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Shoreline Cafe

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1 Church Street | Craster, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TH, England
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rock hard flapjack served by an unsmiling waitress...not my idea of a good eating experience. Food selection limited. Recommend The Jolly Fisherman instead.

Thank SeenBeen
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place states it is open until 5pm but turn up after 4.05pm and ask for sandwiches for two young children and you will be refused because the kitchen closes at 4. Seems a very poor standard of service in a holiday area and clearly they have little interest in customer service.

1 Thank David R
Solihull, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this café for a late breakfast on a wet and windy day back in mid-June. Food and coffee were excellent and we were made very welcome. Thanks

Thank Barbara P
Harrogate, UK
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161 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we come to Northumbria one of our walks is along the beach from Embleton, past Dunstanburgh, along the shoreline to Craster aiming for a fuel stop at this very welcoming restaurant for a late breakfast or lunch depending on the time of day. Then fortified by some good qualty and reasonably priced freshly prepared food we head back... More 

Thank Harrogate_Folk
Retford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Following a very long walk, a stop in the cafe was very welcome. My friends and I all ordered sandwiches, coffee and cake. The sandwich fillings were very tasty, with fresh salad and a lovely dressing. We all had various cakes, all moist and full of flavour. The cost was very reasonable price. The staff and surroundings were perfect. I... More 

Thank Thetrustedtruth
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely cafe serving the best scones ever! We enjoyed the coffee, scones and the atmosphere of the cafe so much we were tempted to abandon our walk and stay put.

1 Thank Ann S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On two occasions last week, staff deferred taking our order as they were too busy.We were asked to return later.There were tables available.All I can say is that they must make good profits to be able to turn potential customers away.Perhaps they need more competition in Craster ?

1 Thank Greg C
joanneyoung, Owner at Shoreline Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Greg, I am sorry to hear about your visit to Shoreline Cafe recently. When we are very busy we do explain to customers that we will not be taking orders for a little while and will resume as soon as possible. I would like to think that my staff would have explained that orders will resume as soon as... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good coffee or maybe a seafood chowder, most drinking/eating needs catered for. Does get busy though.

Thank kevind007
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the outside this looks like a shop with just a couple of tables, but looks are very deceiving - when you get inside there's plenty of room and a full menu. We went out of our way to go here because we'd heard the place was dog-friendly - and the lovely staff didn't disappoint. Our very large hound was... More 

Thank Martin N Terri L
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have made a bee-line for this little café the last twice we have been to Craster. The Craster kippers and crab sandwiches are delicious and they have some lovely cakes on offer too. It is quite a small place and each time we have been it has been very busy.

Thank P_and_D_Trippers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $9
Cafe, British, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Church Street | Craster, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Craster
  • Phone Number: 441665571251

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?