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The Hairy Lemon, Alnwick [Closed] - pub details


Hairy Lemon

Address: 26, Narrowgate, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1JG [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 15536) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train station Alnmouth (3.4 miles)

> Current user rating: 4.8/10 (rated by 9 users)
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Now back to being called the Black Swan. Popped in on the 25th April. Two real ales on.
zipdiskdude - 26 Apr 2015 19:41
Seemed alright on the night. A few rooms to sit in. olde worlde inside.
rpf1955 - 27 Mar 2012 13:10
Apologies---! I should have prefaced my comment on the Hairy Lemon (Jesus, it hurts to say that) by pointing out that I was talking about the Black Swan! I am an idiot.
kyosa - 5 Feb 2012 18:10
I spent a year of college in Alnwick. On our first night in Alnwick, a bunch of us went in there. Arthur Smart was the proprietor... It was busy, and I tried flagging him down for a couple of pints of Heavy with two fingers wagging in the air. Being American, I didn't know what that meant at the time. He never did like me after that.

I tell you what, though... they (the Black Swan) used to have the Plowman's lunch. If I recall correctly, it was a simple sandwich (your choice) a bowl of hearty stew or soup, and a pint of something like Drybrough's Keg Heavy for, like, a pound. Didn't hit many classes in the afternoons...

Seems a shame to see such a wonderful part of living change into the "modern."
kyosa - 5 Feb 2012 18:07
Come a long way since it was The Black Swan, but not a good way. Are these a Whitley lot? Pint was average, pub was okay for a chain pub.
FightingFit - 12 Oct 2011 14:33

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