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Restaurants in Newcastle, our ultimate guide to where to go for food 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 fine dinning, a buffet banquet or contemporary fusion food we have something for you.

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  • CC Cabanas

    CC Cabanas A unique family run establishment in Walker, serving a wide range of cultured foods from sharing tapas pizza, pasta to the finest filet steak.   They put a strong emphasis on using the best seasonal locally sourced ingredients to create deliciously enjoyable food, very reasonably priced, everything is freshly homemade and made on the premises. Attached to the Crockets Hotel, a traditional pub with accommodation upstairs.   Opening hours: Mon – closed Tue-sat 12.00 – 9.00pm  Sun 12.00 – 4.00pm Children’s outside play area Unlimited free parking Functions 9 ensuite rooms all with freeview Free wifi All live sports 40ft container for live music Disabled access & baby changing facilities Free delivery on take aways if you ring direct on 0191 2623010 Also do JUST EAT Box clever deals, perfect for students.   You can read our blog review of CC Cabanas here.    

  • St Sushi

    St Sushi Amazing Japanese food in the heart of Newcastle.  Relaxed atmosphere and friendly at tentative staff. St Sushi’s extensive menu has been carefully selected and designed to include over a hundred Japanese dishes in which you are spoilt to choose from.  This includes some of the most popular, traditional and signature Japanese dishes that will save you the airfare.  St Sushi provide an extensive menu ranging from their amazing signature sushi dishes (raw or cooked),c urry dishes, soup noodles to fabulous Bento Boxes.  The Bento Boxes are definitely worth a try and are greta value for money. St Sushi takes great pride in all of their dishes, quality checking and hand pick the freshest ingredients for a good mouth watering feel.   St Sushi has been popular with both the Japanese and locals for many years and has recently been awarded “The Best Asian Cuisine 2012” in Newcastle Upon Tyne.  It’s a perfect venue for lunch or dinner as it is a walk away to Newcastle’s Railway station, hotels, shopping center and the main attractions.  St Sushi is also popular choice for a take out for those on the go.      

  • The Bohemian

    The Bohemian Passionate about food, music, art and life.  The Bohemian is a Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurant, Bar, & Vinyl Record shop.  Great food, friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere make this the perfect place to grab a bite to eat. A relaxed and love filled haven 2 minutes walk from Newcastle central station on Pink Lane. Welcome to the world of Boho… The Bohemian brings together the love of gorgeous Vegan and Vegetarian food, the love of vinyl music, and a passion to create a unique, beautiful & welcoming space for like minded people to…Eat, Drink, Relax, Indulge, Enjoy, Be Happy! From a light lunch, or a cocktail and tapas, to a 3 course evening meal, everything we do is done with passion! The Bohemian is extremely popular so we recommend booking in advance.  You can book a table here.   The Bar… Alongside everything you’d expect at a bar, they have a scrumptious range of Vegan beers and wines, and a truly heavenly selection of cocktails.    BoHo records… A Vinyl record shop within a Restaurant? The Bohemian love music, and really love music on vinyl.  So be sure to check out BoHo records, a little vinyl record shop inside the Bohemian with thousands of vintage vinyl records.        

  • The Biscuit Factory

    The Biscuit Factory Art Gallery The Biscuit Factory is the UK’s largest independent contemporary art, craft & design gallery set in the heart of Newcastle’s cultural quarter.  Housed in a former Victorian warehouse, our beautiful gallery spaces are set over two floors, displaying a range of exciting contemporary fine art, sculpture, original prints and jewellery, quality craftsmanship and design led homewares. The Biscuit Factory hosts four major exhibitions a year, representing the work of around 250 artists each season, so there is always something new to see every time you visit.  Buying art is a personal experience and whether you are a seasoned collector or a first time buyer our professional and friendly team are here to assist you with your choices and with the interest free Own Art purchase scheme, buying art is simple and affordable. Free Admission 5 minutes from Newcastle city centre Open 7 days a week Artist studios Cafe Restaurant  

