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The Jolly Fisherman Pub

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Seafood, British
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” (200 reviews)
“club sandwich” (139 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 3 days ago via mobile

Not been here for over 10 years and it’s reassuring that some things never change. The finest crab soup you’ll find anywhere followed by a bucket of superb mussels and chips fried in lard. Tried to get in on Sunday but it was packed with...More

Thank Jon T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Crab sandwiches so tasty homemade chips crunchy coleslaw. Dog friendly really lovely pub. Sat outside perfect.

Thank alison S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We called in during the afternoon to ask whether we could have a table that evening for four adults and a 3-month-old in a pram. We were assured that would be fine. On arrival, we were shown to a table for four with space for...More

Thank Susanne L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So we had the crab soup and crab starter, delicious. The hake main course was fantastic and had a spiced twist. The only slight was the cheese board could have done with cheese that had breathed a little. In terms of service we were well...More

Thank MS_CAF
Reviewed 4 days ago

Friendly welcoming staff, excellent seafood menu.Would definitely come again even though the choice of beers is disappointing.

Thank Joset1952
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Jolly Fisherman doesn't normally take bookings but agreed to do so for our large party. I provided pre-orders to help the kitchen. It is a very informal pub/restaurant but the food is exceptional. The Crab soup was the talking point of the lunch. It...More

Thank NandG127
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I booked a table for 7 on a Tuesday night and when we arrived we were amongst the first people there. Fast forward to the positive - the food was lovely and the rave reviews of it justified. My Fisherman's Board was huge and everything...More

Thank v0dkalady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got here just at 3pm when they were ment to stop serving but the waitress spoke with the chef and he was happy to still serve us. Seafood plater was amazing! Fresh fish with a beautiful view. Staff great. Will definately be returning

Thank Carly_xx
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent visit to Dunstanburgh Castle we passed through the Beer Garden of the pub as it is on the Coast path, and we decided we would stop for a bite to eat on our way back, our return journey took us past the...More

Thank Glyn M
david_whitehead8, Owner at The Jolly Fisherman Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello We follow a strict Enviromental procedure due to us being on the coast and this close to where they live, which is in the banks of the sea! We are checked monthly and recorded. They have NEVER entered the building and never will due...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food for fish lovers. The pub was busy but the service was very good and the food was delicious. The view from the restaurant is fantastic of the sea, castle and harbourside. Can't wait to go back!

Thank 199elizabeth
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Questions & Answers
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
22 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
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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
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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