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The Italia

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Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RA, England
01665 830 837
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all I would like to say how nice both the starter and main course was, food wise we had no complaints. However I can't say the same for the service, we first arrived and we politely asked if there was a table for 2 available, the girl then looked at us, then her clipboard from across the room... More 

Thank ben310892
Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our granddaughter is a fussy eater and, after cooking during all our week's holiday, we decided to walk her up to this restaurant to see if she would eat anything on the menu so I could have a night off! She decided on a pepperoni pizza so we went into the restaurant during happy hour which is 4-5.30 pm. We... More 

Thank flowerlady64
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely nice Italian food, with a lot of local seafood too. I had a hot mackerel salad to start, followed by lobster linguine. Service was good. Prices are more expensive for some of the seafood, but other dishes are more in average price range.

Thank PascoRay
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked for bank holiday weekend, we arrived early and were told our table wasn't ready but we could have drinks next door. Our table was made ready really quickly, table service was really good and staff were lovely. The food was really nice garlic bread, pizza and pork/beef main. Canny night out and a decent price

Thank KateLC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming little restaurant with an open kitchen and wood fire oven. Seafood ravioli was nice aswell as the pizza my husband had. Was hard trying to get the attention of the waiters so we were left without drinks for a while. Apart from that everything was good. Would come back for the food hoping they improve their attentiveness.

1 Thank Deborah T
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I called up The Italia and booked a table at 1.30pm on Monday to celebrate our first wedding anniversary as being due to give birth any day, an evening dinner date doesn't suit us that well at the moment! Booked the table over the phone but not once were we told about the following... 1. The Italia restaurant doesn't actually... More 

1 Thank Kat B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place great food bad management . Sat waiting for our table in the restaurant and a couple came in to the pub looking for a table . Staff very busy yet manager sat at a table , on his lap top nor looking at what is going on yet , when People walked out became abusive towards staff .... More 

1 Thank Trevor C
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We originally planned to go into Alnwick but plans changed on a wet evening and we called into the Italia not having booked. Luckily the waitress told us that whilst get didn't have a table a couple had just asked for their bill so if we would like to get a drink from the bar she would come and get... More 

Thank jrpc35
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Good food but the service was lax and we had to wait 20 minutes before our table was ready and never complained. However, when the bill came we asked if the drinks we had before the meal could be deducted off the bill we were told a firm no as we never brought it to the attention of the staff... More 

Thank Chris T
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

Booked a table the night before, when we arrived the restaurant was fairly busy. We were shown to our table and given the menus then told there were NO STEAKS AVAILABLE AND ONLY 2 PORTIONS OF RAVIOLI LEFT, bearing in mind they advertise steak on their menu as their specialty, my husband would normally order the steak but decided to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Alnmouth
  • Phone Number: 01665 830 837
We are a small restaurant in the sea-side village of Alnmouth. You can find us in the Hope & Anchor hotel which is on the villages main street. Booking are essential. All of our food is locally sourced (whenever possible) and is all homemade.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?