Eating out

A taste of the north east – and the world!

A taste of the north east – and the world!

Top-end fine dining, adventurous independents and a great range of ethnic cuisine means you’ll never go hungry.

Artisan

Artisan

Artisan is a modern restaurant serving British-inspired menus using the finest regional and seasonal ingredients. Heading up the kitchen is former north east chef of the year winner Andrew Wilkinson.

Aveika

Aveika

Playfully innovative, Aveika chooses to tear up the rulebook of traditional Japanese dining, reworking Japanese classics with a modern, innovative twist. Live DJs play a mixture of lounge, house and popular music.

Big Mussel

Big Mussel

Big Mussel is a seafood restaurant and grill on Newcastle’s Quayside. Offering mussels every-which-way, a range of seafood dishes, authentic Belgian food and a wide selection of traditional Belgian beers.

Blackfriars

Blackfriars

Blackfriars restaurant once served as a 13th-century dining room for the dominican friars of Newcastle. Today it’s one of the city’s most recognised eateries offering the very best of local and seasonal produce.

Blacksmiths Coffee Shop

Blacksmiths Coffee Shop

Blacksmiths Coffee Shop is a successful family-run coffee shop that offers a traditional menu from breakfast through to afternoon indulgences, and with the inclusion of daily/seasonal specials.

Blue Fox Catering

Blue Fox Catering

Set in the picturesque Backworth Hall, Blue Fox Catering offer a superb daytime ‘pub style’ menu for the general public between 8.30am to 5pm which includes breakfast, light bites, main meals and desserts.

Bradley Gardens

Bradley Gardens

Bradley Gardens is a hidden gem situated on the edge of the Tyne Valley. Just 9 miles from the heart of Newcastle, this tranquil 18th century walled garden has now been brought back to its former glory and is continuing to flourish.

Burgerstop

Burgerstop

Burgerstop, close to Newcastle Quayside is a laid back hangout that brings you 100% locally sourced gourmet British beef, served in branded, glazed brioche buns – freshly baked by local family baker friends.

Café Royal

Cafe Royal

Café Royal is a stylish café bistro that offers all day dining in comfortable, social surroundings and beautiful Georgian architecture. The award-winning chefs lovingly prepare dishes with a contemporary twist.

Carruthers & Kent

Carruthers & Kent

At Carruthers & Kent you can share a passion for great wine and good food in Newcastle’s first Enoteca. Choose from over 450 handpicked wines, premium spirits, beers, quality cheeses, meats and condiments.

Catpawcino

Catpawcino

Catpawcino is a chilled out café where you can relax with the gorgeous cats and beautiful Quayside views. The café is home to seven adorable kitties including rare breeds and pedigrees. Entry is £5 and includes a drink.

Cellar Door

Cellar Door

It is quite often impossible to summarise the experience created within a restaurant with just one word – passion. The Cellar Door has a passion to produce the best food possible with the freshest and finest ingredients.

Chilli Padi

Chilli Padi

Chilli Padi is a Malaysian restaurant serving delicious Asian cuisine, the menu offers a wide variety of authentic dishes, perfect for groups but equally good for an intimate meal. Walk ins and reservations are welcome.

Cicarrelli

Cicarrelli

Cicarrelli, located in Blyth, is an award-winning Italian ice cream parlour with a huge range of flavours from vanilla, to coconut, tiramisu, blue popping candy and mojito! Available in cones, tubs, oysters and wafers.

Colmans Seafood Temple

Colmans Seafood Temple

Colmans Seafood Temple is a family-orientated seafood restaurant serving the finest coastal cuisine. The menu strives to use local and seasonal produce wherever possible and have sustainability at the heart of their ethos.

COOP Chicken House

COOP

COOP Chicken House is all about simple food done well with a laid-back and non-fussy approach. Think tables full to bursting with wood-fired chicken, charred corn, sweet potato fries and slaw washed down with a pint.

Dala Swedish Café/Deli

Dala Swedish Café/Deli

On Newcastle quayside, overlooking the Sage, Baltic and Tyne bridge, Dala Swedish Café/Deli is an independent café serving the best of Swedish inspired café food, in addition to traditional English café fair.

