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4.9 (83) $$$$ $$$$ Scandinavian


Summary: A blend of local ingredients with Scandinavian flavors and finesse.

Hjem combines the warmth of an English country inn with the finesse of Scandinavian cuisine, offering a surprise tasting menu and a thoughtful wine list in a homely atmosphere with beautiful countryside views. The venue is a true culinary gem, seamlessly blending the heritage of its Swedish and local Northumbrian roots to create an inviting space that feels like home. The restaurant is nestled in a charming village pub and features an open kitchen where guests can witness the magic of local produce being transformed using Scandinavian techniques. With a focus on low-intervention wines and the ability to cater to various dietary needs, Hjem is a testament to the welcoming nature of its owners. The menu, a well-kept surprise, promises an array of dishes that arrive in quick succession, each meticulously crafted and presented with enthusiasm by the chefs. The setting is quaint, yet the culinary adventure is grand, with an extension room offering delightful views of the Tyne Valley. The experience is further enriched by the option of wine or juice pairings, and for those wishing to extend their stay, pristine modern bedrooms are available. Hjem, meaning 'home' in both Northumbrian and Swedish, truly offers a slice of Scandinavian comfort in the heart of the English countryside.


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The Hadrian Hotel, Front St, Wall, Hexham NE46 4EE, United Kingdom

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