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The Joiners Arms

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Newton-By-The-Sea | Northumberland, Alnwick NE66 3EA, England
+44 1665 576112
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I can highly recommend this boutique hotel/restaurant. We drove 125 miles to visit and found the welcome warm and inviting. Although we didn't take our dog the fact that they welcome our wonderful 4 legged friends is amazing. Hopefully we'll be able to stay sometime soon in their lovely individually designed bedrooms.

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Thank carolyn_mcnoodle
East Yorks
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have always been very impressed with joiners but the last couple of visits have been really disappointing. We usual visit the area for a long weekend once a month. When we came in April we booked for Sunday lunch. There was 14 of us. The services was slow and the usually amazing trio was small portions, overcooked and the... More 

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked on a Friday night and the pub restaurant was very busy. Our table was slightly late but the staff were apologetic and very helpful. The wait was worthwhile as we all enjoyed our meals immensely. Our orders were Catch of the day (Fish & Chips) handsome portion size and very succulent. Two of us had pork loin served... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

excellent service very helpful and friendly beautiful meals lovely pub and restaurant had two disabled people with me and staff were so helpful. will be back again soon.

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Thank christinehunter829
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi Christine, Thank you for your lovely review! I am thrilled you enjoyed everything from the food to the staff! The team will be very pleased with your review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind regards, Jade More 

Wooler, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food and service first class. The staff were very help full and the noise was tolerable even though the restaurant was very busy The down side is the car parking (I am slightly disabled)

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Thank linda m
VenueManager, Guest Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi Linda, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to our venue The Joiners Arms and for leaving such kind words! I am thrilled you enjoyed the Sunday lunch so much, i would have to agree it is very good! The team will be thrilled with your review. We hope to see you again soon. Kind... More 

Tenby
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Firstly, I have to say we've been to the Joiners Arms many times and I'm really impressed that they are dog-friendly (Which makes them a top pub in my opinion!) however our visit last night just wasn't up to the usual standard on the food! Great service - but a very long wait for our meals and when they arrived,... More 

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Thank DanielGlebe
VenueManager, Public Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi Daniel, First of all it is great to hear that you enjoy our venue is dog friendly. I am sorry that you waited a long time for you meals and they weren't up to scratch when you received them! If you are able to take the time to email me further details on your visit, the date and time,... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Recently visited the Joiners for evening meal having had a really good lunchtime drink there. During day staff very good and service. Evening different. It was very disjointed. Had booked. Didn't get table we requested. Served wrong drinks. No check to see if food was good. Not asked if wanted sources with meal. Had to ask for bill three times.... More 

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Thank Steve B
VenueManager, Public Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit to The Joiners Arms Here at Apartment Group we value each and every one of our customer’s comments and do our utmost to provide you with a perfect experience every time. From your review it looks like there were a few things we should have done differently and I would like... More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday lunch had enormous cod and chips and wy wife king prawns in batter with salad. Busy but lots of smiling waitresses . Bigger inside than outside of village pub suggests. We would return...

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Thank HOF17
VenueManager, Public Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi, I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to The Joiners Arms. Here at Apartment Group we value each and every one of our customer’s comments and do our utmost to provide you with a perfect experience every time. I'm pleased to hear your positive feedback! We do hope to welcome you back again in the near future.... More 

Beadnell
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited and used the Joiners, through varying owners, since the early 1970's. Under the new ownership we have visited regularly, just ourselves, with family, and with friends. Early days we couldn't recommend it enough. Recently, and for a couple of years, the food has been very average, mainly fish and chips overcooked on a regular basis. The staff... More 

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VenueManager, Public Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi, I would like to thank you for getting in touch with us today. We value each and every one of our customers and their opinions so thank you for your feedback. If you are able to take the time to email me further details on your visit, the date and time, with the title of your review to reception@apartment-group.com... More 

1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a family meal it was a great place to go. The range of food on the menu was great even for picky eaters. The staff were polite and smartly dresses and the food was served in great time and tastes delicious

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Thank katie_hart99
VenueManager, Public Relations Manager at The Joiners Arms, responded to this review

Hi Katie, Thank you so much for leaving such a great review! Here at Apartment Group we do out upmost to provide you with a pleasurable experience and love to receive such great feedback. I will pass on your great comments regarding the service and food to the manager. Kind Regards, Gemma More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?