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At a glance

Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Dog friendly

The pub’s own-label brew, The Writer’s Block, is just one of several real ale choices at the polished oak bar in this proper pub. Dog Dancer and Happy Daze ciders are here too, along with a dozen wine choices, world bottled beers and a quirky collection of whiskies. Expect service with a smile from the proprietor and his team, for the atmosphere here is genuinely friendly. Settle on a high bar stool or leather banquette, or head to the upstairs dining room to eat. Dishes of proper food include creamed smoked haddock, celery and fennel; and grilled calves’ liver with onions and bacon.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 25-26 Dec, 1 Jan
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch opening: all wk 11-11
  • Dinner opening: all wk 11-11

Food and drink

  • Restaurant menu available
  • Real ales: Wylam The Writer's Block, Bass, Timothy Taylor Landlord
  • Real ciders: Gwynt y Ddraig Dog Dancer & Happy Daze

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar

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