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Bistro 23

23 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RJ, England
+44 1665 830393
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“meringue” (17 reviews)
“beef” (32 reviews)
“lobster” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the pleasure to eat here last night. Food was superb! Presented and cooked beautifully. Perfect for a special occasion without spending too much. For high quality food we spent £42 for two people, both us having two courses. For the standard it was we...More

Thank Kahlilee
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to bistro 23 two weeks ago as a party of 7 and we all chose different things off the menue and everyone had a brilliant meal with great service and friendly staff.Would certainly recommend this restraunt and will go again.

Thank Curiosity647462
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had the great pleasure of dining at Bistro 23 last Saturday evening A visit here was part of a terrific family gathering in this lovely part of the world and I would heartily recommend a visit. It is well worth booking ahead, this venue...More

Thank pedrotheram
Reviewed 1 week ago

We book ahead for Bistro 23 every year when we are due to come to Alnmouth on holiday and it is well worth doing so! Lovely atmosphere, beautiful food and very welcoming and obliging hosts. An absolute treat! We have just spent two evenings there...More

Thank Kathy C
AGR1967, Owner at Bistro 23, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We also look forward to seeing you both again next year! So pleased you enjoyed your 2 evenings in the Bistro last week. Thank you for your kind review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on a Tuesday evening during our stay in Alnmouth and both agree that the food, wine, service and atmosphere made for a fantastic experience. The food was excellent with the restaurant being deservedly full. We are returning to Alnmouth at the end...More

Thank SBandHB
AGR1967, Owner at Bistro 23, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Your review on Bistro 23 is lovely & means a lot to us. Thank you! We look forward to seeing you both hopefully in October. We will be open every day & Wednesday & Saturday evenings.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in had afternoon cream tea, which was nice and good value. A bit surprised that they close at 16-00.More

Thank mutism
AGR1967, Owner at Bistro 23, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to write a review on the tearoom. Our homemade scones with fresh cream & a selection of jams are very popular ! The reason why we close at 4pm on some days is that we open again as a Bistro...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had very lovely lunch here yesterday. Lovely friendly staff and good choice. Next visit here will definitely book an evening meal. Only 4 stars as went today to get a full English bteakfast but sadly it was shut. Could not find anything on the front...More

Thank Wendy F
AGR1967, Owner at Bistro 23, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review & really pleased you enjoyed your lunch yesterday. We hope you do visit us in the evening next time! Just to let you know that we are open today- unfortunately you must have called by before we open! Our opening...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alnmouth is a very pleasant and quieter alternative to Warkworth and Alnick, and this tea room (day time) provided attentive service, a great crab sandwich and pot of tea. Would book and return for an evening meal next time we're staying en-route to the border.

Thank variouslots
AGR1967, Owner at Bistro 23, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We would love to see you in the evening sometime when you’re next staying in the area. Delighted to hear you enjoyed your crab sandwich & tea! Thank you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an evening meal here. You need to book in advance but it is well worth it. The owners are very attentive and the food is delicious. The Craster kipper pate was very flavoursome but not too heavy. The sea trout was cooked to...More

Thank 24annie57
AGR1967, Owner at Bistro 23, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are delighted to read your review and hear we are the best eatery in Alnmouth! Thank you for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Often tried to book here but never been organised enough to book in time. Not to worry, our lovely hosts took our details and said we’d be first on the list if anyone cancelled. Sure enough, she called us, we got a family table and...More

1  Thank Caroline H
AGR1967, Owner at Bistro 23, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We were so pleased to be able to ring you with a cancellation & that you enjoyed your family meal! Thank you for your kind words

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June 28, 2018|
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Response from anna r | Property representative |
As much as we are dog lovers we don’t allow dogs into the Tearoom or Bistro. Sorry
Kimberly T
April 27, 2018|
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Response from anna r | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The Tearoom is open every day except Tuesdays (every day in school holidays) 10.30-4.30 weekends & 11-4.30 weekdays. The Bistro is open Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday 7-10pm. Hope to see you... More
April 19, 2016|
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Response from AGR1967 | Property representative |
I am sorry that we were closed when you called . As a tearoom we open every day except Tuesday's ( every day during school holidays) weekdays 11-4.30 & weekends 10.30-4. We are open in the Bistro Wednesday's & Saturday's 7pm... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Alnmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 830393
We serve breakfast, fresh coffee, homemade cake,light lunches & afternoon tea in the Tea room and evening meals on certain evenings in The Bistro (depending on time of year).Please ring for our opening hours .
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