We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Review Highlights
Cracking choice of real ale

Called with a group warm welcome and an excellent choice of real ale.Will visit again. Only... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Graham L
,
Alnwick, United Kingdom
Pub serving good quality beer.

This pub was recommended to us by the owner of our hotel. We were looking for a good quality pint... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Andy H
,
Stokenchurch, United Kingdom
Read all 110 reviews
7
All photos (7)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“real ale”(15 reviews)
“proper pub”(9 reviews)
“great jukebox”(5 reviews)
About
The Tanners Arms ale house features six handpulls which carry all-local real ales, judiciously chosen, fastidiously kept and a pleasure to sup; a good selection of whiskies to warm and revive every palate; regular live music sessions of all...more
Contact
2 Hotspur Place, Alnwick NE66 1QF, England
Website
+44 1665 601628
Call
Reviews (110)
Filter reviews
110 results
Traveller rating
91
18
1
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
91
18
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews real ale proper pub great jukebox fantastic pub wee pub public house pub serving friendly bar staff crisps log fire visiting alnwick few hours ales landlord boozer dog malts
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 110 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Called with a group warm welcome and an excellent choice of real ale.Will visit again. Only negative is the gents loo needs a bit TLC and a bigger fan.

Thank Graham L
Reviewed 28 September 2018

This pub was recommended to us by the owner of our hotel. We were looking for a good quality pint. This hit the spot! No food just 4 pumps serving excellent real ale. All local brews which change regularly. We visited all 4 nights of...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 23 September 2018

To be honest, I think you need to be into your real ale to appreciate this place. It's a tiny pub with a bit of a toilet smell about it and some decent ales on offer. The woman working the bar was really pleasant but...More

Thank W4yno
Reviewed 6 September 2018

I first went to this public house in 1980. The landlord was a wonderful keeper of ale and a first class host. Needless to say he was a Yorkshireman, but the Northumbrians are such a welcoming and friendly people they took him to their hearts....More

Thank johnson260
Reviewed 4 September 2018

pub close to guesthouse, great beer and music. Friendly staff and local people were welcoming. A pub that you feel comfortable in.

Thank m0rganhelen
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

This is that rare thing these days, a pub without pretensions to be anything else. It’s quite small but comfortable and friendly and the sort of place where you wouldn’t be uncomfortable on your own.

Thank Ros K
Reviewed 14 August 2018

this is a very friendly great real ale pub , the staff are very good and knowledgeable about their beers. Dog friendly it really is the pub to drink in when you are in Alnwick.

Thank peartib
Reviewed 13 August 2018

lovely pub brilliant selection of ale and cider and unique and warm atmosphere, staff friendly and dog friendly!

Thank whatweth0ught
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I loved this pub. It is unique and the staff are wonderfully friendly and helpful. It does seem to be a real locals' pub but they certainly didn't seem to mind a small visitor invasion. Great selection of drinks and interesting decor.

Thank emminicholl
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

The Tanners Arms just goes to show great things come in small packages! Although small, it definitely feels like what hubby calls 'a real pub'. The variety and quality of the real ales available certainly made it a favourite with us. Quiet and friendly atmosphere...More

Thank jntheboys
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 nearby hotels
The White Swan Hotel
1,203 reviews
.14 km away
The Hog's Head Inn
601 reviews
1.67 km away
Warkworth House Hotel
438 reviews
9.17 km away
Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel
958 reviews
10.42 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 129 nearby restaurants
Carlo's
445 reviews
.20 km away
Caffe Tirreno
604 reviews
.10 km away
Yan's
398 reviews
.11 km away
The Olive Branch Cafe
333 reviews
.21 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 61 nearby attractions
Lundgren Tours
17 reviews
.10 km away
Bailiffgate Museum and Gallery
169 reviews
.58 km away
Alnwick Castle
4,601 reviews
.48 km away
The Alnwick Garden
4,046 reviews
.50 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Tanners Arms staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines