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The Jolly Fisherman Pub

) #3 of 5 Restaurants in Craster €€ - €€€ , Seafood, British
Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
+44 1665 576461
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab soup” (191 reviews)
“club sandwich” (129 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

As with many of the restaurants locally they were fully booked for later in the evening but the waitress managed to fit us in for an early dinner. We were in the restaurant area overlooking the sea. I had the lobster and my husband had...More

Thank em_k_16
Reviewed 6 days ago

Needed a drink after the walk and back to the castle, this pub was just the job. Decided to eat here and had fantastic burgers for a reasonable price. If you want a seaview at the restaurant you will have to book - very popular.

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had read about the sandwiches at this pub, so went one day after a walk on the beach. It was packed which is testament to its popularity. We managed to find a dog friendly table and the crab sandwiches were delicious. My sister had...More

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have eaten at the Jolly Fisherman nearly every time we visit Northumberland and have had some wonderful meals. Not so this time. My rack of lamb was tender but lacked seasoning in the meat and the crumb as did the potatoes. My husband had...More

3  Thank Laurelie P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great views overlooking Dunstanburgh Castle and the harbour at Craster. Looks like they have a good food fayre on offer, but unfortunately we arrived shortly after the kitchen closed for lunches. A weakness of many pubs in the North East in that outside "kitchen" hours...More

Thank Hayman198
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is delicious! Very well presented and very very tasty. Not your usual pub grub!!! If you love fish it will be a favourite!

Thank Rachael C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called here on way back from Edinburgh for lunch Restaurant was fully booked but we found a table outside in sunshine. Right at the water's edge and the view was lovely The food was very good. 3 of us chose the mixed seafood platter- smoked...More

Thank Pauline G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Jolly Fisherman is renowned locally for the quality of the seafood they serve. We visited for lunch with friends and had the delight of savouring some of the delights on offer. Their speciality is crab, which regrettably I am not keen on. Nevertheless, there...More

Thank Vladius
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate there. Service wasn't great. Asked for cutlery and sauce whilst in the beer garden and got a grunt in response. They never came. The crab sandwich is supposed to be famous but we found it distinctly average and quite expensive as is comes...More

2  Thank joyardley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this quaint village pub/ restaurant with a view over the harbour. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. The restaurant is a level up from the bar giving you views of the lovely little harbour and the sea. Very popular pub and restaurant serving...More

Thank kevin31157
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Questions & Answers
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, View
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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