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The Sun Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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29 Northumberland Street | NE662RA, Alnmouth, Alnwick, England
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Ossett, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Came here for a family meal when staying in Alnmouth. Was expensive for what it was - nothing especially wrong but we left feeling a bit ripped off (for instance the veg that came with a £15 meal was just peas and carrots).

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Thank TeamWiggins
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had Sunday lunch. Nothing wrong with the dinner, plenty to munch on. But it was very basic. Aunt Bessie Yorkshire puds and paxo stuffing. Vegetables and meat all cooked well, but it was plain, reminded me of my Grans dinners back in the eighties. For the money and in todays competitive market they need to up their game a bit.... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

After a long walk on Warkworth beach on a most beautiful spring like day, we were starving, we needed somewhere that was dog friendly. We took a walk along the Main Street and found The Sun, what a find, very friendly welcome. A very cosy pub. We ordered baked Camembert with hot French bread to share...delicious, followed by roast beef... More 

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Thank Carole w
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Had a really nice meal, the drinks were a little over priced but in line with other pubs in the village. really friendly and helpful staff. The Decore is very pleasant and I love the use of drift wood for decorations. In general Alnmouth is a very friendly place and very beautiful.

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Thank bavidge66
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Frozen chips, frozen scampi, frozen peas (which were horible) frozen starter (king prawns) and a bottle of sainsbury's own wine at £20 (£9 in sainsbury's ) Class! Kids meals, were guess what.., frozen, as we're the burgers and we ordered and a steak (£18!) which was completely over cooked and tiny. C'mon, (for the people that own this pub, there... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Great pub in a lovely village on the amazing coast of Northumberland..................with nice friendly staff. Food a bit slow to arrive but when it did it was really nice and good value. Great lunchtime for the family.

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Thank Amanda F
stocksfield
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Called in to the Sun Inn today for lunch after a walk on the beach. A "must visit" proper local inn, good atmosphere, pleasant welcome and good food and cider. Alnmouth village is certainly worth a visit.

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Thank john c
Stockton on Tees
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132 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We came in out of the cold with our dog for a lunch time stop. Very dog friendly place. My partner and I both had a freshly made vegetable soup with a baguette. Unfortunately neither of us enjoyed the soup as the pepper overpowered the taste and we don't like pepper, it would have been better to let the customer... More 

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Thank Helen-9999
Durham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Spent a lovely long weekend in Alnmouth, called in here a couple of times for a drink, very pleasant staff and lovely surroundings. Had a late Sunday lunch, it was delicious, very well cooked, melt in your mouth meat, lots of veg, good Yorkshire and stuffing, very impressed.

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Thank Alison A
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Small friendly pub with a small but decent menu. Mussels highly recommended and curry Thursday ok as well. Very dog friendly even accepting monsters like ours!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Northumberland Street | NE662RA, Alnmouth, Alnwick, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Alnmouth

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