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Bistro 23

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$$ - $$$
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23 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RJ, England
+44 1665 830393
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Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolute gem of a Bistro in this small town. Only turns into a Bistro on Wednesday and Saturday, but well worth it, otherwise we would have eaten here more! Food was sublime and the Restaurant Manager and Chef were super friendly and informative. Nice decor and wine too.

Thank Bath_Bloke
Leeds, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very welcome New Years Day brunch here after watching the annual Alnmouth Dip on a cold, blustery but beautiful beach. The hot chocolate was the best one tasted in all the weekend's hot chocolates partaken! The bacon muffin and bacon/egg stottie were also well received served by very friendly faces in a lovely little café which doubles... More 

Thank karen f
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here whenever we visit the lovely Alnmouth. Unfortunately we've not had the opportunity to visit on an evening but during the day the cafe is great. We especially enjoy coming at Christmas so we can have the festive tea cosies!

Thank JLE41
Alnmouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had such a good evening. The new menu is delightful with a couple of traditional favourites still included. The lobster and haddock starters are exquisite and the main courses cooked perfectly. The sweets were light and the wine very drinkable. Service as ever was excellent. Such a good catch up with friends and a perfect venue for such an evening.

Thank Alison315984
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I had the Tuna melt in a stottie, you can have it in a ciabatta, on both occasions. On the second I had wholemeal rather than white as they had run out. The wholemeal was nice and the homemade coleslaw that come with it is lovely. The filter coffee comes with free refills which was a nice surprise. I did... More 

1 Thank Jeff H
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

So many places to chose from around Alanmouth so what do you do you ask a local. So we did. We were directed to this lovely place where we had a beautiful bowl of home made soup followed by Tuna Ciabattas and salad. Great food. Great fast friendly service. Reasonably priced. Thank you. "We'll be back!"

Thank Newcastle W
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 18 November 2016 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.

Thank RosebankT
Durham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 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 

Thank David M
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

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.

Thank lizandmichael
Leeds, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, British
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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
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?