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Piper's Pitch

| Craster Quarry Car Park, Craster, Alnwick NE66 2ND, England
+44 7585 605607
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  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“haggis” (87 reviews)
“bacon roll” (14 reviews)
“kippers” (155 reviews)
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Fast Food, British
| Craster Quarry Car Park, Craster, Alnwick NE66 2ND, England
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Reviewed today

Had an Auchtermuchty sandwich here the day we arrived for our long weekend and couldn't wait to go back again for another one. We were so disappointed to hear that they wouldn't be open on the Monday we would be leaving that Andy kindly offered...More

Thank PCHNorthYorkshire
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for coffee & a kipper bun before walking up to Dunstanburgh castle. It was great, kippers were delicious & the chap running it chatty & friendly. Glad we went.

Thank SDCH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for kipper sandwiches after visiting the Craster smokehouse. A local recommended Pipers Pitch and it was a great tip. We had hot Craster kipper rolls and they were tasty, hot and just perfect to eat in the sunshine. Don't miss the opportunity...More

Thank Orchid444
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend this place! We’ve been coming for years at the end of each holiday and always receive fantastic service and excellent food! The auchtermuchty is to die for and must be tried with the hot sauce. This year we had a vegan travelling...More

Thank Alison W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On holiday in nearby Embleton enjoying the coastal walks, discovered by chance this, what to us walkers was a, hidden gem. Excellent friendly and welcoming owners who served up a scrumptious Auchtermuchy sandwich consisting of the best tasting haggis I have ever had and top...More

1  Thank Matelot63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for lunch today and had the kipper bun and a hot drink, most welcome on this wet day. The owners were lovely and welcoming. Looking forward to our next visit already.

Thank s0nia1972
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We planned to visit Piper's Pitch knowing that we would be on holiday in the area from Lincolnshire. We ordered the Craster Kipper and The Auchtermuchty. Both tasted great and we'd highly recommend either. The owners were friendly and welcoming and made visiting Craster on...More

Thank Den5620
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked all the way to Dunstanburgh Castle and back expecting to get a Cuppa before setting off and....... CLOSED - at 4:15pm in mid summer. We weren't alone either. A number of people were milling around exhausted and there was nothing to be had. Very...More

Thank GrumpahGeoff
Andy G, Owner at Piper's Pitch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I really do apologise As much as I try my best to keep going as much as I can, just sometimes things out of my control get in the way and I have to finish at 4pm. This could be running out of gas, water,...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

The bacon and haggis cob was so tasty. The just right amount spice, hmmmm will be back for more. Just one thing. Must take cash!

Thank James F
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Delicious freshly cooked local mackerel on a bun, simple and delicious and only £3.90. Lovely friendly staff and outside tables and chairs in a nice location near the Tourist Information and Quarry car park at Craster.

Thank mossy2000
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September 3, 2017|
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Response from NorthumberlandNomad | Reviewed this property |
Exactly good quality haggis with good quality bacon served I a bread roll. Simply delicious and highly recommended
July 7, 2017|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the postcode but it's easy to find being by the Tourist Information office at the entrance to Craster car park.
Jillian D
May 27, 2017|
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Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
Yes he tends to open 1000ish give or take 10 mins. he is open til at least mid afternoon but if the weather is really bad he will close early but that isn't often, hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:30 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 - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Craster Quarry Car Park, Craster, Alnwick NE66 2ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Craster
  • Phone Number: +44 7585 605607
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A unique catering facility with passion and honesty. Providing an experience of freshly cooked food including the unique Craster kipper N bun and the world famous Auchtermuchty.
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