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Hardy's Bistro

11 Bondgate Without, Alnwick NE66 1PR, England
+44 1665 602109
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good24%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (19 reviews)
“trifle” (2 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, European
$$ - $$$
11 Bondgate Without, Alnwick NE66 1PR, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant range of vegetation choices as well as classic meat and fish dishes. Lovely food and friendly helpful staff.

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were very friendly and helpful. We had to wait a while for our meals and got the impression they were short of staff.The steak I had was nicely cooked but the potatoes and vegetables were very very small portions.

Thank suedave16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Now don't get me wrong. We did quite enjoy our meal but, for the price, it should have been better. We started with soup, my wife had sea trout for mains and I was interested in the Spinach and Ricotta Raviola. Now this was advertised...More

Thank Eamonn M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being one of the very few Sunday evening eating options in Alnwick in high season for tourists, you'd think a big hotel like The White Swan would staff its bistro restaurant adequately for the inevitable rush. Instead a young waiter was struggling to cope with...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Comfy seats fabric badly stained and should be put in a skip. I ordered the burger with blue cheese as an extra for £1.50. Burger arrived which was actually two small burgers precariously balanced on top of each other, and a microscopic piece of blue...More

Thank kdw1957
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Here on a Friday night stop over and had a look around Alnwick and tried Hardy's Bistro within the White Swan Hotel. It was OK, but not great. Had the Duo of Fish which was a strip of battered cod and a strip of battered...More

Thank Barnstones
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Arrived on a day when the Steak and wind deal was on offer, very reasonable and excellent quality. A very pleasant eveing

Thank Emjay7
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

After visiting the castle decided to have a Sunday lunch. Restaurant/bistro is attached to the White Swan hotel, clean comfortable surroundings, was not busy when we arrived but busy during our visit. There were three meat choices with the Sunday roast lunch, beef, chicken and...More

Thank trinichief
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I visited last Tuesday 11th July with my husband and mother-in-law. There is little to choose from, sadly, in Alnwick these days. Bari tea rooms are very good and that's where we were aiming for, but it is apparently closed on a Tuesday. So we...More

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Had dinner here while visiting the area. Staff were prompt and very friendly. The food was absolutely delicious. I tried the salmon . Beautifully cooked, presented well and totally gorgeous. Enjoyed every mouthful. Good menu choices. It isn't cheap but was worth every penny. Nice...More

Thank Steven B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Bondgate Without, Alnwick NE66 1PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 602109
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Hardy's is our informal Bistro with a relaxing atmosphere and large windows overlooking Alnwick high street. Enjoy a drink at the bar, tea or coffee served throughout the day, or dinner from our Bistro menu which features a selection of light dishes, salads and a full three course menu.
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