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The Badger - Newcastle

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

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

We liked the offer of a mini-pudding plus hot drink as an alternative to a full pudding.

John 05 February 2018
from Newcastle

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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

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Customer reviews for The Badger - Newcastle

3.9 ((((* (based on 53 reviews)
88% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • lunch (37)
  • dinner (33)
  • value (18)
  • child friendly (12)
  • private dining (7)
  • business (5)
  • large parties (4)
  • romantic (4)
  • al fresco (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • luxury (1)
  • ((*** 16 March 2018 by Jacki from Newcastle

    Very very slow. I think the kitchen was understaffed but did their best.

  • ((((( 5 February 2018 by John from Newcastle

    We liked the offer of a mini-pudding plus hot drink as an alternative to a full pudding.

  • ((*** 29 January 2018 by Andrew from Ponteland

    The food is always good at the Badger but the service was awful. Got there at 6.00pm it took 2.30 hours to have two courses. Had to ask for service twice. Don't blame staff there are not enough of them.

  • ((((* 21 December 2017 by Susan from Newcastle

    My friend and I visited The Badger on Friday 8th December and chose from the Christmas Fayre menu. My friend had turkey and said it was very nice. I chose the beef and was rather disappointed with that. I thought there was little beef and a bit fatty although it was tender. There was very little potato and I thought that was rather tasteless and the carrots were very hard. In all fairness it was what was described in the menu just too little of it. We noted that two meals on the next table were returned although I don’t know the reason for that. The creme brûlée and cookie which we both had for dessert was perfect. We both agreed that the meal overall was ok but would have been disappointed if it had been Christmas Day as we usually have Christmas Day with our families at a Vintage Inn.

  • ((((( 30 August 2017 by Carolyn from Ponteland

    Lovely dinner

  • ((((( 29 August 2017 by Mark from Blyth

    The service was great, plenty time between starter and main. The food was brilliant.

  • (((** 24 July 2017 by Debbie from Newcastle

    Lovely atmosphere but food didn't meet the normal good standards. Roast beef was very tough and carrots were too hard.

  • ((((( 9 July 2017 by Nev from Newcastle

    Great food

  • (((** 21 June 2017 by Madeleine 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 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.

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