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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” (191 reviews)
“club sandwich” (128 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Oh wonderful Craster, where I spent weekends at our cottage as a young girl. My youngest Son and I went there today - glorious sunshine - the freshest crab sandwiches at The Jolly Fisherman, chips like my Nana used to make. Friendly service on a...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Called in here today while visiting the castle. Very busy as it was glorious weather! We had the crab sandwich and the smoked salmon sandwich...washed down with a couple of ciders. Lovely.

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Women, you know when you ask your husband/partner how you look and he says "you look nice"? Well that's what this place is like. The view from the terrace is lovely, the restaurant is pretty, the food is ok, the staff are indifferent to you...More

1  Thank MrsPreece2012
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm reviewing the last meal I ate at the Jolly Fisherman (Aug 2016). The food in the restaurant is very tasty and served well. However, I have to say when I ordered a whole lemon sole I was left feeling very hungry afterwards as there...More

2  Thank TSilvester
Reviewed 3 days ago

As with many of the restaurants locally they were fully booked for later in the evening but the waitress managed to fit us in for an early dinner. We were in the restaurant area overlooking the sea. I had the lobster and my husband had...More

Thank em_k_16
Reviewed 4 days ago

Needed a drink after the walk and back to the castle, this pub was just the job. Decided to eat here and had fantastic burgers for a reasonable price. If you want a seaview at the restaurant you will have to book - very popular.

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had read about the sandwiches at this pub, so went one day after a walk on the beach. It was packed which is testament to its popularity. We managed to find a dog friendly table and the crab sandwiches were delicious. My sister had...More

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have eaten at the Jolly Fisherman nearly every time we visit Northumberland and have had some wonderful meals. Not so this time. My rack of lamb was tender but lacked seasoning in the meat and the crumb as did the potatoes. My husband had...More

3  Thank Laurelie P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great views overlooking Dunstanburgh Castle and the harbour at Craster. Looks like they have a good food fayre on offer, but unfortunately we arrived shortly after the kitchen closed for lunches. A weakness of many pubs in the North East in that outside "kitchen" hours...More

Thank Hayman198
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food here is delicious! Very well presented and very very tasty. Not your usual pub grub!!! If you love fish it will be a favourite!

Thank Rachael C
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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
Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
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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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