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Courtyard Cafe

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Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, England
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United Kingdom
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72 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Met with a cheery welcome and ordered coffee and roast beef baguettes - both were excellent. Could not believe how much thick cut (tender) beef was piled into the baguette which was served with salad. There are a reasonable number of tables but they were a bit close together.

Thank bewrayer
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here. Very overpriced and absolutely awful food. The kids lunch box was a disgrace. I abandoned my tuna bap halfway through. Do not recommend eating here. Go into Alnwick instead

Thank Rosemary C
Rotonda West, Florida
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149 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

After we visited the Alnwick Castle grounds we stopped for a lunch break. We went into the Courtyard Café and had fish and chips and tea. It was very good and tasty. They also serve pasta dishes, pizza, sandwiches , cakes etc. It was right next to the gift shop. It ,s open from 10;00 am till 4 ;00 pm.... More 

Thank phillip c
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Our daughter bought us Afternoon Tea as a present. It was superb. We got a bottle of prosecco, some beautiful sandwiches, a large scone each with jam and cream and lots of lovely cakes. The waitress was very friendly and helpful. All in all a great experience.

3 Thank dellboyj1
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

We visited Alnwick Gardens one Saturday in March, we loved the gardens but needed some lunch as we had had our breakfast very early, so opted for this cafe. It was about 12 noon and we expected them to be serving meals. They had a sign up saying that they were serving breakfast which I remember being around £8. Being... More 

4 Thank Angelwings66
Manchester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

Better than the average attraction cafe, the Courtyard boasts a wide range of freshly prepared hot and cold food choices along with decent coffee and a range of cold beverages. The prices are fair and the views over the gardens are spectacular.

Thank sas262
Northallerton, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Visited on a day when many coach parties were visiting.....Cafe under pressure but staff handled the situation well and remained pleasant. However, the food that remained was looking tired and not cheap..But would visit again.

Thank challenger530
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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1,171 reviews
439 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 489 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

This cafe has a good range of food, friendly staff and a great setting, however it could be so much better. Granted we were there on a sunny August day and it was very busy so the pressure was on, but it was apparent there were a number of customers who simply did not understand the system. It needs to... More 

Thank bsandrs
Ashington, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

me and my husband have visited here many times and whilst expensive entry, we have always enjoyed it. if you did not fancy paying to enter for the full visit you used to be able to walk around the castle garden, sit at a picnic bench and enjoy the view for a short while, not now! very disappointed. you now... More 

1 Thank janeyg1
Haslemere, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

This is a self service café with a good choice of sandwiches and hot food. Staff were very helpful and the food especially the pizza slices delicious.

Thank Mac42

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?