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The Jackdaw Restaurant

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34 Castle Street | Warkworth, Warkworth, Amble NE65 0UN, England
+44 1665 711488
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Derby, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had read reviews of The Jackdaw and many seemed to mention the 'quirkyness' and very little about the food. As also being part shop selling lovely paperweights/glass objects/ cards and other trinkets it may well appear a bit quirky but the very small dining area is very pleasant and clean. The owner at first appeared a little 'shy' if thats... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland UK
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We enjoyed a great meal here last week. Unfortunately, we were the only people in this very small restaurant which meant it lacked a little atmosphere but the food and service could not be faulted. The main courses imparticular were superbly cooked - I had a duck breast and husband had the lamb chops. Both were cooked pink and were... More 

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This was such a surprise when we entered - but a good one! Only 4 tables in what appeared to be my Grannys' parlour! (It's a small gallery too!) A decent menu, served by Rupert the owner and cooked by Gillian his wife. Very wholesome, and we were made to feel very welcome. Worth a visit.

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Thank Marion P
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We were staying in Warkworth and looked forward to our visit to the Jackdaw. What a disappointment!!! The food was poor, my sea trout was really overcooked, it was all highly over-priced and we were rushed through our meal. All in all it was a bad experience!

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Thank Liz P
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We have looked at visiting the Jackdaw for some considerable time but only recently were able to fit our visit to it being open. Well we wish it had been closed. Yes it's different and quirky but lacks atmosphere. But worse was to come. Having placed our order my wife had requested a rib eye steak medium and no running... More 

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Thank Pixie186394
Leicester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Having cycled down the Sustrans path from Alnmouth, this delightful, but old fashioned restaurant provided a most welcome lunch after our exertions. Lemon sole, with saute potatoes, carrots and shredded cabbage - I didn't think the vegetables would be suitable partners for the fish, but it was well seasoned and balanced. Followed by crème brulee. The husband and wife team... More 

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United Kingdom
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100 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

I've reviewed this before and want to say again that this place serves exceptionally good food. It offers old-fashioned style and ambience, and the very best of home cooking. It's not for children, and probably not for larger groups; but for small gatherings or couples a deux, it really is the best in Warkworth. And I say that as someone... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We dined at the Jackdaw on a recommendation from a friend. We were a little apprehensive before we arrived having read some of the reviews. The 'restaurant' looks like a trinket shop from the outside and upon entering it was realised that it doubles up as one. We were greeted by the owner who showed us through to our table... More 

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Thank James B
Northumberland
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Went on a lunch time with my partner and his mother and father. I had chicken liver pate, sausage and mash and then brown sugar meringues. Everything was home cooked and very tasty. Service was very good

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This is a slightly quirky place and from the outside isn't the most welcoming, but when you get inside it's basically the front room of the owners house turned in to a restaurant. The quality of the food was amazing. wonderful flavours and good choice. One of the best meals we have had for ages!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Castle Street | Warkworth, Warkworth, Amble NE65 0UN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Amble  >  Warkworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 711488

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?