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Restaurants in Newcastle

Restaurants in Newcastle cater to all budgets and palates, with cuisine ranging from Portuguese, Indian, Chinese to brasserie-style restaurants and delis.

The restaurants below have been grouped into three pricing categories:
Expensive (over £50)
Moderate (£35 to £50)
Cheap (up to £35)

These prices are based on the cost of a three-course meal for one including a half bottle of house wine or equivalent (where available).


House of Tides

Cuisine: British

Michelin-starred chef Kenny Atkinson's remarkable quayside venture is set within a handsome 16th-century merchant's townhouse with exposed beams, roaring fireplace and immaculately crisp decor and table settings. Seasonal produce is crafted into exquisite-looking, imaginative dishes. Expect top-quality food and drink in an informal and unstuffy setting.

Address: , 28-30 The Close, Newcastle, NE1 3RF
Telephone: +44 191 230 3720.
Website: http://houseoftides.co.uk

Jesmond Dene House Restaurant

Cuisine: British

In a quiet, woodland setting, this award-winning restaurant offers classic continental dining combined with the very best seasonal and local produce. The restaurant is split into two so diners can eat in either the dramatically decorated former music room or the Garden Room with its outdoor terrace in the summer.

Address: , Jesmond Dene Road, Newcastle, NE2 2EY
Telephone: +44 191 212 3000.
Website: http://www.jesmonddenehouse.co.uk

Marco Pierre White Steakhouse

Cuisine: Steakhouse

Backed by the celebrity chef, this restaurant situated within a 4-star boutique hotel offers grilled and roast meats, fish and pies all within glam surroundings. It also has an extensive cocktail menu, plus wines, champagnes, ales and ciders. The restaurant is a short hop from the city's Central Station. A great bet if you want to dine somewhere special.

Address: , 2-8 Fenkle Street, Newcastle, NE1 5XU
Telephone: +44 191 300 9222.
Website: http://www.hotelindigonewcastle.co.uk


Blackfriars Restaurant

Cuisine: British

Tucked away in a peaceful square, this elegant restaurant serves excellent locally sourced British food including aged beef, old breeds of pork and lamb, award-winning cheeses and ice creams, walnuts from the trees in the courtyard and organic vegetables from their own allotment. Its dining history dates back to 1239 when it served as the monks' refectory.

Address: , Friars Street, Newcastle, NE1 4XN
Telephone: +44 191 261 5945.
Website: http://www.blackfriarsrestaurant.co.uk

Café 21

Cuisine: Modern British

Generally regarded as one of the very best restaurants in the north east, Café 21 is situated near the Tyne Bridge and it serves modern British and classic bistro style dishes in bright and stylish surroundings. The food is fresh and flavoursome, prepared and presented with flair and assurance. The service is attentive and friendly.

Address: Quayside, Trinity Gardens, Newcastle, NE1 2HH
Telephone: +44 191 222 0755.
Website: http://www.cafetwentyone.co.uk


Cuisine: Indian

An excellent Indian restaurant beloved of Toon celebs and locals alike, LuigiKhan's delivers punchy Punjabi cuisine, warm hospitality and relaxing, rustic yet stylish surroundings. Expect mismatched chairs, leather sofas, spicy classics and enormous naans. The KunnaGosht, a warming rich lamb curry, and the haleem stew are as good as anything you'll find in Lahore.

Address: , 358 Westgate Road, Newcastle, NE4 6NU
Telephone: +44 191 272 4937.
Website: http://www.luigikhans.com



Cuisine: Pub grub

Set in a gracious Victorian building on Newcastle's most handsome street, Barluga is one of the city's most striking bars with an award-winning interior and some excellent-value modern European food. This gastro-pub also has some fantastic wines to go with the burgers, thick rib-eyes and steak and ale pies.

Address: , 35 Grey Street, Newcastle, NE1 6EE
Telephone: +44 191 230 2306.
Website: http://www.barluga.co.uk

Royal Emperor

Cuisine: Chinese

Those looking to stretch their budget should turn their attention to Royal Emperor, one of Newcastle's best Chinese restaurants. Resist the mountains of food on the buffet and plump instead for the Cantonese specialities, like the king prawns. It also gets monstrously busy, so arrive early or book if you can.

Address: , 30-32 Stowell Street, Newcastle, NE1 4XQ
Telephone: +44 191 232 0868.

Uno's Trattoria

Cuisine: Italian

Uno's Trattoria is a legendary quayside restaurant with a vibrant feel and great food. Its darkened dining room, with Botero portraits and chequered plastic tablecloths, brings a little touch of the Italian Rivier to Newcastle. Everything is very reasonably priced and the happy hour pizza and pastas are astonishing value for money.

Address: , 18 Sandhill, Newcastle, NE1 3AF
Telephone: +44 191 261 5264.
Website: http://www.unotrattoria.co.uk
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Grey Street Hotel

Situated inside a Grade II listed building, this wonderful boutique hotel offers suitably classy accommodation with high ceilings, elegant Georgian bedrooms and triple-glazed windows. Rooms come with free Wi-Fi, plasma TVs, DVD and CD players and beds worth spending time in. Its onsite restaurant, The Living Room, is rather good too.

Staybridge Suites

This modern skyscraper offers good rates for travellers in the thriving commercial district of Itaim Bibi with fabulous vistas towards Moema district from the corporate top floor rooms. The Staybridge is also conveniently incorporated into an open mall with a cinema, gym and restaurants, so there's no need to risk life and limb crossing busy surrounding roads to go out.

Mercure Newcastle County Hotel

Located opposite Central Station, this attractive hotel makes the most of its listed, 19th-century features with 114 sympathetically restored rooms. There are also 18 premier executive rooms to choose from. The informal onsite restaurant is very good and guests are granted free access to the nearby Body Zone fitness centre.

Express by Holiday Inn

Slap bang in the middle of town, and with the Holiday Inn stamp of familiarity, this modern 3-star hotel features 130 comfortable bedrooms with flatscreen TVs, free Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making facilities. It underwent a beautifying refurbishment in 2015 and also has a fully licensed bar. Breakfast included.


This stylish apartment hotel with colourful boutique-style furnishings is set within a handsome Victorian mansion. Handy options include cosy studios sleeping two and Maxima suites for four, both with ample kitchen facilities and lounge areas with HD TVs. Splurge on a spacious Penthouse Suite with mezzanine and fine city views.

Hotel du Vin

The former home of the Tyne Tees Steam Shipping Company has been converted into a 42-room property offering monsoon-style showers plasma TVs and breathtaking river views. It also has a very decent onsite bistro Bistro du Vin as well as the delightful Bubble Bar and an outstanding wine cellar.