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Blog (ThingsToDo) - NewcastleGateshead

10 Best Vegan Restaurants in NewcastleGateshead

10 Best Vegan Restaurants in NewcastleGateshead

More and more people are turning to a plant-based diet or introducing vegan options into their daily life. Whether you’re a full-time vegan or interested in trying some meat- and dairy-free dishes when you’re eating out in Newcastle you’ll be spoilt for choice with the menus on offer. There are a number of brilliant and often independent vegan restaurants in Newcastle and Gateshead who serve a fully vegan menu as well as an ever-increasing variety of pubs, cafes and restaurants in the North East who have added creative vegan options to their menus.

We’ve created a list of our top 10 vegan places to eat in Newcastle and Gateshead... 

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What's On Highlights in NewcastleGateshead 2020

Welcome to not only a new year but a new decade in NewcastleGateshead - we're really looking forward to sharing 2020 with you. There are lots of great things to do in our vibrant city and region all year round, but read on to find out some of the highlights not to miss so you can plan your visit to Newcastle, Gateshead and the North East in 2020.

For details of all the events and activities taking place in the region, don't forget to head to our NewcastleGateshead What's On listings which will be updated throughout the year.

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Six Places in NewcastleGateshead for a Winter Walk

Whatever the season, it’s so good to get out into the fresh air and soak up nature! Despite being a city, Newcastle and neighbouring Gateshead are blooming with parks and gardens that make it easy to breathe in the fresh, restorative air without travelling far. Whether it’s a fresh autumnal walk to enjoy the changing colours of the trees and leaves; a frosty winter walk or a summer picnic and an evening stroll – there are many open spaces in Newcastle and Gateshead to discover.

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What Can I Do Between Christmas and New Year in NewcastleGateshead?

The time between Christmas and New Year can sometimes feel a little quiet and strange while you bounce from one celebration to the next. Surrounded by piles of presents, no doubt covered in chocolate wrappers and racking your brains for the different ways to serve leftover turkey – it might be time to get the family out of the house. We hope you all had a very merry Christmas and whether you’re enjoying a well-earned rest with your feet up re-watching the Gavin and Stacey Christmas Special or have decided to hit the sales in Newcastle… here are some great ways to entertain visiting relatives, restless children and avoid cabin fever between Christmas and New Year in Newcastle, Gateshead and the North East.

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48hrs in Newcastle and Gateshead at Christmas Tyne

48hrs in Newcastle and Gateshead at Christmas Tyne

Newcastle and Gateshead are a hop skip and a jump from London and Edinburgh if you arrive by train. If you’re planning a festive city break or a weekend away in the UK to get started on your Christmas shopping then let us be the first to throw a North East staycation into the mix. To make it even easier for you – we’ve created a packed festive itinerary of things to do in Newcastle and Gateshead at Christmas and top tips on where to stay and where to eat while you’re here.

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Beat Black Friday with our Christmas Gift Alternatives

Black Friday is a shopping frenzy that is known to send people berserk the world over. The hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping is definitely hotting up but instead of surfing the web, why not enjoy a day out in Newcastle and Gateshead with a spot of retail therapy? If the thought of the Black Friday sale kills your Christmas shopping buzz, then we’ve found you some alternative and unique Christmas gift ideas that don’t involve elbowing your way to the checkout or queuing from the crack of dawn. Surprise your friends, family and other halves with something a bit different this Christmas and at the same time, support local shops and explore more of what's on offer in Newcastle and Gateshead in 2020.

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What is the theme for this year’s Fenwick Christmas Window?

What is the theme for this year’s Fenwick Christmas Window?

Christmas in Newcastle would not be the same without a visit to Fenwick’s Christmas Window and is part of Geordie Christmas tradition. The queue to wander past Fenwick’s Christmas display always snakes with great anticipation along Northumberland Street. Each year, in November, the Fenwick Christmas Window is revealed and each year, thousands of festive shoppers and families on a day out in Newcastle clamour to see what the new Christmas Window theme will be.

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Win a Family Ticket to Marvel Universe LIVE! Tour at Newcastle's Utilita Arena

Win a Family Ticket to Marvel Universe LIVE! Tour at Newcastle's Utilita Arena

We have TWO sets of family tickets to giveaway in our Marvel Universe LIVE! Tour competition.

This November, Marvel fans are called to assemble for an action packed, live arena stunt show! Following a successful first UK tour, Marvel Universe LIVE! is back with an all new storyline and never before seen characters in one epic battle of good versus evil - this is the first time the superheroes and villans have toured in Newcastle too!

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