Newcastle’s food scene is as diverse as the city itself. There’s a restaurant for every occasion, from fine dining destinations to stylish bistros and cosy gastropubs. If you’re not sure where to start, we’ve rounded up ten of the city’s best restaurants.
Enjoy a taste of history at Blackfriars, an award-winning restaurant situated in a 13th century medieval friary. Diners can enjoy gutsy British cooking in one of the oldest dining rooms in the UK – think fillet of beef, crab-stuffed sole, and pork belly with crispy black pudding. There’s a Little Monks menu for the kids, so bring the whole family along.
This popular Quayside restaurant is the place to go for authentic Chinese food. Winner of multiple Diners’ Choice awards, it continues to receive rave reviews from OpenTable diners. The seafood dishes are particularly good – try the spicy salt and pepper king prawns or the fragrant steamed sea bass with soy, ginger and spring onion.
Saltwater Fish Company
Seafood lovers and hungry shoppers are in for a treat at this fish bar and fishmonger at Fenwick Newcastle. Where better to enjoy freshly prepared fish or a few oysters? You can pop in for a few small plates or a prawn and scallop burger or splash out on one of their stunning plateau fruits de mer. If you don’t fancy fish, Fenwick Foodhall has plenty more to offer. Head to Fuego for pizza and tapas or satisfy your steak cravings at Porterhouse Butcher & Grill.Continue Reading