Word on the Street
All aboard Destination 1850! A beautiful new bar has arrived at Newcastle Central Station and we can’t wait to check it out! Standing tall in the glass portico entrance, Destination 1850 is a lavish new food and drink establishment that offers gorgeous refreshments for busy commuters. Those in a rush can stop off for a slice of delectable stone-baked Italian pizza, whereas those with more time on their hands can relax in Destination 1850’s luxurious seating area. Guests can also enjoy an extensive cocktail list and sip on crisp pints of craft beer from leading brewers too! A stunning new structure complete with sleek copper bar tops and stylish jade green decorative glass, make sure you stop off for a bite to eat next time you’re catching the train!
A WARM WELCOME TO PURPLE PEACOCK!
More good news for foodies of the North! We’ve had confirmation that a gorgeous Indian restaurant will take over the site of Fat Buddha at the 55° North Roundabout. Set to open its doors shortly, The Purple Peacock promises to be a vibrant new dining destination - with scrumptious dishes and Instagrammable decor at its heart. Keep this cool new hangout on your radar this autumn!
Terrific bar transformation! Plans to develop Bar Beyond and Opera into an incredible venue are nearing completion! Located in The Gate, the team are working flat out to get ready for a winter filled with huge extravagant parties! The WonderBar will be the only bar in Newcastle with interactive darts, a trend that is huge in London and brings the fast pace and competitive nature of the sport into the 21st century. From Bavarian Stompers & bingo to big screens showing sport and films as well as a huge range of beers & cocktails, the The WonderBar has it all! Make sure you keep an eye out for an opening date. They are taking Christmas bookings now online.
Calling all fashion aficionados! Wander over to the beautiful Central Arcade for a vintage clothing hidden gem. Tucked away in the picturesque shopping alleys, Waceland is quietly making its mark on the vintage fashion scene! With a huge selection of high-street names such as Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren and Carhartt on offer for amazing prices, you’re bound to find that ideal wardrobe piece for autumn!
NE1 MAGAZINES ACROSS THE CITY!
Keep your eyes peeled for our brand- new magazine dispensers! We’re
so proud of our magazine and we want more people to be able to read it! We’ve had some glistening new dispensers made, and we’ll be dotting them at various points around the city, and keeping them jam packed with the latest NE1 Magazine each fortnight! We’re always inundated with requests from people in search of a copy, well now you can find one at all times, across NE1. Find the first of our dispensers outside Upside Down Presents, at the bottom of Dean Street, NE1 3JE - it’s there waiting for you! Watch out for the full list of dispensers at getintonewcastle.co.uk.
HOT OFF THE PRESS!
Newcastle’s amazing foodie scene continues to twinkle! Michelin Guide inspectors have toured around the city trying dish after dish and the results are finally in. Take a look at some of the top picks mentioned in the 2020 Michelin Guide!
HOUSE OF TIDES - MICHELIN STAR RETAINED!
Confirmation that House of Tides retained their Michelin Star in this year's inspection! A beautiful 16th century merchant’s house located on the Quayside, House of Tides are well known for their emphasis on fresh, seasonal & sustainable food.
VIOLET’S - BIB GOURMAND!
This amazing café was awarded the prestigious Bib Gourmand! Located on the Side, and a stone's throw away from the Tyne Bridge, Violet’s is renowned for their tasty breakfast meals and delightful small plates!
DOBSON & PARNELL - INCLUDED IN 2020 MICHELIN GUIDE
Fine dining experts Dobson & Parnell have been included in the 2020 Michelin Guide! Having recently been named in The Good Food Guide and included in the Top 13 restaurants list by Restaurant Listings, Dobson & Parnell are taking the culinary world by storm!