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The Factory Kitchen

Kitchen Stoddart Street | 16 Stoddart Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AN, England
+44 191 261 1103
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“salads” (12 reviews)
“quiche” (8 reviews)
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British, Cafe, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Kitchen Stoddart Street | 16 Stoddart Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AN, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped up to the cafe in the Biscuit Factory while visiting the daughter. The space is large, airy and minimalist with plenty of window seats which give an interesting, but not attractive view over surrounding urban area. I had the mix of salads with...More

Thank Denniselite67
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

To say I enjoy lunch at the Factory Kitchen is an understatement. The staff are always very friendly and the food is wonderful. Just that little different from normal lunches in town. Please bring back the cannoli as they seemed to have disappeared. Quiche and...More

Thank amandahep15
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

As a raffle prize winner we were lucky enough to spend the afternoon sampling ice cream. Each and every one of them was delightful however our favourite was the freshly made vanilla. Attentive staff and a fab setting, we will definitely be back.

Thank Donna_M_Allison
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This establishment serves delicious fresh food with interesting salads. The staff are cheerful and helpful.

Thank Glebebears81
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

After a good explore of the adjacent Biscuit Factory Gallery we popped into the cafe on the second floor for a snack. A pot of tea for two, a glorious pecan brownie and delicious lemon and almond polenta cake were selected from the excellent range...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

Visited the Biscuit Factory recently. Great gallery with really interesting art. Restaurant looks good too. Pity about the coffee shop ( Factory Kitchen). Surroundings are pleasant as is the staff. However we found the service was really slow. Sadly that was topped by two mouldy...More

Thank Meg1046
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

After a super visit to the "biscuit factory gallery" a visit for refreshments here is essential. Great staff great food great drink. Very comfortable area within the gallery. Sit down and decide which art works you are going to buy. Loverly crisp clean place.

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We visited the gallery and then realised there was a restaurant. The food is lovely and I would definitely recommend. I had a butternut squash salad and toasted sourdough bread and my daughter had the smoked salmon and cream cheese bagel.

Thank JenAbdn
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Our Daughter booked this restaurant for my wife's 70th party. What a glorious meal! The service was immaculate and the food delicious. The chef even made a really delicious chocolate cake for her which was extremely tasty without the often over sweet taste that chocolate...More

Thank MalcolmDaniels
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

I had been to the previous restaurant / cafe in the Biscuit Factory, but the Factory Kitchen is a revelation! The food is fantastic- normally I avoid salads as a main, but the Factory Kitchen has changed my stance: rarely is a salad so full...More

Thank Alex_Roseo
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can I have the recipe for your broccoli salad please? I had it today and it was amazing!
12 August 2016|
Response from FactoryKitchen | Property representative |
Hi Kaygeejaypee, Glad to hear you enjoyed the broccoli salad. If you send us an email, I'm sure we'll be able to help you out :) Thanks, Tracey Cafe Development Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kitchen Stoddart Street | 16 Stoddart Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 261 1103
  • E-mail
The Factory Kitchen café is located within The Biscuit Factory - the UK's largest art, craft and design gallery set in the heart of Newcastle's cultural quarter. Headed up by experienced chef Michael Waugh, The Factory Kitchen serves fresh, bold flavours and is influenced by Europe's quintessential café culture. The café boasts a collection of original artwork by a range of contemporary artists, not to mention stunning views across Newcastle. Open seven days a week - The Factory Kitchen is the perfect destination to kick back with a coffee and a book, enjoy a spot of brunch with friends or indulge in sparkling afternoon tea.
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