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Restaurant

Address

Town

Telephone

Year Opened/Seats

Comments

ASIAN

(Indian, Bangladeshi, Nepalese, Pakistani, Sri Lankan

Angeethi

166 Kells Lane

Gateshead

0191 491 4343

 

Very smart

Last Days of the Raj

See Members

Gateshead

 

 

 

Spice Bollywood

The Studio, Yellow Quadrant, Metro Centre

Gateshead NE11 9YG

0191 460 9449

 

-/owner Ravi Dhugga

Days of the Raj

Harewood House, 49 Great North Road

Gosforth

0191 284 9555

 

-

New Bengal
(click to link to website)

232 High Street NE3 1HH

Gosforth

0191 285 6706

 

-/recommended by R.T.M. Newcastle FC

Last Days of the Mogul Raj

565 Durham Road

Low Fell

0191 487 9302

 

-

Vandan Balti

534 Durham Road

Low Fell

0191 482 2727

 

-

Akbars

Unit 1 City Quadrant, Westmoreland Road

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 232 3234

2010

part of group - smart (300 seats)

Althelali Tandoori

8 Cavendish Road

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 281 3816

 

-

Arami

6-10 Leazes Park Road

Newcastle upon Tyne NE1

0191 222 0659

 

-/owner Omar Uddin - very smart

Asha Raval

27 Queen Street Princes Wharf NE1 3UG

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 232 7799

 

-/recommended

Chilli Peppers

Waterloo Street

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 221 0363

 

-

Cuisine des Indus

195 Airport Industrial Estate, Kingston Park

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 286 5285

 

-

Dabbawal Street Food Kitchen

69-75 High Bridge

Newcastle upon Tyne NE1

0191 232 5133

 

-/Johurun Nessa

Daraz Tandoori
(click to link to website)

4 Holly Avenue, West Jesmond NE2 2PU

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 291 8431

 

-/well recommended locally

Dil Se

128 Shields Road

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 265 1553

 

-

Khan's
(click to link to website)

178 Heaton Road, Heaton

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 276 0400

 

-

Koh I Noor

26 Cloth Market NE1 1EE

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 232 5379

 

-

Raj Tandoori

31 Pudding Chare NE1 1UF

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 232 1450

 

-/recommended by Kay Ellerton - try the Tandoori Cocktail!

Rasa
(click to link to website)

Quayside, 27 Queen Street

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 232 7799

2006

/part of group

Romna Gate

4 Waterloo Street NE1 4DF

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 261 5966

 

-

Rupali - Curry Capital

6 Bigg Street NE1 1UW

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 232 8629

 

-/ recommended by Medical RFC & Gateshead FC & several celebrities

Sachin's Punjabi

Old Hawthorn's Inn, Forth Banks

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 261 9035

1984

-/smart - recommended by Percy Park RFC

Saffron

27 Sandill, Quayside

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 2305785

 

-

Salaam Bombay

52 St Andrews Street, Chinatown

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 261 9789

 

-/popular buffet style

Solomons Punjabi

Thorntree Farm, West Road NE15 7EX

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 274 2323

 

-

Tandoori Nights

17 Grey Street NE1 6EE

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 221 0312

 

-/large, popular restaurant

Thali

44 Dean Street NE1 1PG

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 230 2244

52 

-1995

The Spice Cube
(click to link to website)

The Gate, Newgate Street
BIBA Top 100 - 2005

Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5RG

0191 222 1181

 

-

The Spicery

4 Denton Road, Denton Bank

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 274 9464

100

-2006 - part of Martin Rohman group

Valley Junction 397

397 The Old Station, The Terrace, Jesmond

Newcastle upon Tyne

0191 281 6397

56

-/located in a pullman carriage - well recommended

Varanda

Rectory Lodge, Whickham

Newcastle upon Tyne NE16 4PD

0191 488 9090

75

-/2004 - very smart

Vujon

See Members

Newcastle upon Tyne

 

 

 

Cafe India

200 Ocean Road

South Shields

0191 454 9898

 

-

Dilshad

223 Ocean Road

South Shields

0191 455 3094

 

-

Jai Ho
(click to link to website)

118 Ocean Road

South Shields

0191 455 5133

2009

-

Naseeb

88 Ocean Road

South Shields

0191 456 4294

 

