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Trinity Gardens | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2HH, England
+44 191 222 0755
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab lasagne” (21 reviews)
“cheese souffle” (17 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (16 reviews)
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12:00 - 20:00All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Trinity Gardens | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2HH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Lunch here yesterday was brilliant, my first time. attentive service from friendly staff. first 2 courses from set menu and puddings from a la carte did not disappoint. Chocolate and cherry marquise was yummy as was my sons banana and chocolate soufflé. Will certainly visit...More

Thank Rosie S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Welcoming and friendly service. Started with a relaxing gin & tonic, followed by fab starters and main courses. The house red wine was particularly good.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 1 week ago

once again back to this fantastic restaurant, service second to none as is the food, staff always pleasant and helpful. it is probably our favourite restaurant in Newcastle. the only disappointing side is they can not do steak tartar due to regulations. they even have...More

Thank kevchezza
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for the early bird menu and really enjoyed the experience. Good range of dishes in no way compromised because it was an "early bird". The pumpkin soup with pine nuts was delicious and tasty. The other starter - salt cod with borlotti beans was...More

Thank lyon1960
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful food, friendly service, great fixed price menus available if wanted and a lovely atmosphere.

Thank karen d
Reviewed 1 week ago

A meeting with friends for lunch. Excellent value on their daily lunch menu choice. £19 for 2 courses of the finest food. Excellent coffee and mini desert to follow. House white wine great quality & value for money. Definitely would return next time in the...More

Thank JillLeo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at Cafe 21 last night with a group of work colleagues, we sat in the private room just off the main restaurant. The staff are very professional, the food quality is of the highest in restaurants I have visited in Newcastle and a great...More

Thank Vilgax
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice situation good vibe friendly attentive staff but have to giddy up on the food. Starter of salted cod fine. Hake as follow up tasty but heavy handed on the butter. My companions main courses served with Yorkshire puddings left something to be desired! When...More

Thank JGMLaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service, reasonable prices, I can understand why 21 is so popular. - starter was the salad from the side dishes menu ⭐️⭐️⭐️ (very tasty but a little small for the price) - main was the whole lemon sole which came with potatoes and vegetables...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my daughter for afternoon tea lovely surroundings and food very pleasant a nice experience all round

Thank stewy1950
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9 May 2017|
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Response from Stevie B | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, but would doubt it, as we were not charged on a Saturday evening. Hope that helps 👍😊
20 June 2016|
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Response from Darren L | Reviewed this property |
Just smart casual, ladies were in dresses guys jeans, shirt and jacket. It's a really nice place enjoy
18 July 2015|
Response from JLK2011 |
Very well! I contacted them in advance and the chef suggested a delicious 3 course meal: antipasti platter; fresh vegetable salad; berries and sorbet. Fantastic. I always think such a challenge is a test of a chef, and one... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$73
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trinity Gardens | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2HH, England
  • Public Transportation: Manors
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 222 0755
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Situated in the heart of Newcastle Quayside, 21 is a classic, modern bistro offering skilful cooking, sassy service and a good-time feel. It’s about eating handsome food in comfortable stylish surroundings—polished floorboards, leather banquettes, crisp cloths. Chic, sharp, fun.
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