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The Tanners Arms

2 Hotspur Place, Alnwick NE66 1QF, England
+44 1665 601628
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Quirky and friendly - a go-back-to kind of place

I loved this pub. It is unique and the staff are wonderfully friendly and helpful. It does seem... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
emminicholl
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Lovely little pub!

The Tanners Arms just goes to show great things come in small packages! Although small, it... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
jntheboys
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blackpool
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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 varieties; the most eclectic jukebox in Northumberland; and most important of all, a friendly, laid-back environment full of good crack and camaraderie. A good old-fashioned English pub, and a pleasant spot to while away an evening…
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“real ale” (11 reviews)
“proper pub” (9 reviews)
“great jukebox” (5 reviews)
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2 Hotspur Place, Alnwick NE66 1QF, England
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+44 1665 601628
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"open mic night"
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"fantastic pub"
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"wee pub"
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"locals enjoying"
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"friendly bar staff"
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"crisps"
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"visiting alnwick"
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"few hours"
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"ales"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Well what a great find. Weird tables, as well being dog friendly. Brilliant. Superb beer and such an eclectic juke box. We wanted to stay all day and work our way through the juke box and beer. Lovely, friendly girl behind the bar who made...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Really cute pub to relax and have a drink in. Friendly staff and real ales. Nice decor and gorgeous beer mats!

Thank Hidej
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

While visiting Alnwick we found The Tanners Arms. Drawn in by the 'Dog Friendly' sign and we were not disappointed. A lovely bar, the locals, other visitors and staff were friendly and the beer was good. Definitely would recommend this place and visit again....a great...More

Thank Richard B
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Staff really friendly. Friday night open mic was brilliant. So unexpected and performers from all over. No silly stuff.

Thank Bob D
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

As real ale drinkers it is so nice to find a proper pub that serves well kept beer, no juke box, no gaming machines and no food ( except crisps etc ) a joy!!! And on top of that they welcome dogs - keep up...More

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