Food in Newcastle
You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to food in Newcastle. There’s a huge variety of restaurants and cafés, including many budget options.
The Settle Down Café is a cool spot to hang out with friends and enjoy a slice of cake or a comforting bowl of soup, while the Tyneside Bar Café offers a great menu of grilled sandwiches, curries and salads. Ernest is a popular café-bar which is perfect if you’re looking for tasty homemade food at a reasonable price.
Eldon Square and Grey Street are great spots for dining, with plenty of restaurants, cafés and snack spots to choose from, and Newcastle’s own Chinatown is within walkable distance from the city centre.
Whether you’re looking for comfort foods to remind you of home or are looking to try some of the local specialties, you'll find plenty of choice here. Newcastle is known for stottie cakes, pease pudding and brown ale. You could also try Pan Haggerty, a hearty potato dish.
For more budget-friendly options, Newcastle has a collection of great street food outlets. You'll also find popular chain restaurants in The Gate entertainment centre and intu Metrocentre. If you want something a little more special, the Quayside and Gateshead offer a brilliant selection.