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The Jolly Fisherman Pub

Haven Hill, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TR, England
+44 1665 576461
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab soup” (213 reviews)
“club sandwich” (147 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled across this pub after a walk along the coast to the castle, my son spotted crab sandwiches and he wanted to go in. Lovely friendly staff and great service. The food was fabulous, I loved the crab soup and the childs mussels were...More

Thank Nicola918
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We look forward to our yearly visit to this great pub. We are always ready after a long walk to eat their excellent crab sandwiches, seafood platters and tasty chips. It is our time out from the hustle and bustle of life to sit and...More

Thank gr53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really disappointed with our visit on Thursday 05/04/2018. We have visited this pub on a number of times previously and usually enjoyed a meal . It is a busy and popular pub. However, our recent visit was really poor. It was school holiday's, so expected...More

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

Hello Peter M Can I take the opportunity to apologise for you not getting served on Thursday. We were very busy as expected and staffed acoringly, staff can let you down also putting presssure on the rest of the team but we don't show that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good beer and good pub meal, ideal for lunch. Crab sandwiches especially good. Outside space with harbour views.

Thank A_Hotel_Visitor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, helpful staff , great view of the sea made for an ideal family get together hope to repeat sometime soon - thanks to Megan for help in organising

Thank Hil17ker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a table reserved but when we arrived, found the service to be chaotic and unfriendly. We were told someone would be ‘right with us’ but then continued to be ignored, with people who came in after us served before us. We didn’t even...More

7  Thank teachertim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dreadful weather in Northumberland so we just went for a tootle around in the car - and by chance found the Jolly Fisherman. We were surprised by how good the pub was. Food was lovely - we chose crab and jalapeño on sourdough toast, crab...More

Thank 333YYY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a pub lunch after walking to Dunstanburgh. Suggest getting in for 12 o’clock to guarantee a table. Great range of real ales and beers. Lunch time menu has a good range of sandwiches. The chips fried in beef dripping are amazing!

1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On my family visit up to Northumberland this Easter we visited the Jollyfisherman TWICE (once at lunch and the other at dinner) and both experiences were excellent. The lunch time menu has a brilliant range of food with amazingly fresh fish/shellfish on it for a...More

Thank holliemoley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in Easter Sunday. The pub was heaving and restaurant fully booked. We ordered pub food instead. Despite the volume of visitors food didn’t take long and was absolutely delicious. Not sure if it was due to the fact staff were run off their feet...More

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