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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 yesterday

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 2 days 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

Thank peterj7123
Reviewed 4 days 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owner has spent £180k refurbishing after a 3-4 week closure. It’s clean and modern. Probably still needs a few finishing touches but fair play to the owner for investing. Now it needs customers and they’ve certainly set their stall out with daily offers. Check...More

1  Thank sleep007
Reviewed 20 February 2018

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
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

2  Thank Kelly H
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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, 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, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, 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
  • E-mail
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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