The Apple Core
A Mediterranean restaurant & Crêperie
Inspired by al fresco dining
Serving freshly prepared Mediterranean food in Northumberland.
Family-owned Mediterranean Restaurant and Crêperie
The Apple Core is a family-owned restaurant, located opposite The Apple Inn, in the village of Lucker, serving authentic Mediterranean dishes.
Our menu takes inspiration from alfresco dining on the continent with a selection of freshly prepared pizzas, pasta and seafood, as well as traditional French galettes & crepes.
Alongside our dishes, we also serve a selection of wines, premium draft beers, coffees & teas.
The Apple Core prides itself on using the freshest ingredients to prepare the most succulent Mediterranean dishes in Northumberland
Our chefs have trained for years to capture core flavours from the Mediterranean
A sophisticated restaurant for Mediterranean dining
We came across The Apple Core following an internet search for somewhere to eat on our way back to Holy Island from Alnwick. So glad we found it!
The two... read more
A great find, tried this place as a new option for early dinner. The restaurant is very clean and well presented with a welcoming atmosphere . The drinks options are... read more
Booked for family dinner over Christmas holidays. Don 't be fooled; this punches well above its description on every aspect. Outstanding service, what a warm friendly genuine welcome! Menu is... read more
I don’t normally leave reviews, tonight the family meal was spoiled by very poor service, the two chefs work really hard and when the food arrives at the pass they... read more
The staff were both friendly and helpful but the food did not live up to expectation.
While there was nothing wrong with it, and the lasagne was delicious, the overall... read more
I don't like writing negative reviews, particularly when we live in the area and want to return. However this is the second time when we have had a disappointing meal;... read more
We came here on the 30th October as a family of 5. We had been recommended the restaurant and we were not disappointed. The food was freshly made and very... read more
The welcome we received was lovely and a great choice of food - good value for money too, Dogs were welcomed.
We all had a lovely sit down meal at The Apple Core during our weeks stay in Lucker. We also got takeaway pizza’s one night, we rang up and only... read more
Had a great time with friends for an evening meal at The Apple Core, food was good and promptly served by the local staff. Friendly atmosphere and a good time... read more
we've been regular visitors to the Apple Core and always had a great experience. Now we have a dog I am pleased to say that we were welcomed with open... read more
We really enjoyed our visit here, having 2 hungry fussy teenagers, it amazingly had something they both enjoyed, great food great service, our son said it was the best pizza... read more
We were staying at the nearby Lucker Hall HPB. This pretty well represents a captive audience for the Apple. The dining area conforms to modern taste by being stripped down... read more
Had a superb meal with family whilst on holiday in the area. Pizza fantastic as was the calzone special. Staff were great with our toddler and baby- so much so... read more
Had an evening meal and all aspects of the visit was excellent. Really friendly and great service the meal was brilliant. Dog friendly and good wheelchair access. Don’t hesitate in... read more
We found this restaurant and it's sister Apple Inn when searching on line for Gluten free options in the area. What a find ! Menu, food quality and staff were... read more
Service was excellent and the food was amazing. Very good value for money too. Part of the restaurant allowed dogs which meant I could take my Golden Retriever with me.
Too be honest I was so disappointed with the food, service was good if not a wee bit slow. Attention to detail for the waiting staff could be better, such... read more
Excellent food and service. We came as a couple with our dog and the dog area is as lovely as the none dog area. All the staff are friendly and... read more
My father, my husband and myself have just enjoyed a lovely meal at The Apple Core. It is light and spacious and very clean. The staff were friendly and attentive... read more
Went here for the first time last night and wish we had discovered it much earlier in
the year. What a great eaterie. Stylish, relaxed decor, super friendly and helpful... read more
Walking distance from our holiday cottage, this lovely pub served great food and the staff were very welcoming to us (including our two dogs).
Arrived a few minutes before last orders for food and chef and staff were very welcoming and happy for us to have a table. Staff were lovely, friendly and attentive,... read more
i was initially impressed with the apple core as when i phoned up they told me they were very busy but were able to squeeze us (a table of 2)... read more
We ate here on 2 occasions, both times as a family of 7 involving 3 generations and 3 teenagers. Most of our food was fantastic but on each occasion there... read more
Wife and I visited without booking; was busy but had table after a short wait in the garden. Food was exceptional: we had starters of ‘’focaccia / breads / oils’... read more
We visited this restaurant with family and friends for the first time.
My sister had booked in advance for six people, we arrived slightly later than my sister and... read more
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Open Friday to Sunday from 5pm.
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