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Bistro 23

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23 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RJ, England
+44 1665 830393
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Cherry Burton
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had afternoon tea here on a couple of days. Great scones. Gf alternatives available - carrot cake, lemon drizzle. Excellent selection of teas and coffees. Friendly quick service. They also do takeaways.

Thank DafWills w
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here last Saturday on the recommendation of our B&B owner who booked us a table - the restaurant was fully booked so make sure you book in advance. Lovely atmosphere - food delicious - small menu but something for everyone - meat fish and veggie option. I plumped for lobster prawn mac followed by monkfish - both very... More 

Thank pippa2408
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good service and food. Recommended and would definitely return. staff were very professional dealing with a full restaurant paying attention to all customers.

Thank Bill A
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We ate here on Saturday night. The menu has some great choices. My wife and I both chose the Monkfish wrapped in Black Forest Ham, and it was delicious. The Plum crumble was to die for. Anna and Alistair are perfect hosts and will do all it takes to make your visit a special one. We will 100% return to... More 

Thank sticky61
newcastle uk
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We ate in this delightful little bistro on a Saturday evening as during the day it is 'the cosy tea rooms' however on Wednesdays and Saturday evenings it turns into one of the best bistros in the area. The staff wore huge smiles and were very attentive and the food was absolutely first class. Both myself and my partner started... More 

Thank Philip T
North Yorkshire
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch before walking back home. When we arrived there were only two people sat down and the staff saw us come in. Shortly after 6 people arrived a group of 4 and a couple. Amazingly they all managed to get served before us. When my husband asked if we could be served we were told "I'm... More 

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AGR1967, Owner at Bistro 23, responded to this review

Following your visit for lunch last week, I would like to apologise for your wait to have your order taken. I agree that it was not satisfactory that your order was taken after other customers,who had arrived after you. I will ensure that the staff are made aware of this & that it doesn't happen again .The relevant member of... More 

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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Family recommended this restaurant and we weren't disappointed. The restaurant was fully booked for the night which was a great first impression. Relaxed atmosphere with very welcoming hosts. Delicious menu options. Enjoyed by all - highly recommend! We look forward to coming back.

Thank VanessaDuncanK
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Nipped for lunch today with my 3 year old and came across this place and it really needs a mention. Lovely place! Home made cakes which are to die for, nice coffee and really nice fresh sandwiches. Really lovely staff 100% will be back

Thank llt76
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We have just had our lunch at the Tea Cosy Tea Rooms and very nice it was too. I had a lovely tuna sandwich and my wife had a cheese and pickle - both came with a salad garnish and were large and delicious. The staff were ever so friendly and service was very quick without hardly any wait. We... More 

Thank OldBill2
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nice food and great service. Only a small menu though but all 8 in our group managed to find their favourites from the menu.

Thank CLBxx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Alnmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 830393
We serve breakfast,morning coffees & cake,light lunches,afternoon tea in the Tea room and on some evenings bistro meals.Please ring for opening hours as it depends on time of year.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?