Alnwick Castle offers a wide range of locally sourced, affordable, food and drinks options.

Continuing our long history of entertaining and hospitality we are delighted to offer you a wide variety of food and drink to suit all budgets and tastes. From sandwiches and cake to traditionally prepared fish and chips, we have something to tantalise all taste buds


Find a cosy spot indoors or take a seat at the outside tables - perfect for relaxing in the sun whilst soaking up the atmosphere of this magnificent medieval castle.

Courtyard Café Open daily during castle open season, 10.00am-4.00pm

Our licensed café is situated in the cobbled courtyard behind the Clock Tower, nestled within the castle walls. A warm Northumbrian welcome is offered to all our visitors, with a range of delicious food and drink to give you energy for your adventures.

Our chef prepares fresh food daily, from golden scones to fragrant soup, using locally-sourced produce wherever possible.

The café serves a selection of hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, jacket potatoes, salads, snacks and a mouth-watering selection of homemade cakes, including gluten free options.

Please do let our staff know if you have any dietary requirements and they would be delighted to accommodate you wherever possible.

Stables Fryery Open daily during castle open season, 11.30am-3.00pm


Enjoy fish and chips from our Victorian-style fryery, housed in the castle's old stable block.
As well as sustainably sourced cod and chips, the fryery also serves a delicious selection of daily specials. 
 

Armoury Takeaway Open daily during castle open season, 10.30am-4.00pm

We serve a delicious selection of takeaway options within the medieval Artisans Courtyard. Grab a freshly prepared panini, sandwich or hot drink and take a seat in glorious sunshine.