Tea Shops

If there’s one thing the British love, its tea, and the north east is no exception. Tea shops in Newcastle and Gateshead pride themselves on serving the best brews around - and there’s certainly no shortage of Earl Grey, thanks to its famous regional connections.

There are plenty of opportunities to grab a breakfast brew or something a little fancier at any of the welcoming cafes and tea shops in Newcastle. Quilliam Brothers, the Budapest-style tea house is one of the regions’ favourites with white, black and green loose-leaf teas sourced from all over the world. Served with fresh honey and a selection of delicious sandwiches and cakes, the folks at Quilliam Brothers, which is open until midnight, certainly know their oolongs from their rooiboos.

Tea Sutra is also ever-popular with tea lovers; pouring organic and rare teas in the tranquil setting of their top floor tea room, this laid-back Newcastle tea shop is scattered with comfy sofas and cushions for unwinding with your selection of fruity or herbal teas.

Heading towards the City Centre, you can grab a traditional jam and cream scone with a cuppa, or tuck into something more filling at the family-friendly Olive and Bean. Or if you’re celebrating a special occasion, Newcastle and Gateshead have an ample selection of cafes in which to enjoy Afternoon Tea, including the Great British Cupcakery. This vintage tea room-style 'Bakehouse and Parlour' specialises in delicate tea sandwiches chased down with enormous slabs of cake and sweet treats, all served on delicate and twee hand-painted crockery.

If a classic cup of tea or coffee with breakfast or lunch is more your style, you can opt for vegetarian and vegan treats at Super Natural Cafe or soups and salads at The Baltic Café Bar. The Butterfly Cabinet in Heaton is also a great spot for a builders-style brew, and you may want to stay and try their delicious all day breakfasts which have earned them a rightful place on our list of the Best Breakfast restaurants and cafes in Newcastle.

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  1. Add Dog and Scone: Dog Cafe to your Itinerary

    Dog and Scone: Dog Cafe

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Newcastle's only, dedicated dog cafe, Dog and Scone, is a heaven for dog lovers, where visitors can enjoy delicious cakes, coffee and tea all in the company of the cafe's resident dogs. Dog lovers who don't have time to look after their own dogs can…

  2. Add The Cycle Hub Cafe to your Itinerary

    The Cycle Hub Cafe

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Looking to fuel your way along the C2C or Hadrian’s Cycleway, fancy taking in the views of Newcastle over lunch or in need of a morning caffeine kick on the way to work then The Cycle Hub have it covered.

  3. Add Afternoon Tea @ Olive & Bean to your Itinerary

    Afternoon Tea @ Olive & Bean

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Stylish and unconventional Olive and Bean is a coffee shop, bespoke sandwich bar and delicatessen all rolled into one. We are situated at the heart of Newcastle — near Grey’s Monument in Clayton Street.

  4. Add Cook House to your Itinerary

    Cook House

    Ouseburn

    Cook House is an attractive oasis in the heart of Ouseburn, brought to you by adventurous food blogger, Anna Hedworth.

  5. Add VIP Teas to your Itinerary

    VIP Teas

    Rowlands Gill

    Filled with vintage crockery which gives the feel of stepping back in time, this friendly tea room is a perfect place for friends to meet for a traditional afternoon tea or a light lunch.

  6. Add Tea Sutra Teahouse to your Itinerary

    Tea Sutra Teahouse

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Unwind and take time out in Tea Sutra's world of tea! An island of calm floating above the bustle of the city of Newcastle, UK, Tea Sutra world teahouse offers you a place for calm and good conversation. Enjoy exploring the menu of teas and…

  7. Add Flat Caps Coffee to your Itinerary

    Flat Caps Coffee

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Flat Caps Coffee is an award winning coffee house hidden beneath Newcastle’s busy streets. This secretive little hideaway is definitely worth a visit.

  8. Add Violets Cafe to your Itinerary

    Violets Cafe

    Quayside Newcastle

    Violets is an independently owned walk in cafe near Newcastle Quayside.

  9. Add Spanish City Waffle & Pancake House to your Itinerary

    Spanish City Waffle & Pancake House

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    The Spanish City is a dining-and-leisure centre in Whitley Bay, a seaside town in North Tyneside, Tyne & Wear, England. Erected as a smaller version of Blackpool's Pleasure Beach, it opened in 1910 as a concert hall, restaurant, roof garden and…

  10. Add Pumphrey's Coffee Centre & Brewing Emporium to your Itinerary

    Pumphrey's Coffee Centre & Brewing Emporium

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    In the heart of Newcastle’s Grainger Market lies Pumphrey’s Coffee Centre & Brewing Emporium, home to the ‘Best Cappuccino in the UK 2013‘ as recently awarded by the Beverage Standards Agency.

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