Things to Do in Northumberland

Places to Eat

Here in Northumberland, we are spoilt with fantastic places to eat around the whole county. From Artisan brunches and afternoon tea, to harbour fish restaurants serving the daily catch, we’re fortunate to have an amazing choice of eateries.

Here you’ll find many of the restaurants, pubs, cafe and tearooms in the area, recommended by our guests, as well as the best places to visit for afternoon tea, breakfast and for Sunday lunch.  Nearest the top are our personal favourites!  For a full list of where to eat in a specific area, please click on the Location page of your chosen area.

Our Favourites

The Running Fox

Located across four locations in Northumberland; Felton, Shilbottle, Longframlington & Longhoughton, The Running Fox chain is a fantastic artisan bakery and an absolute delight to visit. The Running Fox provides great breakfast, lunch and sharing platter dishes, and not forgetting their famous foxy afternoon tea! The Running Fox is very popular so booking is essential, however, a takeaway service is available too!

Tel: 01665 660721
Click HERE for their website

The Old Boathouse, Amble

One of the best eating places in Amble.  Customers drive for miles to visit this rustic fish restaurant to experience their fresh fish and seafood, as well as the other tasty dishes on their menu. With a huge specials board that changes almost daily depending on what the fishing boats bring into the harbour, this bustling restaurant with a stunning harbour frontage is a must to sample the catches of Northumberland. Booking is essential even during the week, at all times of the year.

Tel: 01665 711232
Click HERE for their website

Milan Restaurant, Wooler

Tucked away behind the main street, this hidden gem boasts an Italian menu offering a delicious selection of pizzas, pastas, fish, chicken and steak dishes. The Milan Restaurant in Wooler provides a friendly, relaxed atmosphere with a great choice of food and drink including cocktails and local ales. It’s popular with locals and tourists alike, so on weekends and in school holidays, booking is essential.

Tel: 01668 283692
Click HERE for their Facebook page

The Jolly Fisherman, Craster

The Jolly Fisherman is a family-run restaurant located in the coastal village of Craster. This award-winning restaurant combines spectacular sea views with a good selection of ales and delicious menu with fresh catches of the day, including their famous crab soup and Craster landed lobster.

Tel: 01665 576461
Click HERE for their website

Bertram’s, Warkworth

Located in the medieval village of Warkworth, Bertram’s is a firm favourite here in the office as it’s located just around the corner from us! Bertram’s serves the very best of Northumbrian produce and is open every day from 9am-7pm serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea, as well as a great selection of home baked cakes and treats!

Tel: 01665 798070
Click HERE for their website

Cook & Barker, Newton on the Moor

Located at Newton on the Moor which is just off the A1, the Cook and Barker is a real traditional Northumbrian country inn, offering a wide variety of dishes served in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Tel: 01665 575234
Click HERE for their website

Scotts of Alnmouth

The jewel in the crown in Alnmouth is Scott’s deli. A delightful and refreshing addition to this gorgeous little village is the deli which serves an exciting mix of premium products as well as their fresh selection of cheeses, baked goods, deli sandwiches and much more. Any gin lovers should stop by here to admire the great selection of gins they have on offer, especially local ones too.

Tel: 07590 564963
Click HERE for their website

The Potted Lobster, Bamburgh

Located in the heart of the iconic village of Bamburgh, this small and intimate restaurant has a lovely Mediterranean feel. It’s a fish restaurant serving the fresh, local catch landed at nearby town of Seahouses. You will need to book in advance as it’s very popular with locals and tourists alike.

Tel: 01668 214088
Click HERE for their website

Restaurant Pine, near Corbridge

Located just over 5 miles away from Corbridge, converted from an old cow barn, Restaurant Pine is a small, intimate restaurant offering delicious three tiered afternoon tea during the day and a tasting menu on the evening sourced from ingredients grown on the onsite kitchen garden or found in the Northumbrian countryside. Booking is advance is essential.

Tel: 01434 671202
Click HERE for the website

The Northumberland Arms, Felton

Located next to the River Coquet in the peaceful village of Felton, The Northumberland Arms is a 5* country inn providing hearty meals prepared with the finest local ingredients. The restaurant itself has a real cosy feel and there is also outdoor seating available (depending on the British weather of course!).

Tel: 01670 787370
Click HERE for their website

The Angler’s Arms, Weldon Bridge

Nestled on the banks of the River Coquet in the pretty hamlet of Weldon Bridge you will find The Angler’s Arms. Whether you’re looking for a quick pub lunch or a romantic evening meal, this traditional Northumbrian restaurant provides a fantastic selection of meals suited for all occasions.  Indoor and outdoor dining available.

Tel: 01665 606332
Click HERE for their website

Jaspers, Amble

This pretty little restaurant is a hidden gem in Amble. It only covers about 20 customers so is very small and intimate, meaning booking is advised. They serve delicious lunches and even better evening meals, bistro-style, with a delicious selection of desserts!

Tel: 07853 449465
Click HERE for their Facebook page

Good Pubs

The Red Lion, Alnmouth

A really traditional pub with the best atmosphere!  The Red Lion have embraced the classic style and retained its original features, which adds to the cosiness of this true Northumbrian pub. They have a lovely beer garden with gorgeous views as seen in the photo and a restaurant too. They serve a good Sunday lunch! Dogs are welcome too!

Tel: 01665 830584
Click HERE for their website

The Ship Inn, Low Newton

Featured on Tales of Northumberland with Robson Green, The Ship Inn is a very traditional pub located right on the coast at Low Newton, serving real ales, smoked Craster kippers, their famous crab sandwiches and they also have their own micro-brewery.

Tel: 01665 576262
Click HERE to visit their website

The Northumberland Arms, Felton

Located next to the River Coquet in the peaceful village of Felton, The Northumberland Arms is a 5* country inn providing hearty meals prepared with the finest local ingredients. The restaurant itself has a real cosy feel and there is also outdoor seating available (depending on the British weather of course!).

Tel: 01670 787370
Click HERE to visit their website

The Anglers Arms at Weldon Bridge

A traditional pub with a real fire, serving fantastic food! A must do if you are in the National Park area, and located in a beautiful setting. Coquet Cottage is just up the road too!

Tel: 01665 570271
Click HERE to visit their website

The Joiners Arms, Newton by the Sea

Very warm, friendly and modern-rustic pub with a buzzing atmosphere. Serves very good food and a great Sunday lunch. Perfect for lunch after a walk on the beach or somewhere special for an evening meal.

Tel: 01665 576112
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The Sun Inn, Alnmouth

A really cosy and friendly pub with a warm atmosphere and really good pub food. The bar area is lovely and a great place to meet after a long walk along the stunning Northumberland coast. You can bring your dog in the bar too which is a bonus!

Tel: 01665 830983
Click HERE for their Facebook page

The Three Wheat Heads, Thropton

This very traditional country pub is over 300 years old has the most beautiful scenic views out to the National Park from it’s lovely dining restaurant.  Thropton is the next village you come to when you drive through Rothbury, so very easy to find. Well worth a stop off for a hearty lunch.

Tel: 01669 620262 or
Click HERE to visit their website

The Lord Crewe Arms, Bamburgh

This newly refurbished pub has a really cosy bar and a fabulous restaurant. Definitely somewhere to end up at after a long walk on Bamburgh beach. Serving traditional English dishes, this pub and restaurant is highly recommended and often praised by our customers. It’s one not to be missed!

Tel: 01668 214273 or
Click HERE for their website

The Sun Inn, Warkworth

Located at the top of the village opposite the castle, The Sun Inn is a good pub with a restaurant where you can dine in the bar or the restaurant. Dogs are welcome in the bar. They have a lovely conservatory steak restaurant too with views of the castle and the river. They have live music on quite often, and also a great juke box.

