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The Stand Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


British, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

Newcastle is a great city but can be hard to find a chilled, non rowdy option for good food in the city centre. The Stand is a great option slap bang between the Bigg Market and Theatre Royal on Grey Street serving home-cooked style food....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gulfstream229
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We have been for both lunch and dinner and it has never disappointed. If you eat here on an evening, they will reserve seats for the show which takes the stress out of an evening, worrying you get a good seat.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Brian H
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Omg. How amazing. Got tickets for the comedy club and eat of their club menu. Was amazing. Had the chilli beef nachos. Just amazing. Good service as well. Highly recommended

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank J2006NQdanb
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Although it was still a quarter to nine they said it was not possible to serve dinner anymore. Outside the menu reported dinner is served until 9 pm.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Gianluca C
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Great food- book a table though as the number of covers are small. They also reserve you great seats in the comedy club do you don’t have to rush. At the intervals get your alcohol from the bar in the restaurant to avoid the queues...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 993Rpg
StandBoxOffice, Marketing Manager at The Stand Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi, So glad you such a great experience. We do pride ourselves on both our food and comedy and feel there is something for everyone. I would recommend our Sunday lunches as they fantastic. Big portions and up to 10 types of veg - nom...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018

Had an evening meal and drink here while staying at the hotel across the road. The service was quick and friendly, the food and the beer were both fine.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank travellingmac117
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

My son book this for Mother’s Day Sunday lunch. Was pleasantly surprised at how good the food was. I had tempura prawns to start with which were massive and really tasty. Then I had perfectly cooked beef with delicious potatoes and gravy and a great...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank lindylou2807
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Good choice especially for a vegetarian. Not too busy for a Friday lunchtime which meant food was served speedily and staff were very pleasant. Visited with 3 girlfriends and everyone was happy with their selection. Will return, so my husband can try the menu. Good...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Bridget M
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We decided to reserve a table before the Comedy Club downstairs. Easy to book a table and they reserved us a table downstairs for the show. The menu is great, lots of choice for gluten free, vegetarian options and even vegan options were offered (not...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank ShaunRowley2001
StandBoxOffice, Marketing Manager at The Stand Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we are chuffed to bits that you enjoyed your visit so much. We do take pride in our food offering and everything is sourced locally and our menu reflects the season and the produce...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

It was back in the summer, but we called in for a quick bite to eat and were definitely not disappointed, I ordered a proper fish finger sandwich which was fab! The team looked after us well, the food was tasty great value and suited...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Paul H
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11 June 2016|
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Response from SandyL70 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am not familiar with the meal times since I was on vacation and live in Canada. We ate at 12:30pm and left at 2ish. We each had a hot meal and very well presented and excellent taste
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22 November 2015|
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Response from StandBoxOffice | Property representative |
Hi Sorry for the delay in getting in touch - Our tripadvisor notifications have not been coming through properly. I would recommend calling our Bistro directly on 0191 232 0707 to check availability and to make a booking if... More
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