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Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RA, England
01665 830 837
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Ranked #6 of 11 Restaurants in Alnmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: We are a small restaurant in the sea-side village of Alnmouth. You can find us in the Hope & Anchor hotel which is on the villages main street. Booking are essential. All of our food is locally sourced (whenever possible) and is all homemade.
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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had to review immediately on leaving as thrilled with the quality of the meal we had here ! From when we stepped in to when we left this was a great experience, beautifully presented , Italian food cooked with real passion and attention to detail, no sign of Italian franchises or chains here ....just great flavour, creative flair and pure... More 

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Doncaster
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Having spent a week in Alnmouth in early January we tried all the pubs and restaurants - the food here at the Italia was the best by far. Seafood was outstanding - the steaks tremendous - wines and beers fantastic The service was little slow at times and whilst the 2 brunette girls were very friendly and pleasant some of... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This was our third visit to this restaurant and each time despite the excellent quality of the food, the service is very poor with staff who have no idea about Italian food and wine. Whilst the chef did a great job on personal requests for items not on the menu, the waiting time for drinks and later food was bordering... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Waiting staff generally very pleasant. We have eaten here about 8 times since October most recently visited on an evening between Xmas and New Year. The waiting staff generally do seem tense or even harassed to bits and we waited almost 15 mins for a beer and 2 bottles of water. I would echo other reviewers who say there is... More 

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Florence
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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Went for lunch. The food was good but the service was inattentive despite the restaurant being half full. Staff seem to make a point of avoiding eye contact and we had to go to the bar to get an additional bottle of wine. Restaurant also seems to double as hotel reception.

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Peebles Scotland
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98 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Ate here twice over the festive period on both occasions we were seated in the Fish Bar due to the Italian being fully booked.Staff were pleasant and helpful and food was well presented,lovely fresh ingredients,well prepared.There had been some previous comments re lengthy waits between courses but on the nights we were there when the restaurant was full there was... More 

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rickmansworth
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66 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Kitchen closes at 8 pm, not a problem even for us who arrived at 7.45, how ever having to catch waitresses eye to get served in a fairly quite restaurant, is not something i thought i would have to do , food is ok , would give it a second try

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Durham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Ate in the Hope and Anchor pub as we had our dog with us. Lovely table next to the wood burner on a cold winter evening. We had a bottle of Prosecco and shared two main courses. A calzone pizza which was packed with ham, mushrooms, tomatoes and onions. The surf and turf was amazing served with sweet potato fries.... More 

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london
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141 reviews 141 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We ate on a Friday. A welcoming large room that was fairly well filled and a pizza chef in same room gave it more atmosphere. A very warm welcome and helpful pro active service . When not sure about the wine to choose I was taken to the bar and given tasters from the very short list- how great. The... More 

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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We enjoyed a very good meal here and friendly attentive service. Prices good although quite expensive desserts. Good quality wine and pleasant surroundings.

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Address: Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RA, England
Phone Number: 01665 830 837
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Alnmouth
Cuisine: Italian

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