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Bondgate Restaurant at The White Swan

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Bondgate Within, Alnwick NE66 1TD, England
+44 (0)1665 602607
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Salford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, what plusher surroundings can you expect than to dine in the Titanic's identical sister ship the Olympic's 1st class lounge, we had 2 breakfast and 2 evening meals, breakfast was just perfect, had egg Benedict with salmon, eggs were perfectly poached, evening meals were even more special, proper linen and table service, waiters were so friendly and attentive, really... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We enjoyed an afternoon tea in this restaurant. Hospitable staff and lovely array of sandwiches and cakes.

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Thank Adrienne82
Kingston Upon Hull
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

The meal was very tasty and well cooked. The service was good. The only thing was that The navarin of lamb came only with mash and no veg. Maybe you had to order them separately but nobody told us.

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Thank Brucaz
London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

We were staying at the hotel (excellent - see separate review) and used the restaurant twice for dinner and once for lunch. Sunday roast was very good indeed. Pheasant, on another occasion, was bland but ok. Fish and chips a disaster - don't think I've ever seen so much almost-burnt batter and skin and so little fish. If you happen... More 

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Winsford, England, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

light lunch needed after heavy shopping foray. We'd been before but eh layout has changed. Ther service was cheerful and nice range of beers. Food not terribly exciting and about average price for a hotel. Lovely place, but much better value to be had elsewhere in Alnwick I felt. Barter Books has a cracking buffet cafe at the old station

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We were in Alnwick on a Bank Holiday weekend so we booked to eat here on the Monday given that there was likely to be some restriction on the number of places open. It turned out that Monday is steak night and is, even on a Bank Holiday, surprisingly busy. The food perfectly acceptable, just not outstanding. Whilst this was... More 

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bakewell
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

On a rainy day, my husband and I took shelt.er in the White Swan and were pleased to find a pleasant menu in the small restaurant. The meal was enjoyable & the service good.. We would go there again

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Visited here for Sunday lunch on the way home from a weekend away. We parked around the back and saw some of the staff having a fag (nice) but continued in anyway. It was extremely quiet in the restaurant and we sat down with our twins in their car seats. It was friendly and the food was nice. It remained... More 

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Thank julkh
Canton of Schwyz, Switzerland
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Excellent service and food. The staff were very helpful and would certainly recommend if visiting alnwick

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Sunday lunch was very good, the choice and quality of the vegetables was excellent, the beef was a little tough and the gravy was tasty but too thin and watery, overall a good experience but a bit disappointed it was not in the fabulous dinning room.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, Italian
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bondgate Within, Alnwick NE66 1TD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1665 602607

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?