Restaurants in Newcastle

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We have selected all the top Newcastle Restaurants for you to choose from, no matter what your taste (we’ve got Italian, Indian, Chinese, Greek, and Traditional Britsh to name a few) or budget you should find your ideal newcastle restaurant here.

We don’t list every restaurant, only the ones we’ve personally visited and feel we can recommend to you, if you know of another Newcastle Restaurant you think should be listed here, please let us know!

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Barn Asia

Decor embraces regional artwork with jazzy lights above the sturdy wooden tables. The floor to ceiling windows go the whole length of the restaurant to give a sense of space and association across Waterloo Square. Barn Asia is in to Asian tapas – big time. In fact there are plenty of occasions when customers plan […]

Bistro at Hotel du Vin

A unique bistro style restaurant. Here you will find ‘simple classics’ that change seasonally, with head chef, Ross Bootland, adding his own selections daily, all supporting our philosophy of using the finest and freshest local produce, cooked simply, priced sensibly. Our extensive and eclectic wine list is a key feature of the hotel. In addition […]

Blackfriars Restaurant

The historic Blackfriars Restaurant, the time-honoured traditional British restaurant in the heart of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and the oldest dining room in the UK.  Today Blackfriars Restaurant is one of Newcastle’s most recognised restaurants, with inclusions in the Good Food and Michelin Guides and an AA rosette; it was also the Metro Newspaper’s ‘Restaurant of the Year’, […]

El Castano

El Castano is a relatively recent addition to Osborne Road’s lively bar and restaurant scene. The Spanish theme starts as you walk through the door, well demonstrated by its bright entrance, new decor of terracotta tiles, prints of bullfights and background music, making it feel like a little piece of Spain in the heart of […]

Fisherman’s Lodge

One of Newcastle’s longest established restaurants, the Fisherman’s Lodge is one of those restaurants local people like to keep a secret. Set in the heart of a leafy woodland valley, Fisherman’s Lodge is peaceful and secluded but is only five minutes drive from Newcastle City Centre. The drive through picturesque Jesmond Dene along the tranquil […]


Inspired by the elegant charm of a classic Italian ristorante with a contemporary buzz and a modern, stylish interior, GUSTO brings the true “taste and enjoyment” of Italy to our guests. Located next to the iconic Gateshead Millennium Bridge and a stones throw away from the uber trendy Baltic Art Gallery this delightful restaurant is yet […]

La Riviera

La Riviera accommodates up to 135 guests at ground floor and up to 70 in the first floor restaurant. Both rooms are very versatile in that it can be set to cater for a variety of needs.  La Riviera has a great riverside location with terraces overlooking the River Tyne, and offers guests drinks alfresco […]


One of Newcastle’s most popular Chinese restaurants, Mandarin operates on the banquet basis, starting at £10.80 for the happy hour banquet, and working up to the climax of the imperial at £32 each for a party of six or more. Come and relax in our warm welcoming atmosphere, come in and see us for Pre […]

Marco Polo

Well respected Italian restaurant in the heart of the City. Good selection of dishes and happy hour selection of pasta & pizza dishes. Childrens menu available.      


With quality food, friendly staff, quick service and excellent value for money, Nando’s is a great place to eat, each restaurant is tailored to its local surroundings and customers, offering up a unique restaurant experience to go with the equally unique taste of legendary, Portuguese, Peri-Peri chicken.Your peri-peri chicken, when the chips are down so […]

Pan Haggerty Restaurant

Housed in the famous Quayside address of 21 Queen Street, the restaurant has been developed with a passion for top quality fuss free food in a relaxed informal atmosphere. Our menus are constantly updated by the hugely experienced and energetic Head Chef Simon Wood, who has previously worked at many acclaimed restaurants across the world. […]

Prima Pizzeria

The largest pizzeria in Newcastle situated on the lively quayside.Also serves a range of pasta dishes and hot or cold starters.  

Rocco Bar Trattoria

We strive to give our customers a luxurious dining experience, founded upon the cooking traditions of Italian food, and also offer an extensive selection of international wines which compliment the recipes passed down through generations. Our tried and tested methods of preparation and service have placed us at the heart of Italian dining in the […]


Authentic Italian food served from this 15 year old family restaurant in cosy, yet modern surroundings.    

Secco Ristorante Salentino

After managing Secco for four years, Hamed Fardoust took over in July 2009 determined to build on the art works of the creators of Secco in that he continues to champion the very best in local, seasonal producer from the northeast of England and southern tip of Italy. The interior of Secco is designed to […]

Starters & Puds

Starters & Puds is an exciting new concept in leisurely eating. We’re taking the best of savoury and sweet cuisine, mixing it with friendly yet distinctive surroundings and adding in a large helping of relaxed ambience. You’ll find this recipe for a successful eating experience right in the heart of Newcastle, adjacent to the Theatre […]

TGI Fridays

Should you feel an American moment coming on, get straight into the mood at a TGI Friday’s.  Their food is fresh, the portions generous and the cocktail list exhaustive. They also tend to represent the all-American classlessness that can produce a meal at any time, for any social group, for any reason, under the same […]

The Spice Cube

The Spice Cube is a chic and contemporary Indian restaurant in Newcastle. Situated in the heart of Newcastle City Centre it offers a dynamic and vibrant dining experience.  The cuisine is an innovative mix of modern inventions and traditional Indian favourites and offers a top quality combination of regional styles which are both affordable and […]