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Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel

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Embleton | Alnwick, Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3UN, England
+44 1665 576111
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited as a party of 5 including one vegan and one pescatarian We all had fish except the vegan who had 3 bean chilli minus cream and cheese Without exception our fish - caught that morning - was well cooked and presented. The side vegetables were not over cooked and plentiful Service was prompt and cheerful and the atmosphere relaxed... More 

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Northallerton
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115 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chanced upon this restaurant within the hotel we were the only diners but decided to give it a go definitely glad we did as the food was delicious and very reasonably priced the service was excellent. There was a good choice of locally sourced produce such as seafood and locally caught crab and a good vegetarian choice. When the bill... More 

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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274 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying around the corner and decided on fish & chips was an easy option. The fish was ok but the chips were soggy and undercooked! Overall very poor!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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94 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As recommended by friends we had crab sandwiches and a crab salad in our group, both superb. Super fresh bread. Had a lovely pea and lentil soup too which was also lovely. Delightful staff. Put Embleton in your Sat Nav though.

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Stanley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant a number of times in 2016 for Sunday Lunch and it was always lovely. Unfortunately our 1st visit of 2017 was disappointing. My lamb was not the usual tender quality and whilst sitting we heard someone send their beef back for the same reason. With the veg it felt as though they had gone for... More 

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macclesfield
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We enjoyed a superb Easter Sunday lunch. We were made to feel so welcome and a lovely touch when our waitress brought over some Easter colouring books and crayons for our grandchildren to keep them amused. A great selection of Sunday roasts and all so well cooked and delicious and well served by the friendly staff. Nothing was too much... More 

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EmbletonHotelier, General Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Macc6 We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon. George Knight-General... More 

yorkshire dales
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101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Staying in Craster for a week we ate at the D/C/Hotel twice at lunch time. It's over two years since we ate there & it's just as good thank goodness, it goes to show it can be done, whatever there doing it works perfectly. The young lady who looked after us during those lunch times could run her own business... More 

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EmbletonHotelier, Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lyndesue We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon. Michael Townsend-... More 

Alnwick, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

My wife and I have been looking around the Alnwick area for somewhere to take friends for Sunday lunch later this month. We are so glad we looked at this Hotel because the lunch we had today was second to none... We both had roast beef it was absolutely superb. Thick slices of Northumberland beef so tender and so tasteful.... More 

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EmbletonHotelier, General Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Captain We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon. George Knight... More 

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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

we enjoyed a lovley sandwich lunch here this wk.the food was very fresh, delicious and well presented.staff were very friendly and showed us to a comfortable lounge room where dogs were allowed.would definatley return on future visits

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EmbletonHotelier, General Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bern G We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of our newly refurbished lounge ND YOUR LUNCH AT The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and... More 

Peterlee, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We ate at the restaurant twice during the late May bank holiday weekend 2016. Previous guests at our accommodation (St Cuthbert's House in Seahouses) had particularly recommended the Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel for the great food and amazing vegetarian choice. The hotel is in a lovely location and the Castle Grill room and bar is comfy and cosy, with a good... More 

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EmbletonHotelier, General Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jane We would firstly like to thank you for the time you have taken to write and post your review of The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel. We are always grateful for our guest’s comments and are continually striving to improve. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again very soon. George Knight... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Embleton | Alnwick, Embleton, Alnwick NE66 3UN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Embleton
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 576111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?