Continuing our long history of entertaining and hospitality, Alnwick Castle offers a wide variety of locally sourced food and drinks. 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. Find key information on our facilties as listed below, and stop for a refreshment on your next visit to the castle!

Courtyard Café


A warm Northumbrian welcome awaits you in our Courtyard Cafe.  Choose from a delicious range of sandwiches, salads and savoury bites in our self-service cafe, all freshly prepared by our chefs. 

If you are in need of a treat to fuel your adventures, we also have a mouth-watering selection of cakes and sweet treats all to enjoyed alongside a wide range of hot and cold drinks. 
Limited indoor seating is available.

Stables Fryery


*Please see opening days below
Enjoy traditional 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 range of other chip shop favourites. 

*The Fryery is currently open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. Subject to change.

From tasty flavoursome plant-based food serving chilli, curry and hot dogs to delicious hog roast, local street food providers will be located within The Courtyard, offering a delicious selection of hot food options from Easter weekend.  Please note: offerings may change throughout the season.