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The General Havelock Inn

Ratcliffe Road, HAYDON BRIDGE, Hexham, NE47 6ER

Built in the 1760s, this riverside inn is named after a 19th-century British Army officer. The pub, with its restaurant in a converted stone barn, is a favourite with local showbusiness personalities. The real ales are all sourced from a 15-mile radius: Mordue Workie Ticket and Big Lamp Bitter are but two. Owner and chef Gary Thompson makes everything by hand, including the bread and ice cream. Local ingredients are the foundation of his dishes, which include steamed lemon sole in a crisp pasty pillow; chicken and mushroom pie; and warm walnut tart. In summer, the patio area is covered by a marquee.

Further information

Tel: 01434 684376
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Principal beers

High House Farm Nel's Best, Geltsdale Cold Fell, Big Lamp Bitter, Mordue Workie Ticket, Cumberland Corby Blonde


12-2.30 7-12 (Sun 12-10.30)




Children welcome.
Family room.
Dog friendly.
Coach parties catered.



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