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The Craster Seafood Restaurant

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Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
+44 1665 576230
Mon - Fri 00:00 - 13:45
18:30 - 20:00
Sat 18:00 - 20:30
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped for lunch when visiting this lovely village and chose this place over the very busy pub across the road. We were not disappointed in any way. Service was very good, the crab sandwich I had was too and there were fantastic views of the beautiful rugged coast line from our seat at the window.

Thank Kilblane
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came down from Edinburgh on the way to London and a friend had recommended Crastor. So very pleased that we dropped in - fish and chips for husband a daughter and i had the kippers WHICH I LOVED.

1 Thank Suejayne1
Leicester, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the Casquinha de siri is a surprising hot crab starter which always delights; the staff are very attentive, as is the owner; helping with advice to choose dishes which originate in Brazil. Try anything from the menu which is not familiar and you won;t be disappointed. The owner told us that if you order something and it's not to your... More 

1 Thank m-s-h62
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We visited the restaurant during a large family holiday and had a booking for 20 which was fabulous. We were welcomed by the owner who made sure we were fully looked after and who seated us all personally. Most importantly, they really looked after my wife, who is coeliac, where they cleaned down the kitchen and organised her food away... More 

2 Thank JimKel77
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a brilliant place. They smoke their own Craster kippers which are amazing. The lovely lady who is front of house is so friendly. As well as the kippers, try the smoked haddock salad, the paella, the tiramisu. Great views are the icing on the cake. Thank you! Afterwards walk along the beautiful coast up to Dunstanburgh Castle.

2 Thank 250Pete
Reading, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lovely restaurant has been the highlight of our holiday. Recommended by our B&B we went three nights in a row because the first night's meal was so superb we had to come back for more! The staff are wonderful, so warm and friendly that by the time we left on the third night we felt less like strangers and... More 

2 Thank Mrs_Stan35
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another delicious lunch here. Kippers are amazing. It's a busy restaurant, happy helpful staff and delightful owner. We are already planning our next meal here. It's a complete pleasure to eat in the Craster Seafood Restaurant. Many thanks.

2 Thank Rowena S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food and friendly service as always, fish is as fresh as you can get Cullen skink is not to be missed, local craft ales are a win too, thank you Vanessa Callum & Alison

1 Thank Alison S
Northumberland, UK
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101 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I can understand some previous quarms expressed about the service on the telephone when trying to book a table and frustrations about the restaurant not being open. However, this restaurant is so good that they only need to open for a few hours per day for a few months per year. It's actually rather frustrating for those of us who... More 

2 Thank mudcow
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Cannot wait until June, when we will be paying our fifth visit to craster and this perfect restaurant, food is amazing and cooked by the loveliest chefs.wish we lived nearer.

Thank sallystranix

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
Seafood, British, Soups
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 13:45
18:30 - 20:00
00:00 - 13:45
18:30 - 20:00
00:00 - 13:45
18:30 - 20:00
00:00 - 13:45
18:30 - 20:00
00:00 - 13:45
18:30 - 20:00
18:00 - 20:30
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 576230

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?