Di Meo’s

Di Meos

Di Meo’s gelato ice cream is freshly handmade every day following their secret family recipe which uses only the finest ingredients and the creamiest milk which has been sourced from local dairy farms.

Dobson & Parnell

Dobson & Parnell

Dobson & Parnell is a 65-seat restaurant set on the Quayside. The menus change daily depending on the freshest produce he can find and he uses ethically-sourced local, seasonal produce direct from nearby farms and markets.

Dog and Scone

Dog and Scone

Dog and Scone is a heaven for dog lovers, where you can enjoy delicious cakes, coffees and teas all in the company of the resident dogs. The cafe has a garden themed design aimed to create exactly the environment you need to relax.

Fat Hippo Underground

Fat Hippo Underground

The Fat Hippo Underground specialise in the good kind of gluttony: making indulgent burgers that leave your fingers messy and your belly full. With gourmet toppings and quirky combos, their burgers are anything but basic.

Fujiyama

Fujiyama

Fujiyama is Newcastle’s original Japanese teppanyaki restaurant. After ordering from the menu you will be placed around a hotplate table where a chef will cook your main course fresh, in front of you for all your senses to feast.

George’s Great British Kitchen

George’s Great British Kitchen

George’s Great British Kitchen didn’t come about by chance, it’s a place that celebrates British food, but in a totally unique way. Every dish has its own personality, something that makes it different to everything else.

Hawthorns Crowne Plaza

Hawthorns Crowne Plaza

Hawthorns at the Crowne Plaza offers all day, brasserie-style, authentic North British cuisine. Food is freshly-prepared, locally-sourced and designed to meet your needs. Local musicians play daily.

Hei Hei

Hei Hei

If your in a quest to find a Chinese restaurant that stands out from the norm, be sure to visit Hei Hei. The wide range of dishes feature both traditional and modern recipes inherited from mainland China.

Hilton Hotel

Hilton

Come and enjoy the ritual of afternoon tea where the Hilton serve delicious finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, along with cakes and pastries. Not forgetting your choice of speciality tea.

Hinnies

Hinnies

Hinnies serves a rustic and earthy Geordie-influenced British menu in warm surroundings, right on the seafront in Whitley Bay. The interior of Hinnies combines coastal colours with warm natural wood tones.

Hop & Cleaver

Hop & Cleaver

The Hop & Cleaver is a brand new bar and eatery on Newcastle’s Quayside. They smoke and slow cook all of their meats, brew their own small batch craft beers and love inventing all manner of exciting cocktails.

Hotel Du Vin

Hotel Du Vin

This former home of the Tyne Tees Steam Shipping Company has been gloriously converted into Hotel du Vin Newcastle with a trademark French Bistro, the Bubble Bar and a fabulous decked Al Fresco courtyard.

House of Tides

House of Tides

House of Tides was established in 2014 by Kenny & Abbie Atkinson, their vision was to create a casual and informal space but with no compromise on the quality of food and wine. A place where everyone feels comfortable.

Hugos

Hugos

At Hugos you can catch the mouthwatering menu made with only the freshest and finest seasonal ingredients. Created by a talented team of chefs, there’s a delicious array of traditional and modern homemade food.

Jan’s Kitchen

Jan’s Kitchen

Jan’s Kitchen is located in Ponteland, just outside of Newcastle city centre and is open Monday-Friday 8am-4pm and 9am-4pm at the weekend. Visit Jan’s for a hearty breakfast, a scrumptious lunch or a fancy afternoon tea.

Kamal Restaurant

Kamal Restaurant

Kamal Balti House offers the finest authentic Indian cuisine, a taste for all senses. All dishes are carefully selected and prepared using the freshest of ingredients, and the restaurant also caters for vegetarians.

Lane7

Lane7

Forget everything you thought you knew about bowling alleys, because Lane7 is different. Imagine the best bar ever and then add first class dining, ten-pin bowling, ping-pong, pool, and an unrivalled atmosphere into the mix.

Last Days of the Raj

Last Days of the Raj

The award-winning team at The Last Days of the Raj have been creating fantastic cuisine since 1984. The menu reflects the range of cuisine in the Indian subcontinent with influences from Bengal, Parsi, Goan, Gujarati and British Raj.

