The Rat Inn

The Rat Inn, Anick, Hexham, United Kingdom, NE46 4LN
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Opening Information

Our opening times
Bar open
Monday to Saturday: 12pm to 11pm
Sunday: 12pm to 10.30pm

Lunch
Monday to Saturday: 12pm to 2pm
Sunday: 12pm to 3pm

A short menu featuring sandwiches,snacks,steaks and burgers is available Monday to Saturday from 2pm to 6pm

Dinner
Monday to Saturday: 6pm to 9pm

Bank Holidays (except Good Friday)
Food served 12pm to 5pm)

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Rat Inn

Award winning food in a relaxed country pub atmosphere.
Karen and Phil have earned a reputation for quality since taking over the pub in late 2007. With Phil in the kitchen and Karen running front of house the pub has achieved recognition in many guides and is currently ranked number 13 in the Budweiser Budvar Top 50 gastropubs 2016.

The Rat is now open for food every day.

The menu is chalked on a board, with dishes changing daily depending on what’s available, a separate bar menu offers lighter snacks and delicious sandwiches.

Our Sunday lunch service is extremely popular with a choice of brunch dishes,roasts and local steaks ,so advance booking is essential.

The pub has always championed local food with as much sourced from suppliers based in the surrounding Northumberland countryside as possible.

Children are welcome at The Rat and we can provide smaller portions of whatever dishes we have on the menu to suit all tastes and appetites.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Thursday, 16 January 2020

Delicious food and lovely atmosphere

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Great food, excellent service and exceptional atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

We booked lunch for two parents and two grandparents plus one grandchild, in a high chair. The staff could not have been more helpful and welcoming, giving us a table in the annex/conservatory area. The food was excellent of course. Our grandchild was well-behaved but of course talkative which provided the only sour note of our visit - the grumpy, joyless man on the next table who seemed seriously unhappy about being near diners with a child. Other than that, a perfect lunchtime. Thanks!

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Visited On Thursday, 16 January 2020

Very welcoming and lovely food.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

Lovely place, great food & service. Always busy but never felt ignored.

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Visited On Monday, 30 December 2019

My sister and I always love to have a special Christmas meal together and this year we had a fantastic time at The Rat Inn... everything was absolutely wonderful!

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

Took my Mother to the Rat for her birthday @20-12-2019. Great food and great service, no more can be said.

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Loved the rib of beef

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Visited On Friday, 27 December 2019

Really lovely atmosphere in the bar area, and absolutely delicious food.

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Visited On Friday, 27 December 2019

Love the Rat, and the food was incredible - as was the service for the most part (everyone was really lovely), it's just sometimes a bit tricky to get people's attention from the conservatory. We'll see you again soon!

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Visited On Thursday, 26 December 2019

I had the kedgeree which had little smoked haddock in it. The service was slow and there was no asking about sauces or if everything was ok? Overall ok but could have been better

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Visited On Thursday, 26 December 2019

Great lunch experience. Good food and excellent service. Will definitely return!

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Thanks so much, food was delicious, and the service was excellent, we had such a great time.

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Visited On Monday, 23 December 2019

Friendly and welcoming service

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Visited On Monday, 23 December 2019

Very good experience overall

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Visited On Sunday, 22 December 2019

Absolutely love this place. A MUST visit every time we’re in town!

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Visited On Sunday, 22 December 2019

Superb. Probably the best rib roast I have ever had in a pub, anywhere

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Visited On Saturday, 21 December 2019

Great food, excellent beer, good value for money and a lovely atmosphere !!

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Couldn't fault the food, drink, service and ambience. Will definitely be back, highly recommended.

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Visited On Monday, 16 December 2019

Food was excellent and great choice. Will definitely come back.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 December 2019

Amazing Sunday lunch and very good service in a lovely setting

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Visited On Saturday, 14 December 2019

Good choice for a birthday celebration.

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Lovely meal catching up with a friend on a miserable winters night but a warm welcome awaited at the rat . Lovely food excellent service

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Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

The Rat Inn is now firmly back at the top of our ‘Favourite Places to Eat’. We chose from the Christmas menu. The food was nicely presented and extremely tasty. There was plenty of it too - we couldn’t fit in a pud. Excellent value for money. Thank you.

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Visited On Thursday, 28 November 2019

Meat used in the dishes was absolutely beautiful, presentation also excellent. Staff exceptionally friendly and efficient even when very busy.

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