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“Very friendly, great food, great value”
Review of The Horseshoes Inn

The Horseshoes Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Rennington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $27
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed September 18, 2013

We visited this village pub "on spec" at 6pm on a Tuesday in September and had a very friendly welcome. We were surprised when they had to check whether a table was available, but by the time we left the place was full of diners, a good sign!
I had a pint of the local brew while waiting for our table, served at exactly the right temperature, and obviously the landlord knew how to keep his beer. The landlord struck up conversation with us taking an interest in where we were from and where we were staying.
Once we were shown to our table we were treated to some excellent food. I had a sea bass dish from the specials board, done with lime and ginger, perfectly cooked and very moreish! My wife had a fried chicken dish with mozzarella which she really enjoyed. We followed up with desserts, my wife opting for a chocolatey dish (if it's got chocolate in, she goes for it every time!) and I also had chocolate, in the form of a huge chocolate-nut sundae.Service throughout was friendly and attentive, without being "in your face".
Our bill was a pleasant surprise, considering the quality and quantity of food we'd had.
By the time we left, the pub was very busy indeed, quite reassuring in these times when the hospitality industry is struggling. We'll be back.

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Mark and Louise D, Owner at The Horseshoes Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2013

Thank you for your review.
As you say it is encouraging to see pubs and restaurants being busy as we all have had a very quiet time over the last three years so we all have to try our best with the customers we have.
We hope you will find time to visit us again the next time you are in the area.

Many thanks.

Mark and Louise Dean.

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Sunday lunch up North is probably another religion, so we wondered if we would be able to get a table - we hadn't booked - but the owner was very helpful and made sure that we could sit in the bar for lunch.The menu was short but varied so 3 of us had shellfish salads and one the steak and ale pie. Tip top! The bill was reasonable too! Good place.

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Thank PestfromBuda
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Mark and Louise D, Owner at The Horseshoes Inn, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2013

Thank you for your review, we work hard at what we do and reviews like this make it all worth while.
We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope you will eat with us the next time you are here on holiday.

Mark and Louise Dean.

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Reviewed September 1, 2013

Just arrived home from having a Sunday lunch in this pub. The meal was very good as we're the starters and desserts. The staff were very friendly and could not do enough for us. I would recommend this pub to anyone not just for Sunday lunch but for the daily menu as well.

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Thank SusanWake
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Reviewed September 1, 2013

Just arrived home after a fantastic traditional Sunday lunch. The veg was cooked to perfection and the meat was very tender. The desserts are out of this world!! I took my 3 and 1 year old and they were well catered for. I would highly recommend this place over any other pub/restaurant in Alnwick and surrounding areas.

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Thank Beaujangles22
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Reviewed August 30, 2013

Very friendly pub in a lovely village, good wholesome food, plenty of it, served hot and good value. Child friendly and plenty of parking. Lastly, great proper beer, a worthwhile visit.

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Thank Steve R
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