Tel: 01665 711259,
Click HERE for their website.

The Hermitage Inn, Warkworth

Located in the very centre of the village, The Hermitage Inn serves hearty food and a carvery on a Sunday, and most weekends they have live music on a Friday evening. Also outside the front of the pub on a gorgeous sunny day the seats are a sun trap, great location to watch the world go by!

Tel: 01665 711258
Click HERE to visit their website

The Masons Arms, Warkworth

Probably the most atmospheric pub in Warkworth, serving good pub food in a nice setting right in the centre of the village. They serve hearty food each day and Sunday lunch, you can even take your dog with you too. They occasionally have live music on during the year, so keep an eye out on their website. They have a huge beer garden that’s all been recently refurbished with a pizza hut and more, which is a sun trap too.

Tel: 01665 711398
Click HERE for their website

The Rat Inn, Anick

The Rat Inn set in a gorgeous village green setting in the small hamlet of Anick. The Rat enjoys spectacular views across the countryside with the River Tyne in the distance as well as the ancient roman village of Corbridge. There is often daily specials on offer here and seasonal menus that change daily. Along with a cosy bar area with a wood burner for those cooler months.

Tel: 01434 602814
Click HERE to visit their website

The Black Bull, Etal

The Black Bull located in Etal is the only thatched pub in Northumberland managed by the Cheviot Brewery who brew their real ale just up the road! Served here for you is a lunch, evening meals and Sunday lunches. Along with local ale!

Tel: 01890 820200
Click HERE to visit their website

The Fishing Boat Inn, Boulmer

The Fishing Boat Inn is the only pub in Boulmer where our gorgeous Crab Apple Cottage is located. The views are amazing and overlook the beautiful North East coast. In the pub area there is a cosy log fire and in the restaurant if you are lucky enough you can sit in the conservatory or even outside in one of the finest beer gardens in Northumberland!

Tel: 01665 577750
Click HERE to visit their website

 

The Cook and Barker, Newton on the Moor

Located at Newton on the Moor which is just off the A1, this is a fantastic pub with a really great restaurant and very easily accessible. Dogs are welcome in the bar area which is super cosy. Also our gorgeous Ryan Leigh Cottage is just opposite! Booking is recommended in the restaurant.

Tel: 01665 575234
Click HERE to visit their website

The Percy Arms, Chatton

This country boutique restaurant and pub in the heart of Chatton is very popular.  Serving excellent food and afternoon tea, it’s the only eatery in Chatton and a good one at that. Percy Cottage is just next door – handy or what? And The Hayloft in Chatton and Fieldside House are just a short walk from here too!

Tel: 01668 215244
Click HERE to visit their website

The Pack Horse Inn, Ellingham

A quaint little pub that is very traditional with a lovely restaurant in the conservatory in the back, with pretty fairy lights lining the windows. This lovely little pub offers great food and real ales and even grows their own vegetables in their vegetable garden. It is a delight to the little village of Ellingham and allows dogs in the bar too.

Tel: 01665 589292
Click HERE to visit their website

The Tankerville Arms, Eglingham

Located outside of Alnwick heading towards the National Park, The Tankerville Arms is located in the very pretty village of Eglingham. It is a traditional Northumbrian pub with a real fire and a cosy atmosphere, serving high quality restaurant food, not just your standard ‘pub grub’.  Definitely recommended if you fancy a pretty drive around the edges of the Alnwick Castle grounds and into the countryside.

Tel: 01665 578444
Click HERE to visit their website.

The Red Lion, Milfield 

The Red Lion located in the rural, picturesque village of Milfield ran by Ian & Claire Burn who offer all visitors to The Red Lion for a wholesome meal, good well kept beer and warm friendly environment.

Tel: 01668 216224
Click HERE to visit their website

Newcastle House, Rothbury

Located right in the centre of Rothbury, Newcastle House is a traditional town pub serving a good variety of hearty, local food. From breakfast, to dinner, to Sunday lunches and Indians, open seven days a week!

Tel: 01669 620334
Click HERE to visit their website.

The Cross Keys, Thropton

The Cross Keys is a very traditional local pub serving hearty Northumbrian pub grub. They often have live music on and the occasional pub quiz. Thropton is the next village along from Rothbury, driving west. Worth a visit!

Tel: 01669 620362
Click HERE to visit their website

The Horseshoes Inn, Rennington

The Horseshoes Inn is a family owned pub described as a comfortable, welcoming flagstoned pub just north of Alnwick. Dogs are allowed in the bar area as well as the beer garden! There is a variety of food on offer here from main meals to sandwiches and Sunday lunches.

Tel: 01665 577665
Click HERE to view their website

The Jolly Fisherman, Craster

The Jolly Fisherman combines gorgeous sea views with tasty home cooking and beautifully kept ales. In winter months you can relax by one of the open roaring fires and in the summer months you can enjoy the breathtaking views from the fabulous beer garden overlooking the Northumberland coast. Crabcake Cottage is only just up the road from this popular pub!

Tel: 01665 576461
Click HERE to visit their website

The Craster Arms, Beadnell

The Craster Arms bar is open all day everyday and is dog friendly! For the winter months real log fires are on offer for you and for summer weather in Northumberland a large outdoor seating area is the place to be! Do not miss out! In addition to the great cosy seating areas is a selection of pub food for lunch and dinner. And not forgetting Sunday lunches!

Tel: 01665 720272
Click HERE to view their website

The Black Bull Inn, Lowick

The Black Bull has recently been refurbished inside and out and serves food Monday-Sunday, lunch, dinner and Sunday lunches. Reservations are strongly recommended.

Tel: 01289 3888375
Click HERE to view their website

The Widdrington Inn, Widdrington 

A traditional pub in the heart of Northumberland just along the road (a 4 minute drive) from Revilo Lookout and not far from our properties in Amble. There is a gorgeous outdoor seating area for those gorgeous summer days in Northumberland. Dogs are welcome in the bar area. A selection of great ales, wines, larger’s and spirts are on offer for you here.

Tel: 01670 760260
Click HERE visit their website

The Apple Inn, Lucker

The Apple Inn near Belford (only 3.8 miles from Bamburgh) is a dog friendly gastro pub in the heart of Lucker village which serves an outstanding Sunday lunch, lunch and dinner menu with so much choice for all the family! A great selection of local spirts, liqueur coffees , gin, real ales and cocktails are available here too! Booking is advised, you don’t want to miss out!

Tel: 01668 213 824
Click HERE to visit their website

Something a bit different...

The Hungry Obbit, Longhorsley

The Hungry Obbit is a unique, secret dining, highly recommended experience located in Longhorsley which offers a night of fun with friends or family off the beaten track. Dinner will be served around a fire pit and cooked infront of you in a kota, decorated in fairy lights to create a cosy vibe. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available. Booking in advance is essential.

Tel: 07871 513191
Click HERE to visit their Facebook page

The Treehouse, Alnwick

Its not everyday you get to dine in a unique Treehouse located right next to the famous Alnwick Gardens. Why not visit The Treehouse for a magical dining experience. Maybe to celebrate a special birthday or anniversary? Booking is highly advised.

Tel: 01665 511350
Click HERE to visit their website

Hjem, Corbridge

Restaurant Hjem (pronounced “yem) retains its star status in Michelin Guide 2022! Located in the small village of Wall in the beautiful Northumberland countryside. On offer at this fantastic restaurant are tasting menu’s which include ingredients sourced from the surrounding farms and gardens of Northumberland, but cooked using Scandinavian precision and techniques. Booking is essential and with advance notice the owners are happy to accommodation any allergies or dietary requirements.

