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The Badger - Newcastle

Street Houses, Ponteland, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE20 9BT +44 1661697900

((((* British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

We had very pleasant evening with good service and food.

Dorothy James 08 November 2016
from Ponteland

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Formerly a gentlemen’s club, The Badger – Newcastle offers traditional British pub food in a cosy, country setting that dates back to the 1700s. The Badger houses stretching stone walls and oversized leather armchairs, whilst roaring log fires fill the snug dining area, along with a feature oak wall and quaint beer garden.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Badger menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Badger ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

The town’s iconic Pele Tower is a 15-minute drive from The Badger in Ponteland, whilst Newcastle city centre is also a 15-minute drive away.

The Badger - Newcastle

Street Houses, Ponteland, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE20 9BT

Contact +44 1661871037
Reservations +44 1661697900

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Customer reviews for The Badger - Newcastle

3.8 ((((* (based on 30 reviews)
83% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • lunch (21)
  • dinner (20)
  • value (10)
  • child friendly (7)
  • private dining (7)
  • business (3)
  • romantic (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • large parties (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • ((*** 11 November 2016 by Patricia Thomson from Alston

    overall opinion, very average.choices limited as many items not available on the day.staff very busy but helpful,could do with more waiting staff. food itself mediocre,puddings good after long wait.wont rush back.

  • ((((( 8 November 2016 by Dorothy James from Ponteland

    We had very pleasant evening with good service and food.

  • ((*** 27 October 2016 by Rob Dryden from Newcastle upon Tyne

    First visit, very nice place, staff very helpful - experience spoiled by very poor food on this occasion. Table booked for 12.30 Sunday lunch, a birthday treat. Ordered two roast beef, served within 5 minutes. Food was only warm, the beef was very rare and very 'chewy' roast potatoes rotten interior. Staff apologetic and courteous, replaced beef but replacement still very tough and chewy. Bill reduced so paid only for one edible meal. Might return but will not have the beef and perhaps later in the day when the kitchen provides hot food.

  • ((((* 25 October 2016 by Miss from Newcastle upon Tyne

    The food was lovely - I had the roast beef which was succulent and full of flavour. We would have liked to see more vegan options but that was our only criticism. Our waitress gave excellent service so we were very happy overall.

  • ((((* 18 October 2016 by Ian Fawcett from Sunderland

    The service was excellent and we all had the Sunday Roast. The vegetables were a little thin on the ground and my wife does not like Roast Potatoes or Parsnip which left her feeling a little aggrieved. Some mashed potato as an option would have helped. The Roast Beef was very good. We all had a sweet and they were good value too. We like the Badger and will go again in the future but Mrs Fawcett may chose a different main course unless the vegetables improve.

  • (**** 1 October 2016 by Hilary Clarke from Newcastle upon Tyne

    We had a lovely meal in comfortable relaxed surroundings

  • (((** 21 September 2016 by Patricia Evans from Durham

    Reasonably busy for a Monday night but slightly disaponted in the dishes and beers advertised that weren't available.

  • (**** 9 September 2016 by Angela Moffitt from Cambridgeshire

    Not impressed. Probably won't return. Steak pie , extremely dry, no gravy for vegetables. Fish and chips were served not hot but warm. Sea bass itself was nice but served on an over rich risotto with more liquid than rice , you could see the oil ( from the vast quantities of cheeses melted into it!) around the edge of the dish. Service was nice and friendly. They could do so much better given their location!

  • (((** 10 August 2016 by Helen Mctaggart from Newcastle upon Tyne

    Very nice food and drink. Service terrible especially as we visited early evening on a Monday. Wouldn't like to visit on a Friday or Saturday. Seems to have had a huge changeover of staff. Not impressed.

  • ((((( 26 July 2016 by Pat Woodcock from Newcastle upon Tyne

    Excellent waiter.i had rump steak which was delicious.My husband had roast chicken which he said was also delicious! Very food atmosphere here, we will definitely come here again when flying from Newcastle airport.Grand start to a holiday!

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