Italian Restaurants in Gateshead

With famous landmarks, culture, and a world class shopping centre, there's lots to see and do in Gateshead and chances are, after all that excitement, you’re going to want to stop and refuel with a delicious meal. Fortunately, there are plenty of brilliant Italian restaurants in Gateshead, so you'll have loads of options when it comes to dining out.
From cosy, family-fun bistros serving authentic Italian cuisine, to modern restaurants serving the finest pizza and pasta, there's something for everyone in Gateshead. Read on to discover the best Italian restaurants in Gateshead and beyond. Alternatively, take a look at our round-up of the best Gateshead restaurants to find another option.


Giuseppe's Italian Bistro ·

3 Hadrian House, Front Street, Kibblesworth, Birtley, NE11 0XE

Based in Kibblesworth just outside Gateshead, Guiseppe's is an authentic, family-run bistro set in a cosy but modern venue with a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. On the menu you will find classic pizzas, pastas, and calzones, as well as rustic Italian stews, casseroles, soups, and more. It's very popular with the locals, which is a sign of the quality of the food. It’s around a 10-minute drive from Gateshead town centre, but it’s well worth it if you like authentic Italian cooking.


Oli & Joes ·

13 Sun Street, Sunniside, Gateshead, NE16 5LR

Located on Sun Street to the east of the town centre, Oli & Joes is your quintessential Italian ristorante, complete with red and white checked tablecloths and candles in wine bottles at every table. It offers classic Italian cuisine, with pizza, pasta, steaks, and fish dishes, all served in generous portion sizes. Plus, if you make the most of their happy hour offers and three course set menu, the prices are very affordable too.


Primavera ·

409 Durham Road, Gateshead, NE9 5AN

Primavera serves hearty, fresh Italian food in a casual setting, all for a good price. It’s just along the road from the Angel of the North in Low Fell, so it’s a good spot for lunch or dinner if you’re spending the day sightseeing in the area. It's a great place for dining with children, complete with a tasty mini menu that little ones will love.


Rosa Twelve ·

580 Durham Road, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 6HX

Rosa Twelve serves up tasty fresh pizza and pasta in a stunning three-storey venue with modern décor and plenty of seating. The atmosphere is vibrant, the service is very friendly and attentive, and they have a fantastic wine list and cocktail menu. It's a great choice if you'd like to celebrate your visit with a few drinks.


ASK Italian ·

58 Garden Walk, Metrocentre, NE11 9XZ

After a long day of shopping, there's nothing quite like a big bowl of pasta or a tasty pizza. So, if you're looking for a hearty meal near intu Metrocentre, then why not visit ASK Italian? This casual, modern restaurant is based inside the shopping centre, so the location couldn't be more convenient. The food is great too, serving up tasty Italian classics with a modern twist and huge stone-baked pizzas. There are plenty of vegan and veggie options too.