  • SIX

    SIX SIX is the Baltic’s stunning rooftop restaurant, serving sustainable local food with breathtaking panoramic views. Brought to you by Fresh Element, the style of food is British modern cuisine featuring the very best ingredients simply cooked and served in a relaxed and friendly setting.   RESERVATIONS Monday Dinner  17:30 – 21:30 Drinks  17:30 – 22:00 Tuesday – Saturday Lunch  12:00 – 14:00 Afternoon Tea  14:30 – 15:30 Dinner  17:30 – 21:30 Drinks  12:00 – 22:00 Sunday Lunch  12:00 – 14:00 Afternoon Tea  14:30 – 15:30 Drinks  12:00 – 16:00 Contact on 0191 440 4948 (from 10am daily) Or at eat@sixbaltic.com   Cuisine: British Parking: Car park Serves lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks Takes bookings Walk-ins welcome Good for groups or parties Table service          

  • Jesmond Dene House

    Jesmond Dene House Set in a quiet, woodland setting yet minutes from Newcastle city centre, Jesmond Dene House Hotel and Restaurant offers understated luxury, contemporary style and award-winning food. One of Newcastle’s leading independent hotels, the style is a mix of townhouse, boutique and country house hotel.  The striking Arts and Crafts building has been carefully updated to create 40 distinctly individual bedrooms: sleek, spacious, modern with free internet usage. The award-winning restaurant offers skilful yet unfussy food and is open to all, whether for coffee and cakes or a tasting menu dinner. With colourful gardens, family suites, intimate spaces and grand rooms, the hotel makes a memorable choice for weddings, romantic weekend breaks, business meetings or a wicked afternoon tea.  The hotel is also an ideal base for exploring Newcastle, Northumberland and the North East.  

  • Jam Jar

    Jam Jar This quirky yet homely food and drink venue’s transient menu is all built around fresh, locally-sourced produce paired with creative cocktails, craft beers, continental lagers and rare liquors will breathe a breath of fresh air into your mundane rituals.  Experienced chefs showcase the very best of quintessential English comfort food and all-American classics, championing the warming nostalgia of home-cooked food and a desire for the simpler pleasures in life.  Expect British classics such as traditional fish and chips, homemade pies, and afternoon tea combined with transatlantic favorites such as fried chicken, buttermilk pancakes and not to mention the best burgers in town.  The JAM JAR is housed within a contemporary space inspired by industry but with its feet firmly in the comfortable and ambient.  It is set to be a celebration of the unpretentious and wholesome, the soulful and utterly charming. 

  • Scalini’s Jesmond

    Scalini’s Restaurant Jesmond Popular Italian/Mediterranean cuisine restaurant in Jesmond with stripped floors and rustic wood tables.  Scalini’s Restaurant, Jesmond is a spacious and relaxed Italian restaurant offering a wide selection of tasty dishes, and has always been popular with locals of all ages. Open every day from 12 noon until 10pm, offering varied menus to choose from, no matter what your budget. Good food and excellent service. The nearest Metro station is West Jesmond.  There is also a bus stop just outside Scalini’s doors. Parking: Street and car park   Serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks   Takes bookings Walk-ins welcome Good for groups or parties Good for children Table service Outdoor seating

  • Prima Restaurant

    Prima Restaurant Situated centrally on Newcastle’s lively Quayside under the old high level bridge Prima Quayside is a must visit for all fans of great Italian food. Three level restaurant with open kitchen, tiled floors and stone-walled room, for classic Italian food. Prima Quayside is the largest pizzeria in Newcastle situated centrally on Newcastle’s lively Quayside under the old high level bridge. The restaurant boasts many original features – most notably the beautiful stone arch. Prima Quayside is renowned for making traditional pizzas. You can even watch while your “pizzaiolo” prepares your pizza!  A perfect venue for an event or function, Prima is ideally situated on Newcastle’s thriving Quayside.  With 3 function rooms available serving anywhere between 20 to 120 people, Prima is a great choice for any party. Parking: Street   Serves lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks   Takes bookings Walk-ins welcome Good for groups or parties Good for children Table service Outdoor seating  

  • Babucho

    Babucho Nestled between the city’s shopping district and the river front in the heart of the quayside, Babucho is a New York style Italian brasserie and bar.  A menu full of fantastic home-style rustic dishes using traditional Italian recipes, fused with some splendid local favourites.   Smart, monochromatic brasserie bar with booths, sofas and terrace, for eclectic menu and cocktails. Friendly staff, great cocktails just the way you like them, food you go on holiday to find and a soundtrack you will want to buy.  A bustling crowd during the day, a hip restaurant and lounge by night and a late night playground for the city’s movers and shakers to enjoy till the early hours. Serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks   Takes bookings Walk-ins welcome Good for groups or parties Good for children Takeaway Catering Table service Outdoor seating  

  • Big Mussel

    Big Mussel Specialising in seafood with good menu offers an great blackboard specials the big mussel offers great service in very relax and friendly atmosphere. Intimate stripped-floor bistro hangout for seafood specialities and Belgian beers, plus live music. Great portions and value for money, delicious food and excellent service.    

