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General Havelock Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed September 24, 2011

Visited one lunchtime whilst on holiday in Northumberland recently. There is a range of formal and informal dining options, with dogs allowed in the bar area. The food was plentiful and good quality with very friendly bar staff.

Date of visit: September 2011
2  Thank johnnyboyDorset
Reviewed September 8, 2011

We have eaten here just twice. Would have been more often (and given more stars) if the place had been slightly busier! On both occasions, we booked and on both occasions felt very stupid for doing so... Because on both occasions, we were the only...More

Thank ba9rn
Reviewed April 30, 2011

Consistently superbly cooked food with a good variety and proper homemade soups and desserts. No bought-in confections here. Style is homely and relaxed to the point of being a little old-fashioned but don't be fooled - this is a seriously professional and competent modern kitchen....More

Date of visit: March 2011
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Reviewed September 17, 2010

The food was very nice, friendly service, some interesting beers. The pub part did smell to me of dog- perhaps a side effect of the smoking ban. We were there fairly early, and on a week night. I suspect that the atmosphere would have been...More

1  Thank rblossomg
Reviewed August 19, 2009

Oh dear, this really is a restaurant that is trying to be something it never will be. A taste of what to come was the sight of a teatowel (used) hung and drying on the radiator in the entrance to the place. Overpriced at £60...More

Thank Savoy2000
Reviewed May 13, 2009

Joanna and Gary Thompson have owned the General Havelock Inn in Haydon Bridge since 1999. They have a great deal of experience in other hotels and restaurants, Gary (the chef) is dedicated to producing the best menu and food - he is a perfectionist. Joanna...More

1  Thank Gin_Soaked_Girl
Reviewed April 21, 2009

We have used this restaurant fairly regularly over the last few years because it never fails to impress us. The exterior of the restaurant makes it look pretty much like any other Northumberland Pub but just wait until you step inside and peruse the menu...More

2  Thank Daft80sBloke
Reviewed October 28, 2008

I had dinner here with my family and we found the food to be of high standard although the service was rather slow despite the restaurant being almost empty. I think this was because we were there off season rather than any lack of popularity!...More

2  Thank Richard_SW11
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February 15, 2019|
Response from cliff749 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can not answer as no dogs there when I visited.
May 28, 2017|
Response from Carolyne S | Reviewed this property |
They certainly served gluten free food, but don't know about getting beer.
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