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The Craster Seafood Restaurant

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Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
+44 1665 576230
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Today
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Cockermouth
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115 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We'd previously dined at The Jolly Fisherman, which we enjoyed, but The Craster Seafood Restaurant was much our favourite. Lovely warm welcome and service, great location and views, atmospheric, and really good food. In our view, this is is the food place to visit in Craster!

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Thank Brian W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

really enjoyed a meal at this restaurant overlooking Craster harbour . An excellent choice of fish dishes but meats also available . Unusual and well presented dishes of starters and main courses . very busy restaurant would advise booking ahead to avoid disappointment .

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Thank Kathleen R
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We popped in here on the offchance - after being told by the Jolly Fisherman the they were 'too busy' (at 6pm? Really?) - and what a find! The entrance through the smokery car park is unpromising, but the staff were warm and friendly, and found us a table for three, though warned us we'd have to wait half an... More 

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Thank herbace0us
Cambridge UK
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Tucked away down a lane with no parking is the Smoke house. Shop and restaurant. Simple yet with a Brazilian twist on classic seafood. We tried the kippers and a mix of fish soup and traditional dishes all rinsed down with a bottle of Gavi. Excellent value.

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Thank TerryToss
Northumberland
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our favourite restaurant in Northumberland with an amazing view of Craster harbour and Dunstanburgh castle. We always receive a warm welcome from Vanessa and her wonderful team and the food is always fantastic! Make sure to book though as it's always very busy.

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Thank KNorthumberland7
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful fresh fish, we had kippers and the crab, both of which were amazing. The waitress even noticed me struggling with the kippers and gave me a brilliant tip on how to debone! Will definitely visit again

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Thank TheDJones
Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Suggest booking at restaurant as was fully booked on several nights. Full by 7:30pm. Luckily we did pre book few days ahead as large group of us. Smoked Kippers great with amble fresh bread & butter, but plenty other fish dishes to choose from Celeric was ab. fab !! May have to park in public car park about mile away... More 

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Thank PoppyDit
Rawtenstall, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned after 3 years whilst on holiday again. Great service and excellent fish and chips once again, good value for money. Booking recommended. Two hour round trip well worth it! Will come again next time in the area.

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Thank Steve B
Batley
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chanced upon this after looking around Craster. We arrived just before it opened at midday but I'm glad we waited. It serves a wide range of seafood, including smoked kippers from the adjacent smokehouse. My wife and I had a crab sandwich and a kipper sandwich - which we then had half each of. The granary bread was fresh... More 

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Thank justmusic
york, uk
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76 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply the best fish and chips my wife and I have ever had ( I am 70 ). The fish was perfectly cooked with a crisp batter and the chips excellent. Several wines below £20. Friendly and efficient service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $29
Cuisine
Seafood, European, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Craster
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 576230

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