Restaurants in Whitley Bay near the PLAYHOUSE

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Places To Eat

Hinnies Restaurant

Make a night of it with a pre-theatre meal at Whitley Bay’s top restaurant, Hinnies, just a few minutes’ walk from the theatre.

Hinnies serves a rustic and earthy Geordie-influenced British menu in warm surroundings, right on the seafront in Whitley Bay. Tuck into their hearty, seasonal menu with dishes featuring Geordie-influenced classics to give you a real taste of our beloved North East.

The restaurant offers an excellent value pre-theatre set dinner from 5.30pm and they also offer a popular sharing board from £7 per person and delicious cocktails!

The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner from Tuesday-Sunday (closed Sunday evenings).   At weekends they serve brunch from 9.30am-11.30am and a delicious Sunday roast from 12-4pm.  The restaurant was voted Best Value Restaurant in the North East by The Journal newspaper.

The restaurant is very child-friendly and offers a fantastic kids’ menu where they can build their own sandcas...



Valerie's Tearoom

Taking diners back to the era of ultimate sophistication and the start of the Spanish City journey in 1910. Valerie’s Tearoom is ideally located on the seafront and adorned with luxurious materials and cuisine to match. Valerie’s Tearoom offers a wide selection of teas and coffees, as well as juices and smoothies. For those looking for something to eat, fresh pastries, muffins and cakes are available for breakfast/ brunch and daytime menus are packed full of delicious options incl...

Crab & Waltzer

Good mood food. That’s what Crab & Waltzer is all about. Our Americana inspired menu offers honest, tasty comfort food – the focus on the food is the taste and quality. Our venue genuinely is amazing – it’s quirky and has a lot of personality. We have a waltzer car feature table; an amazing kids play area with beach huts and a lego wall; a candy floss machine; a traditional wooden sweetcart and a very cool photo wall. It’s bright and has amazing views a...

Trenchers Restaurant

Offering friendly service with a smile, Trenchers is a place the whole family will love. The restaurant notably enjoys a very special spot directly under the dome itself with a pianist playing on selected days. Following almost 40 years of traditional Fish & Chips at Trenchers of Whitby, we are proud to bring this institution to Whitley Bay. The menu includes Fish & Chips, Vegetarian options, grilled fish, traditional British fayre and fresh seafood including oysters, crab, prawns, lo...


Come along to the hottest Latin American Restaurant in the North East on South Parade. There is a fantastic range of food on the menu including some mouth watering choices from the grill, a fine range of dishes on the Tapas menu and plates to share. You can enjoy these dishes with a drink from the wine list or a cocktail and mocktail. Tapas Tuesdays are great value with Tapas £3 all night from 7pm, including a free glass of vinho verde. On Wednesday from 3-8pm it is Loca Family Fun with a ...


With its ambitious menu and striking architecture, Shikara is set to offer North East curry lovers a true taste of Punjab, North Indian, South Indian and Bangladeshi food, by serving up the highest calibre of contemporary Indian cuisine in a striking new two storey, sea-view development. Bright and spacious but with enough cosy corners to escape into, Shikara offers a contemporary take on traditional Indian cuisine in a restaurant that offers not only depth of character, but also depth of flavou...

Trenchers Takeaway

Trenchers takeaway is also available at Spanish City with traditional and delicious Fish & Chips, amongst lots of other favourites just waiting to be picked up and enjoyed! Opening times: Wednesday – Sunday 12 noon to 9pm OFFER - Friday Takeaway Chippy Tea - Finish your week with some tasty, takeaway, traditional Trenchers Fish & Chips! For only £15.95 our Trenchers Chippy Tea includes two adult takeaway meals and two children’s takeaway meals. Available every Fri...

Elder and Wolf

Having just won the national award for best newcomer kebab restaurant outside of London, Elder and Wolf serves all of it’s menu from a huge open wood fired kitchen using all locally sourced ingredients, master butchered meats and handmade doughs. With a menu that includes real woodfired pizzas & wood smoked kebabs topped with samphire, prawns, smoky lamb, pork, tender rosemary rump steak and fresh hand made sauces, slaws, salads and doughs. Elder and Wolf also has a fully licensed walk...


With a wonderful location on the seafront, Davanti serves up the best in Italian cuisine. Perfect for a happy hour pre-show pizza or pasta you will get good service and value for money. Enjoy a nice glass of wine or a beer too. The surroundings are comfortable and the staff will make your experience memorable.

Champagne Bar

The perfect place to enjoy celebrating with family, an intimate date with your loved one or a well-needed catch-up with friends. Our Champagne Bar will provide you with Champagnes, Proseccos, Beers, Lagers, Cocktails, Wines, Spirits and much more. The Champagne Bar enjoys sea views across each floor to ceiling window with contemporary interior design and regular live music really setting the mood. Opening times: 7 days a week 12 'til late


Turknaz Restaurant is situated on the seafront of Whitley Bay. Serving authentic Turkish cuisine cooked by Turkish chefs, it simply is a Taste of Turkey in the heart of Whitley Bay. With a wide range of mouth watering cold and hot Mezze’s, a variety of Barbecue and Seafood dishes cooked all over charcoal. Breathtaking views over the ocean truly makes dining at Turknaz Restaurant a one for all to experience.


A beautiful restaurant with stunning sea views, specialising in spectacular steak and seafood dishes served in contemporary surroundings. Led by renowned chef, Alan O’Kane, our menu includes opulent and creative dishes that will tantalise your taste buds with flavours both classic and innovative. With outstanding service and use of only the best ingredients going into everything we create, 1910 is the perfect place to make memories that will last a lifetime. Opening times: Thursday, ...

Evan's Bistro

WELCOME TO EVAN'S BISTRO!   From locally sourced produce, get ready for your taste buds to be blown away!! We also boast local ales, lagers and spirits for those that appreciate our amazing homegrown breweries. We offer wholesome food with a modern twist so cater for all tastes. Please come along and experience our friendly family run establishment and food that is cooked from the heart.  Don't just take our word for it please check out our reviews on Trip Advis...