Your Spring Foodie Guide To Newcastle
Feast your eyes upon the Toon's newest deals, spring menus, exciting events and ravishing refurbs!
Get in there! Kafeneon's iconic two course Sunday - Thursday meal deal is back in full swing, just in time for delightful al fresco vibes arriving into the city! Transport yourself to the idyllic shores of Santorini this March, as you tuck into two delicious Greek dishes for a wallet-pleasing price of £11.95! A wonderful spot found on the Bigg Market, you can enjoy delicious grilled halloumi, chow down on tender chicken souvlaki or devour their iconic gyros that are bursting with authentic flavours, fresh salad, tender meats and the tastiest chips known to man. From a fun night out catching up with friends to a romantic date, book your table now and head down for some gorgeous Greek cuisine!
THE TOWN WALL
Let your tastebuds spring into life with The Town Wall’s beautiful new menu! With the early mornings and light nights fast approaching, this beloved city centre tavern has given their food offering a new lease of life and it sounds delicious! Beloved classics such as the Toon Wall ale battered haddock remain, but now, you can devour the likes of crispy tofu Thai yellow curry, or a seafood chowder, and finish it all off with a scrumptious sticky ginger and date pudding. Serving from 12 every day, get yourselves over to Pink Lane to try their new delicacies!
It’s true what they say; absence makes the heart grow fonder and that is certainly the case for us and our bellies as we await the grand reopening of Lola Jeans on Market Street. The team have been hard at work transforming their stunning new-look restaurant and soon we’ll be able to indulge in a brand new interior, plus delightful new foodie options such as loaded fries, huge hangover burgers and a stunning new cocktail list! Whether you’re heading out for a midweek social or catching up with friends over feel-good food, Lola Jeans is the place for scrumptious morsels, lush drinks and top vibes.
Have you tried Banyan’s brand new spring specials yet? What are you waiting for?! Enjoy stunning new bites such as pea and goat's cheese risotto cooked in mascarpone cream and topped with lemon oil. There’s also a delectable Italian burrata served with creamy mozzarella style cheese, golden beets, vine tomatoes and fresh basil, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil available too! We’re drooling just thinking about it!
Sick of those lacklustre salads your other half keeps dishing up? Why not brighten up your lunch hour and be the envy of all your work pals with a scrumptious Dabbabox from Dabbawal! A lush dinnertime treat, Delhi-cious lunch boxes are perfect for those after a yummy bite to cheer themselves up after a morning of Zoom meetings. Here, you can choose either a curry served with pilau rice, salad of the day and chutney dips, a roomali roti wrap, chicken biryani bowls or Punjabi chicken smokebox - the options are endless! Take a look at their scrumptious lunchtime offering by the following the link!
Say hello to sensational new spring menus from Barluga! Divine cuisine is on offer at this mega spot this March folks, as the foodie connoisseurs on Grey Street have announced a stunning offering featuring the likes of Lindisfarne oysters, rare breed sausage and mash (nice!), heirloom tomato salad with three new flatbreads, plus your favourite Barluga mussels, steaks and other delightful mains! The doors are open, the grills are sizzling away and gorgeous food is being dished out until 9pm - get on down!
Check out these diary dates!
00'S BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH
Oh, nice! Howlers are smashing it out of (ball-pit) park this March, as they’ve just announced that a spectacular 00’s Bottomless Brunch is touching down in the city! Packed to the brim with oh-so scandalous games, downright wild dance-offs and all your favourite brekkie bites, set the dancefloor alight as you lap up 90 minutes of hits and selected cocktails, beer and prosecco at Howler’s 00’s Bottomless Brunch. We're looking forward to a brekkie bash for the ages!
CRAFT GIN, BEER & PROSECCO FESTIVAL
It’s time to celebrate some of Newcastle’s favourite events coming back to the city - including the Craft Gin, Beer and Prosecco festival! You read that right, a full day event dedicated to showcasing the best craft gins, gorgeous sparkling wines and lush craft beer from all over the UK is touching down in NE1! Setting up shop in the Civic Centre Banqueting Suite, the festival will also feature live music and cocktail masterclasses to kickstart your Saturday!
The team at Blackfriars are experts when it comes to knocking it out of the park with mega foodie events! If you want to know your toms from your tams and your yams from your pad Thais, here’s your chance! Head to this super cookery school and enjoy a day of fun, preparing your own communal lunch to enjoy with new friends. Here, you'll create delicious yum pak boong from scratch, you’ll be guided through mastering the basics of a mouthwatering massaman curry, and you’ll be serving up an aromatic khao soi gai recipe to take home too! Indulgent, exciting and educational - we’ll see you there in our chef’s apron!
JAMES MARTIN LIVE
Yes, chef! James Martin, one of the nation's biggest culinarians is hitting the road for an exciting evening of live demonstrations, cooking tasks, conversation and some very special guests this March, and luckily for us, he’s heading to the O2 City Hall Newcastle for an exclusive sitting! Following the phenomenal success of his previous tours, expect a dazzling evening as James rustles up mouthwatering dishes with complementary courses, in a show filled with daft jokes and laughter in this glorious gastronomic experience. Tickets are flying out like hotcakes for this one, so bag yours now!