  • Uno Trattoria

    Uno Trattoria Traditional cuisine in family-run Italian restaurant with chalkboard menus on exposed brick walls. Situated under the Tyne Bridge in the heart of Newcastle’s popular Quayside, Uno’s is a family-run restaurant which has been serving the finest traditional Italian food since 1989.   Uno Trattoria has friendly staff, warm and welcoming atmosphere and delicious food, one of Newcastle’s most popular Italian restaurants. Parking: Street   Serves lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks   Takes bookings Walk-ins welcome Good for groups or parties Good for children Takeaway Table service Outdoor seating

  • Ury Restaurant

    Ury Restaurant South Indian restaurant located by the quayside overlooking river Tyne. Authentic, spicy Keralan dishes in a restaurant with subtle lighting and Southern Indian motifs. Excellent service, friendly staff and great food, with the traditional Keralite cuisines, you feel the love and care of a mothers recipe.  

  • Vujon

    Vujon  Luxury and food heaven combine to make Vujon a genuine Indian dining experience in the sumptuous surroundings in the heart of Newcastle’s historic Quayside.  Original Cuisine that’s stylishly different from the traditional Indian restaurant. Vujon is something of a culinary institution within the city.  Loved by corporate and private diners as well as people visiting Newcastle and the North of England for the first time. Located in the lively, historic Quayside area of Newcastle upon Tyne, Vujon is one of the city’s longest established and best known Indian restaurants. Serving high quality Indian cuisine since 1990 and in recent years have invested heavily in modernising our menu and enhancing the elegant and stylish seating and decor in the main restaurant and private dining room. Vujon welcomes guests with an atmosphere of elegance and spacious sophistication.  Their style and approach is traditional and authentic with a contemporary twist. This is particularly reflected in their food, serving a rich variety of authentic Indian food with freshly sourced ingredients where possible.  Dishes and sauces are made to order.  These dishes are a creative mixture of traditional classics with new, modern favourites.  The quality of our food is well recognised and in 2011 head chef Khaled Miah won the Curry Chef Competition run by Newcastle City Council. Over the years Vujon has received many regional and national accolades, including Best in the North in the British Curry Awards in 2006, and also named as the most innovative restaurant in the North in the same awards. Continued success is built on a number of key elements; great food, great hospitality and a great environment.  The staff are attentive and courteous and always willing to be flexible and as helpful as possible.

  • Sabatini

    Sabatini Sabatini is a familiar sight on Newcastle’s famous Quayside.  A family run business for over twenty years, Sabatini continues to serve truly authentic Sardinian and Italian food. Situated next to the river in cosy yet modern surroundings, Sabatini remains a popular choice as Newcastle’s premier Italian Ristoranté. Sabatini is spilt into two areas, the main ristorante and another smaller restaurant area with a warm fire, perfect for private functions. They cater for all your needs, from small intimate meetings to large organised parties, Sabatini offers a host of impressive services. Good authentic Italian food and excellent service. Parking: Street   Serves lunch and dinner   Takes bookings Walk-ins welcome Good for groups or parties Good for children Takeaway Table service

  • Lau’s 202

    Lau’s 202 Busy buffet restaurant on Newgate Street. Eat and relax in Lau’s contemporary surroundings.  The exceptional design of LAUS 202 was created by Dakota House of Design.  Their work has generated a calm and relaxing atmosphere to ensure you appreciate the quality of the food.   With over 100 varieties to choose from, every visit will be a different experience.  At their Chef’s Island they offer a generous variety of sushi, hot and cold starters, soup noodles, dim sum and teppanyaki and grill to order.  You can watch as their professionally trained sushi chefs prepare food fresh while you wait for your teppanyaki and grill order to be cooked.  Fresh waffles are also available. Open daily from 11:30am till 10:30pm.  This spacious restaurant seats up to 200 customers and is great for large parties. Takes bookings Walk-ins welcome Good for groups or parties Good for children

