Welcome to
The Queens Head Hotel

Comfort with a difference.

 

Contemporary Elegance

The Queens Head is a beautiful and elegant hotel with restaurant and rooms overlooking Sandgate, in the old part of Berwick upon Tweed. The hotel is serving a brilliant selection of local authentic fresh food from 12.00pm to 2.30pm  with a Sunday lunch menu on Sundays and in the evenings from 5.30 to 8.30 from Sunday to Friday and Saturday the restaurant is open from 5.30pm to 9.00pm.

The restaurant is very welcoming with a great lively atmosphere and is dog friendly.
The hotel has 6 beautiful bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms all available with breakfast during your stay.

Call in for a truly unforgettable experience and allow your taste buds to tingle with some fantastic flavours.

EARLYBIRD SET MENU AVAILABLE FROM MONDAY TO SUNDAY 5.30PM UNTIL 6.30PM.

 

 

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Testimonials

Lovely dog friendly restaurant
The dogs were very welcome in this lovely restaurant, they even had jar full of dog treats available on the window sill.
The food was amazing and very tasty. One of the best meals we had had on our weeks trip. I think we saved the best to last.

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Terrific food and service in a wonderful atmosphere
We chose this at the last minute and felt we really lucked out. Friendly and helpful service including great advice on an unusual but delicious wine choice – Romanian pinot noir. The venison starter is gorgeous, the rack of lamb fabulous & the tiramisu a delicious treat – and the whole place seems to be a well run, happy business. You’d do well to find better in Berwick I reckon.

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Chance encounter – good result!
Sometimes it’s just best to wander round a new town and let your eyes, and your intuition, do the deciding. We were halfway towards another restaurant destination when we just liked the look, the blackboard, the style of this erstwhile standard pub close to the river.

So glad we chose it! The welcome and the food were genuine and hand crafted. Dishes were fresh and original and promptly served despite the rush of customers arriving all at once!

I think we’ll book next time, just to be sure…

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Lovely welcome and great food.
We booked for dinner ,its busy so booking is a must,lovely small bar next to the dining room friendly and attentive service including both updates on the tennis final and the cricket final from the host.Food was very good and reasonably price.

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Fantastic Meal
We have not been to this restaurant before but decided to visit tonight and were so glad that we did.

When we arrived we were seated in the bar to look at the menu and order drinks. After ordering we were shown to our table in a lovely dining room.

We had ordered the Seabass and rolled Plaice stuffed with fish mousse. Both were absolutely delicious and were served with vegetables and roast potatoes.

We then had sticky toffee puff and lemon meringue parfait. Again both delicious.

The staff were very friendly and professional.

We would definitely recommend this restaurant and will return again. A great find.

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Quality food and lovely atmosphere
We were visitig Verwick and were arriving on a Sunday evening. Having read reviews on Trip Advisor we booked in advance – and were so glad we did !
The restaurant serves high quality and imaginative dishes – locally sourced. The atmmosphere was extremely convivial which was created by the two hard working hosts who manage to stay on top of a busy place with warm smiles and engaging conversation.
A word of praise for the kitchen that handle the quality ingredients with a lightness of touch that should be commended. The citrus source that accompanied the lamb was spot on for a warm summers evening. We were so impressed that we ate here twice during our stay.
If you are in Berwick – eat here – you will not regret it.

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Fantastic service and food
We visited for lunch on a Sunday with 2 children. As soon as we entered the restaurant the service was faultless, everyone was helpful and friendly. The menu choice had a selection that should suit everyone and there was a good children’s menu. The service was quick and the portions were of a good size. We all had 2 courses which was definitely plenty. Would highly recommend eating here, you won’t be disappointed.

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Restaurant
We visited the restaurant at the Queens Head. Delicious good. The fillet steak was best I’ve had. Hosts wine choice complemented food really well. We were well looked after. Would highly recommend a visit

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Delicious dinner
Wow dinner here was fantastic. The staff managed to squeeze us in to a busy restaurant when we had no reservation. The food was amazing. I had the venison which was divine. The wife had the chicken curry and my daughter had the breaded chicken breasts. The sticky toffee pudding for dessert was also great.
A great dining experience.

