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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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London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took over the entire restaurant for my wife's significant birthday celebration enjoyed by 32 family and friends. Anna and Alistair went to considerable trouble with the planning and delivery on the night. Many guests commented on the delicious food.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the tea room during the afternoon. There were plenty of tables available on this particular day. The place is well kept and attractive, with the tables being well spaced and not on top of each other. We had to wait quite a while before anyone came to serve us. The waitress was pleasant and welcoming. Our order taken,... More 

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Thank David M
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely meal on a Wednesday night (the restaurant was fully booked-generally a very good sign). Each course was beautifully cooked and the service informal but professional leading to a very enjoyable evening. We would certainly have returned had we been staying more than a week. Thank you.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It takes an exceptional cafe to take me back there as soon as they open the following day. The staff at Bistro23 were attentive and friendly and I had a bacon and egg stottie that I literally couldn't fault. And yes, I went back the next day and had exactly the same.... They also do a commendable range of tea... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We ate here last night (19/10/16), and had a wonderful time. The food was excellent. I had the Craster Kipper Pate which was delicious as was the Northumbrian Slow Cooked Beef. I couldn't resist the Creme Brulee and Cheese Board. I don't know where I found the space - I must have a secret dessert stomach! It was worth it.... More 

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Derby
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We ate here on Saturday night on our visit to Alnmouth. The kipper pate was amazing! The Northumbrian Slow Cooked Beef was wonderful! We will definitely revisit next time we are in Alnmouth

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Thank bozzh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Weekend in Alnwick, wanted to try this highly though of local restaurant and we were really pleased we were able to get a table. Thoughtful menu, using local ingredients. We started with the Craster Kipper Pate, light and packed with flavor. Main courses were the Northumbrian slow cooked Beef and the Pork Parcels - both delicious, there was a lot... More 

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Thank LowHall1540
Durham City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Booked ahead to get a table in this really popular restaurant in Alnmouth. Food is very good, cooked well and lovely presentation. Not a vast choice of dishes, but there was no problem choosing from the menu with good wines to compliment the meal. Friendly staff and very relaxing atmosphere. Would certainly return and highly recommend to others!

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

When we first passed it looked as though it was closed. We would suggest trying the door if you want to eat their. Eating area was ok with lots of lovely pictures you could buy. We liked an old factory clock which added a lovely background sound. I have seen really positive reviews and my wife enjoyed her food. I... More 

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Thank DanandAngie
Waltham on the Wolds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Always best to book at this small and popular local restaurant. We went on the seafood night (Thursday) and the Craster Kipper pate, Lobster and Sea Trout were all delicious and well presented. All through the evening we were served by enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff...one of them the owner! Thanks for a great last night in Alnmouth. We will be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, British, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?