Eat in The Gate

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Places to eat in The Gate Newcastle, our ultimate guide to where to go in Newcastle for your perfect night out.   Plan your night out in the North East’s party capital with ease with handy reviews, information and directions.

We have everything here in one place, so whether it’s a barbecue bonanza, a pizza to share or contemporary fusion food we have something for you.

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  • Zaap Newcastle

    Zaap Thai Street Food Thai Street Food at its best.  Zaap Thai is a true taste of Thailand in the heart of Newcastle.  Situated in the former Cooperative building on Newgate Street near Newcastle’s busy The Gate leisure complex. Zaap Newcastle has great service, amazing food and a relaxed atmosphere.  The decor is more akin to a bustling Bangkok market scene, with neon lights and Thai street signs.  You even have the option of eating in a thai bus, tuk-tuk and even a bus stop! The food is fabulous and cooked so quick it is great for an evening out or as a quick lunch.  

  • Nando’s in The Gate

    Nando’s Their flame grilled PERI-PERI chicken is legendary. Cooked to order in a choice of spicy bastes ranging from the mild Lemon & Herb to the tongue scorching Extra Hot, there’s a style to suit all tastes. A quick lunch, a family party, an evening with friends – whatever – Nando’s menu, brimming with tasty appetisers, side dishes, salads and desserts, is the business. Bottomless soft drinks are great value and the platters are excellent for sharing with friends.  Add beers and quality wines galore and the picture’s complete.

  • Turtle Bay

    Turtle Bay Eating and drinking is at the heart and soul of the Caribbean Island culture and at Turtle Bay they aim to capture the essence of this way of life and the great food that evolves there! They serve a great selection of Caribbean food.  A must for spice lovers they serve succulent authentic jerk dishes marinated with herbs and spices, all flame grilled to order over a pit grill. Rum is tropical Caribbean sunshine, bottled, and has been intricately woven into the rich history and culture of the islands for centuries, this is celebrated at Turtle Bay with over 40 rums sourced from across the Caribbean, perfect for sipping and cocktails. Situated on Newgate Street near Newcastle’s The Gate leisure complex they are easy to get to and proves to be a popular choice with both locals and tourists alike. On busy Friday and Saturday evenings their maximum table size is 8 people, and up to 18 people during the week.  They do this to ensure that they are able to serve the freshest food with the best possible service, without upsetting other guests.  They keep their counter seating free for walk-in diners, so there may be availability even if you are unable to book online. Unfortunately they cannot accommodate hen & stag parties.

  • Rub Smokehouse & Bar on the Tyne

    Rub Smokehouse & Bar on the Tyne Expect amazing food and relaxed atmosphere in this popular BBQ restaurant in The Gate leisure complex in the center of Newcastle. At Rub Smokehouse they are passionate about food, drink and creating a party atmosphere.  They are known for their authentic slow cooked meats smoked overnight in their trademark smokers ‘Hank & Marvin‘ marinated first with their secret ‘Rub‘ blend of spices.  Rub is a BBQ restaurant with its routes firmly in the South of the USA. In a place famed for their fantastic smoked meats they also some fab veggie options too, such as the vegetarian foot long Big Foot Burrito.  This truly monstrous marvel is made from five tortillas glued together with cheese, filler with mixed bean chilli, guacamole and sour cream.   They have some epic portions and great sharing dishes as well as Man vs Food challenges, making it an excellent choice of venue for Stag Weekends, Hen Parties and Birthday bashes. They have an amazing cocktails menu created by twisted cocktail genius Joe Macbeth.  He recently achieved a milestone in his bartending career and managed to win at the Opihr Gin World Championship to take home a global bartending title.  His cocktail, Fragrant Harbour, was exquisitely presented, perfectly balanced and nailed him the top spot in this fiercely competitive global cocktail competition. Rubs Smokehouse is the coming together of Luke Billingham, Sean Singer & Jason Rowe.  Luke enjoys having a ‘nice time‘ and has worked in restaurants & bars for the last 20 years.  Rub Smokehouse & Bar on the Tyne is the perfect place to go whether it is for a quick cocktail to get your night started in style, grabbing a light but flavoursome bite or for a full blown food adventure. You can read more about Rub Smokehouse in our blog review here.      


