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Beaches Restaurant

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56 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RJ, England
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Next door to the beaches restaurant, the same owners have opened a fish and chip shop with a difference. Open 12-6ish (as they say themselves) and just on certain days (currently Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays). Very limited menu - on the day we visited, smoked haddock, crab meat in a bun, and...lobster and chips. For £9.95 I had a half... More 

Thank GusinLondon
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Quirky little place with only 6/7 tables inside . BRING YOUR OWN WINE rule applies although I do think they have a small selection to offer you . We went on a sat evening , one sitting at 7:30 , 5 course taster menu priced at £22.50 . Fish soup , rolled herring. Smoked haddock , ham and mash in... More 

Thank Alelto
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Probably our 5th or 6th meal at the Beaches. We visit Alnmouth once a year or so and each time we book a table here. It's small and intimate, unhurried and relaxed. You never have to shout while talking as is the case in so many places. Donald is very welcoming and always has the time chat. You won't be... More 

1 Thank chair m
Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Just as good as the 1st visit. Great food with tip top service by Donald. Make sure you book to avoid missing out! Lovely local flavours in a sampler menu. Especially loved the Smoked Haddock. Looking forward to our next treat. Thanks again.

Thank David Claire K
Ayr, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The Beaches is an interesting restaurant with good local food. The service is very good and when you get a table it is yours for the night. The reason I did not rate it higher is that I could not get my legs under the table and the chairs were hard and uncomfortable. I hope they make enough money to... More 

Thank Neil K
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Thankyou Donald and your lovely wife, for another brilliant visit to Beaches! We had the 5 course taster menu, which was all delicious. It's a unique experience, and whenever we stay at Alnmouth, we always eat here. Byo wine which us brilliant. Just eaten the crab, which we bought from the Seafood shack next door, to take home for tea!!... More 

Thank bethcamp
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Following a 4 day cycle along the coast from Edinburgh, we were overjoyed to find this hidden gem! Self conscious on arrival due to our sports attire, the host, Donald, made us feel immediately welcome.! All 5 courses were delicious. We especially loved the fresh haddock. Timing between courses felt relaxed and we did not feel rushed at all. A... More 

1 Thank Claireellen89
Manchester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We were going to be in Alnmouth on a Saturday night so we booked a few weeks in advance for the 5 course taster menu. We knew to take our own booze and cash and had the most fantastic evening. It is like eating at your friends, warm and attentive hosting, exquisite food and a laid back evening where you... More 

1 Thank Chloe76
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We were fortunate enough to be recommended this restaurant by a friend who had previously visited Alnmouth. We ate on Easter Saturday, therefore had the 5 course taster menu. Each course is absolutely fantastic and unique in its own way. The fish courses were exceptional using fresh, local produce. Each of the deserts were homemade and brilliant, I could not... More 

1 Thank SouthamptonScotty
Middle East
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147 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Want local fish, freshly caught and expertly yet simply prepared? Then this is the place for you. This is a small intimate restaurant that opens a few days a week and is almost always fully booked. Book early and enjoy a really great meal in warm surroundings.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $41
British, Seafood
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Alnmouth
  • Phone Number: 01665830006

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