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Fleece Inn, Alnwick

49 Bondgate Without
Alnwick
NE66 1PR
Phone: 01665603036
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Punch Taverns

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Rob Hunter left this review about Fleece Inn

This is a pub that closes in the afternoon. I was walking past the other day and noticed a few real ales listed on the chalk board outside, so was planning on returning after grabbing a bite to eat and having a look round Alnwick. Unfortunately they had closed early so by the time I was walking back they had closed. WhatPub says they are open until 3pm, however a sign in the window says 2:30pm. I was there for 2:10pm and the lights were off and door shut. I guess they must have been quiet and closed early, which was a bit of a disappointment really, as it appeared to have one of the better real ale line-ups compared to other pubs in Alnwick.

On 15th January 2020 - no rating submitted
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John Bonser left this review about Fleece Inn

In the centre of the attractive market town of Alnwick on a street corner virtually opposite the historic Hotspur Tower is The Fleece Inn.

A central entrance leads into a small lobby that looks like it was previously used for off sales with its hatch and small counter. The public bar on the left is basic with a separate area for snooker and a wide screen TV high up on a wall. The lounge bar on the right hand side is more cosy and comfortable with padded seats, spindle backed seats and a slightly old fashioned traditional feel that hints back to the pub’s Victorian era origins. Down one side is a fine fireplace and a shelf containing a collection of old plates. This bar is more food orientated with, on my visits, several groups and couples enjoying the good value standard issue home cooked food.

The pub is badged as a Pubmaster outlet. There’s 6 pumps, split between the two bars, which were serving the ubiquitous Black Sheep plus, notably, 2 beers from the local Coquetdale Brewery in nearby Rothbury – Snitter Bitter and Simonsen Blonde – which were both decent pints.

It’s a rather unremarkable place, to be honest, but I enjoyed decent beer and food in here on both my visits whilst staying in town

On 4th December 2013 - rating: 6
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Real Ale Ray left this review about Fleece Inn

Good sized pub just on the gate as you enter Ainwick south side. A very comfortable trad pub offering well kept beer. I relished the High House Farm Red Shep. Will call again.

On 20th March 2011 - rating: 8
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
Alnmouth, 3.79 miles, 1 hr 13 min walk (show)
Acklington, 9.23 miles, 2 hr 58 min walk (show)
Chathill, 10.04 miles, 3 hr 13 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Fleece Inn, Alnwick
15th Jan 2020, 13:35
Review submitted by Rob Hunter
 
15th Jan 2020, 12:51
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  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 20 March 2011 by hondo .
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