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Buxton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in for drink while in Alnwick on Sunday afternoon. Felt uncomfortable from the start as we pulled into the car park and had the landlord staring at us in a disapproving manner while watering his hanging baskets. Had a beer (the choice is very limited and boring) and my partner a cup of tea, she was served Earl Grey,... More 

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the shepherds rest for our sons 18th Birthday meal. The staff had a table for 9 set up for us in their lovely conservatory. All of the staff were very attentive and the food was brought out promptly with no wait. We had fish and chips, steak And ale pies and burgers and they were all delicious. Huge portions,... More 

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Susan M, Owner at The Shepherds Rest, responded to this review

Hi Jackie thank you very much for taking the time to put such a nice review on we will look forward to seeing you again Thank you Susan More 

Northumberland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Lovely Sunday lunch all fresh chicken roast and mash potatoes green beans turnip carrots broccoli and carrots and Yorkshire puddings enjoyed with a lovely family good atmosphere nice and friendly really enjoyed it

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Been going to Rest on Sundays regularly but was worst lunch we have had. Beef toughe veg cold yorkshire pudding stodgy.Had to ask for cutlery .On plus side Hayley really helpfull and freindly. If serving food till 4 expect to get orders at 4.

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Susan M, Owner at The Shepherds Rest, responded to this review

Hi Jo I am really sorry to hear that your family have been coming for a long time I had cover in Sunday as one of chef was on holiday which is no excuse but I wanted the dinners to go ahead I can't do anything about last Sunday but would like you to come back and will leave a... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Lovely location, very quiet. Staff were fantastic & the food is great. If you want a lovely friendly location that is quiet this is your place. It is not high end however I love the quirky site that offers the basics with a smile. I would definitely come again, 2 mins from Alnwick castle and only £22 a night!

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Went for lunch with my son. We had the carvery. Beautiful generous slices of beef, huge Yorkshire pudding, roast and boiled potatoes, veg and gravy. Helpful and polite staff. Drinks were put on meal bill and all paid for at the end. Didn't feel rushed and offered a choice of desserts. Nothing is too much trouble for the hosts and... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Been going to the shepherds rest now regularly on a Sunday for lunch with my husband and daughter who is now 7 months old. All the staff are lovely, great food and service! Would highly recommend!! The beer garden is lovely in the summer, in the winter we tend to sit inside in front of the coal fire (I actually... More 

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Had a lovely Sunday lunch all fresh veg lovely ham homade Yorkshire pudding lovely staff lovely atmosphere verywelcoming and a lovely fire cosy place owner very nice person love going there never been disappointed

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Susan M, Owner at The Shepherds Rest, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review it makes it worth while Thank you More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

We visited the Shepherds Rest this past Saturday and were given use of the conservatory as a function for 20 people. The atmosphere in the pub was warm and friendly, with the staff being simply wonderful. There was a welcoming atmosphere as soon as we arrived and the staff were incredibly considerate towards my elderly grandmother. I would highly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

I went to this pub for the first time today. Just me and my daughter who has autism. The staff were great. They helped me with the carvery by carrying and filling my daughter's plate for her. The carver was also very friendly and spoke to my daughter (which a lot of people don't when they hear she has autism)... More 

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family friendly pub ,Open fire place, great little bar ,Games room, (pool table, wii karaoke, Restrant , Caravan Site also ten tents, 1double and 1twin room breakfast and evening meals available both rooms un-suite , All staff very friendly call in see for your self 10 minutes away from Alnwick castle, Alnwick Gardens, Alnmouth beach 4 miles down the road very nice coast line from Alnmouth to Seahouse's 11Mile from Rothbury great views and country side ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Shepherds Rest

Address: Alnwick Moor, Alnwick NE66 2AH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Northumberland > Alnwick
Price Range: $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
The Shepherds Rest Alnwick, Northumberland
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