Gateshead, a part of the County Durham, is a beautiful and quiet town overlooking the River Tyne. A historically significant town, it is home to some of the most innovative architectural landmarks, like the Sage Gateshead and the Saltwell Towers. But what to do when you’re in town and want to sit in a nice place for lunch? Thankfully, other than its serene location and architecture, the town offers a variety of fine dining options as well. Here is a list of the best restaurants in Gateshead.
Zizzi – Newcastle Metro Centre
A live garden on the double height staircase wall offers a wonderful view while dining with your loved ones. The restaurant has three types of menu: Super Frizzante Menu, Classico Menu, and Autumn Winter Menu. The options are diverse and moderately priced. They offer a great Antipasti platter which is a must try.
Afternoon Tea at Sage Gateshead
A great place to unwind and sip that afternoon tea. The place offers an assortment of sandwiches and cakes, including profiteroles.
The Brasserie at Sage Gateshead
If you don’t mind spending some extra money, then this new, high-end restaurant is the place for you. The winner of the 2018 Diners’ Choice Award, The Brasserie offers something for everyone. Their Bubble and Squeak Risotto and Thai style Vegetable Stir Fry are bound to leave your taste buds wanting for more.
If you’re a little light on the pocket, then look no further than the Sapori Café, located near Newcastle upon Tyne. It’s an Italian café, is vegetarian-friendly, and it is bang for the buck.
If you don’t mind a little extra spice in your life, try one of the best Indian restaurants here. Situated near the Quayside area, it offers a sumptuous Poppadum Bowl and Bombay Mixed Chaat for starters. It also offers a mouth-watering Biryani and a delicious Prawn curry to die for.
If you are looking for variety in your palette, this amazing restaurant is a must visit. Located at 117 Newgate Street, it specializes in Caribbean and Jamaican food, while also providing healthy and gluten-free options. The place has a good vibe going on, has great ambience, and plays soothing music. Perfect place to relax after a long day.
Miller & Carter Steakhouse
You want your meat, and you want it good. Perhaps you like it medium-rare, as many purists do. (Or well-done. No one is judging.) Look no further than one of the best steakhouses in the town. The Miller & Carter Steakhouse, about 1.1 km from Vue Cinema Gateshead, offers steaks which are served with parsley butter, seasoned fries, beef tomato, and their now-famous ingredient, onion leaf.
After you are fed why not check out the town. Here is good article on the best things to to do in Gateshead.