Tel: 01434 681232
Click HERE to visit their website

The Cheviot Tap, near Etal

The Cheviot Tap located near Etal produces real craft ales and beers. Their cask and bottled ale range is a mix of traditional and contemporary styles. The Cheviot Tap’s alcohol can also be found on tap around Northumberland in many pubs. Their onsite tap bar is the hub to sample the cask ales, and often there is stonebaked pizza offered and cooked on site.

Tel: 0191 3897102
Click HERE to visit their website

Restaurant Pine, near Corbridge

Restaurant Pine in Northumberland is set in an old cow barn which offers amazing views of the sloping Northumberland landscape alongside Hadrian’s Wall. The kitchen here is open so you can also watch your evening meals be prepared by one of the dedicated chefs. Also on offer for you through the day is a classic three tiered afternoon tea with a modern approach and in the evening enjoy the gorgeous tasting menu using local Northumbrian ingredients or grown onsite in the kitchen garden. You can make a reservation online!

Tel: 01434 671202
Click HERE to visit their website

Restaurants

Milan Restaurant, Wooler

Tucked away behind the main street, this hidden gem boasts an Italian menu offering a delicious selection of pizzas, pastas, fish, chicken and steak dishes. The Milan Restaurant in Wooler provides a friendly, relaxed atmosphere with a great choice of food and drink including cocktails and local ales. It’s popular with locals and tourists alike, so on weekends and in school holidays, booking is essential.

Tel: 01668 283692
Click HERE to visit their Facebook page

The Market Tavern Steakhouse & Lodge, Alnwick

Situated in the heart of Alnwick , The Market Tavern, on Fenkle Street, don’t be perturbed by the ‘pub’ appearance to the front. The Tavern restaurant is situated at the back of the pub and the food is fantastic. A fairly new addition to Alnwick, the steakhouse serves excellent food in a romantic, low-light atmosphere with lots of choices of locally sourced meats and fish. Booking in advance is highly recommended as the restaurant is very popular with the locals too.

Tel: 01665 602759
Click HERE to visit their website

The Potted Lobster, Bamburgh

The Potted Lobster offers a unique and relaxing dining experience with a menu packed with fresh, locally sourced seafood in the heart of Bamburgh. The Potted Lobster also has a dog friendly area. You must book in advance as it is very popular with locals and tourists alike. They do not take bookings for the outside tables so if the sun is shining, please just pop along and see if one is available!

Tel: 01668 214088 or
Click HERE to visit their Facebook page

The Whittling House, Alnmouth

Newly opened in Alnmouth, The Whittling House is a delightful restaurant serving good food using Northumberland produce. It’s conveniently located on the main street of Alnmouth. The Whittling House is open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We’d definitely recommend you book a table ahead of time to ensure your place.

Tel: 01665 463001
Click HERE to visit their website.

 

Adam and Eve, Alnwick

Adam and Eve based in the heart of Alnwick town offers tasty Northumberland produce by using as many local suppliers as they possibly can. The menu’s here are seasonal, so we would highly advise to check on the website before you visit to see what’s on offer for you. As well as the amazing food here, the cocktails and selection of drinks are spectacular! Booking is recommened.

Tel: 01665 517330
Click HERE to visit their website

Beadnell Towers, Beadnell

Beadnell Towers welcomes all the family, all your friends and even your dogs! Beadnell Towers is one of the newest restaurants in Northumberland where you will be offered local produce and food heritage, confident, simple cooking, excellent ales, bespoke spirits and fine wines with a relaxed, Northumbrian atmosphere. Booking is advised!

Tel: 01665 721 211
Click HERE to visit their website

The Bosk, Branton

The Bosk located in Branton, near Powburn is a new exciting venue in the heart of the Breamish Valley countryside. On offer for you here are gorgeous meals, a tasty brunch menu, a pizza oven for delicious pizzas and a wine bar with a selection of wines. The Bosk offers featured nights such as grill night, pizza night and curry night. We highly recommend The Bosk and would recommend to book a table! Outdoor seating is available for drinks in the warmer months.

Tel: 01665 660129
Click HERE to visit their Facebook page

Jaspers, Amble

This pretty little restaurant is a hidden gem in Amble. It only covers about 20 customers so is very small and intimate, meaning booking is advised. They serve delicious lunches and even better evening meals, bistro-style, with a delicious selection of desserts!

Tel: 07853 449465
Click HERE to visit their Facebook page

 

William De Percy, Otterburn

William de Percy is a luxury boutique inn located in the heart of Northumberland on the Scottish borders. There is a huge selection on offer for you so there is definitely something for everyone. From dishes such as fish, to delicious pork belly, to burgers and gorgeous steaks. Sunday lunch is also an option here, as well as a breakfast menu. Booking is advised to avoid disappointment.

Tel: 01830 576040
Click HERE to visit their website

The Old Boat House, Amble 

Located in Amble on the harbour front overlooking the gorgeous North sea is The Old Boat House. One of the best eating places in Amble.  Customers drive for miles to visit this rustic fish restaurant to experience their fresh fish and seafood, as well as the other tasty dishes on their menu. With a huge specials board that changes almost daily depending on what the fishing boats bring into the harbour, this bustling restaurant with a stunning harbour frontage is a must to sample the catches of Northumberland. Booking is essential even during the week, at all times of the year.

Tel: 01665 711232
Click HERE to visit their website

La Famiglia, Amble 

If you’re looking for Italian food, La Famiglia won’t disappoint! From pizza and pasta to steak and seafood dishes, their extensive menu offers plenty of choice, and make sure to check out their daily specials too!

Tel: 01665 713159
Click HERE to visit their Facebook page

Caffe Tirreno, Alnwick

Café Tirreno located just before you reach the archway onto the main street of Alnwick, this rustic Italian cafe is bustling with atmosphere. You cannot reserve a table here but even if the restaurant looks full don’t despair, as the turnover of tables is quite rapid. If there is a queue, they may suggest for you to go to the pub next door and they will call you when your table is ready for you.

Tel: 01665 605455
Click HERE to visit their website

Lily’s Landing, Amble

Lilys Landing in Amble overlooking the gorgeous harbour serves tasty flatbreads, burgers, salmon, mussels, crab and many more delicious options. There is also a lovely seating area for pre-dinner drinks inside or outside. Booking is advised.

Tel: 01665 713007
Click HERE to visit their Facebook page

Sherkhan of Alnwick

Sherkhan in the heart of Alnwick serves a diverse menu of traditional and contemporary Indian food. All cooked fresh to order by their world class chefs. The atmosphere is very relaxed with a modern restaurant and cocktail bar.

Tel: 01665 605 550
Click HERE to visit their website

The Fish Shack, Amble

The Fish Shack in Amble, you could not get closer to the sea if you tried! The shack was purpose built using the old ‘Sea Quest’ boat and boasts amazing views, great service and a relaxed atmosphere. Served here is fish and chips, mussels, crab, seafood platters and many more tasty options. There is also lots of outdoor seating for the warmer months. Booking is advised.

Tel: 01665 661 301
Click HERE to visit their website

Longstone House Hotel, Seahouses

The Longstone House Hotel located in North Sunderland, Seahouses offers delicious freshly cooked food made from local produce. Thursdays nights are steak night which is popular with both visitors and locals. Two ribeye steaks and a bottle of wine for £30, do not miss out! Booking is advised.

Tel: 01665 721202
Click HERE to visit their website.

