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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Art Gallery
“Housed in a landmark industrial building on the south bank of the River Tyne in Gateshead, BALTIC is the biggest gallery of its kind in the world - presenting a dynamic, diverse and international programme of contemporary visual art.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bar
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“The Botanist is one of the most bustling spots in town for a gin-infused cocktail or two. The menu is packed with a wide range of creative potions, and the gin offering here is certainly one to celebrate.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Another rough'n'ready local favourite. Absolutely swarming in the warmer months. Great outdoor area underneath the arches and regularly hosts local band performances.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“An extremely popular breakfast and brunch spot. I recommend the pancakes. expect to que outside at peak times.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Slightly further afield in Jesmond and on the pricier side, but a lovely restaurant. Part owned by head chef Dave Coulson who worked under two-star rated Michel Roux Jr.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“Cocktails, Wine, Beers, Spirits. Situated right on the Quayside next to the famous Millennium Bridge. Especially popular on sunny days. Does reasonable food too.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fresh fish, locally caught, simply served... Celebrate our coastline and let the fish do the talking! Autumn/Winter Opening Hours Lunch served between 12.00midday and 5.30pm every day Dinner served between 6.30pm and 8.30pm Monday to Saturday Breakfast served 9.30am - 11.30am Friday to Sunday ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
“Great vegetarian spot, something of a local institute with a constantly changing yummy menu.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“Brought to you by the same people who have Wylam Brewery and By the River. Cosy pub on the quayside with a roof terrace under the Tyne Bridge.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Catch some of the brightest comedy talents here in hilariously funny acts. Be prepared for plenty of giggles and great food too.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pub
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“I loves the atmosphere it is like being on a train (orient express) springs to mind. (well almost!!!)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
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“Great local restaurant from breakfast to dinner, my friends Lucas & Sue own it so do tell them Kate recommended it. Local in Jesmond”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Wonderful Turkish Restaurant located nearby. Rated at number 7 of 935 restaurants in the whole of Newcastle Upon Tyne.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Definitely worth checking out, lovely venue right on the beach, nice for a couple of drinks or food”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“Lovely food and some of the best views of the city whilst you eat - particularly if you request a table by the windows. Situated on the 6th Floor of the Baltic Art Museum.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Michelin Starred seafood in a Grade I listed building. This is definitely on the outside edge of "walking distance" being further along the river, but it's worth including in this guide.”
  • 6 locals recommend