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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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“meringue” (17 reviews)
“beef dish” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

As the restaurant is only open a couple of nights during the week you will need to book in advance but it is well worth it as the food here is excellent. The portions were just right and everything was well presented and tasty. Good...More

Thank stargazer385
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited Bistro 23 quite a few times before and I have written at least one review on here about it in the past. It is a small, friendly and popular restaurant in the main street in Alnmouth, and it opens for lunches too...More

Thank WestWingFans
anna r, Owner at Bistro 23, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review on your evening in Bistro 23. It took a while to read! On the whole it sounds like you enjoyed your meal & we will take on board the few issues that you have mentioned. But I’m afraid the Homemade...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This bistro is only open one or two evenings a week at this time of year, so it's best to book as they are usually full to capacity

Thank carol_chintz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Limited opening times and relatively few covers- those are minor imperfections in this small but well organised eating place. The friendliness of the greeting and the ambiance of the venue are excellent and whilst the menu is relatively limited there are a number of choices...More

1  Thank JCHendo
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We try to eat here each time we come to stay in Alnmouth and yet again, we had an incredible meal. Booking is a must as they are only open in the evenings on Wednesdays and Saturdays (although in summer, they also open on Thursdays...More

Thank CaledonianCalling
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The couple that run the bistro are very friendly and you can tell they are very passionate about making your night the best it can be. From the crab and avacado salad, the rack of lamb through to the ginger and lime cheesecake everything was...More

Thank bsayles
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Great seafood, excellently cooked and presented with a smile. The menu may be limited but that is an asset and testament to the quality of the ingredients, I cannot overstate the pleasure of eating in this small Bistro.

1  Thank Aj8709
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We enjoyed dinner here on Wednesday, the 'fish night' and were delighted in every aspect. We had lobster, quite the best cooked, presented and delicious as we have had the pleasure to eat.The service was outstanding and the ambience enhanced by the care taken to...More

Thank _mikeandchrisjones
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We visited here for our anniversary whilst holidaying with family. We booked in advance which was wise because they were fully booked on the night we went. The menu is a little short so might be limiting subject to what is on offer when you...More

Thank WendyWombat73
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine
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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