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12 Front Street, Monkseaton, NE25 8DF

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Reviews of Omni Cafe Restaurant in NE25, Monkseaton by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Omni Cafe restaurant.
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It is a great shame that Jay Rayner has now...
Reviewed 19 days ago

"It is a great shame that Jay Rayner has now given this a rave review - tipped off by locals - what were they thinking? It's already really hard to get a booking for this excellent outfit where the dishes show not just love but a real understanding of the southeast Asian food they serve. Atmosphere is charming and only marked down because of a dysfunctional front door which in the northern chill can be a bit of a pain."

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What the Newspaper Critics are saying

The Observer

Jay Rayner  worried about pongs this week, issuing a general apology to
fellow travellers on the train home from Newcastle for the smells issuing from the takeaway cartons he resorted to after massively over-ordering at a
“Vietnamese-inspired café tucked into the end of a shopping parade just
outside Whitley Bay”.

Omni Café was recommended to Jay by readers – “I can see why,” he says:
“the food is cracking”. Chef Corrie Thomas and her husband Lou spent years living in Vietnam and travelling around southeast Asia, and have re-created the food they discovered there, to serve in a “faux beach shack of a dining room”.

“I went to Omni for the beef and peanut curry; I stayed for everything else,”
Jay writes, listing spice-dusted shrimp crackers and sweet-sour pickled
vegetables among his favourites.

Jay Rayner - 2024-03-18
12 Front Street, Monkseaton, NE25 8DF
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday11 am‑10 pm
Wednesday11 am‑10 pm
Thursday11 am‑10 pm
Friday11 am‑10:30 pm
Saturday10 am‑10:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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