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Hardy's Bistro

11 Bondgate Without, Alnwick NE66 1PR, England
+44 1665 602109
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (17 reviews)
“creme brulee” (2 reviews)
“white swan” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, European
$$ - $$$
11 Bondgate Without, Alnwick NE66 1PR, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chanced upon the Bistro within the White Swan hotel in Alnwick by chance and were really pleased we found this place.what led us in was the vegetarian menu as it often difficult to find veggie options. The Bistro itself is elegant in a sedate...More

Thank Kidda2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in on a Monday night, didn't know it was steak night, but had to make do as there was no other choice on the menu but steak. I love steak, but to me it is gamble in restaurants so very rarely have it when...More

Thank jessybobs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food, service and price were all excellent. We were very impressed with everything. It was better than any of the other eating places that we visited in Alnwick

Thank Melanie G
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The food was good but the service was awful! It took 40 minutes at the end of our meal to get a coffee and even then that was due to my husband having to go to the bar! They only had a few tables occupied...More

Thank gourmet42
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here. There was a "soup and sandwiches" option. We asked what he soup was as there was nothing to tell us and the waiter said " Vegetable" which sounded good. What came was a very small bowl of orange/brown liquid which was both...More

Thank Muckleman
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We had one dinner here (for 3). The menu looked promising but was let down by the most basic of cooking errors. The crab cakes (crab is famed in this area) were almost entirely potato (a mere hint of crab)....and were cooked at too low...More

1  Thank JimPerth1
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

A lovely spot for a change from pub grub. Don't expect gigantic portions but do expect delicious tasty food which is nicely presented. Lots of choice and options. More realistic portions means you can indulge in a pud. Sticky toffee or crumble are fabulous. Will...More

Thank MDale
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We were stuck for somewhere to eat on a cold Monday eve but the restaurant found us a table although we had not booked and the food was really delicious and not over priced. Service was very good. Would recommend.

Thank 04MMs
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Nice place but the food was average, food temperature variable, fish batter a bit soggy. Generally OK but expensive for what we had.

Thank SteveandJanette
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The food service and beer were all fine. The only drawback with this place seems to be how many are in the hotel restaurant. We were among very few diners but people were turned away as the kitchen was too busy.

Thank IPA_Man
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Bondgate Without, Alnwick NE66 1PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 602109
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Hardy's is our informal Bistro with a relaxing atmosphere and large windows overlooking Alnwick high street. Enjoy a drink at the bar, tea or coffee served throughout the day, or dinner from our Bistro menu which features a selection of light dishes, salads and a full three course menu.