  • Mamma Mia’s

    Mamma Mia’s Just off Newcastle’s popular Bigg Market, this hidden gem does great affordable Italian food. A family run restaurant that has been open for over 30 years, serving traditional and authentic food in a welcome and friendly setting. Walk ins welcome at any time, though require a reservation to be made for four people and over.  Open Monday to Saturday and Closed on Sundays.  Daily Specials every lunchtime and early evenings before 7pm. Takes bookings Walk-ins welcome Good for groups or parties Good for children Table service

  • Puccini Restaurant

    Puccini Restaurant Informal Italian restaurant serving traditional pizza and pasta, plus seafood and grill dishes. Great Italian food and excellent service. Puccini is set in the heart of the oldest part of the city of Newcastle just off the Bigg Market. A greta family run restaurant, Linda and Trevor have worked at Puccini for 25 years owning the venue for 18 years.  The menu is inspired by the timeless elegance of an Italian Restaurant and brings the true taste and enjoyment of Italy and world renowned dishes to their customers. There is free Wifi in the restaurant.

  • Sky Chinese Cuisine

    Sky Chinese Cuisine Sky Chinese Cuisine is situated in the heart of Chinatown Newcastle serving Dim Sum, as well as several menus with familiar favourites and traditional classics. Sky is open till late, every day of the week. Sky Chinese Cuisine quickly became a popular destination for all those looking to experience the real taste of Hong Kong. As the lift doors open and you enter the restaurant, you are immediately transported to a world where taste goes hand-in-hand with attention to detail. Sky Chinese Cuisine brings you all the flavours of Hong Kong to Chinatown in Newcastle; Dim sum, Hotpot, Banquets and a variety of traditional and delicious dishes in a tranquil and comfortable restaurant environment. Situated on the 3rd floor 20-28 Stowell Street, take the lift upstairs to the welcoming traditional décor, with a modern twist. Parking: Street and car park   Serves lunch, dinner and drinks   Takes bookings Walk-ins welcome Good for groups or parties Takeaway Table service

  • Amaysia Restaurant

    Amaysia Restaurant Busy restaurant is in the heart of Newcastle’s bustling Chinatown district on Stowell Street.  Also has a newly refurbished multi-purpose private room is now open for reservations.  Facilities include: – Karaoke System – Playstation 4 – Pool table – Mahjong – Poker Game – Dart – Dining Area The room is available for hire 7 days a week from 12 noon until 3 am. Great for group parties. Parking: Street and car park   Serves lunch, dinner and drinks   Takes bookings Walk-ins welcome Good for groups or parties Takeaway Catering Table service

  • Royal Emperor Chinese Restaurant

    Royal Emperor Chinese Restaurant This popular Chinese restaurant is in the heart of Newcastle’s bustling Chinatown district on Stowell Street.  Lovely food and excellent service.  They provide a huge range of different dishes with a good selection of wines to accompany your meal. Their menu can be catered for any size parties from set Banquets.   They also provide more Traditional Chinese Dishes for those who are familiar with the authentic tastes.  Parties of all sizes can be catered for with specialised dishes to suit all requirements of guests. Takes bookings Walk-ins welcome Good for groups or parties Takeaway Table service

  • Mandarin Thai Siam

    Mandarin Thai Siam Welcoming and clean restaurant on Newcastle’s Stowell Street offering an extensive menu of Mandarin and Thai dishes.  A very welcoming Thai feeling with great service and decor.    

  • Red Diner

    Red Diner Red Diner Chinese Restaurant opened its doors to the public in 2010,  located in the heart of Chinatown, one of Newcastle’s famous tourist attractions.  It’s the perfect location if you are looking to dine out with some privacy for Lunch or the Evening.   Red Diner is the only Chinese Restaurant on Stowel Street to offer a karaoke private dinning experience putting the fun and entertainment on the map.  Their selection of songs range from English, Chinese, Japanese and Korean. Red Diner specialises in Cantonese and Szechuan dishes.  Brining you the flavour from China and Hong Kong.  Their menu has been carefully created using popular Chinese dishes to make sure that there is something to suit everyone, whether you are looking for something sweet, spicy or mild.    

