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The Joiners Arms

Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
+44 1665 576112
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (152 reviews)
“chowder” (40 reviews)
“dough balls” (12 reviews)
Closes in 12 min
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

12 of us were on a golfing trip to Northumberland and booked dinner at The Joiners Arms on a recommendation. We were not disappointed. Despite being late for our booking and the restaurant being busy especially on a Monday night we received tremendous service. Food...More

Thank BJMJJ2017
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We turned up without booking, but after a short wait a table was found for us. The food was lovely, service great and we will visit again when in the area, but we recommend booking ahead, it is a popular place. It is realistically dog...More

Thank caravanningcouple
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had never been here before but loved their sister hotel in Otterburn so thought we’d give it a go . Beautiful location, Newton by the sea is glorious, it’s a nice walk to the sea where there’s another pub and views to Dunstanburgh castle...More

Thank timbo1959
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed overnight midweek on a voucher. Amazing value for £150 inc room, evening meal, ingredients for a lovely vodka cocktail and breakfast. Room ( Sebastio) was amazing huge and comfortable with a big roll top bath prominent! Staff very friendly and efficient ( though manager...More

Thank broonie03
VenueManager, Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi broonie03, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback - I am so glad you enjoyed your room and the complimentary cocktail kit! I am, however, sorry to hear that we may have let ourselves down with your evening meal -...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Called here yesterday lunchtime for take out fish and chips and curry sauce.There were no prices on show for the fish and chips so when I ordeded at the bar it was £9.50. it was a lovely pub inside so thought the fish and chips...More

Thank Tobypug1
VenueManager, Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Tobypug1, Thankyou for taking the time to leave us your feedback and I'm sorry you were disappointed with your takeaway fish and chips. The fish and chips is a staple dish on our menu so it is important we get it right every time....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Six of us turned up on speck after waiting at the bar we asked if a table for six and two dogs was free. Informed that unfortunately no tables were free though two tables were free near the entrance but marked drinks only. On returning...More

Thank Reg P
VenueManager, Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Reg P, Thank you for taking the time to get in touch with us regarding your experience. We are in fact an extremely dog friendly pub and so if it didn't come across this way I can only apologise. I would appreciate it if...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very warm welcome great service good choice of menu. The chicken bang bang salad starter was lovely and my husband enjoyed the drunken mussels. The fish and chips are wonderful and the beef burgers are huge. I would definitely recommend it

Thank Dinkytoon
VenueManager, Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Dinkytoon, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review, we pride ourselves on our fantastic food and I will be sure to pass your feedback on to our team. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly for people and dogs. Excellent food and a choice of treats for our dog. The staff were very attentive and gave us a warm welcome. We just popped in for lunch and because we enjoyed it we booked for our evening meal. This...More

Thank J C
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

J C, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. We wish you found us sooner too but so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visits and hope to see you again soon when you are next on holiday in the area.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped into the pub at about 4.30, but had to park in the village car park already, a short stroll down the lane so glad it wasn’t raining! At first it looked like all the tables had been reserved but we were welcomed and...More

Thank StewKayJack
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

StewKayJack, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the Joiners and for throwing in a bit of humour too :) Glas you enjoyed the visit and two good staple choices before the only way to do dessert. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for lunch. We had a super lunch of fish platter supported by beer and ended with coffee. We were a little apprehensive at taking our dog in with us but found there was no problem despite it being busy. Thankfully it was a...More

Thank SomersetColinE
VenueManager, General Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

SomersetColinE, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit and glad we wiped away the apprehensive dog thoughts, we love them here. We do have an extremely large car park just as you enter the village which is free to use and only...More

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iandude36
April 19, 2018|
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Response from Stephen S | Reviewed this property |
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Josh M
November 5, 2016|
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
Unsure. Just give them a call. Simples!
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Glenda B
October 29, 2015|
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Response from michael_watson733 | Reviewed this property |
Yes enough for guests.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 576112
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