Food and Drink in Northumberland

Northumberland’s coastline is globally recognised as being one of the best, so there’s every chance that you’re here looking to book a trip to some of this region’s best coastal spots. From Bamburgh to Seahouses, seafood is sure to be on your list if you’re visiting this part of the region, and we’ve got some great recommendations for you. 


The Craster Arms, Beadnell

A pub with a cracking beer garden, tasty ales and regular live music nights, but it is also locally renowned for its fresh seafood dishes. Just a short walk from the sandy beach, The Craster Arms is the best place to relax and unwind after a long day of seaside fun.

The Fish Shack, Amble Harbour

Another great seafood spot is The Fish Shack at Amble Harbour. Offering everything from fish and chips to seasonal favourites, The Fish Shack is a must-visit for fish lovers.

The Potted Lobster, Bamburgh

Our final seafood recommendation is The Potted Lobster in Bamburgh. This classy little bistro is set in the backdrop of Bamburgh Castle and prides itself on its use of local produce

Sweet Treats

A sweet treat is a perfect way to indulge on holiday and Northumberland does not fall short when it comes to its selection of sugary delights. Bertram’s Cafe in Warkworth is famous for its delectable selection of homemade cakes, as well as its tasty breakfast and lunch menus. A trip to The Chocolate Spa in Alnwick should also be added to the itinerary of any chocoholic and they offer everything from luxury chocolate boxes to vegan-friendly treats. 



For those seeking boozy refreshment, Northumberland has a great selection of pubs. The Castle Inn in Bamburgh is famed for its spacious beer garden and the Victoria Hotel, also in Bamburgh, has a lovely bar complete with board games and light bites for you to enjoy with a glass of fizz or a pint. The Masons Arms in Warkworth is also a local favourite, with a very cosy atmosphere that you can take comfort in on a rainy day. 



Northumberland also has lots of tasty local treats for you to bring back to your holiday cottage, which you can read more about here - if we have tickled your tastebuds enough, be sure to check out our holiday homes in delicious Northumberland