August 12th 2020

Dining In Your Holiday Home

Fancy a night dining in your holiday home?

Looking to take a break from cooking, or don’t feel like going out for the evening? Don’t worry, you can still enjoy tasty  Northumberland food from the comfort of your holiday home. Check out our list of restaurants offering delivery and collection service below…

The Old Boathouse, Amble

Northumberland is home to the most castles in the whole of England and, indeed, the world with over 70 castle sites still standing today. If you’re staying in Amble, The Old Boathouse is a must-try for seafood and Sunday lunch! Luckily, they’re offering delivery or collection so you can still enjoy the high-quality dishes from the comfort of your holiday home.

Sea and Soil, Amble

On Friday’s and Saturday’s, Sea and Soil in Amble are offering a collection service. Head to their Facebook page @SeaandSoilAmble for a full menu, then preorder by calling 01665713569 after 3pm.

The Running Fox, Felton & Longframlington

From afternoon tea to cakes and essentials such as milk and eggs, The Running Fox is offering a click & collect service from their Felton and Longframlington shops. Perfect for dining in no matter what time of day!

Dining In with The Running Fox

The Potted Lobster, Bamburgh

If you’re staying in Bamburgh, Belford, Seahouses or Beadnell, you’ll be pleased to know that The Potted Lobster are offering a delivery service. View their latest menu at their Facebook page @pottedlobster, and email your order to

The Northumberland Arms, Felton

The Northumberland Arms in Felton are offering a takeaway service including a kids menu, Sunday lunch and even takeaway drinks. You can place your order online at here or call 01670 787 370.

The Northumberland Arms Felton

Scott’s of Alnmouth, Alnmouth

Scott’s of Alnmouth are offering ready meals delivered locally, so you can enjoy top-quality dishes from your holiday home. To find out the daily specials, head to their Facebook page @scottsofalnmouth.

Dining in with Scotts of Alnmouth

Jasper’s Bistro, Amble

Jasper’s Bistro is a wonderful little restaurant offering a range of seafood dishes for delivery or collection. A new menu is posted each week on their Facebook page @jaspersbistro, alongside details on how to order.

Box.Pizza, Beadnell

For the best in homemade pizzas, Box.Pizza is a must-try! Luckily, they’re offering pizza kits to be delivered locally, so you can enjoy their pizzas from your holiday home.

Try one of our local recipes…

From Scott’s of Alnmouth, why not try out this recipe for Craster Kipper Pâté?


  • 400g Craster kipper fillets or replace using mackerel fillets
  • 150g cream cheese
  • 50g crème fraîche
  • 2 lemons, zest and juice
  • Dill fronds picked from 4 stems, reserve one frond for decoration
  • Tbsp of fresh grated horseradish or the equivalent of horseradish cream
  • Slices of great quality sourdough bread • Half a cucumber, cut into ribbons
  • Tsp of cider vinegar
  • Garden salad (salad leaves, cherry tomato, sliced cucumber, pomegranate, grapes, vinaigrette)
  • Knob of salted butter


Peel the skin off the kipper fillets, discarding any obvious bones. Put the fish in a food processor. Add the cream cheese, crème fraîche, zest, juice, dill and horseradish. Blitz for three minutes until you have a smooth texture. Season to taste.

Combine the peeled cucumber ribbons with the vinegar and marinate for one minute, turning after 30 seconds. Serve in a small bowl.

Toast the sourdough bread.

The pâté is best served at just room temperature. Combine all elements together, pate, salad, toast, pickled cucumber and butter.

Enjoy your night dining in!

Looking for other places to eat in Northumberland? Click here to see some of our favourite restaurants.

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