 

Foxtons Wine Bar & Restaurant, Berwick

Foxtons Wine Bar and Restaurant serves food seven days a week! The restaurant and bar offers a friendly service, a large rang of wines, beers and gins to choose from along side a delicious meal! The dishes consist of seafood, steaks, burgers and vegetarian dishes. This place comes highly recommend! Booking is highly recommended, you can do this online or over the phone.

Tel: 01289 303939
Click HERE to visit their website

Fat Mermaid, Amble

Fat Mermaid located on the main street in Amble offers a variety of tasty options, there is something for everyone! From fish dishes such as soft-shell crab and squid to farm dishes such as pheasant and duck to land dishes which include baked duck egg, beetroot and goat’s cheese. Not forgetting the tasty Sunday lunches and the appetizing cocktails. Highly recommended and booking is advised.

Tel: 01665 713569
Click HERE to visit their Facebook page

The Plough On The Hill, Berwick

The Plough On The Hill is a traditional Northumbrian country pub which offers a cosy, relaxed atmosphere and great pub food to indulge in! You can also wash it down with locally sourced beer! There is something for everyone here.

Tel: 01289 387597
Click HERE to visit their website

La Mensa, Rothbury

La Mensa is an Italian restaurant in the picturesque village of Rothbury serving freshly cooked Italian cuisine.  From pizza, to pasta, to chicken to steak, La Mensa offers it all! The cocktails are also delicious! Booking is recommended in advance.

Tel: 07907 430818
Click HERE to visit their Facebook page

The Collingwood Arms, Cornhill-on-Tweed

The Collingwood Arms is a Grade ll listed, luxury Georgian hotel set in beautiful surroundings with views over the River Tweed. There is a beautiful open log fire as they enter the building. In the pub area you will find a mix of visitors and locals enjoying a drink and some gorgeous food. Whereas, the restaurant is an intimate setting with charm and character.

Tel: 01890 882 424
Click HERE to visit their website

Audela, Berwick

Audela based in Berwick uses the finest seasonal produce sourced daily from suppliers in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders. On offer for you here are dishes such as beef sirlion, monkfish, crab and smoked haddock risotto and many more tempting choices. Booking is always advised.

Tel: 01289 308827
Click HERE to visit their website

Lollo Rosso, Morpeth

Although Morpeth is a little further south, Lollo Rosso is most definitely worth the visit! Delicious Italian food, outstanding service, a vibrant atmosphere and tasty cocktails! Booking is always essential at Lollo Rosso!

Tel: 01670 514111
Click HERE to visit their website

The Plough, Alnwick

Located just before you drive through the arch into Alnwick, The Plough is relaxing and modern with a bar downstairs and an intimate restaurant upstairs, serving delicious food with a friendly atmosphere. The service is very good and they use local produce.

Tel: 01665 602395
Click HERE for the website

No.1, Wooler

No.1 Wooler has recently changed hands and is currently undergoing some changes…exciting things to be confirmed shortly! Food on offer for you will be traditional pub classics, flatbreads and afternoon teas!

Tel: 01668 283 089
Click HERE to visit their website

Cafes & Tearooms

Bertrams, Warkworth

Bertrams is a fantastic new addition to Warkworth village. It’s a beautifully restored old pub converted into a modern and relaxing cafe.  Dogs are very welcome in the cafe and the pretty courtyard outside.  Serving fabulous Northumbrian breakfasts and tasty lunches through to the early evening, and then a delicious bistro menu. Bertrams is perfect for a coffee or bowl of Cullen Skink after a long walk on the beach, or an early evening meal with little ones. It’s licensed too if you fancied something stronger than a coffee!

Tel: 01665 798070
Click HERE for their website

Gingerbread Coffee House, Red Row 

The Gingerbread Coffee House in Red Row offers a wide selection of delicious home made cakes, scones and sandwiches along with locally roasted coffee and great teas. Our cottage Revilo Lookout is just a short walk away from this fabulous café!

Tel: 01670 762184
Click HERE to view their Facebook page

Spurelli’s, Amble

If you like ice cream, then you will fall in love with Spurellis. This little Italian ice cream parlour and coffee shop is a gem on Amble’s harbour road. In the summer sit outside and marvel at the harbour front and stroll along the harbour village shops, and in the winter their cosy but contemporary coffee shop serves cakes and coffee as well as their delicious ice cream. They also do large tubs of ice cream if you need to carry on your ice cream ‘fix’ back at your cottage! Not one to miss, they close at 5pm each day.

Tel: 01665 710890
Click HERE for their website

The Corner House, Berwick

The Corner House located in Berwick has been nominated for the Best Café in Northumberland Retail Business Awards 2022. On offer here for you is home baked cakes, bread, scones, a great selection of teas, coffees and hot food. There is a roaring fire to relax by or even read a book when you enjoy delicious food and beverage.

Tel: 01289 304748
Click HERE to visit their Facebook

The Running Fox

Located across four locations in Northumberland; Felton, Shilbottle, Longframlington & Longhoughton, The Running Fox chain is a fantastic artisan bakery and an absolute delight to visit. The Running Fox provides great breakfast, lunch and sharing platter dishes, and not forgetting their famous foxy afternoon tea! The Running Fox is very popular so booking is essential, however, a takeaway service is available too!

Tel: 01665 660721
Click HERE to visit their website

Morwick Ice Cream Parlour

On the road to Acklington from Warkworth about 2 miles out, the café is very small with limited food, however the ice cream is absolutely delicious! Housed in a converted part of the milking shed, it’s a delight to enjoy a gourmet ice-cream whilst watching the award winning pedigree Ayrshire and Holstein cows milling around. There’s a very good little adventure playground for smaller children too, directly in front of the ice cream parlour. Highly recommended and definitely worth stopping off for!

Tel: 01665 711210
Click HERE for their website

Carnaby’s, near Ellingham

This new café and gift shop has opened up just off the A1, where the previous ‘Little Chef’ was housed north of North Charlton. This fabulous café specialises in fresh salads, exotic flavours, and sweet treats, very much like a ‘foodie’ place! Their gift shop is really sweet too, selling pretty clothes, shoes, homewares and more. If you’re heading up to Bamburgh or Holy Island or down towards Alnwick then it’s well worth a pit stop for some great food!

Click HERE to visit their website

Grinders Coffee Shop, Wooler

Grinders Coffee Shop based in the heart of Wooler serve a variety of scrumptious light meals such as paninis, baked potato’s, burgers, fish and chips. And not forgetting the sweet treats they have to offer you! Amazing cakes, cheesecakes, smoothies and scones. Too much to choose from!

Tel: 01668 283762
Click HERE to visit their Facebook page

Strawberry Lounge, Alnwick

The Strawberry Lounge is a pretty little café on Narrowgate in Alnwick. Look for the white door with strawberries painted on the front.  Serving lunches including panni’s, soups, daily specials, afternoon teas and a variety of cakes. Their different selection of scones is highly recommended by our guests!

Tel: 07845 216810
Click HERE for their Facebook page

The Drift Cafe, Cresswell

Cresswell is a very small village with a fantastic beach. A lot of our guests don’t think to venture any further south of Amble but they should to visit the beach and The Drift Cafe at Cresswell. The café is also a bookshop too but the food is fantastic! They offer the basics such as sandwiches and sweet treats, but also hearty meals after braving the cold winds on the beach in the winter. Dogs are welcome too which means you can all enjoy something tasty.

Tel: 01670 861599
Click HERE to visit their Facebook page

Tea Cosy Cafe, Alnmouth

This small bustling café serves really good, homemade food using local produce. There are huge windows looking out to Alnmouth main street and the atmosphere is really warm and friendly. It is a small and intimate restaurant with friendly staff and is great at accommodating special requirements such as vegetarians and coeliacs.