    THE KEEL ROW Close to the entrance of this pub is a stylised boat with a curved sail, recalling the keel boats which once carried coal out to collier boats waiting on the Tyne. This pub is on a busy internal street, lit by a profusion of coloured neon lights.  The pub is on the ‘Cityside’ of the street, facing ‘Quayside’. The well-known song ‘The Keel Row’ recalls the heyday of the keelmen, while the former Keelmen’s Hospital, founded in 1701, still stands on City Road. The Keel Row is one of the Gate’s longest running establishments and has become a cornerstone to any good Breakfast/Lunch Time or Tea within the Gate as well as transforming on an evening time to the ultimate place to enjoy some drinks with friends. Great Value food and drink deals All Day, Every Day.

  • BAR B

    BAR B Bar-B likes to cover all the bases for your day or night out in Newcastle.  Open from 11am with a breakfast offer that is unrivalled, they also offer a great food menu throughout the day with selected meals 2 for £6.95. Bar-B’s 4 big screens and 11 TV’s ensure you catch the best action from BT Sports and Sky Sports and when it comes to the legendary atmosphere of pre and post games, when Newcastle United play at home, you can’t get better than spending your time with Bar B. Bar B is a great place to start a night out and works well as part of a bar crawl with a host of great venues nearby in The Gate complex.  The best thing about The Gate is whatever the Geordie weather throws at you you can enjoy your night out in comfort and security. There famous ‘2 drinks for only £5′ promotion is available daily (until 8pm on a Saturday) and offers great value across the entire week.  Their staff are very very friendly and it really is a welcoming bar.  Great for live sport with loads of TV screens. Come the weekend to start the party early and finish late.  Their resident DJ’s, superb lighting and bombastic sound system will help you party well into the night all in the comfort and security of Newcastle’s premier leisure complex, The Gate. #ThePlaceToB If you fancy a drink in Bar B you can take advantage of our Newcastle Privilege Wristband which has some great drinks deals, queue jumps and free entry to the hottest venues.


    Tiger Tiger Newcastle Unleash your inner tiger in Tiger Tiger Newcastle’s seven spectacular party rooms.  Get into the island spirit with Kanaloa bar indulge yourself in the opulent Jewel Bar or get into the groove in Groovy Wonderland.  Not forgetting there’s always the Tiger Kitchen to keep you happy with all our belly busting favourites.  They created Tiger Tiger Newcastle to be your very own playground of fun and frivolity – all with killer cocktails and banging tunes.  Enjoy a night out in Newcastle like no other with Tiger Tiger’s legendary party bar, you could even be snapped and added to the Tiger gallery!  It’s a night into the unknown, so make sure you join us for the crazy journey!  Tiger Tiger Newcastle is a jungle waiting to be explored.  Join in the fun with your mates and make a booking today – we’ll get the table ready. Have a great time in Tiger Tiger Newcastle and book yourself in for one of the best Birthday parties, hen nights or big nights out in Newcastle you’ll ever have.  Their professional party planners will help you create a memorable and fun night that is sure to earn a legendary status amongst your friends.  Take full advantage of Tiger Tiger’s fabulous range of rooms and create a party exactly the way you want it. It’s also the perfect time of year to start thinking about your Christmas party so make sure you book some space with Tiger Tiger, no matter the size of your party.  Book a table for a small and intimate Christmas meal or book out a whole room for the Christmas party to end all parties.  They’ll make sure that every guest lets out their inner party animal and has a great time.  Book your Christmas meal in Newcastle now and mark that date in the calendar.  We want to hear you roar. If you fancy a drink in Tiger Tiger you can take advantage of our Newcastle Privilege Wristband which has some great drinks deals, queue jumps and free entry to the hottest venues. Looking for a BIG Night Out In Newcastle?  Visit Tiger Tiger as part of our Geordie Bar Crawl.