-

Royal Tandoori

216 Ocean Road

South Shields

0191 427 1707

 

-/was Omar's

Paprika

86 Ocean Road

South Shields

0191 456 6098

 56

-/was Saffron Balti

Spice One

1 South Avenue

South Shields NE34 6QZ

0191 455 0600

 

-

Star of India

196 Ocean Road

South Shields

0191 456 2210

 60

1960

Tandoori International

97 Ocean Road

South Shields

0191 456 2000

 60

-

Motiraj

6-7 Church Lane

Sunderland

0191 565 6916

 90

-1974/recommended by Sunderland RFC

Shagorika

3 Queens Parade, Seaburn

Sunderland

0191 529 3194

 

1980/recommended by Wearside RUFC

Spice Bollywood

12 Low Street, Wylam Wharf

Sunderland

0845 0178 411

 

-/2007 - smart & recommended

Jamdani

3 The Square

Whickham

0191 496 0820

 

1978

Jashn

Swalwell

Whickham Bank NE16

0191 488 8505

 

2010

Varanda

 

Whickham

 

 

-2004/owner Martin Rohman

Kismet Tandoori

177 Whitley Road

Whitley Bay

0191 251 3602

 45

-1968 taken over 1996

Shahen Shah

187 Whitley Road

Whitley Bay

0191 297 0503

 

1988

Sheba Tandoori

90 Whitley Road

Whitley Bay

0191 2521471

 

-/recommended by Marie Maddison

Takdir Tandoori

11 East Parade

Whitley Bay

0191 253 0236

 70

-

Whitley Bay Tandoori

40 Esplanade

Whitley Bay

0191 252 1483

 42

-1996

Restaurant

Address

Town

Telephone

Cuisine/Comments

ORIENTAL

(Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Malaysian, Vietnamese, etc)

Dragon Inn
(click to link to website)

4 Old Parish Hall, Dudley Lane, Smithy Square

Cramlington

01670 738333

Chinese

Fumi

248 Durham Road

Gateshead

0191 477 1152

Japanese

Imperial Chinese

489 Durham Road

Gateshead

0191 491 5558

Chinese

Ping On II
(click to link to website)

Mediterranean Village, Metrocentre

Gateshead

0191 460 1433

Chinese/1990's

Star of Siam

67 Russell Way, Metro Centre

Gateshead

0191 460 9752

Thai

Poons Gosforth Palace

6a Salters Road

Gosforth

0191 285 2288

Chinese/2000

Star of Siam

101 Durham Road

Houghton le Spring

0191 584 8745

Thai

Barn Asia

123 Newcastle Road

Newcastle

0191 221 1000

Vietnamese/Thai/Cambodian/2007

Cafe Chinois

Barclays Bank Chambers Collingwood Street

Newcastle

0191 221 2888

Chinese

Fujiyama Teppan-Yaki

35-39 Bath Lane

Newcastle

0191 221 0333

Japanese/2000 - host Edmond Ng

King Neptune

34-36 Stowell Street NE1 4YB

Newcastle

0191 261 6657

Chinese/ excellent Peking & Szechuan - 120 seats - highly recommended locally

Loy Krathong

37 Pink Lane

Newcastle

0191 222 1291

Thai/ 1989

Mandalay

1-2 Holly Avenue, West Jesmond

Newcastle

0191 281 8281

Chinese

Mandarin

14 Stowell Street NE1 4XQ

Newcastle

0191 261 7960

Chinese

Mangos
(click to link to website)

43 Stowell Street NE1 4YB

Newcastle

0191 232 6522

Chinese/ host David Lai

Mataharei

27 Sandhill

Newcastle

0191 233 0855

Indo/Malaysian

Orchid

Old Bonded Warehouse, The Close, Quayside

Newcastle

0191 221 1388

Chinese

River Kwai

4 Queen Street, Quayside

Newcastle

0191 222 0092

Thai

River Kwai

17 Mitcham Crescent, High Heaton

Newcastle

0191 270 0029

Thai

Royal Blossom

6a Slater Road NE3 1DJ

Newcastle

0191 213 1128

Chinese

Royal Circle

16-18 Stowell Street NE1 4XQ

Newcastle

0191 261 2300

Chinese/1989

Waterside Palace
(click to link to website)