  • Chinatown Express

    Chinatown Express Informal Hong Kong Chinese Style Diner.  Perfect for a quick bite to eat or late night take-away. This diner is popular amongst Newcastle’s Chinese community for its speedy service, authentic food and affordable prices.      

  • Landmark

    Landmark Located in Newcastle’s Chinatown The Landmark Restaurant & Bar serves world beers, wine & champagne and Oriental cuisine. Great food and excellent service. The Mak brothers Yen and Andrew have created a new look restaurant in Newcastle’s Chinatown, The Landmark.  Having many years of experience and history in their hometown, they pride themselves on exceptional attention to detail and hospitality, and above all serving great oriental cuisine in what is the place to be seen in Chinatown. Located at the head of Stowell Street on the ground level of the NCP car park, as soon as you step in you are greeted by a fabulous bar.  The Restaurant itself is split level so as well as the bar reception area there are relaxing and intimate dining booths, leading down into the main restaurant where there are further booths and large round banqueting tables where celebration and business dinners are held. They cater well for groups so are perfect for a Stag or Hen night, birthday bash or office party.   Parking: Car park   Serves lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks   Takes bookings Walk-ins welcome Good for groups or parties Good for children

  • Palace Garden

    Palace Garden At Palace Garden they are not content to settle for being just another Chinese restaurant – they want to be the best – which is probably why we recently received a 10 out of 10 rating from The Lifestyle Magazine. In 1985, The Palace Garden was an award-winning restaurant and was even featured in The Good Food Guide.  Back then Peter Cheng was the proprietor and now he has returned and triumphantly restored the restaurant to its former glory.  Offering a delicious array of Szechuan, Malaysian, Cantonese and Pekinese cuisine they guarantee you’ll find their menu so enticing that choosing which dish to eat will be nothing short of a labour of love.  However it’s not just the quality of the food that sets the Palace Garden apart but also the attractive dining environment. Their recently remodelled interior décor is certainly pleasing to the eye, with calming water features and an intricate stone staircase to greet you upon your arrival.  The walk to your table will see you cross over a trickling stream complete with fish – a true touch of the original. The Palace Garden is dedicated to providing real hospitality – on arrival you will be immediately shown to our intimate bar-side seating area where you will have a chance to look at our elegantly displayed menu and sample some complementary prawn crackers. They have an extensive dining room, bar, lounge and an elegant upper function room that is an ideal setting for luncheon or dinner parties.  So if you’re planning a special event, Palace Garden is the perfect venue for you. They combine our excellent food and dining environment with a great range of available drinks.  With an impressive wine list contains an unbeatable choice of red, white and sparkling wines, plus champagnes, perfect for that special occasion.  Open from 12.00pm everyday until 11.15pm. To make a reservation call on 0191 221 2888 to avoid being disappointed. Conveniently located at 45 – 51 Stowell Street where you will find ample parking.  

  • King Neptune

    King Neptune Seafood and Peking Restaurant in the heart of Newcastle’s Chinatown on Stowell Street. One of Chinatown’s oldest restaurants it is a great place to eat for seafood lovers, food is delicious and freshly cooked.    King Neptune is an excellent venue for birthday celebrations, work do’s, stag and hen parties.  Good service, attentive but not intrusive.   Parking: Street and car park   Serves lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks   Takes bookings Walk-ins welcome Good for groups or parties Good for children Takeaway Table service  

  • Nudo Noodle House

    Nudo Noodle House A unique Noodle House, serving real comfort food from the Orient.  All ingredients are freshly prepared and made to order to provide a healthy, nutritional and sumptuous meal. Chinese and Japanese dinning, Nudo is the brain-child of Karen Lau who’s philosophy  is to serve healthy quality food, in a pleasant, comfortable atmosphere, with a friendly and attentive service at reasonable prices.  They certainly manage to meet that brief with their excellent service, flavoursome food and competitive prices. We loved their relaxed, informal atmosphere.  It is a great place to go for a chilled out meal, with a large range of dishes, FREE wi-fi access and good drinks menu.  Even if noodles are not your thing they also serve great sushi, small eats, rice dishes, fresh grounded coffee, freshly squeezed juices, premium Chinese teas and not forgetting wines, saki & bottled beers. We would definitely recommend Nudo for a night out, we love its informal, relaxed and welcoming feel.  The central location near the popular The Gate leisure complex makes it an ideal stopping point on a night out in Newcastle.