Tel: 01665 830393,
Click HERE to visit their website

The Old School Gallery, Alnmouth

Whilst primarily a very pretty art gallery housing an ever-changing range of both local and national art – including renowned local artist, Sue Fenlon, The Old School Gallery also has a small coffee shop serving Illy coffee and locally baked cakes. The gallery itself is lovely inside, being converted from the original old village school it has some lovely period features. In the summer, there are picnic tables with parasols to sit outside and water bowls for dogs. Street food is served throughout the summer months from local providers. The gallery is located a few yards up from the main roundabout in Alnmouth, on the road north to Foxton.

Tel: 01665 830554
Click HERE to visit their website

Bari Tea, Alnwick

Bari Tea (baa-ree) is a chilled out contemporary café in the centre of Alnwick close to the Barbican of the castle. It is also a tea brewery, where you can buy a huge selection of different types of loose tea from all around the world and can even keep buying the tea you like from their website when you get home. Their lovely café lunches are perfect for a pit-stop when exploring Alnwick.

Tel: 01665 510508
Click HERE for their website

1911 Coffee Co, Amble

1911 Coffee Co located on the main street in Amble serves amazing coffee and tasty food in a cosy environment! From breakfasts including pancakes and waffles, to salads, baguettes, panni’s, daily specials and sweet treats too such as delicious cakes, scones and cookies.

Tel: 01665 710706
Click HERE to view their Facebook page

Ingram Cafe, Ingram

When visiting the picturesque, stone-built hamlet of Ingram Valley be sure to call in at the Ingram Café! Linhope Spout is a wild waterfall which is a short distance from Ingram which is also worth a visit! The café is located within the former National Park Visitor Centre. Grab a sandwich, toastie, baked potato and a few more delicious light lunch options. Also this café includes Breamish Valley Archaeology Exhibition.

Tel: 01665 578100
Click HERE to visit their Facebook page

Earl Grey Tea House, Howick Hall

Hence it’s name, Earl Grey himself brought the special blend of tea to Howick as a gift from a Chinese mandarin, designed to suit the water at Howick, using bergamot to balance the flavour against the lime in the water. The café itself is only open when the gardens are open, so it’s worth checking that out by clicking HERE to visit the website for Howick Hall. The café serves a variety of teas, homemade and local produce, snacks and light lunches. A good tip to blend in with the local lingo – ‘Howick’ is pronounced, ‘Hoick’, rather than ‘How-wick’!

Tel: 01665 572232
Click HERE for their website

Grannies, Alnwick

Grannies Tea Room and Delicatessen based in the heart of Alnwick was established around 1984 is still a strong favourite now to many locals and visitors to the town. Served here to either dine in or takeaway are delicious soups, panni’s, baked potatoes, sweet treats, cheeses, a section of hot and cold drinks and many more specials. Grannies is a foodie’s heaven!

Tel: 01665 602394
Click HERE to visit their website

The Copper Kettle, Bamburgh

This little café located right in the centre of Bamburgh main street is like a step back in time. This traditional café serves sandwiches, afternoon teas and sweet treats in an old-fashioned Victorian tea room style and dogs are welcome in the courtyard too. Just a few minutes walk from Bamburgh Castle you will be able to refuel after a day of history, touring the castle and amazing views of the coast.

Tel: 01668 214315
Click HERE for their website

The Old Custom House, Amble

Brand new to Amble overlooking the gorgeous little shore is The Old Custom House Tearooms! Grab a spot of lunch here after a stroll around the harbour or after a browse around Amble Harbour Village pods. Lunch here will include homemade pies, quiche, soup, paninis, sandwiches and jacket potatoes. Also on offer are the most delicious cakes and homemade scones, do not miss out! The Old Custom House is also dog friendly, so your canine companions can join you!

Click HERE to visit their website

Wyndenwell, Bamburgh

This little gem of a shop is a multitude of things; a café, shop, deli and ice cream parlour. As well as selling local artwork and gifts, the shops is also a small café, deli and ice cream shop! Their simple café food is very good, such as homemade big open sandwiches and toasties and fresh coffee too, and all of their ice cream is from local producer, Beckleberry’s – and it is DIVINE! Their gift shop stocks local ales, jams and old fashioned sweets, as well as the famous Lindisfarne produce such as the Lindisfarne Mead. The shop is always busy in the warmer months with locals and tourists stopping off for something sweet, but as they do everything to take away too – why not take it down to the beach to enjoy?

Click HERE to visit their Instagram page

Bewicks Kitchen & Coffee House, Rothbury

Bewicks offers modern British cuisine in a cosy atmosphere in the heart of Rothbury Village. Why not call in for a tasty coffee after a stroll along the River Coquet in the village or if you are feeling peckish maybe some lunch from the extensive menu which offers dishes such as lamb chops,  burgers, chicken, surf and turf and salmon. Bewicks also offers local specialty alcoholic drinks such as Lindisfarne Gin, Alnwick IPA, Alnwick Larger and Alnwick Cider if you fancy an afternoon tipple, you are on holiday after all!

Tel: 01669 621717
Click HERE to visit their website

The Barn at Beal, just before the Holy Island Causeway

The Barn at Beal is a coffee shop, restaurant, bar and campsite overlooking the causeway leading to the magnificent Holy Island. The café is really good, serving a fine selection of homemade cakes and locally produced meals and you can sit outside too on the terrace. On an evening, they also open up on a Friday and Saturday night for formal dinners and have their ‘Bothy Bar’ for a pre or post dinner drink. This is the place you stop to refuel before or after visiting Holy Island and Lindisfarne.

Tel: 01289 540044
Click HERE to visit their website

One Coffee 1, Seahouses 

One Coffee 1 based in the village of Seahouses offers a delicious range of homemade cakes, traybakes and scones. Alongside a savoury menu with jacket potato’s, sandwiches, panini’s, quiche and many more light lunch options. This café would be perfect before or after a boat trip with Billy Shiel’s Boat Trips located down the harbour in Seahouses to visit the amazing and famous Farne Islands, grey seals and puffins.

Tel: 01665 722956
Click HERE to visit their website

The Stable Yard, Craster

The Stable Yard is a cute little coffee shops based in Craster. You can choose from a selection of soups, sandwiches, pasties, homemade cakes and scones. Plus, there’s also a small range of gifts & pots to purchase while you’re there!

Tel: 01665 571240
Click HERE to visit their website

The Corbridge Larder, Corbridge

The Corbridge Larder is a cafe which offers a dining experience to suit you, whether you are an early morning breakfast, relaxing brunch or a long lunch. Also on offer for your our afternoon tea’s, refreshing glasses of wine or bottles of beer. There is also a shop which contains gorgeous hampers, gin sets and many more Northumbrian goodies.

Tel: 01434 632948
Click HERE to visit their website

Afternoon Tea

Bertrams, Warkworth

Once again Bertram’s features on our favourites for somewhere to visit for really good food. After countless visits we just can’t fault it! Their afternoon treat is a delight, served between 3-6pm every day, there is a delicious selection that you can choose from of sweet and savoury. As well as having an option of a sparking Afternoon Tea with Prosecco, you an also opt for a ‘G&Tea’, with a gin and tonic! They have a fabulous selection of different gin’s too if you fancy something refreshing. In winter or summer, they have their roaring fires on in the chilly months and their pretty courtyard to the rear.

