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The Italia

Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RA, England
+44 1665 830837
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (73 reviews)
“lasagne” (20 reviews)
“tiramisu” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RA, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

When visiting a local pub in a small village you really don’t expect to be treated to this standard of authentic Italian food and fresh seafood! An under rated spot to say the least and a true hidden gem

Thank jakevanthoff
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Great décor, service and staff..not forgetting the super menu. Lovely to find such a buzzy and excellent Italian restaurant in the well kept secret of Northumberland...which is Alnmouth.

Thank Dickodemint
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Tried both the Italian and the red lion, disappointed in both restaurants food very average was expecting a better standard of food wouldn't recommend either

Thank Mrs J M H
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Great Italian restaurant with an extensive menu. We have eaten here a few times now when visiting Alnmouth and every meal has been great. Love the Calzone Italia!

Thank CaledonianCalling
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Found by accident and so pleased we did. Highlight: crab stuffed pasta baked in the oven - truly delicious. Also recommended: mussels in a picante sauce, linguine marinara and linguine carbonara. The take away fish and chips are excellent, too. Nice atmosphere and relaxed, but...More

Thank nettym2012
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Visited here with family whilst holidaying in the area. Had booked in advance based upon other reviews. We booked a table for 7 plus 1 highchair - the highchair wasn't at the table and we ended up getting it ourself because no one offered to...More

2  Thank WendyWombat73
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is our third visit. We've learned our lesson about booking a table in advance, and its worth the small effort to do so. The specials are special - the lobster linguine was outstanding. Friendly and attentive service, and 3 times out of three now...More

Thank Bilbo B
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We'd been waiting all year to visit this restaurant on our next visit to the area & really looked forward to it. However, although the food was excellent we can't say the same for the service. My glass of white wine arrived warm and I...More

1  Thank A H
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Whilst ny husband went for pizza albeit a potato pizza (which was very good) I opted for sea bass from the specials. With mussels and potato in a lightly curried sauce. It was super. Beautifully cooked sea bass and just a hint Of curry. Thoroughly...More

Thank Lizzie6474
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Fab food and service. It get's full up pretty quickly so advisable to book. We were sat next to the serving hatch and could see the head Chef at work, he was so great with the rest of the staff. Can't wait to go again...More

Thank Buddens
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Questions & Answers
15 May 2016|
Response from IDandCClarke | Reviewed this property |
It is child friendly and I am sure that if you tell your waitress about the allergy I think they will be able to help.
10 February 2015|
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Response from Alan2168 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do and the other answers explain the priority. I would order before 7pm in my experience.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Alnmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 830837
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We are a small restaurant in the sea-side village of Alnmouth. You can find us in the Hope & Anchor hotel which is on the villages main street. Booking are essential. All of our food is locally sourced (whenever possible) and is all homemade.
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