  • BEALIM HOUSE

    Bealim House  Situated over two floors, Bealim House is Newcastle’s first authentic Gin distillery, bar and eatery.  Home to The Newcastle Gin Company and the city’s only working in-house Gin still, the venue is unlike anything else in the area. Formerly a print works, the bar’s interior design pays homage to the history of the building honouring its industrial feel with wooden flooring, antique leather seating, vintage tiles and varnished brick walls. The main bar is located on the ground floor and food is served from our open plan kitchen on the first floor. Great food, friendly staff and some amazing cocktails. Two minute walk from St James Metro Station, close to all major car parks, 10 minute walk from Newcastle central station.   Opening Hours   Mon – Fri 11am – 11pm (food served til 10pm) Saturday 11am – midnight (food served til 10pm) Sunday 11am – 10.30pm (food served til 8pm)

  • 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.  

  • Cabana Brasilian Barbecue

    Cabana Brasilian Barbecue Cabana is the UK’s hottest grill from Brazil!   Flame-grilled skewers cooked fresh to order, with street food, cocktails and interiors inspired by the beaches street and markets of modern Brasil. Situated in the former Cooperative building on Newgate Street near Newcastle’s busy The Gate leisure complex. Cabana has great service, amazing food and a quirky unique relaxed atmosphere.  The decor even features seating lined with old Brazilian made jeans, with tiny treats for diners in the pockets!    

  • 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.      

  • AVEIKA Late Bar

    AVEIKA AVEIKA is a contemporary Japanese Restaurant & Late Bar nestled in the heart of Newcastle’s iconic Quayside.  Based on the Japanese concept of dining ‘Izakaya‘ it is a sophisticated establishment where the atmosphere is both stylish and vibrant.  Playfully innovative, AVEIKA chooses to tear up the rulebook of traditional Japanese dining; reworking Japanese classics with a modern, innovative twist. If you plan on making an evening of it – starting with dinner followed by late night revelry with friends, or you just want to hang out and wind down, we would be delighted to welcome you at any time.  After food, explore our expansive courtyard in the shadow of the iconic Tyne Bridge, or meet us at the bar for afternoon drinks, date nights or after work socials. Newcastle’s busy quayside is always popular and Sandhill has seen a lot of re-development in the last few years and is rapidly becoming one of Newcastle’s hottest places to party with a great selection of trendy, modern clubs and bars to choose from.  It makes for the perfect night out and is excellent for stag nights, hen parties and barcrawls due to the close proximity, quality and choice of venues. Live DJ’s play a mixture of lounge, house and popular music till the early hours 7 days a week. MEZZANINE BALCONY The Mezzanine Balcony offers customers the chance to continue their night in a private booth  overlooking the main dance floor area, beneath the signature Aveika crystal chandelier, table service booths intuitively cater for both private and social tastes.  Hosts are allocated specific tables all night, to facilitate your evening and the DJ is central to the party upstairs.   Party the way you want, and join the family.  Enjoy bottle service and luxury cocktails with full VIP service.   Indulge in our selection of premium spirits & champagnes, as well as the unique option of their social sharing platters of sushi or robata grilled skewers.  Advance booking is recommended contact them on 0191 233 3732 to secure a booth.

  • ASPERS CASINO

    Aspers Casino Newcastle’s Premier Casino Located in The Gate complex – Newgate Street.  This popular area is packed with bars, clubs, restaurants and more.  Aspers Casino is accessible from both The Gate and Newcastle’s Chinatown on Stowell Street.   Whether you’re a gaming beginner or a professional, you can be sure of a warm and friendly welcome 24/7 at Aspers. Vast casino with 3 gaming floors, 200-seat poker room, eclectic restaurant and 30-screen sports bar.  There huge range of casino gaming means you’ll always be able to find something to suite your tastes and budget. It is not all about gaming though with a sports bar, restaurant and areas to sit and relax.  It is a great place to watch sports without the crowds and having to wait an age at the bar.  The staff are personable, professional and friendly.  Come and discover: The stunning Freya’s Restaurant A choice of stylish, elegant and vibrant bars The largest selection of casino gaming in Newcastle There is a good variety of games and tables to play.  With more variety, more choice, more slots, more tables and more fun, you’ll be well looked after – whatever your game – at Aspers. Freya’s restaurant have a range of delicious dishes at very reasonable prices and the service is always excellent.  They have gone to great lengths to ensure the restaurant is very relaxing and quiet despite it’s settings in a popular Newcastle Casino.  This also means no noisy children or loud drunks are allowed in, giving you the peace and tranquility you would expect from such a venue.  You can book a party or a table so your big night out in Newcastle goes perfectly to plan.  They even do cocktail making sessions and packages aimed at the hen party and stag night market as well as an excellent Sunday lunch.   

