Frequently asked questions

How do I make a Booking?

We accept bookings online through our online booking diary, over the phone or via email to On completion of a booking you will receive a confirmation email with lots of useful information about your visit. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of making your booking please contact the restaurant directly so we can make sure your booking is in our system. For groups larger than 8 people, please call the restaurant directly on (+44) 1434 681232

What is your cancellation policy?

During the reservation process you will be asked to enter the details of a valid credit card. We operate a 48 hour cancellation policy and will not charge the card unless you should cancel with less than 48 hours' notice in which case a £50pp cancellation charge will be applied.

What sort of food is served at Hjem?

We serve a tasting menu created from ingredients sourced from the surrounding farms and gardens of Northumberland. The menu is between 15-18 servings, some of which are small bites, others are larger dishes. All of our food is cooked with Scandinavian precision and techniques

What menus do you offer?

Our tasting menu is between 15-18 servings, some of which are small bites, others are larger dishes. All of our food is cooked with Scandinavian precision and techniques The menu can be complemented by either an alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage pairing. To view a sample menu visit the "Eat" section of the website.

How long does a tasting menu last?

The menu will last around 2 hours, although if you want to enjoy a drink before dinner in
our garden and coffee afterwards then it may take a little longer.

Do you cater for special dietary requirements?

If you advise us in advance of your visit we will always do our best to accomodate your specific dietary requirements. As far as allergies are concerned It is important to know that we do use nuts, gluten and other allergens in our kitchen so while we can ensure your dishes are free of these ingredients it is essential that you know that these ingredients are still used on the premises. If you need to inform us of any requirements, just give the restaurant a call on (+44) 1434 681 232 before your visit to let us know.

Is there a dress code?

No, we want you to enjoy your evening wearing whatever you like to wear when dining out.

Is there parking available?

Yes, we have a spacious car park so getting parked should be very straightforward.

Do I need to book a taxi beforehand?

Be aware that rural Northumberland does not have many uber drivers or taxi ranks. We
would recommend you organise your taxis in advance. We will happily organise a car for you
with one of our recommended taxi companies if you would prefer.
The restaurant also has an ajoining Hotel if you would prefer to stay the night after your meal. Visit the "Sleep" page on this website or call (+44) 01434 681232 to enquire about booking a room.

Are children allowed?

Yes we welcome children of all ages, however, we do not have any special menus or smaller
dishes available for them and please be considerate of your fellow diners if deciding to bring
children with you. The Hadrian pub kitchen does have a special children’s menu so that
might be a better option for you if you want to bring children.

Do you allow dogs?

No we do not allow dogs, other than working dogs, in the restaurant. Our pub is very dog friendly though, which might be a better option if you can’t find a dog sitter for the evening!

Are you hiring?

We are always looking for hospitality professionals who are hard working and want to learn.
Please send us your CV to if you are interested in joining the

Is the restaurant accessible?

The restaurant building is accessible from the street to wheelchair users. Unfortunately however, due to the listed status of the building, we are currently unable to offer any dedicated disabled toilets and access to the hotel guestrooms are by stairs only at this time. However, please be assured that the new management team are working hard to find solutions to overcome this moving forward and we apologise for the inconvenience this causes in the meantime.