Best Restaurants in Gateshead

Looking for some great Gateshead restaurants? There are so many fabulous places to eat in this vibrant part of the North East. So, whether you're planning to visit the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, see a concert at the Sage Gateshead, or spend the day shopping at intu Metrocentre, there's sure to be a restaurant you’ll love nearby.
To help you pick the ideal restaurant, we've rounded up the best of the bunch for you here. There are plenty of places to eat and drink in Gateshead so, whether you're craving pasta, curry, or some haute cuisine, there's a restaurant that will cater to you.

 

Raval ·

Church Street, Gateshead, NE8 2AT

You'll find some of the best Indian food in the North East at Raval, based on Church Street in Gateshead city centre. The service is first-class, with friendly and knowledgeable staff who will go out of their way to accommodate your needs, and the venue is very modern and stylish. It’s located right next to the Tyne Bridge so, if you're looking for a restaurant near the Sage Gateshead, Raval is ideal. If you're a big fan of curry and Eastern cuisine, you'll be glad to hear that there are lots of other Indian restaurants in Gateshead, so you can enjoy an Indian feast during every day of your visit, if you like!

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Sorella Sorella ·

Streetgate, Sunniside, Gateshead, NE16 5LE

If you're looking for a good Italian restaurant in the Sunniside area of Gateshead, Sorella Sorella is perfect. This popular bistro has an extensive menu, and serves up pizzas, pastas, risottos, meat and fish dishes, and delicious homemade desserts. The atmosphere is fun and relaxed, and the staff are friendly and welcoming. If you're dining on a budget, then take advantage of the fixed price menu and happy hour deals, which offer fantastic value for money. The people of the North East love their pizza and pasta, so there's no shortage of Italian eateries in the region. Take a look at our guide to Italian restaurants in Gateshead to find other options in the area.

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River Beat ·

Pipewellgate House, Pipewellgate, Gateshead, NE8 2BJ

Located right on the Quayside, River Beat is a stylish and modern Pan-Asian restaurant with magnificent views of the river and bridges. You can expect a delicious assortment of Asian tapas, dim sum, and authentic far Eastern curries, with a wide selection of wines and beers. The restaurant is ideally located next to the Hilton Hotel, and just around the corner from the Sage Gateshead and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Arts.

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The Schooner ·

South Shore Road, Gateshead, NE8 3AF

If you want to try some real English food during your visit to Gateshead, where better to go than a proper British pub? At the Schooner, on South Shore Road, you'll find traditional dishes like fish and chips and sausage and mash. Plus, they cook up delicious roast dinners on Sundays. In addition to the tasty food, there's also a great atmosphere and a premium range of cask ales and keg beers on tap.

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Peyote ·

568A Durham Road, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 6HX

Based on Durham Road, Peyote promises "a little bit of Mexico in the heart of Low Fell" — and that's exactly what you'll get. This small restaurant serves authentic soft corn tacos, nachos, burritos, enchiladas, and a range of real Mexican beers in a hip, quirky venue. Peyote is just down the road from the Angel of the North, so it’s great if you want a bite to eat after sightseeing.

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Six at BALTIC ·

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, South Shore Road, Gateshead Quays, NE8 3BA

For a fine dining experience you won’t forget in a hurry, head to Six at the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art. Located on the top floor of the gallery, this restaurant offers unrivalled panoramic views of Newcastle and Gateshead — and the food is pretty spectacular, too. You can expect to find elegant European bistro-style dishes on the a la carte menu, and there's also a showstopping afternoon tea served between 12–4pm. Booking is strongly recommended.

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Trakol ·

Hillgate Quays, Gateshead, NE8 2FD

If you’re looking for a restaurant on Gateshead Quayside, book a table at Träkol, which offers a fine dining experience with a difference. Their team use the best locally sourced ingredients, and everything is cooked in an open-fire kitchen, an approach that has garnered rave reviews from a number of national newspapers. Their 'feasting' menu, consisting of huge joints of deliciously roasted meat and whole fish, is great for large parties. The venue also offers fabulous views over the river.

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Ilbays ·

565a Durham Road, Low Fell, NE9 5EY

If you're after something a bit different, head over to Ilbays in Low Fell. You'll find a selection of delicious hot and cold mezze, barbeque dishes, and traditional Turkish meat and fish, as well as a great vegetarian selection. The service is excellent, and the Low Fell location is just down the road from the Angel of the North, so it’s a good choice if you're in Gateshead to see the sights.

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