Harden's says

Newcastle's bustling Quayside is the location for a new restaurant from the team behind Staith House in North Shields; the 'Bistro Moderne' style will have a wine-led approach.

survey result

Summary

£54
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The route in question is that from castle to Quayside – the street where John Calton’s “lovely and intimate” modern bistro is located. There’s nothing but praise for the “exceedingly creative and imaginative menu, featuring original combinations and matched with a good value wine list”. Top Menu Tip – “Oh, the treacle bread…”

Summary

£50
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Newly crowned Best Local Restaurant – Northern England by the GFG, MasterChef: The Professionals finalist John Calton’s bistro-style second outpost (following North Shields gastroboozer Staith House, now RIP) is “fabulous” by absolutely all accounts. The small-plate menu features “wonderful”, globally accented dishes while “staff are knowledgeable and passionate about the food and wine they are selling”.

Summary

£48
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

MasterChef: The Professionals finalist John Calton’s follow-up to hit North Shields gastropub Staith House took over this former Burger Stop, in central Newcastle’s finest medieval street, The Side, in May 2018. Early reports on the “casual” small plates spot are stellar, with “fantastic” dishes featuring “combinations not seen elsewhere” hereabouts.

Summary

£48
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

MasterChef: The Professionals finalist John Calton’s follow-up to hit North Shields gastropub Staith House took over this former Burger Stop, in central Newcastle’s finest medieval street, The Side, in May 2018. Early reports on the “casual” small plates spot are stellar, with “fantastic” dishes featuring “combinations not seen elsewhere” hereabouts.

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Reviews of Route Restaurant in NE1, Newcastle upon Tyne by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Route restaurant.
Ian M
Small plates offering Some very good dishes...
Reviewed 7 months, 29 days ago

"Small plates offering Some very good dishes City centre bistro setting Small number of wines by the glass"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always   £30.00
SundayLunch   £30.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£9.30 £27.00 £9.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £23.00
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
35 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3JE
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday5 pm‑9 pm
Thursday5 pm‑9 pm
Friday5 pm‑9 pm
Saturday1 pm‑4 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
SundayCLOSED

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