survey result

Summary

£128
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Behind “an unassuming but smart exterior”, Kenny & Abbie Atkinson’s much-accoladed venue was Newcastle’s highest-rated last year. Set on the Quayside in a Grade I listed sixteenth-century town house, you enter through the “lovely bar”, and climb to the upstairs restaurant, which is warm and vibrant, with “extremely helpful staff”. In the evening, the offering is a ten-course tasting menu (for £95) which is almost universally rated as exceptional in its quality.

Summary

£128
£££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Behind “an unassuming but smart exterior”, Kenny & Abbie Atkinson’s much-accoladed venue was Newcastle’s highest-rated this year. Set on the Quayside in a Grade I listed sixteenth-century town house, you enter through the “lovely bar”, and climb to the upstairs restaurant, which is warm and vibrant, with “extremely helpful staff”. In the evening, the offering is a ten-course tasting menu (for £95) which is almost universally rated as exceptional in its quality.

Summary

£99
 ££££
4
Very Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

For “an outstanding all-round gastronomic experience” most reporters continue to acclaim Kenny Atkinson’s converted sixteenth-century former merchant’s townhouse on the Quayside as Newcastle’s No. 1 dining destination.

Summary

£98
 ££££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Perched by the Tyne”, this “former merchants house” on the Quayside is a “fascinating old building” that is nowadays “a blow-out destination” for Kenny Atkinson’s “first-rate” tasting menus, which in particular “showcase the best of the North Sea catch (of special note are the Lindisfarne oysters)”. There is the odd quibble – service is sometimes “variable” throughout a meal, and the dishes can sometimes seem “over-elaborate”, but on most accounts it’s “an absolute delight” delivering a “first rate gastronomic experience”.

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Restaurant details

No dress code
60
11

Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 95.00 Always available 9
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £4.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
28-30 The Close, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3RN
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday12 pm‑1:30 pm, 6 pm‑8:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑1:30 pm, 6 pm‑8:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑1:30 pm, 6 pm‑8:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑1:30 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
SundayCLOSED

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