Places to eat and drink


Beaches Restaurant has had a super reputation for decades. This small, charming restaurant is a particular mecca for fish lovers. Recently launched is the Beaches Seafood Shack which offers equally excellent but more rustic fish dishes. Booking for Beaches is essential call 01665 830006


Opened in 2013 this small family run restaurant focuses on fresh, local produce. Hooked has a smaller menu that means every dish is carefully and creatively prepared and cooked to order to your preference. Open from 6pm – 10.30pm, booking is advised. To book call 01665 830335.

The Red Lion Inn

A fabulous traditional 18th Century Coaching Inn, The Red Lion is always popular with both visitors and locals. Serving some of the finest local beers and high quality, locally sourced pub food, the Red Lion is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Owned by husband and wife team, Mac and Jane, you are sure to receive a genuinely warm Northumbrian welcome. To book call 01665 830584.

Tea Cosy & Bistro 23

In the heart of the village you will find the Tea Cosy Tearoom (open from 10.30am – 4.15pm every day) & Bistro 23 (Wednesdays and Saturdays from 7pm – midnight). The tearoom offers a warm and friendly atmosphere and delicious food. The focus of the Bistro is on a fresh, simple menu, done really well and excellent service. Booking for bistro nights is essential, call 01665 830393.

Scott’s of Alnmouth

Scott’s of Alnmouth is a fabulous deli brimming with delicious sweet and savoury delights from homemade cakes to the best locally produced pies. The deli also has a high quality selection of beverages for sale – with a particularly interesting selection of gin. There is a small café in a lowered level of the deli providing a lovely brunch and lunch menu. Open 10am – 5pm.