Longhorns

Longhorns

Longhorns is in the meat game providing a taste that you won’t find outside of Texas. Everything you eat at Longhorns, from the sauces to the slow cooked meat to the slaws are made fresh and prepared by yours truly.

Longsands Fish Kitchen

Longsands Fish Kitchen

Longsands Fish Kitchen seafood restaurant in the beautiful village of Tynemouth serves Shetland mussels, grilled lobster, shucked oysters, monkfish and prawn curry, roast turbot as well as classic fish and chips.

Lost & Found Restaurant

Lost & Found Restaurant

Showcasing the finest artisan foods and specialist beverages, come and join the Lost & Found Restaurant for beautiful fresh and seasonal food accompanied by a carefully-crafted selection of cocktails, beers and wine.

Mambo II

Mambo II

Mambo II is a family-run business with over 15 years of experience. The restaurant prides itself on producing the finest Italian cooking in its homely and welcoming restaurant. All of its ingredients are local and fresh.

Mambo Wine & Dine

Mambo Wine & Dine

The delicious Mediterranean menu at Mambo Wine & Dine caters for lovers of cuisine from the continent, from hanging kebabs and seared salmon to authentic Italian pizza. The VIP Lounge perfectly caters for private parties.

Mambo’s Italiano

Mambo's Italiano

Mambo’s Italiano restaurant and bar is a family-run business with over 15 years of experience. The restaurant prides itself on producing the finest Italian cooking – all ingredients used are local and fresh.

Mandarin Bay

Mandarin Bay

Mandarin Bay offers quality Pan-Asian cuisine, all dishes are freshly prepared and cooked to perfection using only supreme ingredients that are locally sourced to create truly innovative, delectable dishes.

Mannaza Korean

Mannaza

As the only Korean restaurant in Newcastle, you can be assured that the 100% authentic Korean cuisine. Mannaza are dedicated to bringing their diners the healthy, nutrition and flavour balanced dining style.

Mantra

Mantra

Mantra Thai is committed to delivering an original Thai taste to Newcastle. The chefs are passionate in producing authentic, distinctive dishes from around the country to give you a special dining experience you won’t forget.

Mark Toney Grainger Street

Market Toney

Mark Toney’s ice cream first brought a taste of Italian sunshine to Newcastle over 120 years ago. The dairy ice creams and sorbets are hand-made using only the finest natural ingredients. Find it on Grainger Street.

Mark Toney Percy Street

Market Toney

Mark Toney’s ice cream first brought a taste of Italian sunshine to Newcastle over 120 years ago. The dairy ice creams and sorbets are hand-made using only the finest natural ingredients. Find this cafe on Percy Street.

Meet & Treat

Meet & Treat

Meet & Treat is a quirky urban café that is a welcoming hideaway situated at the end of Chinatown. Enjoy specialty rice and noodle dishes along with freshly-roasted coffee, a huge selection of Bluebird teas and fresh cakes.

Mister Woods Coffee Shops

Mister Woods

There is something to satisfy all tastes at Mister Woods Coffee Shops. From a selection of breakfast rolls, fresh sandwiches, tortilla wraps, khobez wraps, toasties and paninis, to daily changing hot soup and crusty bread….

Mog on the Tyne

Mog on the Tyne

Mog on the Tyne is Newcastle’s first ever cat café! What could be better than to spend an hour with a delightful family of rescued cats, delicious cakes, pawninis and carefully chosen hot and cold drinks.

Mr Petit

Mr Petit

The fantastic Mr Petit is a culinary gem brimming with exciting and tantalising flavours from across the globe. The restaurant specialises in a colourful array of small plates, made using the finest and freshest ingredients.

New Rendezvous

New Rendezvous

New Rendezvous is Ponteland’s finest Chinese restaurant, specialising in authentic Cantonese and seafood cuisine, all the dishes are freshly prepared and cooked to perfection using only supreme ingredients.

Nudo Noodles

Nudo Noodles

Nudo Noodles is not just any noodle place but a unique noodle house that goes beyond noodle pop culture and into the soul of regional Chinese cooking. It delves further across Asia to give you both authentic and classic dishes.

Osbornes

Osbornes

Osbornes bar is at the centre of Jesmond’s night life. With its daily offers, happy hour game, outstanding drinks selection, tasty food menu and amazing atmosphere, Osbornes bar is a great place to be.

