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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%
Travellers talk about
“crab soup” (194 reviews)
“club sandwich” (136 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00All hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived here after the Dunstanburgh Castle walk and were given a warm welcome by the staff. We opted for the crab sandwiches which were great, and the pub had a really good selection of wines, beers and spirits. It was a beautiful day so...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I am writing this from my own perspective - so bear in mind tastes differ. I loved it! both my husband and I had the seafood platter with artisan bread and chips. DD had crab sandwich. I thoroughly enjoyed this - it was beautifully presented...More

Thank bernadette r
Reviewed 5 days ago

Called here after a long walk and thoroughly enjoyed the sandwiches and beer. Friendly place good value worth a visit, very busy even for a Wednesday lunchtime be prepared to possibly wait for a table

Thank cl0ver123
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Despite booking online, my reservation somehow was for a sister restaurant so we initially had no table, and it was too cold to sit outside, but we waited for a little bit and ended up with a private snug! Food was excellent, and yes we...More

Thank abstaa
Reviewed 6 days ago

In Craster, we parked at the free lot and the walk down to the coastal path takes you right to this well known pub. We walked to Dunstanburgh castle and back (about 90 minutes) arriving just as the pub opened. The coastal path actually passes...More

Thank GaddisGadabout
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very nice and quickly served. Let down by bar staff who for whatever reason failed to keep track of the customers coming to the bar and kept some waiting for ages whilst some got served immediately; others not at all!

2  Thank Jan G
david_whitehead8, Owner at The Jolly Fisherman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for this I will look into this this week and sorry for that! Regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

Thursday 24 August 17, My husband and I walked round this pretty village and harbour, with its wonderful views. We spent the early part of the evening sitting in the warm sun overlooking the harbour and admiring the view of Dunstanburg Castle. The whole place...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Surely not everyone can be wrong about the arrogant and unhelpful staff. So my wife and i went over foe a bite to eat. Think again david!! Please sort out your staff. They are only going to give this place a really bad name. Its...More

1  Thank david s
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for late lunch the bar was busy. After waiting for over 15 minutes at the bar to place an order, my husband politely pointed out the lady next to him was first, he was met with a very curt arrogant response from the...More

5  Thank Angela M
david_whitehead8, Owner at The Jolly Fisherman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm very sorry if this is true and I will question the team, but I don't think our team are rude. Sometimes when busy it can become difficult to know who's next when customers are wanting to jump in and we may forget. We have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a sunday in july and we were staying nearby but need somewhere to eat that night.Called in when passing and asked what time they served food until and was told 8.30pm. Arrived at 8pm to be curtly told they had ceased serving. A...More

3  Thank stevemardon
david_whitehead8, Owner at The Jolly Fisherman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello stevemardon We stop serving at 8pm Sunday which is clearly advertised on website and entrance. I'm sorry that you were unable to eat and assure you this is not a reflection on the industry. Just that we are so busy I like to give...More

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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.
22 August 2016|
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Response from nkanumilli | Reviewed this property |
Nope , no accommodation
James B
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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