Finding a romantic restaurant in Northumberland for Valentine’s Day

Published: Tuesday 30th Jan 2018

Written by: The Grace Darling Holidays Team

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If you want to impress a loved one this Valentine’s Day, there are a plethora of restaurants you can book into in Northumberland if you are staying up this way for a treat.

Here are a few restaurants you may consider, but make sure you book up fast because spaces are limited in many of these establishments!

The Old Post Office Bistro

32 Castle Street, Warkworth, Amble NE65 0UL, England

+44 1665 711341

Find some great fish dishes in this well acclaimed restraint in Warkworth. One reviewer said, “We were staying in Warkworth for my birthday and The Old Post Office was THE recommended place for a special meal. And we were not disappointed....the food was absolutely delicious and I couldn't find fault with anything even if I tried.”

David’s Restaurant

62 Warwick Road Carlisle, Cumbria, Carlisle CA1 1DR, England

This place is great for special occasions and romantic meals. It feels intimate and the waiters are very attentive.

+44 1228 523578

Treehouse Restaurant at The Alnwick Garden

The Alnwick Garden, Denwick Lane, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1YU

The Treehouse Restaurant is a unique restaurant high up in the treetops. It is ever so romantic and perfect for Valentine’s Day! You will find a roaring log fire in the middle of the room and trees growing through the floor. As for the menu, you’ll find local fish and seafood, meats from Northumberland’s farmlands and seasonal specialities.

Email the restaurant at or call 01665 511852 to book.

Boat Inn Restaurant

Leaplish Waterside Park, Kielder, Northumberland, NE48 1BT

+44 01434 251000

This is a great place to eat after you have been to visit Kielder Water and Forest Park. You will find panoramic views across the water to really set the mood! You can find hot and cold food served daily in this restaurant and if you just want to sit back and relax, the bar offers alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as speciality coffees. The Boat Inn is open 7 days a week from noon until 10pm.

St Aidan Bistro

Seahouses, Seahouses NE68 7SR, England

This is an ideal place to visit if you plan to stay close to the coast and hope for some panoramic views of the bay. This restaurant is known for its beef dishes, as well as its fish, like crab and trout. One reviewer said, “Great views over the sea. Few minutes’ walk to Seahouses village where there are some choices of restaurants and fish shops.” Another said, “Fantastic food Fish (Scallops and Hake) cooked to perfection and service really friendly too. We will certainly be back next time we are in the area.”

Of course, you could make a real weekend of it and book into a self catering luxury cottage, complete with a hot tub and scenic views of the Northumberland countryside, to really woo your partner! You’ll find lots of self catering retreats on the Grace Darling website.

You can book a quiet and intimate cottage with a log fire, or a larger, modern property with a roll top bath. Whatever suits you and your partner, it is likely to be a Valentine’s Day you’ll never forget!

The Grace Darling Holidays Team
The Grace Darling Holidays Team


Your team of holiday experts in Northumberland.


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