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The Black Swan Pub

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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26 Narrowgate, Alnwick NE66 1JG, England
+44 1665 600835
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was visiting my son in Alnwick and on the Sunday we went over to the Black Swan for a meal and my son to watch the football on the TV! Myself,Don and his girlfriend ordered the food and found it to be great value for money and delicious! Also they had the bottles of fruit cider that I love... More 

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Thank Christine H
Alnwick, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good friendly people and service would recommend it others who would like to visit the area of Alnwick Northumberland

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Thank Zach_NS
scunny uk
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we have just had a 3 night stay in this place and were very impressed from start to finish with everything Our arrival was met by dan who could not have been any more helpful The room was clean well presented and tidy and had a free minibar The food was superb and plenty of good beers to choose from... More 

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Thank fullheadofsteam
Northants
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for a drink during our first visit to Alnwick and were not disappointed. Full of history, good selection of drinks and could sample a few before you buy. We did not eat so cannot comment on the food, but would recommend for a drink and would come back if ever we were in the area

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Thank Sophietuft
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and myself called in for Sunday lunch, I went to the bar and was met by a lovely young lady behind the bar. Asked for 2 lunches and 2 cokes witch she brought over to our table with the menu. We both decided to have the roast lamb, it arrived 10mins after we ordered, well presented. Sadly the... More 

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Thank johnbailey68
Bedlington, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decent enough bar for a couple of pints. They serve meals as well however as we did not order food or notice others eating I can't really comment on this. That said the staff were friendly, the prices reasonable and the beer good. Worth giving it a go.

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Thank mickeastlake
Wakefield, West Yorks
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249 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were searching for somewhere dog friendly for lunch and came across the Black Swan. A very warm welcome from the young lady behind the bar, the pub dog Cole came over to play with our pup Jasper, and we ordered our food. Everything about the food was great, soups and pate starters were spot on, and the hunters chicken... More 

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Thank SteveRRS
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Food is delicious, well presented, above and beyond your average pub food, its 'Fab' the staff are attentive and 'happy'....we have eaten there now three or more times for different occasions and never been disappointed. Food is superb.

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Thank 816meh
Greater London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We piled in to this pub on New Year's Day for lunch- two families of 4. As far as i could see there were only two people on duty even though the place was busy , but they were welcoming, friendly and attentive. We felt immediately relaxed. We were served quickly, the food was not only really tasty but the... More 

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Thank MRSandell
Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

After a wander around Alnwick on a cold Monday morning, this little establishment seemed the perfect spot to provide a respite from the temperature. We were greeted by a friendly bar girl who served us at table, rather than us having to go to the bar as I would've imagined. We were also attended to the resident black labrador puppy,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Narrowgate, Alnwick NE66 1JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 600835
Description
An ancient and historic pub, where Robbie Burns once slept, offering a warm Northumbrian welcome and great local food - try our fabulously fresh fish and chips, or delicious beef sourced from a farm just down the road.Service with a smile and a relaxed and comfortable meal waits for you - there's been an inn on this site for around 600 years so why not call in and take a break - we serve food from 12 noon until 9 pm seven days a week.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?