Panis Cafe

Panis

Panis Cafe was opened in 1995 by two Sardinian brother to sell the food and drink they enjoyed, with the same service they’d expect from back home and championed the best Italian produce, something that has never changed.

Park View Deli Bar

Park View Deli Bar

At Park View Deli Bar, located in Whitley Bay, you’ll find the freshest ingredients brought to you every day. It uses local and artisan suppliers bringing passion, provenance and above all great flavour to all food.

Peace & Loaf

Peace & Loaf

Highlighting the importance of using only the freshest, locally-sourced produce, Peace & Loaf offers an exciting, seasonal menu of meticulously-crafted dishes that have been heavily inspired by traditional British cuisine.

Quilliam Brothers

Quilliam Brothers

The Quilliam Brothers teahouse offers Newcastle’s largest range of loose leaf tea, with over 60 type as well as other hot and cold drinks. Quilliam Brothers also offers breakfast, lunch and baked goods.

Radhuni

Radhuni

Radhuni in South Shields is an Indian restaurant that offers a historical combination of Eastern food and Western culture. The exciting and varied menu has been designed after several years of research and experience.

Ristorante Fratelli

Ristorante Fratelli

With its combination of soft sofas, big booths and stylish tables, Ristorante Fratelli is a smart 200-seater restaurant. It is the perfect place to indulge in a selection of classic and contemporary Italian cuisine.

River Beat

River Beat

Nestled on the south bank of the Tyne, overlooking the historic Newcastle Quayside is River Beat. Here you can shrug off the shackles of the three-course meal and the preconceptions that tapas is only from Spain.

River Café on the Tyne

River Café on the Tyne

The River Café on the Tyne is a Michelin Bib Gourmand Award winning restaurant for three years running. The restaurant is situated on North Shields Fish Quay with the best views of the Mouth of the Tyne!

Sabatini Ristorante

Sabatini

For more than 21 years, Sabatini Ristorante has been a beacon of Italian cuisine from its prime location on Newcastle’s quayside. The family-run restaurant provides diners with the very finest in authentic Italian and Sardinian food.

Sachins

Sachins

Sachins menu features a vast array of items without being overwhelming. Whether you are looking for your favourites or to try something new, there’s something on the menu for everyone and with varying levels of spice.

Scalini’s

Scalini's

Scalini’s is a spacious and relaxed Italian restaurant offering a wide selection of dishes. You can eat, drink and relax al fresco style on the all-weather heated terrace, or wine and dine in the internal chic surroundings.

Shiremoor House Farm

Shiremoor House Farm

At Shiremoor House Farm you can enjoy a delicious array of traditional and modern homemade food, created by the talented team of chefs, using only the freshest and finest ingredients every day.

Signor Prosecco

Signor Prosecco

Signor Prosecco is a brand new, modern bar serving over nine different types of prosecco all from the Bortolomiol Winery. There is a Cicchetti menu also available at the bar incase you’re feeling pecking after a few drinks.

Silk Room

Silk Room

The Silk Room Restaurant & Champagne Bar is a unique and exciting restaurant situated at the heart of Newcastle Quayside offering modern cuisine and friendly attentive service in a stylish boutique environment.

Super Natural

Super Natural

Established since 1978, Super Natural is a fantastic vegetarian restaurant that caters to the tastes of contemporary diners. Everything is made from scratch, using only the freshest possible ingredients.

The Drift Cafe

The Drift Cafe

The Drift Cafe in Cresswell is Northumberland’s ‘best’ coastal cafe. Serving excellent coffee, home-made cakes, wraps and sandwiches, omelettes, fish specialities and Minchella’s award-winning ice cream.

The Dunes

The Dunes

The Dunes is a fantastic, indoor, entertainment centre on the beach in South Shields that has three restaurants. Visitors can choose a variety of food and drink from Sambuccas, The Brig and the Galleon.

The Giraffe Lounge

The Giraffe Lounge

The Giraffe Lounge serves delicious bar snacks, lunches and coffees throughout the day, and a varied evening menu, while craft beers, trendy gins and an extensive cocktail menu sit alongside your favourites behind the bar.