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Excellent restaurant
Had a meal here on a Sunday night. Staff were very pleasant and welcoming always smiling. The food was delicious, hot, well cooked and presented well. Excellent menu choice. Would eat here again if in Berwick

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Lovely hotel with fabulous restaurant
We spent two nights at the Queens Head and really enjoyed our stay. Our room was lovely, everything you’d expect with additional touches – fresh milk offered, chocolate, a good selection of magazines

The restaurant was superb – we ate there on both evenings as we had been so impressed on our first night. Delicious food, a good varied choice of local produce and an excellent wine list. Just a shame we live 200 miles away as it would be a regular haunt.

The staff were all excellent – friendly and professional

Location was also great – a stones throw from the ramparts, sea views and the town centre. Parking was easy – free permit parking outside and a free car park 50m away

Would thoroughly recommend the Queens Head – great to visit a hotel that recognises and provides excellent service

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Fantastic anniversary meal
We had a great night at the Queen’s Head. We had drinks on arrival, our order was taken quickly (great choice) and then we were shown to our table, and our starters arrived quickly thereafter.
As we had mentioned it was our wedding anniversary, our table was even decorated. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their starters and then the main – 3 steaks and 1 salmon were delicious and the perfect portion size. We all then had desserts and coffee followed by a drink at the bar as we didn’t want the night to end.
Great night as always!

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Fabulous food
Lovely restuarant and atmosphere with very friendly service. Goats cheese pate and venison liver were both beautiful. Lots of choice on the menu. Didn’t stay in the hotel but would definitely visit again.

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Great menu and service
Dinner for 3 at a reasonable price. We all had different main courses and no-one was disappointed, My beef fillet steak was cooked perfectly and was a generous portion. The sticky toffee pudding was also a delight and rounded things out nicely. Just passing through the town for a few days when we found this place, but would definitely go again and would recommend.

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Fabulous food
Lovely restuarant and atmosphere with very friendly service. Goats cheese pate and venison liver were both beautiful. Lots of choice on the menu. Didn’t stay in the hotel but would definitely visit again.

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Lovely Restaurant
We stumbled across this hotel and restaurant on a wet morning in Berwick upon Tweed and had lunch. The staff were welcoming and the menu had plenty of choices and the food was fresh, hot and delicious. We enjoyed it so much that we decided to have dinner as well later that day. This restaurant is located at the bottom of a hill and could easily be overlooked which would be a shame as having looked at other restaurants in Berwick when trying to decide when to eat, we thought this was an excellent choice.

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Another enjoyable stay in Berwick-upon-Tweed
We have been coming to the Queens Head Hotel for some years, initially to dine when we stayed in our motorhome but we have stayed in the hotel for the past two years having previously enjoyed the very high standard of food when just having lunch or dinner.
From the initial welcome by owner Garry, who took a quick break from looking after customers in the dining room to take our luggage to our room, to our farewell ten nights later by the ever smiling & helpful Katja, we had a most enjoyable stay.
Our room was well furnished with the necessary requirements and the beds particularly comfortable.
The freshly cooked breakfasts with the choice of fresh fruit, etc provided the perfect start to each day and the dinners, when we dined at the hotel, the perfect end!
Such was our enjoyment that we have already reserved “our room” for 10 nights next August!

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Berwick’s Best Restaurant
Having tried them all many times, I have no hesitation in recommending the Queens Head as Berwick’s no.1 place to eat. Great menu of locally sourced produce, generous portions, very good kitchen and a really friendly welcome and service.

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Restaurant
A great meal, would recommend the sea bass and sticky toffee pudding . Great service and excellent food. A lovely evening with all the family made very welcome.I will be visiting your restaurant again soon.

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Called in on the offchance the other week on a Friday evening. Two fish and chips and one venison. Absolutely superb. Welcoming and attentive staff who didn’t raise an eyebrow when I managed to knock water everywhere. Beautiful selection of breads and dips followed by the excellent main courses. I hasten to add, didn’t leave room for anything else. Thank you so much. As an aside, being an older, single woman, wouldn’t feel any discomfort in eating here on my own.

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Two very satisfying evening meals
We were staying in Berwick-upon-Tweed for a week and had researched places to eat via TripAdvisor and booked an early dinner on our second evening (Saturday 31st August).