Tel: 01665 798070
Click HERE to visit their website

Eshott Hall, Eshott

We personally think Eshott Hall is the ‘creme-de-la-creme’ of Afternoon Teas in Northumberland, giving diners a beautiful, country-house feel with the best food and finest teas, coffees and champagne. Served between 3-5pm, booking is absolutely essential. Eshott is located a little further south than Felton. And also offers award winning dining, maybe for a special occasion when your on holiday in gorgeous Northumberland?

Tel: 01670 787454
Click HERE to visit their website

Doxford Hall Hotel near Embleton

Doxford Hall is located just north of Embleton, between there and Beadnell inland. This beautiful stately home is owned by the same family who have Eshott Hall, so the high standard remains the same. The food is beautiful and you can also get light meals and snacks here, as well as afternoon tea. They also serve cream teas here if you didn’t fancy the full platter of treats! Booking is also essential, as Doxford Hall is a Spa too.

Tel: 01665 568231
Click HERE to visit their website

The Running Fox

As well as a fabulous artisan bakery and café, The Running Fox also does Afternoon Tea with a twist – instead of dainty sandwiches and mini bites of something sweet, they have wedges of meaty pies and quiches and doorstops of cakes – you need to be hungry for this afternoon treat! The Running Fox has four locations now in Northumberland. These are Felton, Shillbottle, Longframlington and Longhoughton. Show your Coquet Cottages key ring when you dine in the café and enjoy free coffee for 2 people. 

Tel: 01670 787090
Click HERE to visit their website

The Cookie Jar, Alnwick

The Cookie Jar in Alnwick is a cosy retreat in the heart of Alnwick town which has recently been renovated. Afternoon tea is served on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 12pm-3.30pm.The afternoon tea here follows the great British tradition. There is also the option to add some fizz or a G&T to your afternoon tea – why not, your on holiday!

Tel: 01665 510465

Click HERE to visit their website

The Alnwick Gardens, Alnwick

Enjoy an afternoon of luxury at The Alnwick Gardens in the Pavilion with the most amazing views of The Grand Cascade. The afternoon tea served will include a selection of teas, Alnwick garden sausage rolls, fruit and cheese scones and mini victoria sandwich’s.  Booking is essential for afternoon tea at The Alnwick Gardens.

Tel: 01665 511350
Click HERE to visit their website

 

Matfen Hall, Matfen Village

Although located more towards Newcastle, Matfen Hall is worth visiting if you are planning a special Afternoon Tea, perhaps for a celebration or birthday. Their pastry chefs have been working for decades to provide an excellent standard of sweet pastries, homemade scones and finger sandwiches. You must book in advance to ensure you get a table.

Tel: 01661 886500
Click HERE to visit their website

Breakfast

Sunnyhills Farm Shop, Belford

Located 500m from the A1 at Belford, just a stones throw away from Bamburgh Castle and the gorgeous coastline you will be offered a full farmhouse breakfast, tasty omelettes, loaded buttermilk pancakes or a Ford Bakery breakfast roll. Another perk of Sunnyhills is the most amazing gift shop and deli where you can pick up delicious British cheeses, fresh & cooked meats and many more heavenly treats.

Tel: 01668 21662
Click HERE for their website

Milk Bar, Wooler

The Milk Bar serves breakfast including traditional Full English breakfasts, breakfasts in a bun and fruit crunch sundaes. Also on offer for you are light lunches,  drinks, treats and not to forget their famous Doddington Dairy ice-cream, which is made just along the road from their cows milk! There is indoor & outside seating available and welcomes locals & visitors to the area. Plus, it’s situated next door to Honeypot House!

Tel:01668 282357
Click HERE for their website

Bertrams, Warkworth

The breakfast’s here are the best in the area – at least that’s what we think anyway! From the traditional Full English using only the best local ingredients, to the slightly posher Eggs Benedict or a lighter breakfast of fresh porridge with berries honey and even fresh cream if you have a sweet tooth. Bacon and sausage butties, smoked salmon bagels and smoked Craster kippers are available all day and are well-deserved after a brisk walk along Warkworth beach. Dog friendly too! Bertrams do not take bookings, just turn up.

Tel: 01665 798070
Click HERE for their website

Nelsons at the Park, Swarland

Nelsons located in Swarland surrounded by woodland walks would be perfect for a stroll after a Full English breakfast, some delicious pancakes or even a sausage or bacon sandwich. Outside the café is a children’s play area which is a popular spot in the area in a beautiful village. Nelsons is also popular for their tasty cakes and treats, available to take away too!

Tel: 01670 787600
Click HERE to visit their website

Radcliffe’s Cafe and Bar, Amble

Radcliffe’s is right by the harbour village, next door to the Coble Quay Apartments, and offers delicious, freshly made food with top quality ingredients. The avocado smash, with bacon and poached egg is to die for. Along with the full Radcliffe breakfast! Radcliffe’s also offer a lunch menu and a selection of drinks which you can enjoy indoors or outdoors. And is also dog friendly which is always a bonus in Northumberland!

Tel: 01665 712134
Click HERE to visit their website

The Running Fox

Located across four locations in Northumberland; Felton, Shilbottle, Longframlington & Longhoughton, The Running Fox chain is a fantastic artisan bakery and an absolute delight to visit. The Running Fox provides great breakfast, lunch and sharing platter dishes, and not forgetting their famous foxy afternoon tea! The Running Fox is very popular so booking is essential, however, a takeaway service is available too.

Tel: 01665 660721
Click HERE to visit their website

The Station Buffet at Barter Books, Alnwick

For a lazy Sunday morning, why not head to Barter Books to their Station Buffet for breakfast along with a good book. Bacon Butty’s, Sauasage Sarnies, and many of the other favourites. Why not even have a snooze in front of the fire – you are on holiday! Served between 9-11am.

Tel: 01665 604888
Click HERE for their website

Salt Water Cafe, Beadnell

At Salt Water Cafe you have ample choice for breakfast from Northumbrian Kippers to buttermilk pancakes to Full English breakfasts. You really are spoilt for choice in such a gorgeous location by the Northumberland Coast and just a short stroll away from Beadnell beach. Salt Water Cafe also opens on various evenings and offers a delightful evening menu and not forgetting afternoon tea!

Tel: 01665 720333
Click HERE for their website

Good Bars & Places to Drink

The Pig In Muck, Alnwick

The Pig In Muck based in the heart of Alnwick in the market place offers a great brunch menu, sandwiches and sharing boards. Along with the amazing selection of drinks from cocktails, to local gins, to fine wines and an outstanding selection of beers/larger. There is a seating area inside and outside. The outside seating area is  lovely sun trap on sunny days in Northumberland! This is a go to in Alnwick!

Tel: 01665 808079
Click HERE to visit their website

Rig & Furrow Brewery, Acklington Park Farm

Rig & Furrow Brewery is an authentic farmhouse brewery located just outside of Acklington Village (only 4.9 miles from Amble). Here created for you is delicious beers originally brewed for thirsty farm workers! Along with a small selection of wine, fine cider, Holy Island Gins and Marlish Tonics. There is a gorgeous outdoor seating area for the summer months, and a cosy, converted barn area with wood burning stoves for the winter months. Every so often there is a selection of food vans here for you to have along side your lovely Northumbrian pint which include pizza, posh street food and sushi!

Click HERE to visit their website

Brewis Beer Co, Amble 

Brewis Beer Co is a family run craft brewery in Amble, Northumberland which proves to be very popular with locals and visitors to the area. There is always a selection of freshly crafted beers/lagers which all have been brewed on site. There is a selection of soft drinks available too. Another bonus of Brewis Beer is the food vendors which visit the taproom! Different food vendors visit here every week to accompany your delicious beverage!

