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Bistro 23

23 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RJ, England
+44 1665 830393
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RJ, England
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Reviewed July 18, 2016

Last day of holiday in Rothbury, went to Alnmouth for day, what a mistake........ Should have gone there on day one! Saved best for last. Had brunch at this lovely cafe restaurant. Great service, lovely venue, crab, cream cheese and cucumber brown bread sandwich with...More

Thank Trudi B
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Bobbed in from the rain on a visit to Alnmouth... There were not many people in at the time we went, (Sunday at 4.30pm) but the ambiance was nice. We were served immediately by a lovely young waitress. We had a toasted tea cake which...More

Thank SueBeDo12
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and excellent service. Can recommend the stoties filled with bacon ( and anything else you choose). Good selection of cakes etc

Thank Captainfabfreeze
Reviewed July 12, 2016

Service terrible,food run of the mill,brown baked potato with shop bought coleslaw,no dressing on salad.,coffee cold.,staff unpleasant,they were so busy couldn't cope. I thought this cafe was the village t room and I wrote a review saying the above,I do apologise to the village tea...More

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AGR1967, Owner at Bistro 23, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2016

This review came of no surprise ! A very difficult customer to please having changed the food order twice & drinks order three times. The first cappuccino wasn't hot enough so another fresh cup made straight away,ensuring it was hot enough,to then be accused of...More

Reviewed July 10, 2016

This is a tiny boutique restaurant that is only open a couple of nights a week, booking is essential which probably tells you everything you need to know. We went on a night when they were specialising on sea food, three of us had sea...More

Thank Rockman01787
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here a few times and the food has always Been lovely. Very friendly staff and good choice of local foods. Very nice cosy clean restaurant and prices are reasonable

Thank susicNorthumberland
Reviewed July 9, 2016

We booked after seeing reviews on Tripadvisor, and we were not disappointed. The Craster Kipper Pate was so tasty and beautifully presented, the Halibut was also faultless, looked a picture and tasted divine. We struggled to find some room for dessert but in the end...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed July 5, 2016

Spent a lovely day in Alnmouth today, however I was let down by the service of this Bistro. We ordered a simple lunch ( Toasties etc) and it took a whole hour to arrive! The food was lovely, but what a big let down to...More

3  Thank 421,221
AGR1967, Owner at Bistro 23, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2016

I am very sorry to hear about your wait in the tearoom yesterday. I agree that this was an unacceptable time to wait & I will look into it to prevent it happening again .We usually pride ourselves on serving customers promptly however busy it...More

Reviewed June 25, 2016

We ate here as vegans and the chef and waiting staff were superb in making sure we had a fantastic meal adapted for us from the menu. Excellent service during a particularly busy weekend.

Thank JoshSW
Reviewed June 17, 2016

We had been to view Alnmouth Beach as we had heard how lovely it was. On the way back we stopped for a light bite on our way home. We received a warm welcome. The room was clean, warm and bright. Coffee, scones and tea...More

Thank sally-ann61
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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
October 13, 2015|
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Response from AGR1967 | Property representative |
Hi Kate.Thank you for your enquiry- I am sorry but we aren't open on New Year's Eve .We will be open on Wednesday & Saturdays either side of Christmas & new year.I hope you enjoy your new year in Alnmouth. Regards Anna
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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,morning coffees & cake,light lunches,afternoon tea in the Tea room and on some evenings bistro meals.Please ring for opening hours as it depends on time of year.
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