There is a good selection of places to eat in Alston.
It is always advisable to book in advance with the pubs and restaurant as they have limited space and may not be able to accommodate large groups at short notice – especially in the peak season and at weekends.
The Cumberland 01434 381875 (good selection of real ales!)
The Angel Inn 01434 381363 (has a TV)
Alston House 01434 382200 (seats up to 80 people)
The Crown Bistro 01434 381448 (Café and Bistro)
The Victoria Inn 01434 381194 (Indian Restaurant also within the pub)
The Turks head (does not serve food)
The High Plaice Fish and Chip Shop (Winter opening times Tues- Thurs 4pm – 8pm, Fri & Sat 11.30am – 9pm)
Cumbrian Pantry (Pizza Takeaway Fri – Sun 6pm – 9pm)
The South Tynedale Railway Café (situated at the railway station)
Spar supermarket (adjacent to the Texaco garage) – open 7am – 10pm + ATM
The Co-Op supermarket - open till 10pm
Alston Whole Foods (good selection of local produce and specialist foods)
The Moody Baker (artisan bread, pasties and bakery items)