Newcastle NE1 Restaurant Week Recommendations


As Newcastle’s NE1 Resturant Week is fast approaching and I bet link me you have a list as long as your arms of restaurants that you want to try. I wanted to give you some of my recommendations of restaurants I think you should try out. Each restaurant has a link to their full page so you can see the full menu and the offers. I thought it would be nice to tell you what my favorite items are on each individual restaurant’s menu to give you idea of what I like. I’ve also linked a small number of restaurant that I really want to try out myself this time round.

As you like it 

2 course for £10pp / 3 courses for £15pp

My favorite things on the menu:

The Biggest Fish the Boat could Safely Lane – Proper Chips, mushy peas, tartare sauce

Warm Dark Chocolate Brownie – served with a choice of Beckleberry vanilla bean ice cream or fresh pouring cream

El Coto 

3 Tapas £10

My favorite things on the menu:

Papas bravas (V) – Potato chips with a hot & spicy tomato sauce.

Gambas al ajillo – King prawns fried in olive oil with chillies & garlic.

Albóndigas en salsa española – Homemade lamb meatballs in a Spanish sauce.

Georges Great British Kitchen 

2 course for £10 / 3 courses for £15

My favorite things on the menu:

Inka Grilled Cod – Delicious white fillet of cod, cooked in a charcoal grill, served with sweet potato mash, confit button mushrooms and a tomato and herb salsa.

Doughnuts – fresh homemade doughnuts with a chocolate dipping sauce, raspberry dipping sauce, and candyfloss on the side.

Las Iguanas

2 Courses and a Drink £10

My favorite things on the menu:

Quesadilla – Tortilla, filled, folded, pan-toasted & served with tomato salsa. Choose: garlicky mushroom, chilli, thyme & cheese or spicy chicken, peppers, onion & cheese.

Blazing Bird – Spicy chicken marinated with fiery sauce, served with slaw & fries or salad. Sauced-up with: Honey peri-peri / Spicy bbq jerk / Vivo; flaming hot habanero.

Pizza Storm 

Any Pizza + Any Side + Any Refill Drink =£10 / 2X Any Pizza + 1 Any Side + 2X Any Refill drink = £15

My favorite things on the menu:

Craft your own pizza

Coleslaw shot

The Botanist 

2 Courses for £10 / 3 Courses for £15

My favorite things on the menu:

Garlic Mushrooms

Chicken Kebab

Baked Cookie Dough



2 courses for £10pp / 2 courses and a spritz cocktail for £15pp

Turtle Bay

3 courses for £15pp


4 Courses for £15pp

That is my list of recommendations for restaurant week. Hopefully, it gives you some ideas of where to go. Have you already booked some places? Got anywhere you really fancy going?

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