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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” (203 reviews)
“sandwiches” (147 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

The food here is has good has it looks. We were not going to eat but saw everyone else's food looking so good we had to. We had crab sandwiches which are the best we have ever eaten. But there is a full menu of...More

Thank 945gary
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We were staying with friends and they took us here as it is one of their favourite places for seafood. The weather was fantastic and we sat on the lower terrace overlooking the sea. Although it was very busy, service was prompt and polite. There...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 4 July 2017

lovely view from the garden overlooking the harbour and the friendly young man who cleared the table is probably the best thing to be said about this pub. No system to being served at the bar, people who had been queuing to get a drink...More

4  Thank Deborah M
david_whitehead8, Owner at The Jolly Fisherman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you for your review. The system tgat we have in place works perfectly well due to the large numbers of customers we have. During busy times we have one member who deals with drinks only orders. Yes crab had run out on that day....More

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a great meal here. The food was delicious & well presented. Staff friendly so overall would definitely recommend this pub for an evening meal.

1  Thank Biggreymouse
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Had a quick bite before afternoon up coast - saw it was highly recommended - very busy however crab sandwich and pint of Mordue 5 Bridges was lovely - 1 comment would be to make clear where to order and have a system at bar...More

1  Thank Folli84
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

A great experience for food and drink serving locally sourced products. Service excellent supported by a great food and interesting menu. Caster Kipper Scotch Eggs are esqisuite and wonderful 1 year since last visited and service and food levels maintained. Great work and a credit...More

1  Thank Barry C
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We had the fish platter, which was lovely - smoked salmon, prawn cocktail, kipper pate, salmon flakes, rollmops herring, crab. We enjoyed it so much we're going back! Lovely views if you can get near a window. It does get very busy though! Worth a...More

1  Thank Lindaandin
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Went to this pub for a lunch, weather was great so we sat outside in the lovely beer garden, which has lovely views overlooking the sea, this pub has a great selection of beers. We would definately recommend the food, mussels in a bucket (large...More

1  Thank karen l
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We were visiting Craster to purchase seafood from the smoke house across the road, this is not the first time I have been here but it is the first time for my partner who is a seafood lover, she was not disappointed. We went on...More

1  Thank njconnah
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I have eaten at the Jolly Fisherman many times since being taken over & completely done out several years ago. The setting, decor and ambience perfectly complemented the delicious food. However.....I am so sad to be writing this review. We met friends for lunch on...More

4  Thank MicheYork
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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
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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