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The Black Swan Alnwick

26 Narrowgate, Alnwick NE66 1JG, England
+44 1665 600835
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We decided to visit Alnwick unfortunately it was raining so we visited the black swan for breakfast... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Philip4953
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Banff, United Kingdom
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Gins, Brew Dog & Dog

Popped in for a quick drink after ambling round Alnwick. Our dog was made to feel very welcome, as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Andrew B
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  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
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26 Narrowgate, Alnwick NE66 1JG, England
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+44 1665 600835
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"for sunday lunch"
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"lovely old pub"
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"huge portions"
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"irn bru"
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"mini fridge"
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"steak baguette"
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"stayed for one night"
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"great pub food"
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"couple of hours"
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"bedding"
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"rooms"
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"dog"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We decided to visit Alnwick unfortunately it was raining so we visited the black swan for breakfast our choices were taken and after two cups of coffee first one included with the meal we received our meals they were worth the wait hot freshly cooked...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick drink after ambling round Alnwick. Our dog was made to feel very welcome, as were we! Great selection of gins, a good Brew Dog beer, and a very tasty couple of bar snacks - Halloumi & Chilli Squid. Friendly staff....More

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Went in here yesterday with friends. Service lovely and friendly. Gorgeous Sunday lunch, don’t know how they do it for the price. Would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Lovely old pub in lovely Alnwick. We were lucky to get a table for lunch, it was very popular and soon full. The menu was varied and reasonably priced. We had crab sarnies that came with potato salad, green salad and crisps. It was very...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We visited this pub last week at lunchtime. There were 4 adults 2 small children and 2 large dogs. We were made very welcome and the food was delicious. Our roast of the day baguettes were served with chips & salad. The roast lamb baguettes...More

Thank AnnScotland_UK
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Arrived at 8.30 after recommendation from our hotel who said food served until 9pm, but alas told kitchen closed 8.30 so no food available. Seems a bit early 8.30 to stop serving food, usually 9pm most places we visit.

Thank drfcok
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We went here for a quick drink and a sandwich for lunch and ended up staying for a couple of hours! Drinks-wise I had a nice couple of pints of well kept Red Dust from Consett brewery. My wife had a couple of double gins...More

Thank Richard A
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

This is a welcoming good local pub with a friendly atmosphere. Having said that the food lets it down in terms of quality and presentation. For the prices I wasn't expecting high-end fine dining but the quality of the burger was not good, the bacon...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

My partner and I stayed for three nights in January. The staff were very friendly and accommodating and had upgraded us to a room with a massive jacuzzi as it was our anniversary. The rooms are above the pub however we were not disturbed by...More

Thank Gaynor T
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I visit the Back swan often..when I have visitors...I go because the food is always excellent...the staff are very welcoming and helpful. It is the best pub in Alnwick for food at a good price and the selection of real ales... Keep up the good...More

2  Thank David T
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