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The Jolly Fisherman Pub

Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
+44 1665 576461
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab soup” (188 reviews)
“club sandwich” (120 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Went to this pub for a lunch, weather was great so we sat outside in the lovely beer garden, which has lovely views overlooking the sea, this pub has a great selection of beers. We would definately recommend the food, mussels in a bucket (large...More

Thank karen l
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were visiting Craster to purchase seafood from the smoke house across the road, this is not the first time I have been here but it is the first time for my partner who is a seafood lover, she was not disappointed. We went on...More

Thank njconnah
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have eaten at the Jolly Fisherman many times since being taken over & completely done out several years ago. The setting, decor and ambience perfectly complemented the delicious food. However.....I am so sad to be writing this review. We met friends for lunch on...More

4  Thank MicheYork
Reviewed 3 days ago

Decided to call in at the jolly fisherman for lunch after walking to dunstanburgh castle on a sunny Sunday afternoon, having previously enjoyed their crab sandwiches. With no tables available outside, on entering the pub we noticed all the tables in the bar area had...More

4  Thank Cp301
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited on a sunny June day after a stunning walk to the castle. Quickly found a table in the beer garden overlooking the harbour. Whilst the beer garden itself was a tad scruffy, the views are wonderful. The dog found a shady spot under the...More

Thank Prestonwalkies
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful crab lunch here with friendly staff, highly recommended.Friendly staff and a lovely village to potter around.

1  Thank Ali J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Although disappointed that the restaurant was fully booked up, we enjoyed a drink or two here in the pub area after being caught in a storm visiting the castle. It was very busy but we managed to get a table. One of the staff kindly...More

1  Thank SleepingSnowLeopard
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Friendly welcome, efficient staff, excellent service, amazing food. Starters of tempura calamari was wonderful including the accompanying salsa. I had goats cheese risotto. Yummy!! Special thanks to the chef who prepared me something off menu. There was lobster, salad and chips on the special board...More

Thank LynnAsh63
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a great British pub. Great beer and wine and amazing food. The Sole was just amazing. Link up a visit with a walk along the coastline. There are some great walks in both directions and it's easily enough to turn into circular routes. The...More

Thank AndyDi
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to visit, great atmosphere, friendly staff and great food at a reasonable price. Dog friendly which is a bonus. The fish platter was amazing and recommended. Good selection of drinks. It was great to sit and have a meal with fantastic views of...More

Thank ozzypud
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
are dogs allowed into the restaurant? we're allergic
8 September 2016|
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Response from Milly M | Reviewed this property |
Yes in the bar area but not allowed in the restaurant.
Just visited Alnwick and heading your way before long. Do you have accommodation? Thanks in advance Janet
22 August 2016|
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Response from nkanumilli | Reviewed this property |
Nope , no accommodation
James B
Hi. Would this pub be dog friendly? Thanks
22 February 2016|
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Response from Holidaymum55 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely. Water brought to our thirsty pooch. X
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Craster
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 576461
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