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The Northumbrian Piper

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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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“burger” (24 reviews)
“brie” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Fawdon House 1 Fawdon Close | Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 2AH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’re local to the Piper and have had a fair few Sunday lunches over the years. We visited at around 3pm on Sunday 13th May and honestly had what was probably the best Sunday lunch from here that we’ve ever had. Can’t quite put out...More

1  Thank 07CF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in for lunch which is a regular occurrence for us as the food is usually lovely. I ordered the fish finger sandwich. When it arrived I was not impressed - the fish was full of large bones (3 x 1" bones in the...More

Thank jsbw2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited the Northumbrian Piper with friends for Sunday lunch, the food was amazing! It was all piping hot & the meat was so tender. The service was one of the best I’ve received especially for how busy it was, all the staff were...More

Thank Juless04
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s been done up but that’s about it, the food and service was terrible waited over 45 minutes for food that when served was hardly warm. The chips were terrible, very greasy and looked like they’d been threatened with the fryer! Won’t be returning which...More

Thank Emma F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friends and I have been lunching at The Piper for years now. We've always had a decent meal, friendly service and, until now, the place to ourselves! Now, it's packed, and I have to say I can understand why. Word gets around. The place...More

1  Thank enidscurfield
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited the Northumbrian piper after its refurbishment, impressed with the new decor and the place was really busy. However to be served by a male member of staff who had obviously been drinking during his shift or before hand was a bit of a...More

1  Thank peterj7123
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Back from a lovely sunny day up the North East coast and then headed to this hidden gem in Gosforth , there were six of us and as it been a very sunny day it plainly been very busy but they got us seated quick...More

1  Thank DeanCW1968
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Last night we had a 90th birthday party for my mother at 'the Piper', it couldn't have been better. So many people who were there have contacted me saying what a great time they had, and all of them commented on the buffet. Freshly made...More

2  Thank bazturkey
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Following a recent refurbishment we have visited a couple of times. The decoration is in keeping with the age of the building with some modern ideas that work well. The work outside in the garden area has been a big improvement although not tried out...More

1  Thank jsbw2016
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Visited this venue tonight 30/03. Really made to feel welcome as soon as we walked in the door, the place has been refurbished to a high standard and is very well done and cosy. We had a lovely steak which was perfectly cooked, beautiful chips...More

1  Thank Keith B
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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$ 12 - US$ 29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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