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The Jolly Fisherman Pub

) #3 of 5 Restaurants in Craster ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , 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” (188 reviews)
“club sandwich” (123 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
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Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
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1 - 10 of 1,768 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We live locally to this restaurant and planned to go on a special occasion which we did. We went on my wife's birthday. Food very fussy but too much a la carte. We found it very expensive for a pub restaurant with a reputation of...More

Thank Val023_10
Reviewed yesterday

This is a food-focused pub situation right on the cliff edge, overlooking the harbour, with views of Dunstanburgh Castle. Fabulous location. The crab sandwiches are lovely. Some of the group had the crab soup and found it just too rich: plenty of crab but rather...More

Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful sea view from the quaint dining room. Huge variety of food. Fresh fish to die for. Staff very friendly.

Thank Andy O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very busy pub but staff were polite and helpful. Quick service, even in peak season. Nothing to complain about whatsoever, although someone will no doubt find fault with something trivial. NB....the fishcakes are superb.

Thank julian r
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'll make it short - this pub offers great service, great views and excellent food and drinks. Please try it out!

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place for lunch if you have just walked up to Dunstanbrough castle and back (or if you plan to do it after to 'work off' the great beef dripping chips). Dogs are allowed in the bar and in the outside area at the back....More

1  Thank ian c
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Menu hanging up outside looked pretty good for vegetarian choices (both starters and main), but unfortunately wasn't the menu provided at the table. No vegetarian mains at all :-/ Very poor when this is the only pub in town and it is the 21st century....More

4  Thank DrMaggs
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have had a few unsuccessful attempts to get in here in the past (always full) so got her nice and early (too early we thought - 11.15am). I posed the question 'are you serving food', the young lady made a quick check with chef...More

2  Thank Alan3453
Reviewed 4 days ago

We all had a lovely lunch - 2 had the Fish Board (pates etc) and 2 had the fish cakes and we were all happy with our meals. Would recommend it if but it can be busy. Service was good and efficient. After lunch you...More

Thank Rorywquin
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Entered the pub after looking at the herring smokehouse ! The pub was very busy and no tables however we waited a few minutes and got a lovely table in the window over looking the sea . Obviously we ordered the kipper pate ! And...More

1  Thank vanessa c
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Nearby Attractions
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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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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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