Tel: 01665 714818
Click HERE to visit their website

Radcliffe’s Café Bar, Amble 

Radcliffe’s Café Bar is located in a prime location for gorgeous walks around the harbour, around the Sunday market or to just sit back and watch the world go by either inside and outside. Well behaved dogs are welcome both indoors and outdoors! There is a great selection of beers, wines, and spirts from around the world, with around 40 gins to choose from which means there is something for everyone. Not forgetting the cocktail menu too! In addition, Radcliffe’s pride themselves on using locally roasted coffee and tea.

Tel: 01665 712134
Click HERE to visit their website

Adam and Eve, Alnwick

If you fancy an afternoon coffee with friends, a pre-dinner cocktail or an evening tipple, Adam and Eve have a selection of tasty cocktails, locally sourced spirits, draft beers, fine wines and a range of soft and hot drinks to accommodate everyone. Their drinks menu changes with the seasons. There is a gorgeous beer garden filled with plants and fairy lights which would be perfect on a sunny Northumberland day. As Adam and Eve serves food too, you could also dine out there! Dog friendly also!

Tel: 01665 517330
Click HERE to visit their website

 

The Olde Ship Inn, Seahouses

The Olde Ship Inn is a traditional maritime pub with tremendous character, just minutes away from Seahouses harbour. The scrubbed wooden floor in the pub is actually constructed from pine ships decking! They have the most amazing beer garden which you can enjoy in the warmer months overlooking the boats on the harbour and The Farne Islands. They also serve food here so if you are feeling peckish, you can it all! A tasty drink, a delicious meal and a great view.

Tel: 01665 720200
Click HERE to visit their website

The Dirty Bottles, Alnwick 

The Dirty Bottles based in Alnwick offers a selection of drinks to suit everyone! If its a few cocktails with the girls you are looking for or if its a quiet afternoon pint after a visit to The Alnwick Castle or The Alnwick Gardens, this is the place for you. Happy hour for cocktails if from 5pm-7pm daily, do not miss out! There is also a selection of soft drinks and hot drinks on offer. For the summer months there is a lovely beer garden on the roof terrace of the building and for those cooler months there is a recently renovated bar area.

Tel: 01665 606193
Click HERE to visit their website

Newcastle House Hotel, Rothbury

Overlooking the village green in the center of Rothbury is the Newcastle House Hotel which has two friendly local bars with a selection of wines, spirits and ales. As well as soft and hot drinks. This would be a perfect stop off on your way to or from visiting Cragside or after a stroll along the gorgeous river in Rothbury.

Tel: 01669 620334
Click HERE to visit their website

The Curfew Micropub, Berwick

The Curfew Micropub is the most Northerly one in England. On offer for you is 4 cask ales, 3 traditional ciders and a wide selection of world craft beers! Also for non-beer drinkers gin and wine is available, along with bar snacks! Well worth a visit!

Tel: 07842 912268
Click HERE to visit their website

Lily’s Landing, Amble 

Lily’s Landing overlooks the gorgeous harbour with seating available indoors and outdoors and is also dog friendly. Sit on a gorgeous summer evening, watching the sunset with a G&T or a beer. Hot and soft drinks are also available.

Tel: 01665 713001
Click HERE to visit their Facebook page

Harrys Bar, Alnwick 

Harrys Bar is new to Alnwick and is located on Narrowgate near many other popular bars and restaurants. The bar has a wood burner which creates a cosy atmosphere on those colder evenings. A selection of ales, ciders, beers and gins are available here.

Tel: 07821 505028
Click HERE to visit their Facebook page

The Ale Gate, Alnwick

Located in the heart of Alnwick is The Ale Gate offering six local handpulled ales, over 40 gins and much more. The bar is warm and is also dog friendly! Sometimes on a Sunday the bar has live music on!

Tel: 07979 101322
Click HERE to visit their website

Sunday Lunch

The Joiners Arms, Newton by the Sea

Very warm, friendly and modern pub with a buzzing atmosphere. Their Sunday lunch is fantastic and in a warm and friendly environment – great for children too! Perfect for lunch after a walk on the beach to blow away the cobwebs! Sunday lunch is served from 12pm -4pm and booking is advised.

Tel: 01665 576112
Click HERE to visit their website

The Northumberland Arms, Felton

A modern pub with a great atmosphere and also a very good restaurant too. Take a walk along the river which is located just opposite The Northumberland Arms after a delicious Sunday lunch. Open all day for Sunday lunches and dinners, and bring your dog in the bar too! They even serve Sunday dinner until 8pm which is a bonus if you don’t want a heavy meal so early on. Booking is advised!

Tel: 01670 787370
Click HERE to visit their website

The Cook And Barker, Newton on the Moor

The Cook And Barker located in the picturesque village of Newton on the Moor offers a traditional country inn atmosphere which invites locals and visitors with a warm welcome. The choice of Sunday lunch here is great! And our fabulous cottage Ryan Leigh Cottage is just yards away from this amazing pub! Booking is always advised.

Tel: 01665 575234
Click HERE to visit their website

The Anglers Arms at Weldon Bridge

A traditional pub with a real fire, serving fantastic food! Their Sunday Lunch is delicious too and a must do if you are in the National Park area, located in a beautiful setting with lovely views of the river nearby. Also our brilliant Coquet Cottage is just up the road too, perfect location! Pre-booking is advised to avoid any disappointment.

Tel: 01665 570271
Click HERE to visit their website

The Apple Inn, Lucker

The Apple Inn near Belford (only 3.8 miles from Bamburgh) is a dog friendly gastro pub in the heart of Lucker village which serves an outstanding Sunday lunch with so much choice for all the family! Booking is advised, you don’t want to miss out on this lunch!

Tel: 01668 213824
Click HERE to visit their website

The Percy Arms, Chatton

The Percy Arms is a country boutique restaurant and pub in the heart of Chatton. Serving excellent food and afternoon tea as well as FAB Sunday Lunch, this pub is the only eatery in Chatton and a good one at that. It is owned by the same people who own The Northumberland Arms in Felton. Percy Cottage is next door and just a few hundred yards up the road is Fieldside House and The Hayloft in Chatton.

Tel: 01668 215244
Click HERE to visit their website

The Ridley Arms, Stannington

Although Stannington is a little further south, The Ridley Arms is a gorgeous country pub serving really good homecooked food. They serve food until 8pm on a Sunday too if you didn’t fancy something so early. Why not tie in a visit to the pretty market town of Morpeth during the day? Booking is advised to avoid disappointment.

Tel: 01670 789216
Click HERE to visit their website

The Pack Horse Inn, Ellingham

This quaint little pub and restaurant is in the pretty little village of Ellingham, home to Ellingham Hall, not far from Bamburgh (7 miles). They serve a mean Sunday lunch, booking is advised to avoid disappointment!

Tel: 01665 589292
Click HERE to visit their website

The Treehouse Restaurant, Alnwick

Famous in its own right, The Treehouse is a great restaurant giving you a magical dining experience. As you can imagine, the Treehouse is an attraction in itself so you must book early to get a table that you want.

Tel: 01665 511852
Click HERE to visit their website

Food & Drink Experiences

Triple A Food Tours

Head to Triple A Food Tours for best experience of local, organic and sustainable food. This local and friendly team offer walking food tours, private tours, and can even offer wine tasting in your holiday cottage! We highly recommend the Northumbrian Coastline Food Tour. Quote COQUETCOTTAGES when booking for groups over 4 to enjoy 10% off.

