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The Jolly Fisherman Pub

Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
+44 1665 576461
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab soup” (194 reviews)
“club sandwich” (136 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
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Reviewed yesterday

There are other things on the menu, not just the fish, but it is difficult to choose anything else when the fragrance of the fish smoking fires hang in the air from the ovens opposite. The platter of kipper pate, roll mop herring, salmon and...More

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We called in on Friday for a few beers and we were made very welcome by the staff. We liked it that we booked for a meal on Saturday night. Excellent with first class friendly service and a thoroughly enjoyable evening with great food. Would...More

Thank Tommy2925
Reviewed yesterday

We came hear for lunch after a lovely walk to the castle, working up a healthy appetite and we were not disappointed in our choice of the Jolly Fisherman. The food was excellent - I had the lobster salad whilst my wife enjoyed her mackerel...More

Thank Martinmjgh
Reviewed yesterday

This place was packed to the rafters for lunch on a busy mid week lunch time. However it we managed to share a table with another couple. I had a famous crab sandwich and my husband had a ham and cheese toasted sandwich. Both of...More

Thank Sessie
Reviewed 4 days ago

We arrived here after the Dunstanburgh Castle walk and were given a warm welcome by the staff. We opted for the crab sandwiches which were great, and the pub had a really good selection of wines, beers and spirits. It was a beautiful day so...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I am writing this from my own perspective - so bear in mind tastes differ. I loved it! both my husband and I had the seafood platter with artisan bread and chips. DD had crab sandwich. I thoroughly enjoyed this - it was beautifully presented...More

Thank bernadette r
Reviewed 6 days ago

Called here after a long walk and thoroughly enjoyed the sandwiches and beer. Friendly place good value worth a visit, very busy even for a Wednesday lunchtime be prepared to possibly wait for a table

Thank cl0ver123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite booking online, my reservation somehow was for a sister restaurant so we initially had no table, and it was too cold to sit outside, but we waited for a little bit and ended up with a private snug! Food was excellent, and yes we...More

Thank abstaa
Reviewed 1 week ago

In Craster, we parked at the free lot and the walk down to the coastal path takes you right to this well known pub. We walked to Dunstanburgh castle and back (about 90 minutes) arriving just as the pub opened. The coastal path actually passes...More

Thank GaddisGadabout
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very nice and quickly served. Let down by bar staff who for whatever reason failed to keep track of the customers coming to the bar and kept some waiting for ages whilst some got served immediately; others not at all!

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david_whitehead8, Owner at The Jolly Fisherman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this I will look into this this week and sorry for that! Regards

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September 8, 2016|
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Response from Milly M | Reviewed this property |
Yes in the bar area but not allowed in the restaurant.
August 22, 2016|
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Response from nkanumilli | Reviewed this property |
Nope , no accommodation
James B
February 22, 2016|
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Response from Holidaymum55 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely. Water brought to our thirsty pooch. X
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 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 576461
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