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The Northumbrian Piper

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Fawdon House 1 Fawdon Close | Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 2AH, England
+44 191 285 6793
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (25 reviews)
“brie” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Fawdon House 1 Fawdon Close | Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 2AH, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in for an early drink as part of a Wednesday night walk and we're pleased to see how busy it was. We didn't eat but the menu sounded nice and the food passing us looked great.

1  Thank Cooking_with_Capers
Reviewed 9 February 2018

My friend and I enjoyed a delicious meal of freshly fried fish and homemade chips. Portion size was generous and even more importantly, the food was tasty! I understand this place has had some issues in the past but Laura and her team really seem...More

1  Thank Tonyxx2000
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Decided to try out our other local for a change so came here for dinner, the barmaid was friendly enough for my liking, told us to sit where we liked, restaurant side was empty apart from one other couple, it was cold in there so...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Having read previous reviews I am really shocked!! We had a great time on a Friday night for a birthday celebration! Six of us had starters, mains and desserts and everyone enjoyed what they had. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. There was a free...More

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The place was freezing and had no atmosphere at all. Poor service at the bar, we presented our voucher only for it to be scrutinised and then told "yea what burger do you want?" I asked for a menu only to be told "No menu...More

5  Thank susie q
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We decided late yesterday morning (Sunday) that we fancied a Sunday lunch so phoned the Northumbrian Piper to make a booking. We've driven past many times and we've always intended to give it a go as its quite local to us, but this was our...More

3  Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Having got our food and drinks order wrong. Which the lady rectified quickly I may add. I had the supposedly homemade fish cakes. The taste was very bland, theses were not homemade! Of that I'm sure. The boiled potatoes were wrinkly, indicating they were reheated...More

2  Thank Billycat64
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Two of us called in here for a quick bite at lunchtime. We both opted for the home made burger and chips. It was very good, freshly prepared and a substantial portion. We did not have a dessert as this was enough for us at...More

Thank bdon257
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The Piper is now under new management and what a difference it has made. The decor/furniture could do with an update but the food is much improved - I had the goats cheese parcels thinking it would be small (starter) not so . Luckily I...More

1  Thank jsbw2016
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner came here just out of luck as it's pretty tucked away.. I had goats cheese parcel and chicken goujons, both very tasty and freshly made!! My partner had the homemade soup and chips, all very tasty and clearly fresh! We'll be...More

1  Thank nicolejansen1991
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23 June 2015|
Response from JohnnyGandLynne | Property representative |
Yes we have many birthday party's and other events from private dinners to discos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 31
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fawdon House 1 Fawdon Close | Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 2AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 285 6793
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Hidden away, it has for decades, remained one of Gosforth's best kept secrets, serving as a welcoming watering hole for residents of the town's Red House Farm Estate, Great Park and the surrounding areas. But now the word is officially out and discerning diners from across the region are descending upon and discovering the culinary treasures of this stunning, hidden gem.
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