant that night and the food was just divine, the service was fantastic and we just had an absolutely gorgeous evening.
The next morning we was delivered breakfast in bed at precisely 10am and the breakfast was great for veggies with Linda McCartney sausages !
Debbie had even arranged for us to stay in the cottage next door for the following night, so we had the relief that we had somewhere to stay.
I cannot even begin to describe how amazing the staff were, how amazing Debbie is, how amazing the room was, the food - just the whole place is fantastic. We are already planning our next trip for December as we just can't wait to go back. The whole experience was amazing and we can't thank Debbie enough. THANK YOU !

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review, September 17, 2013
Hi DisneyHeather,
Thank you so much for your glowing review regarding your recent visit to the Joiners Arms.
Its wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we will certain pass on your praise to Debbie.

Please feel free to sign up to be one of our members just enter your contact details in our website and we will send you special offers and what’s going on as well as £100 worth of vouchers to use in a variety of our venues.

Once again thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback and we look forward to seeing you in the near future!

Thanks,

Holly

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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“perfect”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Been to the joiners a few times now can't fault it very consistent food and beer.will be back next may

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review, September 16, 2013
Thank you for your great feedback regarding the Joiners Arms.
We're so glad you enjoyed your meal and look forward to your next visit.

If you would like to sign up to be one of our members just enter your contact details in our website and we will send you special offers and what’s going on as well as £100 worth of vouchers to use in a variety of our venues.

Thank you,

Customer Feedback Coordinator

hollyryder@apartment-group.com
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Excellent Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We called on a Sunday afternoon and were really impressed with both the food & the service. Infact the food was as good as weve had on our travels. This was our 2nd visit, we called last year during our holiday, & we were both really pleased to see that the quality had remained so high.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review, September 16, 2013
Thank you for your great feedback regarding the Joiners Arms.
We're so glad you enjoyed your meal and look forward to your next visit.

If you would like to sign up to be one of our members just enter your contact details in our website and we will send you special offers and what’s going on as well as £100 worth of vouchers to use in a variety of our venues.

Thank you,

Customer Feedback Coordinator

hollyryder@apartment-group.com
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Good Pub food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Called a couple of times whilst we were staying in Low newton by the sea. First visit for lunch and had a splendid fish and chips whilst sat outside. Second visit was for an evening meal. My fiancee and I were very pleased with the service and the quality of the food. All locally sourced and fresh. A pleasure to eat there.

Visited September 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review, September 16, 2013
Thank you for your great feedback regarding the Joiners Arms.
We're so glad you enjoyed your meal and look forward to your next visit.

If you would like to sign up to be one of our members just enter your contact details in our website and we will send you special offers and what’s going on as well as £100 worth of vouchers to use in a variety of our venues.

Thank you,

Customer Feedback Coordinator

hollyryder@apartment-group.com
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