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Bistro 23

) #2 of 12 Restaurants in Alnmouth €€ - €€€ Cafe, European, British
23 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RJ, England
+44 1665 830393
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
23 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RJ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Bistro 23 in Alnmouth was a very pleasant experience. The restricted opening means that you need to book but the food is cooked fresh and is above the fairly average fare in other local eateries. The decor is charming, service friendly and it is a...More

Thank steven w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We'd been recommended the Bistro and were really looking forward to our trip but left feeling underwhelmed. The place itself is very nice (though parking anywhere near can be challenging) and the service was good and friendly, it's just the food was ordinary. The menu...More

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here twice and thoroughly enjoyed both occasions. As you step down into the dining room from the pavement, you are cheerfully welcomed and shown to a table. The room is light and pleasant, the walls decorated with local paintings and old photographs. The...More

Thank Viaggiatoreinglese
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great find for lunch and the general surroundings were very tasteful. The food was of excellent quality and served by very friendly staff. My husband and grandson both enjoyed their first " Stottie " , while I enjoyed bacon and Brie on...More

Thank wynne510
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We never managed to have an evening meal in the Bistro on our trip to Alnmouth so we had to make do with afternoon tea in it's Cosy Tearoom. Not that that was a disappointment as the tea was strong and plentiful and the scones...More

Thank Tommak2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to find as a stranger and almost impossible to find a car space to safely park. Some tables of four had three sitting until 15 minutes later the driver arrives, parked god knows where. We had an early reservation and quite quickly the dining...More

Thank braithwaite12
AGR1967, Owner at Bistro 23, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am very sorry to hear you were disappointed with your meal in the Bistro. It sounds like a lot of the review stems from the parking issues in Alnmouth, which is a big problem at the moment & one that locals, businesses & tourists...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've visited Bistro 23 on a previous visit. Alnmouth can be beautifully sunny and hot, and sometimes you can have too much of a good thing, at which point it's nice to sit in Bistro 23 and catch up with yourself

Thank Hugo M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The family ate there for lunch one day and it was excellent lots of lovely things on the menu. There were steps into the cafe but there was no problem getting the buggy in and the service was excellent - all tastes catered for. Lots...More

Thank cuddles1108
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Bistro 23 is a tearoom situated on the main street in the beautiful village of Alnmouth. Twice a week it becomes a restaurant in the evening - booking is essential. There is a friendly buzz about the place in the evening and the owners/staff are...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This restaurant is great! Whether it is a Craster kipper for breakfast or an evening meal the service and food quality is first rate. We have been here several times and have never been disappointed. The staff are friendly and accommodating and the atmosphere is...More

1  Thank gandesainsbury
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19 April 2016|
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Response from AGR1967 | Property representative |
I am sorry that we were closed when you called . As a tearoom we open every day except Tuesday's ( every day during school holidays) weekdays 11-4.30 & weekends 10.30-4. We are open in the Bistro Wednesday's & Saturday's 7pm... More
13 October 2015|
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Response from AGR1967 | Property representative |
Hi Kate.Thank you for your enquiry- I am sorry but we aren't open on New Year's Eve .We will be open on Wednesday & Saturdays either side of Christmas & new year.I hope you enjoy your new year in Alnmouth. Regards Anna
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
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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