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Bistro 23

23 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RJ, England
+44 1665 830393
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef dish” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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23 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to eat at lunchtime on Tuesday and specifically wanted somewhere that had gluten free food in their menu. After searching the web in and around places we've been before Bistro 23 came up trumps. On a horribly cold and windy...More

Thank IanWarne_12
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch after a fabulous game of golf at Alnmouth - what a little gem! Great seafood platter but the star of the show was the warm freshly baked scone and tea!

Thank DRC7070
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous meal!!! Such a lovely couple who make you feel very welcome.. food was lovely and very reasonable!

Thank ifranckeiss
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I have enjoyed this Bistro many times. Always excellent food and drink on offer. The crab sandwich is as good as anywhere in Northumberland. The cakes are excellent and have that real home-made taste. The atmosphere is welcoming and unpretentious. And they do...More

1  Thank DamLou
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited this delightful cafe both for an excellent dinner and great lunch in the past but was disappointed yesterday by the small portions that arrived. The soup was excellent but there was not a great deal of it and the tiny portion of bread...More

Thank smallart
anna r, Owner at Bistro 23, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback after your visit yesterday. Pleased you enjoyed the soup(same portion size that we have served for many years) but am sorry that you left feeling hungry - we are very amenable & would have been very happy to give you...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018

Visited Bistro 23 with friends after walk on Alnmouth beach. Service was excellent - friendly, helpful & efficient. Nice, relaxed atmosphere. Really nice menu with plenty of choice. Food freshly prepared & tasty. Great value for money. Highly recommended.

Thank Charlie59_11
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Friendly service, drinks were served quickly. The smoothie was fresh and not from a bottle - it was delicious. The hot chocolate has huge marshmallows in it - excellent. Would visit again.

Thank Brainstormpig17
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

A lovely evening spent at Bistro 23 with friends for my husband's continuing 60th celebrations. The cheese souffle was divine, cod fresh and chunky and assorted pudds shared - baileys bread and butter pudd voted the best. All accompanied by champagne, white and red served...More

1  Thank Alison315984
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Lovely lunch here, delicious pea and ham soup, beautifully seasoned. We had scones and they were also very good. Tea in a pot was great. Friendly and great service. Lovely and warm too on a freezing day.

Thank gill h
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We ate here last night - the food was delicious, the wine was perfect and the service was friendly and efficient - a great location in Alnmouth in which to relax and enjoy local produce cooked to the highest standard. Already looking forward to returning,

Thank SharonH1902
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19 April 2016|
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Response from AGR1967 | Property representative |
I am sorry that we were closed when you called . As a tearoom we open every day except Tuesday's ( every day during school holidays) weekdays 11-4.30 & weekends 10.30-4. We are open in the Bistro Wednesday's & Saturday's 7pm... More
13 October 2015|
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Response from AGR1967 | Property representative |
Hi Kate.Thank you for your enquiry- I am sorry but we aren't open on New Year's Eve .We will be open on Wednesday & Saturdays either side of Christmas & new year.I hope you enjoy your new year in Alnmouth. Regards Anna
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Northumberland Street, Alnmouth, Alnwick NE66 2RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Alnmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1665 830393
We serve breakfast,morning coffees & cake,light lunches,afternoon tea in the Tea room and on some evenings bistro meals.Please ring for opening hours as it depends on time of year.
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