Restaurants in Tynemouth & Whitley Bay

You're sure to find a great place for a meal in this round-up of the best Whitley Bay and Tynemouth restaurants. The North East has an incredible food scene, and these two charming seaside towns are certainly no exception, with options to suit every taste and occasion.

Whether you're in the mood for an authentic Italian, fresh fish, Asian fusion food, or some classic British specialities, there are so many incredible restaurants in Tynemouth and Whitley Bay that you'll be utterly spoilt for choice. There's even an award-winning seafood restaurant located right on the beach itself!

Read on to start planning your visit today. Don’t forget to take a look at our complete round-up of the best food and drinks places in Tynemouth and Whitley Bay to find more amazing cafés, bars, and restaurants!


Davanti Classico ·

Station Terrace, Tynemouth Station, Tynemouth, NE30 4RE

If you're looking for an Italian restaurant in Tynemouth and Whitley Bay that serves traditional cuisine in an elegant setting, Davanti Classico is the place for you. On the menu, you'll find traditional seafood dishes, pizzas, pastas, risottos, and seasonal specials, all served in a charming, chic setting. And, as it's located right in Tynemouth train station, it’s a great place for a meal if you're visiting the weekend market or travelling by train.


Buddha Lounge ·

76 Front Street, Tynemouth, NE30 4BP

If you're a big fan of Asian food, you'll love Buddha Lounge, a glamorous Thai restaurant located right in the heart of Tynemouth where you can expect to find authentic dim sum, Thai tapas, noodles, and curries. The décor is nothing short of gorgeous, and the dishes themselves are beautifully presented, so it's a great option if you're looking for somewhere to celebrate a special occasion.


Ora ·

31 Front Street, Tynemouth, NE30 4DZ

If you're in the mood for Spanish food, head to Ora, a very stylish tapas bar located on Tynemouth's lively Front Street. Most of their dishes are Spanish small plates, but there's a selection of Mediterranean, British, and fusion foods on offer, too. If the weather's nice, you can sit out on their terrace, where you can watch the world go by while sipping one of their delicious cocktails.


Papa Ganoush ·

240 Park View, Whitley Bay, NE26 3QX

Originally a street food vendor, Papa Ganoush now have a selection of casual restaurants all over the North East, including this outpost in Whitley Bay, which is incredibly popular with the local crowd. And it’s little wonder why when the food is so tasty! Their menu is extensive, with a huge choice of Mediterranean and mezze dishes, as well as small plates on offer, so there's sure to be something to suit everyone in your party.


Lola Jeans ·

The Arcade, Front Street, Tynemouth, NE30 4DX

Located right in the centre of Tynemouth, Lola Jeans is a stylish bar and restaurant that serves hearty American classics with a twist. You'll find juicy burgers with all sorts of inventive toppings, as well as buffalo chicken wings, steaks, sandwiches, tacos, and sharing platters. They also have a very impressive cocktail menu, so make the most of your visit ans wash your meal down with a couple of hand crafted drinks.


Spanish City ·

Search Results Whitley Bay NE26 1BG

Home to a fine dining restaurant, waffle and pancake house and champagne bar, Spanish City is the perfect destination for an unforgettable and unique food experience. Expect opulent and creative dishes at the 1910 restaurant, sophisticated afternoon tea at Valerie’s Tearooms and mouth-watering deserts from the Waffle and Pancake House, all accompanied by gorgeous surroundings and refreshing sea views.



171 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay, NE26 2DN

Located in the centre of the pretty coastal town of Whitley Bay, you will find Elder & Wolf. This superb independent restaurant serves dishes which have earned the title of the best new comer kebab restaurant in the UK. The ever busy atmosphere is testament to their award and the crowd pleasing dishes on offer. The Menu features satisfying portions of stone baked pizzas, flat breads, and kebabs of course. With a chilled out vibe, comfy seating and funky décor, this unique eatery is definitely worth a visit.