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Bistro 23

23 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RJ , England
44 1665 830393
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Ranked #1 of 12 restaurants in Alnmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Bistro
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Alnmouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Had a very enjoyable evening with friends and my husband. food was lovely and the owners who serve are very pleasant and chatty. would recommend to book in advance we were lucky as it was full but were squeezed in. Definitely will be returning

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

What a wonderful end to our weekend trip away. Thankfully we booked. When we arrived at 7.30 the restaurant was already buzzing. The service was exceptional and the food matched. All four of us thoroughly enjoyed everything that we had. A definite place to eat but you need to book to ensure you get in .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Our party of 4 arrived eagerly looking forward to a great night of local seafood and were not disappointed. The lobster and the sea trout were terrific. The service was friendly and efficient. Can't wait to return.

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

8 girls/ladies on a weekend break to celebrate a 60th birthday . Because of the number in our party we booked well in advance. Sparkles put on the table and Proseeco ordered in for us. The owners very friendly and attentive

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Durham
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68 reviews 68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Called in on a quiet Sunday afternoon for a cuppa ... but then saw Craster Kippers on the menu so had to give in to temptation. Glad I did. Lovely meal, tea, surroundings and staff. A real treat.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We had previously visited Alnmouth several times and had morning coffee and afternoon tea at Bistro 23. When walking past the venue during the day we were attracted to the Evening Meal set Menu. We booked and were very pleasantly surprised by our experience. There was quite an intimate feel to the restaurant... We arrived early and were given a... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I don't think I've ever been anywhere where the waitresses (they were all female) were genuinely so smiley! Every table they approached they smiled at everyone every time! We went for a cup of tea during the very busy Alnmouth Arts Festival on the Saturday just after lunch. Great selection of teas, some out of the ordinary. Lovely tea cosy's!... More

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Malpas, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We followed the Trip advisor recommendation and visited Bistro 23 on 18th June. Booking on the phone gave a clue, lovely helpful person. The place was full and we were surrounded by people, openly making remarks such as ' excellent ' ' the best I have ever eaten' and the like. Bistro 23 has a straight forward approach, 5 Starters,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Three of us enjoyed a lovely meal at Bistro 23 on 18 June in a full restaurant buzzing with chatter. A lovely atmosphere. The service from the two owners was friendly and attentive without any fuss and the gaps between courses were just right. The food was excellent. We each had different dishes across three courses, so from a short... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

It was a real treat to have a meal out that was better than I could cook myself. That is not because I am some sort of Masterchef but more about the lack of attention given to veggie food. The meal I had was really tasty and looked attractive, my husband looked relieved as usually I look so disappointed with... More

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