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Windows on the Tyne Restaurant - Gateshead

Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Hotel, Bottle Bank, Gateshead, NE8 2AR +44 1912449549

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Main course: £15
Food spend: £24
Opening hours
Lunch, Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 14:00, Sunday: 12:30 - 15:30. Afternoon tea: 11:00 - 17:00. Dinner, Monday to Saturday: 18:00 - 22:00, Sunday: 18:00 - 21:30.

Top quality food with amazing views over the Tyne. Very smart with a relaxed atmosphere

Peter Dimmock 11 March 2017
from Sunderland

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Windows on the Tyne – Gateshead offers carefully prepared cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere. Housed within the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Hotel, the simple yet sleek dining room has floor-to-ceiling windows, allowing for stunning views of the River Tyne.

In a quiet area on the outskirts of Newcastle city centre, Windows on the Tyne restaurant is great for a luxurious 3-course meal, or a light bite and refreshing cocktail in the fashionable bar area.

The Windows on the Tyne menu offers rich flavours and locally sourced ingredients, like Northumberland beef carpaccio with rapeseed oil dressing, and grilled kippers with raisin bread. For something heartier, there’s double baked cheese soufflé with creamed leek compote, or roasted lamb loin with pea mousse. Windows on the Tyne serves throughout lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, and the kids menu is filled with tasty treats.

Just 7 minutes’ drive from Newcastle Central Rail Station, Gateshead Windows on the Tyne is perched next to the iconic Tyne Bridge.

Windows on the Tyne Restaurant - Gateshead

Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Hotel, Bottle Bank, Gateshead, NE8 2AR

Contact +44 1914909899
Reservations +44 1912449549

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Customer reviews for Windows on the Tyne Restaurant - Gateshead

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  • afternoon tea (30)
  • views (23)
  • value (10)
  • luxury (9)
  • dinner (8)
  • lunch (7)
  • large parties (6)
  • private dining (5)
  • romantic (5)
  • trendy (5)
  • business (4)
  • breakfast (3)
  • child friendly (3)
  • al fresco (1)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((( 11 March 2017 by Peter Dimmock from Sunderland

    Top quality food with amazing views over the Tyne. Very smart with a relaxed atmosphere

  • ((((* 23 February 2017 by Marilyn Walker from Newcastle upon tyne

    Nice afternoon tea. Also children's afternoon tea is available and at a good price.

  • ((*** 2 January 2017 by Linda Stewart from Newcastle upon Tyne

    Overall afternoon tea was very nice, but when we first got there, The restaurant was very quiet but the waiter told us you will have to wait as there is no one here?? We eventually got our table , he didn't tell us anything about what was included in the afternoon tea, good job one of our party had been there before!!. When the tea came with the afternoon tea, the pots were just put on table no milk or cream, we had to ask,, I just felt they could not be bothered to serve or even say goodbye to us. I do not normally complain am a very placid person but this was a get together for me and my 3 friends over the Christmas break,, but I did feel the atmosphere made the afternoon go very flat.

  • ((((( 28 November 2016 by Julie Bailey from Lichfield

    We booked afternoon tea as a birthday/wedding anniversary treat. We were made to feel welcome by the bar and restaurant staff who were very attentive. The food was delicious and well presented, our only criticism being the use of teabags as opposed to loose leaf tea but that is a personal choice and didn't really detract from the experience. The Christmas decor and music made our afternoon tea very festive. We hope to visit again next time we are in the North East.

  • (**** 4 November 2016 by Dorothy Speight from Gateshead

    Decidedly unimpressed, the room was cold and rather clinical so no real atmosphere.
    The tea was week and cold, 2 teabags in a very large pot. We had to wait quite some time before the they brought the food there was nobody else in the place so why it took so long is a mystery.

    At this point i asked fro a fresh pot with three t bags, no problem staff were polite, however back came the tea again with 2 tbags. It was hot, but no amount of
    standing, steeping or stirring was going to make it any better.

    Sandwich selection- Cheese and pickle were lovely the others in brown bread were tasteless and the white bread was dry, crusts not cut off properly and the filling only in the middle. and they ere to cold possibly had been frozen or kept for a day or so in the fridge not fresh.


    The cake's were boring. treacle tart, a baked cheesecake and what looked to be carrot cake they all looked so unimpresive we couldn't bring ourselves to bother as they felt and looked dry. Nothing was fresh!! except the fruit used to decorate the plate ( the raspberries and blackberries would have been great on a fresh cream meringue)

    So all in all, Paying £31.98 for a Pot of hot water, 2 very small cheese and pickle sandwiches, two very lovely scone's with jam and cream a bit on the expensive side. Notedly on leaving, the staff did not ask if every thing was all right or had we enjoyed our meal.

    Save your money and go to Marks and Spencer's

  • (**** 13 October 2016 by Kelly Richardson from Gateshead

    Windows on the Tyne restaurant?? I wouldn't know as we weren't allowed in even though we booked it!.. We were put in some other room as you decided to double book the restaurant and not inform us. Then fob us off into some soulless room where my disabled brother was forced to climb a huge stair case. This is just a small taste of the overall bad service we received

  • ((((( 8 October 2016 by Howard Parry from Newcastle upon Tyne

    Amazing food outstanding will be back

  • ((((( 4 September 2016 by Susan Aldridge from Newcastle upon Tyne

    Lovely afternoon tea with my two daughters. Food was very nice and the service was excellent.

  • ((((( 23 July 2016 by Denise Gibson from Newcastle upon Tyne

    a lovely afternoon tea, we were looked after wonderfully by the staff, several refills for the teapots, the food was gorgous, fruit scones to die for

  • ((((( 18 July 2016 by Gareth Phillips from Consett

    Lovely location and views, lovely food, friendly/helpful staff. All round great experience. Thank you

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