7 Fenkle Street, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1HW
Welcome to the Tavern Steakhouse and Lodge, a friendly pub in the popular town of Alnwick. 

We have 6 en-suite rooms, all tastefully refurbished to a high standard. Our menu is seasonal and features popular classics alongside more modern favourites, complimented by a wide range of drinks, all served by our friendly staff.

You can reserve your room online here or call us on 01665 602759

We look forward to seeing you soon!
Chris & the Team

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Our Menu


Warm Baked Rustic Load Basket


Olive Oil Balsamic Loaf £4.50

Garlic Bread


Friends Platter


Posh Fish Fingers | Chicken Wings | Homemade game sausage | and Belly Pork Tasties | Pot of prawns | Chutney and Dips | Cob Loaf

Northumbrian Venison Sausage


Served with pease pudding and a piquant bramble sauce

King Prawn Cocktail


With apple, celery & capsicum

Loaded mushroom


With goat’s cheese and cranberry

Craster Kipper Pate


With toasted wholemeal bread, village cottage chutney

Steakhouse homemade Soup


Homemade spicy crab cakes


Brown and leg meat, with potato, coriander, cavey shallots, pimento and chilli, with mild curry mayo

Chicken Wings


Hot and sticky, blue cheese dip

Pan fried Garlic King Prawns


With Tavern Butter

Pan Fried Scallops


on a cauliflower cheese puree, pancetta with tomato salsa, crispy leek


Tavern baked local Ham & Eggs


With twice fried chips, peas and Alnwick eggs

Trio of amazing sausages


Medal winners, on buttery mash, real gravy and crispy onions

Fish & Chips Feast

£8.50 / £11.50

North sea cod fillet in our crispy house batter, with homemade chips, Tavern’s own tartare sauce, pickled onion and mushy peas

Slow braised Northumbrian Beef


Casseroled with Craster cured Bacon, mushrooms and Alnwick Brown Ale, on creamy spring onion mash

Macaroni Cheese


served with tossed salad with a Chorizo Crumb Topping £9.00

Chilli Con Brisket


with rice, sour cream and jalapenos

The Tavern Burger Platter


Very Naughty! Very Nice! We start with TWO 100% beef patties, gently pressed, dry-rub seasoned on the outside, then hot griddled . Served on a toasted butter-glazed brioche, topped with relish, crisp bacon, Cheddar and jalapeno cheese served with a basket of tavern fries.


£2.50 each

Hot chilli brisket | Pulled BBQ pork | Mac and cheese


Pan Fried Seabass Fillets


On crushed mint new potatoes with dill and tomato cream

Duck Breast


Pan fried duck breast, sliced pink on pan haggarty potato, with famous Percy warmer sauce of black cherries, cherry brandy and espresso

Very slow Roast Belly Pork


Belly marinated in mead & Geordie Mustard, roasted until moist & tender, crispy. gravy, from the marinade. butter mash, truffle, greens



Pan fried local venison loin, served pink with red wine, blueberries and a border bitter chocolate

Chicken Sarah Bernhardt


A Saddle grill classic! Chicken supreme, house crumbed, in cheese sauce, with tomato, chips and peas … mmmmm ….



with fresh diver caught scallops and king prawn tails

Fresh Ravioli


Egg ravioli parcels with wild mushroom duxelle, mushroom, tomato, pink pepper berries and cream sauce

Loaded Portobello Mushroom


Portobello mushroom shallots, seeds, goats cheese and cranberry jam baked with a herb crumb, cheeslaw and new potatoes

Geordie Chop


Big meaty tender double chop of Moorland lamb, pot of red wine & rosemary gravy, mint jelly, loaded cheesy baked potato, fresh greens

Northumbrian Ultimate Shepherds Pie


with local venison, border lamb mince in a meaty gravy with redcurrants, veg, topped with creamed potato and nettle cheese, with crispy onion and braised red cabbage


Served with Tavern homemade chips or baked potato and a mushroom duxelle stuffed tomatoe

8oz Sirloin


Knighted loin, good fat covering ,great flavour, tenderness

16oz Sirloin


12oz Rump steak


Big bold flavours. A proper steak

10oz Rib eye


The steak lovers steak. Marbled and tender

8oz Fillet


The leanest, most tender cut. Best medium-rare or butterflied

32oz Tomahawk Rib


Prime rib, on the bone, best served pink. For a very big appetite, or shared between 2-3

The One Kilo T-Bone


Sirloin and Fillet Matured and served on the bone, an absolute giant of the best steak we can find, with tasty melting fat around to baste and flavour



To bring out the succulence of great steaks. Hand cut by expert butchers, tavern seasoned and butter basted for fullest flavour and then carefully grilled and rested by our dedicated chef

Steakhouse Special


10oz Prime ribeye steak sautéed in garlic butter, spring onions, mushrooms, tomato, cognac, cream, with pink and green pepper berries, fries and salad

Entrecote Frites


Classic French Bistro cut, with thin fries and Béarnaise sauce

Rose Veal Escalope


in Panko and Parmesan crumbs, sauteed in garlic butter, with linguine and tomato sauce

Surf & Turf


10 ozTender Ribeye steak and enormous succulent King Prawns, drenched in Tavern butter and served with fries


Mixed Salad


Fresh Onion Rings


Tomato & Red onion Salad with Honey mustard dressing


2 Free Range Fried Eggs


Cheesy Peas


Fresh vegetable mix


Baked Potato


Pan fried mushrooms


Buttery Mash


Pan Haggerty


Tavern Chips


Choice of classic Sauces


Steakhouse Sauce | Pepper Sauce | Dijonaise

Thin Chips


Cauliflower Cheese


Opening hours

Mon - Thu: 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat: 11:30 - 00:00
Sun: 11:30 - 23:00

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The Market Tavern, 7 Fenkle Street, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1HW

Food serving hours

Mon - Thu: 12:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat: 12:00 - 22:00
Sun: 12:00 - 21:00

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