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fife
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spacious double en-suite room. Limited menu but tasteful and well prepared Free WFI Homely pub area. Good location. Staff very friendly and helpful Very nice full English breakfast, plenty of car park space.

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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited whilst holidaying in the area. The girl who waited on us was on her first day of the job and was nervous but did really well. The food was nice but the menu just wasn't varied enough. I had the pie which was like no pie I've ever had before - basically a stew with 2 tiny pieces... More 

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

Hi I take this review very serious and will be looking at the menu and so sorry about the service will have more training for staff Thank you point taken More 

Wigan, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here 2 years ago under previous owner, unfortunately little if any improvements have been made to campsite. Toilet and shower barely adequate and shower in particular was filthy and had to be cleaned before it could be used. Little obvious supervision of siting of units and at times overcrowded and haphazard with no regard for the Caravan and Camping... More 

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Thank Ann04R
Susan M, Owner at The Shepherds Rest, responded to this review

Hi you response is very disheartening we have been working on this site for a year and a half we don't need to let you use the toilet or shower they r more for the tents not motor homes but unfortunately you got a key we do hand keys out to every one but people don't need to use them... More 

Buxton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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

Hi I have no idea who you are but I can tell you we have not been up at the rest for along time on a Sunday because we run acouple of pubs we let staff run the rest on a Sunday day lunch time sorry but when you are writing a review make sure you get it right we... More 

Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 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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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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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57 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
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
1 review
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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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Public Wifi
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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
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The Shepherds Rest Alnwick, Northumberland
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