The Green

The Green

The Green has a rich full history. Beginning its life as a pub, then the Dixie Landers music hall, nowadays it is a stylish bar, serving excellent good quality meals with a range that allows everyone to satisfy their cravings.

The Herb Garden

The Herb Garden

The Herb Garden is one of NewcastleGateshead’s quirkiest food finds, specialising in fresh, stone-baked pizzas and rustic Italian salads and sharers. The restaurant offers a totally new way to experience Italian cuisine in the city.

The Merchants Tavern

The Merchants Tavern

The Merchants Tavern in St Peters Wharf is a place that prides itself on using only the finest and freshest ingredients to create mouth-watering, great tasting food, gaining a fast reputation as one of the city’s best loved eateries.

The Perfect Blend

The Perfect Blend

Head to The Perfect Blend for delicious home-cooked food. Fresh bread, pastries, cakes and afternoon tea are available and so much more. This tea room is located in Crawcrook, Ryton, just outside of Newcastle city centre.

The Roxburgh

The Roxburgh

“Hidden away behind the main drag, set back from Park Avenue in a tiny parade of shops is a minuscule café called The Roxburgh and it’s fantastic” – The Secret Diner. This is where the belly rules the mind.

The Stables

The Stables Restaurant

Located in the former Stable Block at Best Western Beamish Hall, The Stables Bar, Restaurant & Micro-Brewery offers the best in traditional English food using local suppliers and making everything in-house.

The Staith House

Staith House

The Staith House is an award winning gastropub on The Fish Quay that serves quality seasonal food. It has been featured in the Michelin Guide, Good Food Guide, Hardens Guide and the Sawdays Guide.

The Valley Corbridge

The Valley Corbridge

The Valley Corbridge promises a unique and pleasurable dining experience in luxurious surroundings. Superbly presented authentic dishes from Bangladesh and the Indian subcontinent are served with impeccable style.

The Valley Hexham

The Valley Hexham

The Valley Hexham promises a unique and pleasurable dining experience in luxurious surroundings. Superbly presented authentic dishes from Bangladesh and the Indian subcontinent are served with impeccable style.

The Valley Newcastle

The Valley Newcastle

The Valley Newcastle promises a unique and pleasurable dining experience in luxurious surroundings. Superbly presented authentic dishes from Bangladesh and the Indian subcontinent are served with impeccable style.

Ury Easy Bites

Ury Easy Bites

Enjoy the culinary journey to Kerela with Ury Easy Bites’ top class service intertwined with traditional Keralite cuisine. You can experience the love and care of a traditional mother’s recipe whilst the hospitality is second to none.

Ury Restaurant

Ury Restaurant

Enjoy the culinary journey to Kerela with Ury Restaurant’s top class service intertwined with traditional Keralite cuisine. You can experience the love and care of a traditional mother’s recipe whilst the hospitality is second to none.

Vallum Farm

Vallum Farm

Visitors can enjoy award-winning ice cream and cheese hand-made at Vallum Farm, the herbs, flowers and vegetables grown in the kitchen garden, and the artisan breads, patisserie and pies made in the Bakery.

wagamama Metrocentre

Wagamama

wagamama’s Japanese inspired menu has been created to soothe, nourish, sustain and inspire. Chillis that kick. Noodles to nourish the body and soul. Pick from all kinds of rice and noodle dishes, alongside salads and shareable sides.

wagamama Newcastle

Wagamama

wagamama’s Japanese inspired menu has been created to soothe, nourish, sustain and inspire. Chillis that kick. Noodles to nourish the body and soul. Pick from all kinds of rice and noodle dishes, alongside salads and shareable sides.

ZAAP Thai

ZAAP Thai

When you step inside a Zaap you will feel like you have been transported into a Bangkok street food market, with all its magical hustle and bustle, funky tuk tuks and, of course the most amazing Thai street food!

Zapatista Burrito Bar

Zapatista Burrito Bar

Zapatista is Newcastle’s first dedicated Mexican inspired Burrito Bar. The traditional Mexican bar strive to provide amazing quality food, hand made before your eyes, to your exact specification, in no time at all.

Zeera Indian Cuisine

Zeera Indian Cuisine

The award-winning Zeera Indian Cuisine restaurant offers the finest gourmet Indian food in opulent contemporary surroundings. This family business attracts discerning diners from across the North East region.