29 Forth Banks, Quayside NE1 3SG

Newcastle

0191 232 6090

Chinese/1966

Lotus Garden

114 High Street West

Sunderland

0191 567 7609

Chinese

Ming Dynasty II

7 High Street

Sunderland

0191 510 9904

Chinese

Paradise Garden

3-5 Whitburn Road

Sunderland

0191 529 2572

Chinese

Mayflower

10 East Parade

Whitley Bay

0191 253 0414

Chinese

Ming Cottage

167 Whitley Road

Whitley Bay

0191 251 0241

Chinese

Sawasdee

12 Park Avenue

Whitley Bay

0191 251 0879

Thai

OTHER ETHNIC

(Spanish, Mexican, Caribbean, Greek, Lebanese etc)

Chiquito

105 Metro Centre

Gateshead

0191 460 0762

Mexican

El Molino

18 Mediterranean Village, Metro Centre

Gateshead

0191 460 8980

Spanish

Cafe Sol Tapas

37 Pink Lane

Newcastle

0191 221 0122

Spanish

Chiquito

89 New Bridge Street

Newcastle

0191 230 2255

Mexican

El Torero

Milburn House, The Side

Newcastle

0191 233 1122

Spanish

La Tosca

106 Quayside

Newcastle

0191 230 4006

Spanish

Nachos

17 Sandmill Quays

Newcastle

0191 232 6269

Mexican

Salsa Club

91-93 Westgate Road

Newcastle

0191 221 1022

Spanish

Simply Greek

6 Bigg Market

Newcastle

0191 232 0750

Greek

Viva Sol

37 Pink Lane

Newcastle

0191 221 0122

Spanish

Piccasso

2 Claremont Crescent, Whitley Lodge

Whitley Bay

0191 251 3110

Spanish

Restaurant

Address

Town

Telephone/Comments

ITALIAN

Casa Edro's

Northumberland Street

Alnmouth

01665 830216

Borgia's

108a Front Street East

Bedlington

01670 822338

Picasso

62 Front Street West

Bedlington

01670 824343

Giuliano's

168 Kells Lane, Low Fell

Gateshead

0191 482 6494

La Piazza

596 Durham Road

Gateshead

0191 487 5810

La Riviera

Pipewellgate House

Gateshead

0191 477 7070

New Napoli

568a Durham Road

Gateshead

0191 491 4660

Ristorante Caruso

4 Southend Terrace, Sheriff Hill

Gateshead

0191 487 5700

Romano's

Mediterranean Village, Metro Centre

Gateshead

0191 460 7146

The Italia

580 Durham Road, Low Fell

Gateshead

0191 487 9362/ traditional restaurant established over 25 years

La Lupa

23 High Street

Gosforth

0191 285 9935

Made in Italy

121 High Street

Gosforth

0191 213 0399

Amici

95 Station Road, Forest Hall

Newcastle

0191 215 1115

Bella Vista

147 City Road

Newcastle

0191 232 6952

Cafe Continetale

101 Pilgrim Street

Newcastle

0191 261 2363

Cafe Fabio

10 Cloth Market

Newcastle

0191 232 7667

Capriccio

39 Groat Market

Newcastle

0191 232 1599

Ciao Ciao

18 Northumberland Road

Newcastle

0191 232 7057

Da Vinci's

73 Osborne Road

Newcastle

0191 281 5284

Da Vinci's

48 Sandhill, Quayside

Newcastle

0191 230 2231/ quality food and service

Da Vinci's

409 Durham Road, Low Fell

Newcastle

0191 420 0477

Dante e Piero

8 Douglas House, Neville Street

Newcastle

0191 232 4035

Don Vito's

82 Pilgrim Street

Newcastle

0191 232 8923

Gusto

Quayside

Newcastle

0191 260 2291

Godfather

3 Market Street

Newcastle

0191 232 6171

Il Cappucino

12a Nelson Street

Newcastle

0191 261 7502

Italian Job

32 Pudding Chare

Newcastle

0191 230 1234

Julius Caesar

6-10 Leaze Park Road

Newcastle

0191 222 0659

La Dolce Vita

59 Westgate Road

Newcastle

0191 232 6178

La Cantina

2-4 Bigg Market

Newcastle

0191 222 0035

La Gondola

56a Durham Road, Birtley

Newcastle

0191 410 2907

La Stalla

