TRIPADVISOR restaurant reviews are full of advice for fellow foodies.

Here, we take a look at the best places to stop for lunch in Hexham.

1. Twice Brewed Inn, Bardon Mill, Hexham

The restaurant which claims the number one spot on our list, with over 700 reviews and the highest star rating, is The Twice Brewed Inn, which serves Sunday roasts and classic pub grub.

Even the fussiest of kids will find something to choose from on the menu, which includes mac ‘n’ cheese and beef burgers.

Located in Bardon Mill just a stone’s throw from Hadrian’s Wall and Housesteads Roman Fort, the pub is dog-friendly with a cosy atmosphere.

A review from Rob R., posted on December 8, said: “right from our arrival we immediately felt welcomed. All of the staff were so friendly and helpful throughout our stay and we couldn’t possibly have asked for more.”

2. Rising Cafe, Beaumont Street, Hexham

The Rising Cafe claims the top spot on TripAdvisor, with 119 reviews, a top five-star rating, and a commendation as being number one out of 10 spots for quick lunch in Hexham.

Afternoon tea, cakes, various sandwiches, and burgers are available to satisfy both a savoury and a sweet tooth.

3. The Golden Lion Hotel, Allendale, Hexham

The independent pub offers a wide range of beers and traditional cask ales for the learned connoisseur to peruse. Not only is the Golden Lion a lively bar, it’s also a traditional restaurant, and a newly refurbished hotel for weary country travellers looking for a comfortable place to stay.

A TripAdvisor user by the name of Rattus46 left a five-star review on December 10, commending the pub: “They honestly couldn’t have made us feel more welcome!”

4. Cilantro, Market Place, Hexham

The fusion restaurant has nearly 200 five-star reviews, with the most recent review, left by Bob G., highly praising the restaurant.

“I was a bit dubious at first with the mixture of dishes but was proved very wrong as the combinations of flavours were excellent and the service very good even although they were very busy. We have booked to go back again!”

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