We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Harissa

Claimed

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value

Location and contact

About
Serving fresh, tasty and colourful food from all corners of the Mediterranean. Our dishes are seasonal and our ingredients are from some incredible suppliers and producers. We bring you relaxed vibes, sharing dishes and cracking flavours, right in the heart of Sandyford. As a social enterprise, we invest our profits back into the community via our lovely sister organisation, Food Nation.
PRICE RANGE
US$ 10 - US$ 26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Middle Eastern
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (162)
Filter reviews
162 results
Traveller rating
128
26
6
2
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
128
26
6
2
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews brunch flatbread monkfish lamb shawarma muhammara flat bread stew scotch egg kippers wraps mixed meze pudding tapas cakes small plates mediterranean restaurant vegan breakfast
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 162 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food at Harissa is amazing. Between 3 of us we had a selection of the small plates and everything was just so tasty. The atmosphere is really relaxed and the staff are really friendly. 100% recommend!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KDKJLSJRLSKJFSLKDJ
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Friday night out for a meal with son and sharing plates of vegetarian and tapas style meat dishes.Good quality and interesting selection.Large starter plates are enough for 4 to share

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Newcastleuk
nickharissakitchen, General Manager at Harissa, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2018

Hello Newcastleuk, Many thanks for reviewing your visit to Harissa Kitchen. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the quality and selection of our menu. We hope to welcome you again in the near future! Thank you.

Reviewed 9 December 2018

When I first visited Harissa earlier this year, I was very impressed. I particularly enjoyed the lamb shawarma, and was looking forward to maybe having it again alongside different starters. Not only was this no longer available on the evening menu, but neither were any...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DrWooHoo
nickharissakitchen, General Manager at Harissa, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2018

Hello DrWooHoo, Thank you for taking the time to review your return visit to Harissa. Throughout December we have been running Confit Turkey Leg and Winter Vegetable Shawarma's as seasonality is very important to us. We will most certainly be putting our slow roast lamb...More

Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

My first meal at Harissa after recommendations from my daughter and I was not disappointed. Warm welcome from the helpful staff. Lovely tasty wholesome food, which I felt was definitely not overpriced. Give it a try - oh yes good selection of bottle beers and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lancsrick
nickharissakitchen, General Manager at Harissa, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2018

Hello Iancsrick, We are thrilled to learn that you enjoyed your first visit to Harissa Kitchen! Thank you for your comments on our food and pricing. We put a lot of work into our drinks menus to ensure that they complement the food and also...More

Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Met family here and were not disappointed. A gorgeous restaurant with a lovely vibe. The food was outstanding and incredibly delicious. I would recommend this fantastic place.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 330alif
nickharissakitchen, General Manager at Harissa, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Hello 330alif, Thank you for such a fantastic review and recommendation! It makes all the hard work worthwhile for our team. We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed your Harissa experience and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 25 November 2018

We always enjoy visiting here . An interesting and diverse menu that always tries to please .Excellent service and a warm and welcoming vibe. Essential.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank simbo2016
nickharissakitchen, General Manager at Harissa, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Hello simbo2016, Thank you for your kind comments on our food, service and good vibes. We really appreciate it and hope to catch you soon. It is always nice to hear that our hospitality is of a high level. Thank you!

Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

I had been meaning to come for ages and managed to get across for a late brunch on saturday. Arrived about 1pm and got a table but there were still people in there. I ordered the mergeze sausage, scrambled eggs & tomato which were cooked...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jen32B
nickharissakitchen, General Manager at Harissa, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Hello Jen32B, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your visit to Harissa. It is always so nice to hear customers recommending our restaurant. We have recently developed some new brunch dishes for our Saturday menu so...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

I'd read lots of great reviews about this place and so have wanted to give it a try for quite a while; when an early evening meal with a friend was called for, we took the opportunity to see if the hype was justified. Finding...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Clive B
nickharissakitchen, General Manager at Harissa, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Hello Clive B, Thank you for giving Harissa a try after reading our reviews and giving us a great 5 star review! It is brilliant to hear that you enjoyed your visit and were impressed with our food and setup, and we appreciate your feedback...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018

Me, my wife and a few friends were due a catch-up and Harissa had a menu that catered for all tastes. I have been meaning to visit the restaurant for a while and this was a perfect opportunity. Me and my wife went for the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AWSL1980
nickharissakitchen, General Manager at Harissa, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Hello AWSL90, Thank you for taking the time to write such detailed feedback on your visit to Harissa Kitchen. We always endeavour to provide excellence in everything we do as well as continuously improving in all areas and welcome constructive feedback. I will certainly pass...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

The quality of the food and the service here are first class. The care and attention to detail are apparent with every dish. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LondonvisitorCumbria
nickharissakitchen, General Manager at Harissa, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Hello LondonvisitorCumbria, Many thanks for reviewing your experience with us. We really appreciate your kind comments on both food and service. It really means a lot to our staff! Thank you for your recommendation and we hope to see you soon.

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 84 nearby hotels
Holiday Inn Newcastle - Jesmond
936 reviews
.42 km away
Kensington House Aparthotel
641 reviews
.50 km away
Avenue Hotel
58 reviews
.70 km away
Rosebery Hotel Jesmond
441 reviews
.75 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,414 nearby restaurants
Mascalzone
606 reviews
.17 km away
Aidan's Kitchen
81 reviews
.10 km away
As You Like It
1,476 reviews
.48 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 402 nearby attractions
Victoria Tunnel
1,540 reviews
.78 km away
The Biscuit Factory
483 reviews
.56 km away
The Great North Museum
801 reviews
1.01 km away
Ouseburn Farm
160 reviews
.77 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Harissa staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing