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
  • Outside Seating Area
  • 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 Saturday, 17 August 2019

Lovely evening, lovely food.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Lovely lunch superb quality meat and veg. Will be back for evening menu. Thank you.

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Visited On Thursday, 08 August 2019

Nice portion size of well cooked food Interesting choice

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Visited On Sunday, 04 August 2019

Nice choice of starters.....some usual ones Maincourse expensive Waiting staff not very attentive

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

Attentive and pleasant service which made everyone feel welcome and delightful good quality food supplemented with a fine selection of beers. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Awesome

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Visited On Monday, 29 July 2019

A delicious lunch on a rather gloomy day. Thank you.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

I am going to be completely honest with you. We found the service quite poor. We were given menus as soon as we arrived but after almost half an hour no one had taken our order. We spoke to one of the staff as she was clearing the table next to us and she said she would be with us in two minutes. Ten minutes later another member of staff arrived to take our order. I had beef, my husband had the lamb. The vegetables in the separate dish were very nice, as was the gravy. The lamb, however, was so fatty my husband didn't enjoy it at all. The beef was better, but still quite fatty. The yorkshire puddings were pretty poor, almost burnt and it felt as though they had been cooked some time ago. The roast potatoes, which I had been expecting to be crisp on the outside and fluffy inside, were quite hard and difficult to cut. All in all we were very disappointed with the meal, having been looking forward to it all week. We were asked as we left if we had enjoyed our meal and said no, we hadn't. I am afraid we won't be coming back.

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Visited On Friday, 26 July 2019

Lovely, as it always is.

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Visited On Monday, 22 July 2019

Simply divine food tab The Rat Inn starter of homegrown beets with goats cheese and garlic ciabatta. main: Ground rib burger in a bun, tomato salsa, Swiss cheese, chips & a side of delicious homemade crunchy coleslaw, Pudding custard tart and blackcurrant ripple ice cream. #theratinn #michelinguide2019 #localproduce #goodfood #goodservice #quality #outstanding

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Visited On Monday, 22 July 2019

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

Excellent meal - our first visit for awhile but we will be back soon!

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Visited On Sunday, 14 July 2019

Lovely location and excellent food

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Fantastic service and food yet again. Another excellent visit!

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

Excellent food - a most enjoyable evening.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 June 2019

Always a good experience at The Rat. Lovely staff excellent beer and excellent food on Saturday and Sunday!

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

Food and service never disappoint!

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Really nice friendly country pub. Good food, great service, well deserves to be ranked among the best.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

I visited on Saturday with a friend, had been a number of times before and was so disappointed with my steak sandwich, about 2 ounces of steak, grisly and horrible didn’t complain as was short of time, but won’t be rushing back, poor quality and dreadful value for money

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

Excellent as usual rib of beef perfect.

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Visited On Thursday, 20 June 2019

Not very busy but service was still slow. One meal very good Charcuterie starter & Pollock Chowder but the Burger was not that good - whole thing not very flavoursome, had much better Burgers elsewhere. Their fat chips however were lovely. Try their Elderflower Fizz - very nice.

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Superb!

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Visited On Friday, 14 June 2019

We’ve been coming here for years and it never disappoints. Outstanding.

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Visited On Friday, 07 June 2019

Amazing food , great service

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Visited On Friday, 31 May 2019

Fabulous meal - recommended to us by a friend, we'll definitely visit again when we're in the area

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