Fresh fish off the Northumberland Coast

Food and drink in Northumberland

Forkfuls of local food
Take one diverse county, add a sprig of coast, a dash of countryside and a sprinkling of passionate producers. The result is Northumberland’s fresh seafood, outstanding restaurants, locally brewed tipples and fantastic food and drink festivals.

There's nothing that food won't fix

Sample smoked kippers on the coastline at Craster, taste tea at the home of Earl Grey himself at Howick Hall, shell out on exquisite seafood at one of the region’s best restaurants and sip on Mead fit for monks on Lindisfarne Island in Northumberland.

Here, eggs can be bought fresh from farmers’ markets, bread is made with flour ground in Northumberland’s oldest working water mill, and ice cream that’s made on an award-winning local dairy farm. As you explore the region you can really get a taste for the local area and its produce.

Taste local tipples from one of our excellent breweries, gin distillers and mead producers.

Looking for food on the go? Northumberland has some of the best takeaways for days out, including fish and chips, stone baked pizza and the renowned ‘Bamburgh Banger’.

At your service

Dine by firesides in cosy pubs in Northumberland, soak up sea views with your four legged friends in one of our many dog friendly pubs and cafes, or  look out over countryside landscapes while you taste local delicacies in Northumberlands picturesque towns and villages. Northumberland has some of the best restaurants, pubs and inns to stay at, including The Ship Inn, The Lord Crewe Arms Restaurant and Bar, as well as the Bamburgh Castle Inn and many more. Whether it is enjoying afternoon tea with loved ones or sampling a hearty Sunday roast, there are so many options to choose from in Northumberland.

The best fish and chips

Grab a bag of crispy, salty fish and chips in Northumberland. There's nowhere better to taste delicious, fresh fish than on our exquisite coastline where the catch is local and the fish and chip shops take great pride in their amazing produce. Whether it’s Bamburgh, Alnmouth, Amble or Blyth, you will be sure to enjoy a taste of Northumberland on your visit.
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