Restaurants With Stunning Views In & Around The North East

A restaurant with an amazing view can elevate a dining experience from a mediocre event to the most memorable meal you’ve ever enjoyed. Whether you prefer looking out over our fantastic coastline or taking in the city’s famous silhouette, here’s a guide to my favourite North East restaurants with simply stunning views.


Caboose, Blyth

Address: Quay Road, Blyth, NE24 3PA

What’s On The Menu: Serving breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner with fantastic food at affordable prices for the ultimate dining experience.

Website: https://caboose-group.co.uk/blyth/

About The View: Situated on the riverside in Blyth, Caboose offers fantastic views of the harbour and pier.

Image by Caboose, Blyth

Colman’s Seafood Temple, South Shields

Address: Sea Road, South Shields, NE33 2LD

What’s On The Menu: Colmans Seafood Temple is a family orientated seafood restaurant serving the finest coastal cuisine.

Website: https://colmansseafoodtemple.co.uk

About The View: Panoramic views of Sandhaven beach.

Image by Colman’s Seafood Temple, South Shields

The Botanist, Newcastle

Address: Monument Mall, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 7AL

What’s On The Menu: Food inspired by the deli, rotisserie and grill.

Website: https://thebotanist.uk.com/locations/newcastle

About The View: The best way to see the historic Grey Street which is renowned for its beautiful Georgian architecture and has been named as one of the most instagrammed streets in the UK.

Image by The Botanist, Newcastle

Gino D’Campo, Newcastle

Address: River View, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3BE

What’s On The Menu: Serving real Italian food as it should be.

Website: https://ginodacampohotelsandleisure.com/our-restaurants/quayside/

About The View: With a huge contemporary terrace overlooking the iconic River Tyne and it’s bridges.

Image by Gino D’Campo, Newcastle

The Jolly Fisherman, Craster

Address: Haven Hill, Craster, Northumberland, NE66 3TR

What’s On The Menu: At The Jolly Fisherman you will find a wide selection of fresh catches on the menu as well as pub classics and a selection of vegetarian dishes.

Website: http://www.thejollyfishermancraster.co.uk

About The View: Showcasing one of Northumberland’s most iconic destinations, enjoy the picturesque Northumberland fishing harbour of Craster and the imposing ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle.

Image by The Jolly Fisherman, Craster

Portofino, Hartlepool

Address: Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool, TS24 0XZ

What’s On The Menu: Portofino mixes Italian, Mediterranean and North African cuisines to serve a delicious combination of Pizzas, Pastas, Fish, Poultry, Steaks and Tagines.

Website: https://www.portofino.co.uk

About The View: Located on the Historic Quay, Portofino overlooks Hartlepool’s iconic landmark, HMS Trincomalee and the popular Marina.

Image by Portofino, Hartlepool

Rileys, Tynemouth

Address: King Edward’s Bay, Tynemouth, NE30 4BY

What’s On The Menu: Fabulous fish, locally caught and simply served

Website: https://rileysfishshack.com

About The View: Situated on the beach at King Edward’s Bay under Tynemouth Priory.

Image by Riley’s, Tynemouth

Six @ Pier Point, Sunderland

Address: Marine Walk, Roker, SR6 0PP

What’s On The Menu: Luxury charcuterie.

Website: https://www.sixpierpoint.co.uk

About The View: Awesome beachfront location overlooking Roker Pier.

Image by Six @ Pier Point, Sunderland

Tomahawk @ The Boat Club, Durham

Address: Elvet Riverside, Durham, DH1 3AF

What’s On The Menu: Tomahawk’s famous Himalayan dry aged steaks.

Website: https://www.the-boat-club.com

About The View: Situated on the bank of the river Wear this 500 year old building offers panoramic views of the medieval Elvet Bridge and the traditional City of Durham.

Tomahawk @ The Boat Club, Durham

The View, Tynemouth

Address: Longsands Beach, Tynemouth, NE30 4JA

What’s On The Menu: Seafood, pizza and burgers.

Website: https://www.theviewtynemouth.com

About The View: Situated on Longsands Beach with panoramic views of our beautiful coastline.

Image by The View, Tynemouth

Have you enjoyed a meal while taking in any of the views listed above? Let me know in the comments.

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