Tel: 07534 506314
Click HERE to view their website

Clay Pigeon Shooting & Wine Tasting, Fowberry Farm

We should firstly be clear that the wine tasting follows the clay pigeon shooting, otherwise it could be a rather risky event! Fowberry Farm offers the chance for both experienced shooters and beginners to try/better their hand at clay pigeon shooting in their 200 acres of woodland, amongst their 900 acre farm. Fowberry Farm are also a wine merchants and offer wine tasting too.  You can arrive at the farm and enjoy coffee and biscuits before heading out for your first 2 standard.

Contact Lance on 01668 281234/07968 349440
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Ad Greffin, Wooler

Opening in Autumn 2022, this spectacular visitor experience and whisky distillery will be showcasing the unique heritage of Northumberland and bringing the Northumbrian tradition for whisky distilling back that has slept for over 200 years.

Tel: 01668 281 554
Click HERE to visit their website

Local Produce

Doddington Dairy, Wooler

Doddington Farm is family run located in the countryside of the Glendale Valley. Members of the family are involved in the whole ice cream making process and artisan yogurt making process. If you have not tasted a product from here yet, you must!! The Milk Bar, Wooler stocks these tasty products along with many more places in and across Northumberland. Or I am sure if you request you may be able to buy in bulk!

Tel: 01668 283010
Click HERE to visit their website

Creel & Reel Seafood Trailor, Bamburgh

Creel & Reel seafood is a food stall providing the freshest seafood from local suppliers for fish, meat and vegetables. You can visit Creel & Reel Seafood Trailor at The Links car park in Bamburgh from May 13th! Perfect before or after a stroll around the dunes in Bamburgh.

Tel: 07595 981399
Click HERE to visit their Facebook page.

 

Cabosse, Warkwoth

Cabosse located in the center of Warkworth Village is an independently owned confectionery, pastry and gift shop. They have been creating chocolate and cake creations since 2008. The handmade chocolates make such perfect gifts for a friend or a family member. Take a browse on their website, or pop in when you are in the area! There may also be some more tasty treats for you to try!

Tel: 01665 712644
Click HERE to visit their website

The Pantry, Bamburgh

The Pantry located in Bamburgh is a small business selling Doddington Cheese, Northumberland Cheese, Swallowfish Kippers, Cartmel Sticky Toffee Pudding and lots more delicious goodies! When the sea allows they also sell crab rolls, dressed crab and Seahouses kippers! Worth a visit!

Tel: 01668 214455
Click HERE to visit their website

Heather and Bale, Alnwick

Heather and Bale offer luxury hampers which make the most amazing gifts and treats for your loved ones and contains local produce in most of the hampers. There are many hampers on offer, so there is always something for everyone! Cheese hampers, chocolate hampers, sweet hampers, alcohol hampers and more.

Tel: 01670 719320
Click HERE to view their website

A Taste of Northumbria, Alnwick

A Taste of Northumbrian located in Alnwick, 6 Market Place offers many Northumbrian products such as Lindisfarne Mead, Alnwick Rum, coffees, teas and wines to purchase and even taste if you are lucky! If you mention that you are a Coquet Cottage guest you will receive a discounted price!

Tel: 01665 602490
Click HERE to visit their website

R.Carter & Son, Bamburgh 

Baker, Butcher, Sausage Roll Maker!
R Carter & Son is a local favourite in the heart of Bamburgh offering the finest quality meat and sausages. They work with local farmers to source their lamb, beef and pork. They also produce a wide range of homemade pies, sausage rolls, bacon and bakery products. Worth a visit if you are in the area! R Carter & Daughter Food Emporium is also worth a visit for delicious take away food!

Tel: 01668 214344
Click HERE to visit their website

Scott’s Deli, Alnmouth

The jewel in the crown in Alnmouth is Scott’s deli. A delightful and refreshing addition to this gorgeous little village is the deli which serves an exciting mix of premium products as well as their fresh selection of cheeses, baked goods, deli sandwiches and much more. Any gin lovers should stop by here to admire the great selection of gins they have on offer, especially local ones too.

Tel: 07590 564963
Click HERE to visit their website

Mocha Mondo Coffee, Amble

Seriously good coffee made in Northumberland! You will find Mocha Mondo in one of the pods down Amble Harbour Village as well as being able to shop online! Once you taste the various flavours of Mocha Mondo coffee, you will not go back! Stop by at the pod in Amble to try some before you buy! They also specialise in Northumberland fudge and micro roasters.

Tel: 01665 714767
Click HERE to visit their website

Turnbull’s of Alnwick

Turnbulls’s of Alnwick is a family butcher business which was established in 1880 which now has two locations in the Town of Alnwick. One in the center of the town and one on the edge of the town which opened in 2019. The food hall and original building offers traditional butcher products as well as a great selection of seasonal vegetables, award winning pies and salads, hot and cold food to go and so much more!

Tel: 01665 602186
Click HERE to visit their website

The Good Life Shop, Wooler

The Good Life Shop based in Wooler is a delicatessen shop which stocks local produce including Doddington Dairy Farm, Chain Bridge Honey Farm and many more local producers. Pop in if you are passing for a browse, you never know what you may find!

Tel: 01668 281700
Click HERE to visit their Facebook page

Wyndenwell, Bamburgh

This little gem of a shop is a multitude of things; a café, shop, deli and ice cream parlour. As well as selling local artwork and gifts, the shops is also a small café, deli and ice cream shop! Their simple café food is very good, such as homemade big open sandwiches and toasties and fresh coffee too, and all of their ice cream is from local producer, Beckleberry’s – and it is DIVINE! Their gift shop stocks local ales, jams and old fashioned sweets, as well as the famous Lindisfarne produce such as the Lindisfarne Mead. The shop is always busy in the warmer months with locals and tourists stopping off for something sweet, but as they do everything to take away too – why not take it down to the beach to enjoy?

Click HERE to visit their Instagram page

The Northumbrian Hamper, Seahouses 

The Northumbrian Hamper is a gift shop in Seahouses which stocks products such as Alnwick Brown Ale, Pilgrims Coffee, Lindisfarne Cream Liqueur and many more local delicacies. Have a browse around when you are exploring the village!

Tel: 01665 720999
Click HERE to view their Facebook page

Brewis Beer Co, Amble

Brewis Beer Co is a family run craft brewery in Amble, Northumberland which proves to be very popular with locals and visitors to the area. There is always a selection of freshly crafted beers/lagers which all have been brewed on site. Beers/drinks are available to take away which many of the locals do as the tastes and flavours are so unique! Why not take some back to your cottage for a relaxing evening?

Tel: 01665 714818
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Hetton Law Brewery, Lowick

Hetton Law Brewery is the newest microbrewery in North Northumberland. Produced here is hand crafted beers using pure local spring water which gives them distinctive character.

Tel: 01289 388558
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Rigg & Furrow, Acklington Park Farm

Rig & Furrow Brewery established in 2017 is an authentic farmhouse brewery located just outside of Acklington Village (only 4.9 miles from Amble). Here created for you is delicious beers originally brewed for thirsty farm workers! Along with a small selection of wine, fine cider, Holy Island Gins and Marlish Tonics. You can purchase products online in addition to at the venue!

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Fancy a night in?

If you would like to enjoy a top-quality meal, but don’t feel like going out for the evening, there’s plenty of dining in options! From private catering to take-away from local restaurants, we’ve put together a list of recommendations here.

Need any more help?

We know all of our cottages inside out, so if you have any particular queries, please don’t hesitate to call or email us. We’re more than happy to help!

Telephone: 01665 710 700 or click here to email us your enquiry.

A Sample of our Cottages

Warkworth

Coquet View at Warkworth

Sleeps: 6 2 Dogs
Embleton and nearby area

Lost Lobster Cottage in Embleton

Sleeps: 4 4 Dogs
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