  • PITCHER & PIANO

    PITCHER & PIANO Walk off the Millennium Bridge and into Newcastle’s stunning Pitcher and Piano.  Whatever your reason for drinking they have got something on the bar or in the fridges just for you.  A good safe bet for a drink on the quayside they have very friendly staff, great riverside views and an excellent beer selection and lovely food.  The beer garden is hard to beat on a nice sunny day and can be very popular. Pitcher & Piano on Newcastle Gateshead Quayside is a bar for every occasion.  The glass fronted building is within walking distance of the city centre and has its own taxi rank and bus stop. From dry and fresh to fruity and full they have a great wine list available by the glass or bottle and with fantastic views of the Quayside, Pitcher & Piano Newcastle is the perfect setting for any occasion. When it comes to beers, they certainly aren’t beer bores – bottled beers and ales include Birra Moretti, Modelo Especial and Meantime Pale Ale. On draught they have got Lowenbau, Red Stripe and more.  For the designated drivers out there they have a fantastic range of premium soft drinks so you won’t be missing out. Finally what they love making the most – cocktails!  Their team of bartenders are dedicated to developing a great cocktail list from timeless classics to their very own concocutions using the finest spirits and ingredients. The dedicated restaurant serves food every day from the minute they open until 10pm.  Excellent quality food and service.  Grazing dishes and flatbreads are perfect for any time of the day socialising with friends.  Lunchtime promises delicious sandwiches and fresh summer salads.  If you’re feeling a little indulgent, we’d definitely go for one of their excellent homemade burgers with brioche buns. They have an excellent space to hire for large groups and parties on the first floor.

  • HOP & CLEAVER

    THE HOP AND CLEAVER   Welcome to the world of Hop & Cleaver, a brand new bar and eatery on Newcastle’s Quayside. They really do love food here at the Hop and Cleaver.  They smoke their own meats!  Brew there very own small batch craft beers and love inventing all manner of cocktails!  Talk about going the extra mile.  This ward winning Quayside bar is located at the heart of Newcastle’s bustling tourist industry on the banks of the River Tyne.  Sandhill has seen a lot of re-development in the last few years and is rapidly becoming one of Newcastle’s hottest places to party with a great selection of trendy, modern clubs and bars to choose from.  It makes for the perfect night out and is excellent for stag nights, hen parties and barcrawls due to the close proximity, quality and choice of venues.   The Hop and Cleaver is a bit of a BBQ lovers paradise with it’s very own house-smoked BBQ meats, craft beers and cocktails in a rustic space with exposed stone and beams.  So why not sack off the diet and binge on MEAT?  Gorge on pulled pork, smoked brisket, charred rib, Buffalo wings, pit beans, fries, slaw and garden salad for only £10.  Great if you want a quick bite between barcrawls or a full meat feast. Here are a few things you can expect; BBQ RIBS, BATHTUB BOURBONS, MICRO BREWERY, COCKTAILS & HARD SHAKES, DAIQUIRI & MARGARITA SLUSHIES, SUPERB SALADS, SMOKEY BRISKET, BEER CAN CHICKEN, OUTSIDE COURTYARD, PICK & PULL YOUR OWN PINTS IN 2 AMAZING PRIVATE AREAS, GROWLERS, MAKE YOUR OWN MANHATTANS, PULLED PORK. Great for groups, birthdays, stag weekends and hen parties.  Want to reserve a seat at the table or book the taproom now and enjoy an evening in barbecue heaven? Just e-mail hey@hopandcleaver.co.uk or call 0191 261 1037