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The Plough Hotel, Alnwick

Bondgate Without
Alnwick
NE66 1PN
Phone: 01665602395
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Rob Hunter left this review about The Plough Hotel

This very much feels like a hotel bar rather than a pub. Despite the large size of the building, the drinking area is actually quite small. I only spotted one hand pull at the bar, offering Black Sheep Best Bitter. I noticed afterwards that a chalk board listed Laine Robin Red Best as also being available, though there was no sign of a second hand pull unless there is a separate section to the bar somewhere that was not immediately visible. Laine is apparently brewed in Brighton, so that has travelled some miles to get up to Alnwick.

Accommodation is available, obviously. A function room is also advertised. Not one I can see myself returning to, to be honest.

On 15th January 2020 - rating: 6
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Will Larter left this review about The Plough Hotel

A "boutique hotel" with public bar to the right, which has its own entrance via the archway, if you didn't come in through the main door. The choice of beers was limited to Timothy Taylor Landlord and Black Sheep Bitter. Having not been impressed with the offerings from local breweries in the preceding two pubs, I suppose I should have been grateful. My half of Black Sheep was good but there is nothing special about this bar - the exterior promises much but I found it disappointingly lacking in character.

Date of visit: 12th March 2018

On 27th April 2018 - rating: 6
[User has posted 2625 recommendations about 2475 pubs]

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Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
Alnmouth, 3.7 miles, 1 hr 11 min walk (show)
Acklington, 9.08 miles, 2 hr 55 min walk (show)
Chathill, 10.09 miles, 3 hr 14 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Plough Hotel, Alnwick
15th Jan 2020, 13:47
Review submitted by Rob Hunter
 
15th Jan 2020, 12:51
Picture submitted by Rob Hunter approved

Pub Details

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  • Accommodation : Yes last updated 27 April 2018 by Will Larter
  • Function Room : Yes last updated 15 January 2020 by Rob Hunter
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 27 April 2018 by Will Larter
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 09 May 2014 by Dave McNally
  • Real Cider : No last updated 27 April 2018 by Will Larter
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