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My Youth

I first went to this public house in 1980. The landlord was a wonderful keeper of ale and a first... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saltaire, United Kingdom
Recommendation proved to be spot on

pub close to guesthouse, great beer and music. Friendly staff and local people were welcoming. A... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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“real ale”(12 reviews)
“proper pub”(9 reviews)
“great jukebox”(5 reviews)
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
2 Hotspur Place, Alnwick NE66 1QF, England
+44 1665 601628
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Although the pub is not very big there is a Good choice of real ales, spirits and soft drinks, the staff are friendly and a good atmosphere. In winter there is a log fire to keep you warm.

1  Thank Ian D
Reviewed 25 April 2018

great little pub with quality ales. Bar staff always friendly. Well worth dropping in for a drink and enjoy great music from the fabulous juke box.

Thank mas5902017
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Great pub, great beer, well kept and interesting. And, thank goodness they don't serve food - so not taken over by families looking for chips. Great jukebox, quirky decor creating a great atmosphere and local feel. The best pub in Alnwick.

1  Thank salfordmasher
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