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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” (188 reviews)
“club sandwich” (123 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00All hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dog friendly but very busy. Worth being patient -crab salad with beef dripping chips was worth the walk from Beadnell.

Thank badger1066
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Called in for lunch with husband, son and our dog. It's a very popular place (this was our third visit) so we'd arrived early but could only get a small table in the middle of the floor, which wasn't ideal as people visiting the toilets...More

1  Thank Juecw
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thanks to Vera the Jolly Fisherman has undergone a transformation. It has gone from being the sort of local gem we would proudly take visiting friends to after a walk along to Dunstanburgh castle or up the coast from Alnmouth to the best known pub...More

1  Thank Katherine G
david_whitehead8, Owner at The Jolly Fisherman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Katherine G In glad you still love the food and pub but need to clarify that Vera is not the reason for the business being busy. We had a fantastic refurb done in 2012 and since then have grown due to the quality every...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a lovely table by the window on a fine summer evening. The waitress looking after us as very helpful in explaining and recommending dishes. I followed her recommendation for both my starter which was the delicious kipper scotch egg and the main which...More

Thank Odyseus13
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very attractive pub/restaurant with lovely views over the sea. We ate there twice and found the food very good. It is quite a small restaurant so booking at busy times is necessary. Ask for a table by the window.

Thank POSH94
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were a group of 6 people; two families. The meal started off well, attractive starters but served poorly and tasted bland. I ordered an 8oz sirloin for main, despite looking small when it arrived, it looked as though I would enjoy it and appeared...More

1  Thank Rhiain D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nothing much for vegetarians.Struggled to choose really. Lovely staff and lovely setting. Requires more variety with meat and veggie options xx

Thank sara k
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Dropped in today for a quick Sunday bite. Weather was very wet so no opportunity to sit outside. Pub was very busy and the restaurant was not available unless you had booked. We had a prawn sandwich and chips cooked in beef dripping! Delicious! However...More

Thank sd270264
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for lunch there the other day and we were lucky enough to have a glorious sunny day and so sit outside the rear with fabulous views all around of the sea, harbour and castle, not bad! it was a busy day for the staff,...More

1  Thank debcox
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live locally to this restaurant and planned to go on a special occasion which we did. We went on my wife's birthday. Food very fussy but too much a la carte. We found it very expensive for a pub restaurant with a reputation of...More

2  Thank Val023_10
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Questions & Answers
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
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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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