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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 May 9, 2016

Called in today for a mid afternoon coffee which we had with home-made chocolate orange brownies. Lovely cup of coffee and delicious brownies. The lady that served us (the owner I think) was lovely.

Thank LYP50
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We have been to bistro 23 for their evening food for the last three years and it has always been of excellent quality. The ambiance is perfect and the service is fantastic. To start I had crab cakes which were perfectly cooked and very tasty....More

Thank Stu9001
Reviewed May 2, 2016

Always a treat to have a snack here, great cakes and really friendly staff. The Craster smoked salmon on crumpets is my favourite

Thank rodolfomimi
Reviewed April 29, 2016

Stopped here for lunch. We both had the kippers. They were by far the best I have had for a long time, much bigger than the last ones I had and they were served with a generous portion of bread I really enjoyed them. I...More

Thank philipwhittingham
Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice light lunch in pleasant surroundings. Once you manage to get through the door - you will see what I mean when you arrive, and it's amusing to watch others arrive- The staff are friendly and the prices are reasonable in line with...More

Thank NEcoastman
Reviewed April 24, 2016

We had dinner, there was plenty of choice on the menu. The food was freshly prepared, well presented with a good portion. The service was charming.

Thank OxfordshireSam2012
Reviewed April 17, 2016

Very pleasant little café with reasonable and simple choices during the day. Coffee was good with a second cup included.

Thank Pikemere
Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

With fish from Newcastle, quite frankly, it's nothing to write home about. Red Lion is much better value for money and quality.More

1  Thank Freeminds7
AGR1967, Owner at Bistro 23, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2016

I am sorry to hear you thought your meal last night "was nothing to write home about". Our menu is simple & fresh and we take pride in sourcing as much local produce as we can. As I explained to you last night,at this time...More

Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Visited as a family of 5 in the evening. Really friendly helpful service. Changes the meals a little to suit the children. Good value and even took the time to point is in the direction of local places to visit. Would recommend.

Thank lsdtb
Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

We've waited a long time to be able to return but it was just as good as we remembered... Fantastic friendly, and efficient service and great food... Portions defeated us so couldn't manage puddings... Next time! I had the braised beef which was really tender,...More

Thank Pontevecchio
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you tell me the daytime opening hours as we went today and were closed. Also tried to phone but unobtainable. Have they closed down ?
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
Hi, we are visiting Almouth over new year, are you open for dinner on New Year's Eve ? And do you have a table for two people. Thank you. Kate Lightfoot
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
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, 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
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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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