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The Badger - Newcastle

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

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

Very good, excellent staff and food, noticeably improved.

Blanche King 30 April 2017
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

3.9 ((((* (based on 45 reviews)
88% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • lunch (31)
  • dinner (29)
  • value (17)
  • child friendly (10)
  • private dining (7)
  • business (4)
  • romantic (4)
  • al fresco (2)
  • large parties (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • luxury (1)
  • trendy (1)
  • (((** 21 June 2017 by Madeleine Beard from Bromsgrove

    Booking service excellent. Dining experience not so good although service was good. There were several flies around the table the whole time. One of the mains was dry and not up to usual Vintage standards.

  • ((((* 18 June 2017 by Dennis Pickup from Newcastle Upon Tyne

    the service was slow due to not enough staff, drinks ordered first came with the starters.
    we had to catch a waitress to order coffees at end of meal.
    one guest had very mediocre steak and was a bit of wastage on it too.

  • ((((* 30 April 2017 by Blanche King from Ponteland

    Very good, excellent staff and food, noticeably improved.

  • (((** 24 April 2017 by Tony from Newc

    Really good service from staff who were very helpful. Food was generally OK but some of the vegetables were overlooked and a bit cold. Tasty puddings

  • ((((( 15 April 2017 by Fiona Findlay from Blyth

    The booking service was excellent! Excellent service by staff members and food was lovely. Will definitely return and book table on line again,really easy to do .

  • ((*** 3 April 2017 by Anthony Cooper from Newcastle upon Tyne

    A regular of the Badger but a disappointing visit last night. Took 20 minutes from arriving before getting a drink. Fish had too much batter and not sufficient fish. A lamb special priced at £12.50 on the menu ended up being £14.25 as the menu showed the day time prices not the evening- unacceptable! And to boot was supposed to come with cherry tomatoes but on this occasion did not.
    The Badger needs to be better to encourage regular patronage from locals.

  • ((((( 3 April 2017 by Ruth Ferry from Bedlington

    Great food friendly staff

  • ((((( 28 March 2017 by Phil from Newcastle upon Tyne

    Excellent atmosphere. Great staff. Child friendly.

  • ((((* 16 March 2017 by Nev Hutchinson from Newcastle upon Tyne

    We had excellent, helpful waitress service, and food very good too.

  • ((((* 23 February 2017 by Andrea Dodds from Heddon-on-the-Wall

    As per usual the meal was wonderful, service too....I love the open fire especially when it's burning.

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