Quayside
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  • Kevan W
    11 contributions
    Very nice meal and waitress service.
    The meal and the service provided by the waitress was very good. Been there on numerous occasions. We entered the premises and seeing no-one at the bar other than a member of staff pouring drinks we walked towards her and my wife told her we've a table booked for 1 o clock. The woman greeted us in a loud voice, pointing towards the entrance, "Can you wait up there, there is a sign". No please. It was quite embarrassing as people dining looked up. Yes there was a sign which we didn't see. Once there we were met by a pleasant young lady and escorted to our table. The meal was good. Shame about the welcome. A birthday treat spoiled.
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 7 March 2023
  • susan greenhow
    12 contributions
    Lovely place to visit.
    We came to Newcastle for a Peter Kay concert. Stayed at the premier inn grade 2 listed building with breakfast room overlooking the Tyne and Tyne bridge. The walk along the Tyne is breathtaking daytime and evening when lit up with plenty of places to eat and drink within easy reach. A great night oot on tha toon
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 11 March 2023
  • Mr_MrsBeckett
    Colne, United Kingdom1,508 contributions
    Great part of town
    Came to Newcastle for a weekend away with friends. Did a bit of sight seeing before going on the beer. It's a great part of town, lots to see and looks great at night all lit up.
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 23 March 2023
  • david blagden
    Uxbridge, United Kingdom1 contribution
    Vibrant and full of interesting spots. Well served by transportation. Bars, restaurants and sights. Lovely people
    Rained and windy but the choices of culture and watering holes. Restaurants varied and all close by. The iconic sights, the nocturnal illumination. All augmented by locals with plenty of disposable incomes. Makes london,where I work and originate, a foreign country A different world, the north east and well worth a visit
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 August 2023
  • General G
    United Kingdom4 contributions
    "Dynamic Urban Vibes with a Touch of History"
    Newcastle's Quayside is a captivating blend of modern urbanity and historic charm. The iconic Millennium Bridge gracefully spans the River Tyne, connecting the vibrant cityscape with the serene waterfront. The sight of the illuminated bridges against the night sky is simply mesmerizing. Strolling along the Quayside, you're enveloped in a lively atmosphere. Quirky bars, cozy cafes, and bustling restaurants line the promenade, offering an array of culinary delights. The Sunday market is a treasure trove of local crafts, artwork, and delectable street food, making it a fantastic spot for both locals and tourists. The Quayside's history is evident in the impressive architecture, from the elegant BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art to the historic Guildhall. The blend of old and new creates a unique ambiance that captures the essence of Newcastle's evolution. For fitness enthusiasts, the Quayside offers scenic jogging paths and cycling routes. Whether it's a leisurely stroll, a morning jog, or a leisurely bike ride, the view of the River Tyne and its iconic bridges keeps you motivated. The Quayside is not just a place; it's an experience. From the vibrant nightlife to the serene riverbanks, it encapsulates the heart and soul of Newcastle. Whether you're seeking culture, relaxation, or entertainment, Newcastle's Quayside delivers it all in one captivating package. A must-visit destination that showcases the city's dynamic spirit. Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (5/5)
    Visited August 2023
    Written 21 August 2023
  • stevoo69
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom581 contributions
    Sunday Quayside visit
    We had a wee trip out to the Sunday market on Newcastle quayside, definitely not as big as I remember as a kid. Firstly the stalls are mostly fast food outlets not our thing, anyway we enjoyed the walk along the quay and the wonderful bridge's we have in Geordieland. Beautiful bacon sarnie and cuppa in the HUB lower byker just on quayside definitely worth a visit . Nice walk back and quiet beers in the beautiful Crown Pasada, the place has never changed. Cheers the Geordies
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 18 December 2023
  • Funtrips
    Kent, United Kingdom24 contributions
    A walk along the Tyne
    A nice stroll to get an overview of this City and to see the familiar bridges that span across the river. There are plenty of landmarks to spot, with lots of bars and restaurants when you need a rest too. Would recommend anytime of year.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 8 January 2024
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acs1984
Cockermouth, UK1,649 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
We had a nice walk along the quayside on a Sunday in December. We walked from the Travelodge, under the Tyne bridge and on to the millennium bridge. The walk was level and easy going. There was a market on which was good. Didn't see much else open though.
Written 7 February 2024
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Cumbriaman
Cockermouth, UK76 contributions
Jan 2024 • Family
Staying in the Hilton, which is very good. My problem with the visit is the war on the motorist, with confusing road layouts and wokery CO2 level bull on menus. I fully expect a fine for inadvertently straying into a cash cow bus lane awaiting me on my return home. I will now think again about visiting the area. GO WOKE GO BROKE!
Written 20 January 2024
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Funtrips
Kent, UK24 contributions
Jan 2024 • Friends
A nice stroll to get an overview of this City and to see the familiar bridges that span across the river.
There are plenty of landmarks to spot, with lots of bars and restaurants when you need a rest too.
Would recommend anytime of year.
Written 8 January 2024
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Carbootaddict
Carlisle, UK58 contributions
Dec 2023 • Couples
Virtually everywhere was closed after 5 p.m. Christmas eve and all Christmas day. Very disappointing. Place was like a ghost town.
Written 28 December 2023
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stevoo69
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK581 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
We had a wee trip out to the Sunday market on Newcastle quayside, definitely not as big as I remember as a kid.
Firstly the stalls are mostly fast food outlets not our thing, anyway we enjoyed the walk along the quay and the wonderful bridge's we have in Geordieland.
Beautiful bacon sarnie and cuppa in the HUB lower byker just on quayside definitely worth a visit .
Nice walk back and quiet beers in the beautiful Crown Pasada, the place has never changed.
Cheers the Geordies
Written 18 December 2023
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Darren Williams
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK67 contributions
Dec 2023 • Couples
I love Newcastle Quayside so much…I decided to move there!

