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My ideal pub, warm and welcoming and doesn’t mess about. A few ales and plenty of other beverages... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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My partner and I went into this pub for a couple of drinks on the way home. It is a 'perfect... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“proper pub”(10 reviews)
“great jukebox”(5 reviews)
The Tanners Arms ale house features six handpulls which carry all-local real ales, judiciously chosen, fastidiously kept and a pleasure to sup; a good selection of whiskies to warm and revive every palate; regular live music sessions of all...more
2 Hotspur Place, Alnwick NE66 1QF, England
+44 1665 601628
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My ideal pub, warm and welcoming and doesn’t mess about. A few ales and plenty of other beverages in a nice cosy setting by a proper fire. Also let’s dogs in too. My favourite in Alnwick.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank StephensonJord
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went into this pub for a couple of drinks on the way home. It is a 'perfect pub'...all the staff and other walk-ins were very friendly. There was a great variation of drink including ales, gins etc. It was live mic...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sophiebill
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Nice beer, real fire, no tv, decent jukebox. What more can one ask for! Very quiet when we visited but it was a Monday evening in February after all.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank barrydrink
Reviewed February 4, 2019 via mobile

It has been too long since I last called into this small pub in Alnwick. It's intimate rather than uncomfortably small, quirkily decorated with medieval style carvings and a tree, has a good selection of local real ales, a cracking jukebox and the staff are...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BGS1975
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, friendly clientele, good atmosphere, excellent selection of well kept cask beer and dog friendly too. Perfect.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tgroberts15
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Called with a group warm welcome and an excellent choice of real ale.Will visit again. Only negative is the gents loo needs a bit TLC and a bigger fan.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Graham L
Reviewed September 27, 2018

This pub was recommended to us by the owner of our hotel. We were looking for a good quality pint. This hit the spot! No food just 4 pumps serving excellent real ale. All local brews which change regularly. We visited all 4 nights of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Andy H
Reviewed September 23, 2018

To be honest, I think you need to be into your real ale to appreciate this place. It's a tiny pub with a bit of a toilet smell about it and some decent ales on offer. The woman working the bar was really pleasant but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank W4yno
Reviewed September 5, 2018

I first went to this public house in 1980. The landlord was a wonderful keeper of ale and a first class host. Needless to say he was a Yorkshireman, but the Northumbrians are such a welcoming and friendly people they took him to their hearts....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank johnson260
Reviewed September 4, 2018

pub close to guesthouse, great beer and music. Friendly staff and local people were welcoming. A pub that you feel comfortable in.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank m0rganhelen
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Response from m0rganhelen | Reviewed this property |
No food but dogs are welcome