99 Pilgrim Street

Newcastle

0191 232 4220

La Toscana

22 Leazes Park Road,

Newcastle

0191 232 5871

Le Sorelles

1 Hutton Terrace, Jesmond

Newcastle

0191 281 5029

Lorenzo's

11 Grey Street

Newcastle

0191 232 4142

Luigi's

33 Groat Market

Newcastle

0191 261 0481

Mamma Mia

46 Pudding Chare

Newcastle

0191 232 7193

Mario's

23 Pudding Chare

Newcastle

0191 261 5264

Metzzo

7 Osborne Road, Jesmond

Newcastle

0191 281 4441

Out of Town

208 Heaton Road, Heaton

Newcastle

0191 265 6666

Pani's (click to link to website)

61 - 65 High Bridge

Newcastle NE1 6BX

0191 232 4366

Paolo & Pino

15 Osborne Road

Newcastle

0191 281 2990

Pavrotti's

10 Cloth Market

Newcastle

0191 230 3223

Pinocchio

61 Westgate Road

Newcastle

0191 232 0708

Portofino

12 Mosley Street

Newcastle

0191 261 5512

Puccini

29 Pudding Chare

Newcastle

0191 232 1961

Rio's

2 Bigg Market

Newcastle

0191 222 0035

Ristorante Roma

22 Collingwood Street

Newcastle

0191 232 0612/ opened in 1965 with good food and friendly atmosphere

Ristorante Sorrento

19 Dean Street

Newcastle

0191 233 2200

Ristorante Vivaldi

217 Jesmond Road, Jesmond

Newcastle

0191 281 8216

Rumpolis

17 Sandhill

Newcastle

0191 232 6969

Sabatini

25 King Street

Newcastle

0191 261 4415

Sala Pepe

115 St Georges' Terrace, Jesmond

Newcastle

0191 281 1431

Santana's

131 Jesmond Road, Jesmond

Newcastle

0191 281 7849

Santini

27 Sandhill Quayside

Newcasle

0191 221 2500/ large and smart

Spago - (click to link to website)

13-15 Osborne Road, Jesmond

Newcastle

0191 281 2990

Tarlarini's

36 Leazes Park Road

Newcastle

0191 261 8927

Tino's Trattoria

Whitley Road, Benton

Newcastle

0191 270 2421

Trattoria Uno

18 Sandhill, Quayside

Newcastle

0191 261 5264

Bruno's

5 Victoria Crescent, Cullercoats

North Shields

0191 251 7065

Girogio's

31 Front Street

North Shields

0191 257 3758

Mamma Rosa's

2-3 Victoria Crescent, Cullercoats

North Shields

0191 251 5545

Ristorante Bellini

Dipwood Road

Rowlands Gill

01207 542287

Romano's

1 Whitburn Bents Road

Seaburn

0191 529 2798

La Romantica

120 Fowler Street

South Shields

0191 427 9898

Pacino's

136 Ocean Road

South Shields

0191 455 9030

Amalfi

3 Church Lane

Sunderland

0191 564 0633

Benitos

Houghton Road, Newbottle, Houghton

Sunderland

0191 584 0088

Casanova's

1 Frederick Street

Sunderland

0191 510 2060

Da Vinci's

Tunstall Road

Sunderland

0191 564 1680

Gabrieles

4 Queen Parade, Seaburn

Sunderland

0191 529 2282

La Toscanina

25 Derwent Street

Sunderland

0191 564 0246

Leonardo's

2 Burdon Road

Sunderland

0191 510 1545

Marcello's

4 Albion Place

Sunderland

0191 567 1032

Rino's

27 Fawcett Street

Sunderland

0191 528 8399

Romano's

1 Whitburn Street

Sunderland

0191 529 2798

San Marino

141 Chester Road

Sunderland

0191 565 3845

Giorgio's

31-32 Front Street

Tynemouth

0191 257 3758

Luciano

Front Stret

Tynemouth

0191 296 0755

Fiume

Bonemill Lane, Fatfield

Washington

0191 415 0007

Casa Savoia

34 Front Street

Whickham

0191 496 0066/ opened 1992 - full menu and good standards

I Cugini

17 Marine Avenue

Whitley Bay

0191 251 3232

La Caravella

19 East Parade

Whitley Bay

0191 251 4399

Sorrento

150 Park View

Whitley Bay

0191 251 3933