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The Jolly Fisherman Pub

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” (214 reviews)
“club sandwich” (145 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
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Reviewed today

The Crab Sandwich is a must. We go there every time we visit the north east. Really nice place with great food, lovely beers, fab view and nice atmosphere. The views from the pub are very special at any time of the year.

Thank Steve E
Reviewed yesterday

We've visited this pub on numerous occasions and always had a bar meal, usually sandwich and Chips and held in high regard. We visited in March 18 and went upstairs for the first time. Get this; the vegetarian option was tomato soup or plough mans...More

Thank GinaBfd
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Decided to go after reading the reviews and a scottish friend recommended what a surprise. This has very good atmosphere staff are very friendly loads of dogs here so looks like a place for dog walkers to stop for Lunch, and a very good lunch...More

Thank jellymallow
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service, friendliness and attention to detail of this delightful restaurant is second to none. We chose the Seafood Board, which was full of delicacies, including smoked mackerel paste, and salmon from the adjacent smokehouse. The presentation of the seafood fare was mouth-watering. We asked...More

Thank H M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well known in the area with an excellent reputation for food. Good selection of snacks and mains all from local suppliers. Beautifully presented, delicious food. Can get extremely busy so best to book at busy periods. Only down side, it took ages for the table...More

Thank candam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect lunch in misty conditions. The seafood platter was very good as was the crab soup. The puddings were great -loved the lemon posset. Very helpful staff we have no hesitation in recommending this pub.

Thank julie5454
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading reviews on trip advisor, I decided to call in for some food. I had the Toasted Ham and Cheeses sandwich, the bread was dry and tasteless, as if no butter had been used on the bread, the cheese had a very plastic taste...More

4  Thank thefoodcritic04
david_whitehead8, Owner at The Jolly Fisherman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello thefoodcritic04 Very sorry but with all due respect I can't really read into this review seriously as I'm not convinced a food critic as you call yourself would order a ham and cheese toastie??!! The bread is toasted not dry and it's fresh everyday....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little village pub with friendly staff .Dog friendly in bar area .Locally supplied ingredients .We were stuck in the village due to being snowed in .The pub was our only place to eat and what a gem of a pub.which was warm and with...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Jolly Fisherman on Sunday 4th March, The Beast from the East was still around so the roads were pretty hair raising, consequently when we got there we had the place almost to ourselves, we could pick any table we liked!!! We sat...More

Thank Biffnteal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch. Not great. Chips were limp and looked like they're been reheated. Fishcake the same although filling tasted lovely. Pleasant staff.More

1  Thank afgrttrrf
david_whitehead8, Owner at The Jolly Fisherman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello afgrttrrf Sorry for your average visit. The chips are fesh to order and can sometimes get soft due to type if potato. We NEVER reheat chips. The Fishcakes again are done fresh into fryer.....I'll speak to kitchen and check why you may have thought...More

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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
23 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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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