PLEASE NOTE: Our cafes and restaurants are closed during the winter and will reopen for the season on Friday, 31st Match, 2023

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. 

*During October, the Fryery will be open on the following dates: 
10th & 11th, 15th, 17th & 18th, 23rd, 24th & 25th, 29th & 30th

Armoury Takeaway


Limited opening during September and October
Located within the medieval Artisan’s Courtyard, The Armoury takeaway has a selection of freshly prepared paninis and sandwiches, sweet treats and hot and cold drinks for when you are looking for a quick but delicious bite to eat. 

From tasty Greek Gyros to a traditional Hog Roast, local street food providers will be located within The Courtyard, offering a delicious selection of hot food options from Easter weekend.