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Grab Lunch At The Grainger Market

The Grainger Market has always been a haven for foodies and an iconic venue in the city. With more outlets than ever before, it’s also fast becoming the best place to discover what’s new on Newcastle’s culinary scene.

It’s the perfect place for a lunchtime treat, with cuisines from around the world and all budgets catered for. Here are a few of our top tips on where you can grab lunch at the Grainger Market.


King Baby Bagels

The reigning champ of hand rolled, kettle boiled and baked discs of chewy perfection, King Baby Bagels’ delicious variety of fillings include meats, cheeses and vegan pleasers, delicious spreads (aka schmears) and torpedo sandwiches. Old favourites like pastrami (also available vegan) rub alongside traditional flavours with a twist – give the 0191, with salted ham and pease pudding, a try!



Promising to only use poultry produced in the lovely Yorkshire Wolds, FEDS do fried chicken right. Using a sweet tea brine, special recipe spice mix and house designed sauces, they offer really succulent and tasty burgers with plenty of options. Sides including BBQ beans, fresh slaw with a twist and seasoned fries add a touch more wow to proceedings.



If you’ve a hankering for delicious and authentic Greek food, Acropolis is the place for you. Specialising in Greek street food, from chicken, halloumi or vegan gyros wraps to yummy grilled veg platters and homemade dips, this spot is perfect to give your lunchbreak a taste of the Mediterranean.



Indian street food doesn’t come any fresher or tastier! Try delicious alternatives like samosa sarnies and bhaji butties, authentic curries, signature dishes like bhel puri or the moreish pani puri, or why not treat yourself to a Maharaja’s banquet! Plus, all dishes are vegan friendly, making it perfect for everyone. Truly lip smackingly good!


Geordie Banger Co.

Purveyors of the finest sausages in the city, Geordie Banger Co’s loaded dogs make for a satisfying bite, from tip to tail! Even better, their deliciously flavoured bangers are available to take home too – give their Broon Ale Banger a try!


Dumpling & Bun

A real foodie gem, Dumpling & Bun offer up healthy and authentic Chinese delicacies. Handmade dumplings and stuffed buns are made right in front of you, with a mixture of fillings and lots of green tea choice too. Plus, it’s a total bargain.


North Shore

In need of a caffeine fix? North Shore’s got you covered. The trendy coffee company serve up high quality grab and go food, including stacked sandwiches, pastries, cakes and their coffee blends. You can also grab a bag of beans to brew at home.


Soju Gogi

For a taste of the exotic on your lunchbreak, take a trip to Seoul with Soji Gogi’s Korean BBQ. Fast becoming a popular trend thanks to its healthy cooking methods and delicious flavours, specialisms include the traditional spicy and fried chicken dishes, plus modern takes on street food.


La Casa Delicatessen

Proud to be the first Spanish deli in the North East, La Casa was established by two ‘Manchegos’, who have the know-how to bring top quality Spanish food to Newcastle. Gourmet delights and artisan treats including Iberian and Serrano hams and charcuterie, Manchego cheese, extra virgin olive oils, seafood, pates and wines make it a popular place to shop.


Redheads Mac and Cheese

The perfect comfort food, Redheads serves up gooey mac and cheese that’s truly scrumptious. The traditional recipe is spiced up with some brilliant toppings like Philly cheesesteak, sticky ribs, chorizo and sun dried tomatoes.


A longtime Grainger favourite, serving massive slices of fresh, handmade pizza, Slice offer up authentic flavours and a multitude of toppings. Feeling hungry, or feeding the office? Grab a ginormous 18 inch pizza to take away.



Filling and fresh pressed Cuban sandwiches packed with flavour, Cubanos also offer some unusual alternatives like rice bowls and empanadas. Their meal deals are are perfect for those in a rush.


Cafe One 2 One

Sometimes you just want a simple homecooked meal, and Cafe One 2 One more than does the job. Yummy classics include hot and cold sandwiches, full English breakfasts, freshly baked pies, plus cakes and treats.


Olivers Cafe Bistro

Lovely paninis and toasties, fresh homemade sandwiches, baked scones and proper big cake slices make Olivers a perfect lunchtime favourite!


So, ditch that boring package sandwich, and head to the Grainger Market for a tempting, fresh and innovative choice of eateries on your next lunchbreak!