Newcastle Upon Tyne is open to some of the most deliciously delectable foods that the country has to offer, with restaurants all over the city serving a taste of worldwide cuisine. We all can relate to the relief of not having to cook a meal and instead enjoy a new restaurant that we’ve yet to discover. Newcastle has many restaurants established in the city for all tastes from budget to fine dining. So, if you fancy broadening your food palette anytime soon, here are ten restaurants in Newcastle that hold some of the most delicious foods that are ready to be devoured in the heart of the city.
On Newcastle’s very own Trinity Gardens sits a modern European bistro, situated on the very edge of the city’s Quayside. The restaurant was established during the 1980’s when British culture started to shift and after the deindustrialisation of the North East. It has even won a Michelin star and has been the beating heart of the Quayside for decades serving historical value that has been kept and still appreciated today. The restaurant prides itself in serving an array of cuisine from all over Europe with a stylish and classically urban theme to create the ultimate Newcastle fine dining experience. 2 courses start from £20 per person with dishes that include selected salmon, vegetable soup, beef, apricot cheesecake, farmhouse cheeses and many more!
If you’re a one for celebrating nature’s transitioning throughout the year and enjoy seasonal themes, then Artisan is an experience not to be missed out. Artisan prides itself on being a restaurant in Newcastle that approaches its dishes with creative flair bursting with aromatic flavours. It can be found in Newcastle’s very own Biscuit Factory art musuem and flourishes in a warm and creative setting. Dishes served here are fine dining and affordable making it a great evening out. From lamb to trout to duck and cheese soufflee, Artisan’s menu refreshes every month with some of the chef’s top dishes bursting with flavours.
3) House of Tides
As being described as an “exceptional dining experience”, House of Tides sits a stone throw away from the Quayside. It’s displays exposed wooden beams and is a light filled dining room to give off and set the theme of the Quayside. The award-winning restaurant serves a delicious array of food from pastries to main meals and is the ultimate fine dining experience situated in a relaxing part of the city.
4) Zucchini Pasta Bar
If you’re looking to get out of the kitchen and refrain from cooking those mundane pasta meals and want a taste of adventure, Zucchini Pasta Bar is a sanctuary of all things modern and flavoursome. Situated in the city centre is a delicious eatery serving all things pasta at an affordable price and with plenty of wholehearted meals to make you feel right at home in casual surroundings.
If you’re up something a little more spicy than usual, Mexican cuisine is an option that you shouldn’t rule out and what better way than to eat at Newcastle’s very own Chucho’s restaurant. Serving up some of the finest tacos in town in one of the most authentic Mexican eatery’s in the North East, you are bound to be amazed at some of the best well-seasoned and sharp flavours that will have your mouth watering! What’s more is that the restaurant sits outside Byker metro station on the edge of the city accessible by the metro. It’s not be missed if you enjoy comfortable and casual surroundings accompanied by aromatic flavours.
6) George’s Great British Kitchen
As part of a total revamp of Newcastle’s Eldon Square with a two-floor food court, George’s Great British Kitchen is the perfect indoor escape to mastered traditional cuisine. With check colour block surroundings, the restaurant is an intimate and inviting addition to the Newcastle eating out scene. Open most of the day and into the evening, George’s Great British Kitchen sits above Monument metro station inside Eldon Square and serves up delicious British dishes including a selection of pies, meat, fish and classic British cuisine. There’s even a gin bar with many flavours and concoctions to try! There’s something for all tastes and is a great escape from cooking in your very own kitchen.
7) Aneesa’s Buffet Restaurant
Be amazed as you watch the techniques the chefs use to cook your meals to get you hungry before serving up. With Chinese cooking stations in a classically modern dining room ambience, Aneesa’s Buffet Restaurant in Newcastle lets you sit, relax and enjoy the flavours of your food being cooked up and freshly made before you get to tuck in. The restaurant sits alongside Newcastle’s Quayside, and serves some of the best Indian food in the city. So if you’re looking for spice, charm and classy surroundings, this is the ideal place to slumber while you’re in the city of Newcastle.
8) Pizzeria Italia
If you know what you want (pizza) before you even look at the menu, then Pizzeria Italia is definitely a shout. The restaurant is affordable and serves just about all the pizza flavours that you can think of, so you can fill your boots! Situated just outside of Four Lane Ends metro station on the outskirts of Newcastle sits the restaurant which has been voted as number 10 in the top places to eat in the whole of Newcastle! So, what are you waiting for?
9) The Herb Garden
Right on the verge of Newcastle’s Central Station quietly sits a restaurant beaming with flavour serving some of the finest artisan pizza and platters in the city with a quirky and stylised setting. Open from lunch all the way into the night, The Herb Garden in Newcastle is tucked inside Central Station’s railway arch with ceramic surroundings with an inviting atmosphere. Using some of the freshest food that is locally sourced in Newcastle, The Herb Garden aims to deliver the needs of everyone with a menu suited for diverse tastes and requirements. So, if you love pizza, food on a budget and eccentric settings, then The Herb Garden in Newcastle is the perfect place to invigorate your taste buds.
10) Miller & Carter
Situated a stone throw away from Newcastle’s Central Station sits one of the classiest and stylish restaurants that the city has to offer. Miller and Carter Newcastle oozes a fine dining experience of elegance and sophistication and what’s more is that it is affordable! What’s more is that the food and drink is locally sourced making giving the restaurant a traditional edge that caters for everybody whatever your requirement. Here you can have the ultimate fine dining experience with much to choose from on the menu whether you fancy trying some of the house steak, lobster, burgers, chicken or more. There’s a satisfying range of drinks and luxury desserts available. Miller and Carter is a city charm when it comes to eating out in Newcastle and it shouldn’t be overlooked!
These were ten of our favourite restaurants in Newcastle, we’d love to know below which ones are your favourites!
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