Best Lunch Spots in Newcastle

Being a city centre co-working space has many benefits, but near the top of that list is the fantastic range of eateries right on our door step. Here is a list of some of our members favourite food spots in no particular order:



Located in the Grainger Market, SnackWallah serves authentic vegan Indian street food and proudly state that “All our food is vegan, healthy and delicious”. Their menu includes items such as: Bhaji Wrap, Curry of the Day (with daal, rice and naan) and Mumbai Sandwich.

Their opening hours are:

Monday-Friday 11am-4pm

Saturday 11am-5pm

COOP Chicken House

Based on Collingwood Street, this chicken joint serves chicken (surprise surprise!) cooked rotisserie style over open fire-pits. Takeaway and eat in options available, the menu includes: Dirty Box (Takeaway only), Whole Chicken with 3 sides and their famous COOP wings.

Their opening hours are:

Monday, Friday & Saturday 12pm-10pm

Tuesday-Thursday 12pm-9.30pm

Sunday 12pm-8pm.

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A proper hidden gem and less than a minutes’ walk from our own front door is Kato Pan Asian Cuisine. With dine in and takeaway options available it has branches on Saville Row in Newcastle city centre and Sunniside in Gateshead. Their menu includes items such as: Breaded Prawn Katsu Curry, Grilled Spicy Eel and Chicken Dumplings.

Their opening hours are:

Monday-Friday 11am – 7pm

Saturday  11am – 6pm

Pop Up Wok

Bringing “authentic Hong Kong street food to the toon!” Pop Up Wok is another Saville Row eatery that serves “small portions of hot food, which full you up just enough”. Menu includes items such as: Pan fried crispy chicken dumplings, salt and pepper tofu and curry fish balls.

Their opening hours are:

Monday & Thursday Closed

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 12pm – 6.30pm

Saturday 12pm – 4pm

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Meat Stack

If you’re looking for delicious real American cheeseburgers in the toon then look no further. Meat Stack has been bringing amazing burgers to Newcastle since 2016. Now in the Groat Market, their menu includes items such as: West Coast Classic, New Mexico and Yellowstone burgers along with a range of sides to go with.

Their opening hours are:

Sunday – Thursday 9am-9pm

Friday & Saturday 9am-10pm

Naked Deli

A bit further afield, but you can order online and via Deliveroo. They create clean, healthy, nutritious and delicious food and drinks. They have sites in Gosforth, Chilli Road, Grey Street and York. Their menu includes items such as: Harissa & Chickpea VEGAN ‘meat’balls, Gochujang Tempeh Wraps and Protein Pancake Stack.

Opening hours vary from site to site.

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Café 21

Located inside Newcastle’s icon Fenwick store is Café 21. Described as effortlessly stylish and all day menu full of “fresh, light and flavoursome” dishes including a range of hot sandwiches, salads and Cacklebean Barn Egg dishes.

Their opening hours are:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 11.45am-6pm

Thursday 11.45am-7pm

Sunday 11.45am-5pm

Twenty Twenty

Just up the road from MeatStack is Twenty Twenty, a relatively new venue specialising in twenty inch pizza and twenty cocktails on the menu. This place is ideal for fun team lunches or you can even grab a single slice of their Neapolitan pizza. The lunch time meal deal includes: Giant pizza slice, butter salted or chocolate topped popcorn and a selected soft drink or any hot drink.

Their opening hours are:

Sunday, Wednesday & Thursday noon-1am

Friday & Saturday noon-2am

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RedHeads Mac N Cheese

Newcastle’s first dedicated Mac ‘N’ Cheese dedicated restaurant is based in the Grainger Market and appears at Newcastle’s famous Quayside Market every Sunday. Their menu includes items such as: Chorizo Mac ‘N’ Cheese, Mac Burger and Sticky Rib Mac ‘N’ Cheese.

Their opening hours are:

Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm

Fenwick FoodHall

Described as a food-lover’s heaven and located (as the name suggests) inside Fenwick on Northumberland street. With a Delicatessen Counter, fish and meat counters, Artisan Bakery, groceries and chocolate and confectionery departments, you can stock up on goodies to bring back to our fully equipped kitchen.

Their opening hours are:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9am-7pm

Thursday 9am-8pm

Sunday 11am-5pm


Frankie and Tonys Sandwich Bar

Ridley Places’ famous Frankie and Tonys Sandwich Bar is a great spot to visit if you want a really good sandwich. With everything from classic sandwiches, to salad boxes, to jacket potatoes, this place offers quality food to go.


‘Nuff said. We’re based in Newcastle city centre so we are surrounded by Greggs and we love it.