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Newcastle - Hotels, Restaurants, Bars and Galleries

1 November 2014

Newcastle has all the allure you’d expect from a regional capital and vibrant hub of entertainment and culture. This scenic riverside locale offers a wonderful blend of historic castles and cathedrals, grand architecture and upbeat urban nightlife to rival any city in Europe. Newcastle is also home to a thriving food scene, led by a new generation of talented chefs and enterprising boutique restaurants.


Newcastle If the attractive views of the Tyne and Millennium Bridge don’t win you over then the stylish suites here certainly will. Unwind at the Malbar with one of their legendary classic cocktails, or tuck into the signature Malburger at the lavish Brassiere.

The Vermont Hotel
Glitz, glamour and grandeur are the hallmarks of this city centre hotel. Situated close to monuments Castle Keep and Moot Hall, and within stumbling distance of numerous nightlife spots, this local landmark offers stylish suits, three deluxe bars and an upscale Brassiere and tearoom.

Hotel Indigo
Located in historic Grainger Town, Hotel Indigo is not only an ideal urban retreat but also one of the city’s premier (Marco Pierre White) steakhouses. Minimal interiors meet effortless style in each of the boutique bedrooms, while spa-inspired bathroom amenities ensure utter relaxation.

Jesmond Dene House
It’s hard to believe this beautiful boutique hotel is just minutes from Newcastle’s lively city centre. This eclectic 19th century Arts And Crafts building offers 40 bespoke bedrooms, an award-winning restaurant and a scenic woodland backdrop.


House Of Tides
Acclaimed chef Kenny Atkinson returns to his old stomping ground at renowned Newcastle restaurant House Of Tides. An exciting new opening for local foodies, expect dishes that celebrate Atkinson’s northern roots, but with a few fine dining flourishes.

Sample the nation’s favourite dish at one of the nation’s best curry houses. Raval takes the humble curry upmarket with its take on authentic Indian dishes, served in stylish contemporary surrounds. Select from the a la carte, or go all out with the seven-course tasting menu.

Peace And Loaf
With Masterchef Professionals finalist Dave Coulson in charge of the menu, Peace and Loaf is the epitome of northern culinary panache. Fresh ingredients and experimental flavour combinations make for an exciting gastronomic outing.

Six floors up and offering panoramic views overlooking the Quayside area, Baltic’s rooftop restaurant has established itself as a sky high foodie haven. Enjoy seasonal British classics such as venison and Ingram Valley lamb, alongside local specialities such as Lindisfarne oysters.


The Bridge Tavern
This microbrewery-pub-restaurant is flying the flag for the craft beer movement up north. View the brewing quarters on the ground floor before sampling some exclusive in-house beers in the inviting bar area. The “bar bait” menu is pretty tempting, too.

For over a decade, Tokyo’s discreet facade has welcomed in-the-know individuals seeking expertly crafted, experimental cocktails. Sip on curious creations such as the Bacon Old Fashion or the Wasabi Martini, whilst soaking up the atmosphere in the dark and moody rooftop lounge.

Pleased To Meet You
Exposed brick walls and rustic wooden tables line the interiors of Pleased To Meet You. Routinely packed to the rafters, this historic Grade II listed building has been transformed into one of the city’s best gin and draft houses, with over 50 varieties to choose from.

The Broad Chare
Stripping away the flounce and fluff in favour of a classic pub experience, The Broad Chare has become a Newcastle institution. Order yourself a scotch egg and a pint of locally brewed beer and experience the joys of an old-fashioned English pub.


The Outsiders
Venture to Steve Lazarides’ northern outpost and you’ll be greeted with the same unconventional approach to urban art that can be found in his London gallery. Get an up-close look at the renowned artwork – which comes courtesy of street art legends from around the world – and pick up a few hand-finished prints to take home.

Baltic Centre For Contemporary Art
It’s hard to miss this huge industrial landmark, which stands proud on the banks of the River Tyne. With 3000sqm of art space spread across six floors and three mezzanines, there’s every type of art you could ever wish to encounter here.

Laing Art Gallery
For the chance to see an exceptional collection of historical and contemporary art, Laing Art Gallery should be your first port of call. With a range of permanent collections on display, there’s no better place to explore Newcastle’s rich artistic legacy.

The Biscuit Factory
Housed in a former Victorian warehouse, this enormous venue carries with it the lifeblood of Newcastle’s burgeoning arts scene. Divided into several dynamic gallery spaces, visitors can explore collections of contemporary sculpture, paintings, prints and much more.



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