Warm, friendly people and a large amount of hotels, bars, restaurants to visit in and around the River Tyne.

Take a stroll down the weekly Quayside Sunday Market or simply take in the stunning scenery or iconic building and structures including the Baltic Art Gallery, Sage / Glasshouse, Millennium and Tyne Bridge.
Written 17 December 2023
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Jazz
Erskine, UK2 contributions
Oct 2023 • Family
I am 18 and my friend who is 19, went in for a bite to eat and a pint as we are in Newcastle for the weekend. We came in and ordered our food and drinks online, a girl, probably about my age came with our drinks and asked for ID. i handed her my provisional and not only did she snatch it off me, she also seemed to have a negative attitude towards me and my friend even though we were being polite. My friend has a young scot PASS card and it is a LEGAL identification ensuring her age is verified. she then explained that she couldn’t take this even though nowhere else has ever had this problem, i know this is valid because when i used to only have that identification. she went to take the drinks away and took mine even though she said my ID was valid. I asked her for my drink back as of course I could have mine. She looked at me and disgust and took the other drink away, she said she spoke to her manager about it and she couldn’t take it although we also had a picture of the exact same picture and full name on her passport that she had left at home (she’s accident prone) and said she couldn’t take it, I understand that if for whatever their own policy’s were they couldn’t accept it but there was NO need for the attitude that she gave off, she also didn’t take the multiple plates away from our table, so i went back down to ask them if i could get someone to get the plates when they had a second. The girl was looking at me as if i was speaking another language fair enough im Scottish but it was more of a rude expression than anything. Didn’t get my refund for the drink i got my friend and the food was not nice anyway. thankfully won’t have the chance to be back but don’t recommend especially if you dislike people speaking to you rudely for no reason. The other staff were kinder but the whole vibes seemed off, as if we were disrupting the restaurant but we were sober and literally hungover we were hardly talking. There were a few lovely faces and nice staff even though i didn’t get their name so i’m not blaming everyone but just no need
Written 27 October 2023
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Sjrjacobs
Birmingham, UK20 contributions
Sept 2023 • Solo
An attractive area but as an older female traveling alone I did not feel comfortable there at dusk. The nearby castle is worth a visit for those who like history. I would avoid the Wetherspoons on the Quayside.
Written 25 September 2023
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General G
United Kingdom4 contributions
Aug 2023
Newcastle's Quayside is a captivating blend of modern urbanity and historic charm. The iconic Millennium Bridge gracefully spans the River Tyne, connecting the vibrant cityscape with the serene waterfront. The sight of the illuminated bridges against the night sky is simply mesmerizing.

Strolling along the Quayside, you're enveloped in a lively atmosphere. Quirky bars, cozy cafes, and bustling restaurants line the promenade, offering an array of culinary delights. The Sunday market is a treasure trove of local crafts, artwork, and delectable street food, making it a fantastic spot for both locals and tourists.

The Quayside's history is evident in the impressive architecture, from the elegant BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art to the historic Guildhall. The blend of old and new creates a unique ambiance that captures the essence of Newcastle's evolution.

For fitness enthusiasts, the Quayside offers scenic jogging paths and cycling routes. Whether it's a leisurely stroll, a morning jog, or a leisurely bike ride, the view of the River Tyne and its iconic bridges keeps you motivated.

The Quayside is not just a place; it's an experience. From the vibrant nightlife to the serene riverbanks, it encapsulates the heart and soul of Newcastle. Whether you're seeking culture, relaxation, or entertainment, Newcastle's Quayside delivers it all in one captivating package. A must-visit destination that showcases the city's dynamic spirit. Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (5/5)
Written 21 August 2023
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david blagden
Uxbridge, UK1 contribution
Aug 2023 • Couples
Rained and windy but the choices of culture and watering holes. Restaurants varied and all close by. The iconic sights, the nocturnal illumination. All augmented by locals with plenty of disposable incomes.
Makes london,where I work and originate, a foreign country
A different world, the north east and well worth a visit
Written 13 August 2023
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