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Lilburn's

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Paikes Street, Alnwick, England
01665 603444
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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Visitor rating
  • 121
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food

A nice café serving a range of foods all freshly prepared and well served. Friendly and helpful staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Jim T
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Alnwick
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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219 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Alnwick
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

A nice café serving a range of foods all freshly prepared and well served. Friendly and helpful staff.

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Booked last minute as a family of four for my Mothers birthday. She lives in Alnwick but had never been to Lilburns. The staff were all very welcoming and friendly ( the owners wife has a great sense of humour ). The upstairs restaurant was comfortable and welcoming. There was plenty to suit all on the menu. I had the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

We visited Lilburns last week whilst staying in Alnwick, having been influenced by the good reviews. The place is more cafe than restaurant in my view and on the night we were there the "Specials" on the board were merely a copy of the main menu which was disappointing. The menu was fairly limited but this is to be expected... More 

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Lincolnshire, England
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Generally come here when up for the week. Booked with family for Valentines night but it isn't an intimate place so we didn't feel out of place as a family of four. What marks out Lilburns is the staff, really friendly and genuinely nice even when run off their feet. The food was as good as ever, not sure how... More 

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Dumbarton, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

a very good restaurant with a large choice of dining - burgers etc during the day and a more comprehensive menu in the evening, all the dishes we had were very good and the chef was very friendly, chatting with diners and thanking us as we were leaving.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Went here with my boyfriend and had a fabulous meal! The black pudding started was wonderful. Really delicious and interesting food. Service was excellent and very friendly staff. We had such an enjoyable meal and I would recommend it to everyone.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This is a great venue for larger groups of family, friends or work colleagues - Debbie's mission is to ensure that everything is in place for a successful event - and it was! The food was cooked to perfection and served piping hot from an extensive menu choice. The staff team worked quickly and efficiently to ensure that everybody was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Always excellent food and service. Rod and Debbie are fantastic hosts, food always cooked to perfection, cannot fault this place at all. Thank you again

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Have been here with my wife, work colleagues and family, every time I've been impressed. Good service and a varied menu at both lunchtime and in the evening. Well worth a visit.

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Kelso, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We needed to be in Alnwick early so had left home without having eaten. We called into the restaurant hoping to get a breakfast but there was nothing listed on the menu. By chance the owner who is also the chef passed our table, so I asked whether he could arrange breakfast for us. Certainly was the answer and a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Paikes Street, Alnwick, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
  • Phone Number: 01665 603444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?