From Monday 5 August – Sunday 11 August, the highly anticipated (at least for us here in the North East!) NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week is back!

For those of you in the know, start preparing your appetites now for the wide range of delicious and innovative dishes being cooked up by some of the area’s finest chefs. For those who don’t know what NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week is, you are in for a treat!

For one week only, you can forget about counting calories and throw your diet out the window as you will be dining on some of the North East’s finest local cuisine. Everything from vegetarian or vegan dishes, decadent cheeseburgers and Japanese noodles, to spicy Indian curries, unparalleled sweets, roast dinners and more, will be available at this bi-annual Newcastle foodie event!

Grab your favourite Newcastle Landmarks T-Shirt and let’s take a look at some of the restaurants that will be featured at the August Newcastle Restaurant Week:


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Dabbawal – Dabbawal is an Indian street food kitchen offering a wide range of spicy curries, as well as their popular butter chicken and Malai Tikka. Rated the UK’s Best Casual Dining Restaurant and earning two British Curry Awards 2015, 2017, Dabbawal is offering a 2 course restaurant week special for only £15.

Broad Chare – a local favourite pub, the Broad Chare offers typical pub fare, proper pints and some of the best home-cooked food you will find in the North East. With a restaurant week special offering 2 courses for £15, you can try their famous Warm Onion Tart or rich and hearty Duck Leg.

Chaophraya – for the best Thai chicken tacos, chicken spring rolls and Pad Thai in the North East, give Chaophraya Newcastle a try. With views out to Grey’s Monument and an unbeatable restaurant week special, what’s not to like?

Lola Jeans – Lola Jeans offers casual dining in Newcastle at its finest! With local favourites including Salt and Pepper Calamari, Buffalo Chicken Spring Rolls, and of course, their famous gourmet burgers.

3 courses for only £15 during restaurant week, you should definitely make lunch at Lola Jeans your first stop while shopping for unique British treasures!

Pleased To Meet You – Pleased To Meet You is located inside one of Newcastle’s most historic buildings which have been converted into a modern gin and draft house. With their restaurant week special, 3 courses for only £15, you can try some of the unique menu items Pleased To Meet You has to offer.

NE1’s Newcastle Restaurant Week is extremely popular so booking in advance is advisable, you can find a list of participating restaurants, deals, and their Restaurant Week menus here.

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