On arrival we were made very welcome and seated at our table with drinks to peruse the menu. We both chose the venison and prune terrine to begin and the Northumbrian beef fillet to follow.

The starters were very good, but also quite filling. The Beef fillet was perfectly cooked and seasoned and was accompanied by a selection of vegetables and the sauce on the side. I had a couple of large glasses of very smooth Merlot which went very well with the starter and the main. Service throughout was excellent and the dining room was cosy and relaxed.

We enjoyed our experience and decided to eat there again on our final night in Berwick (Thursday 5th September).

On this occasion we didn’t book, but there was no problem getting a table as it was again, early evening. We studied the menu in the small bar area with drinks and then were taken to our table. On this occasion, we decided against having starters as we felt we might give the pudding menu a try (sticky toffee pudding having caught my husbands eye). The house bread with olive oil and balsamic was delicious and served as a substantial starter, however, whilst adding the balsamic to the dish with olive oil, I managed to spill a good quantity on the table. When we alerted our server, This was cleaned up good naturedly and we were left to enjoy the bread.

Our meals were, again, excellent. My husband chose the fish and chips and I chose the venison liver. He declared the fish and chips to be delicious, the fish good textured and the batter crisp and golden. I had been slightly worried that the venison liver might be a bit strongly flavoured, but it was everything cooked liver should be – savoury and well seasoned with a good amount of gravy. Mashed potatoes would have been the ideal partner, but the mixed vegetables and new potatoes served just as well. Once again, the Merlot proved the ideal accompaniment.

Sadly, we had no room to try the pudding menu, but this leaves plenty of scope for next time.

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Lovely friendly hotel
A really warm welcome. We only had a drink here but plenty of choice in the bar. The menu looked really good and will hopefully eat here if visiting Berwick again

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Excellent food and delightful service.
Six of us had a meal there this evening in order to take advantage of the ‘early bird’ menu between 5.30 and 6.30pm. The food was excellent, beautifully cooked and well presented. The waitress was very attentive and full of smiles as she served us. We would definitely recommend this restaurant, and will be visiting again if possible during our stay.

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Beautiful Sunday lunch
Sunday lunch is to die for
The beef melts in your mouth and the service and place is lovely
Good value for money
Great service
Recommend this place
Small intimate but great food and service
Easy to find right by water and wall walk

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Lovely food and restaurant
Visited with hubby and our 2 dogs well behaved dogs are made to feel welcome and are given water and dog treats. Lovely clean restaurant and friendly staff. Excellent choice of hot and cold drinks. Good selection of food on the menu ranging from starters mains and sweets. We both opted for the chicken curry with rice and nann bread, very tasty with plenty of chicken. We was brought a jug of iced water when we first sat down which I thought was nice. Reasonable priced and is definitely worth a visit

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Different but very good
Recommended by our BnB, we visited for an evening meal.
Oddly set out, with a small reception/bar area and two rooms with tables.
We both ordered fish and chips, and waited to be seated. No sooner than we sat at the table, our meals arrived. We were both shocked at the speed but the fish was fresh with the lightest batter ever, and the chips and peas were great.
The staff were very friendly especially considering how busy the two were.
Nice atmosphere and would recommend.

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Great food and service
Had a lovely lunchtime drink and liked the look of the menu so much we went back for dinner the same night. We were not disappointed, food was excellent and the best tiramisu i’ve ever had! What made it 5/5 was the lovely friendly service, no pretention, just really nice people. Its a bit on the pricey side but has a great lunchtime/earlybird deal on the go.

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Beautiful Sunday lunch
Sunday lunch is to die for
The beef melts in your mouth and the service and place is lovely
Good value for money
Great service
Recommend this place
Small intimate but great food and service
Easy to find right by water and wall walk

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Still as good
We ate here 10 years ago on a previous visit and enjoyed so we came back again. The place has been completely re-vamped. The quality of the food, wine and service was just as good. Excellent value for money.

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Nice gem.
Really enjoyed our stay in this little gem. Had our evening meal here also. Great food service good. Room and ensuite very comfortable and clean. Great choice and selection of continental and cooked breakfast. Would highly recommend.

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