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The Jolly Fisherman Pub

Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
+44 1665 576461
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab soup” (223 reviews)
“club sandwich” (152 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this establishment a couple of years ago, we holiday in Northumbria on a regular basis, on the last occasion we encountered the rats in the beer garden which apparently are normal for the coast as they live in the banks? I thought seagulls resided...More

3  Thank Suzanne B
david_whitehead8, Owner at The Jolly Fisherman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Suzanne B I would just like to say as the owner there is no arrogance regarding these animals. I take it very seriously. We have a very strict policy in place that is checked regularly with Northumberland Council because of where they live. The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this Pub during our stay in Seahouses so pleased we decided to have a walk in Craster we would never of discovered The Jolly Fisherman !! We went in for a drink and decided to have lunch the menu looked tasty so we gave...More

1  Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pub is located on the cliff top with fabulous views. For me the reason to visit varies between crab sandwiches and crab soup. Both are wonderful. There is a decent menu though. We've visited many-a-time and will be back many more, I hope. Service...More

Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good food in a good location, very busy place so advisable to book a table in advance Excellent views over the harbour

Thank Eileen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were seated at a table next to an open door, which leads onto the balcony and we had a lovely view of the sea. The staff, both in the bar and in the restaurant, were knowledgeable, friendly and attentive. Being in a fishing village,...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A quick word of thanks to all the staff at The Jolly Fishermen for another wonderful meal. Located overlooking Craster harbour, this place has got the balance between ‘pub casual’ and ‘restaurant smart’ absolutely right. We had a dozen oysters (Tabasco dressing has a sneaky...More

Thank BrokenRadio63
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very welcoming staff, delicious fresh seafood and had a lovely table with beautiful views out to the sea. Would certainly return.

Thank Kyra v
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for a pint and food after walking to dustanburgh castle. Had to eat outside as the place was heaving which wasnt ideal with a young child on a cold day. But im sure if the weather was better it would have been the...More

1  Thank simonleeds13
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Well after driving along coastal route for 40 minutes we came to the hamlet that is Craster. After parking we came to The Jolly Fisherman (jolly only in name).The customer service was the worst ive ever come across.Firstly it took an age to be served...More

10  Thank Jon A
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Six of us went here on Thursday after a walk to the Castle. The crab and the prawn sandwiches were just lovely, served with coleslaw and peppered crisps. Dog friendly so we sat outside in the beautiful sunshine, although we sat at the front as...More

1  Thank AlcalaGirl2013
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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
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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