Turnbull’s of Alnwick
Everyone in Alnwick knows that if you want a hearty sausage sandwich you go to Turnbull’s. This sixth generation of family butchers have perfected their homemade sausages recipe and they make for a sensational breakfast sarnie.
33-35 Market Street, Alnwick NE66 1SS
01665 602186 www.turnbullsofalnwick.co.uk
Mainsgill Farm Shop
A great place to refuel, Mainsgill Farm Shop is located just off the A66 and their tearoom has a vast menu and lots of seating. Their sausage sandwich is made with award-winning bangers and homemade bread. All produce served in the tearoom can be bought from their large farm shop on site, so you can recreate your delicious breakfast at home.
East Layton, Richmond DL11 7PN 01325 718860 www.mainsgillfarm.co.uk
A firm breakfast favourite for hungry students, be prepared to queue for The Butterfly Cabinet’s huge breakfasts. It’s worth the wait for a scrumptious sausage sandwich or tasty vegetarian quorn sausage bap.
200 Heaton Road, Newcastle NE6 5HP 0191 265 9920 www.butterflycabinet.com
This greasy spoon is a hidden gem in a Gateshead industrial estate near the Quayside. Don’t be put off by the drab exterior, inside is a modern, bright space with friendly staff. Their banger baps are tasty and filling, and great for picking up when you’re on the go.
12 Saltmeadows Road, Gateshead NE8 3AH 0191 490 0870
The Stottie Company
Try a delicious homemade sausage stottie from The Stottie Company. They’ve just launched a new click and collect service, so you don’t even need to leave your desk to get breakfast, and they offer a super-size version too!
20 Prince Regent Street, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1DB 01642 677948 www.thestottiecompany.com
Famous for their all-day English and Irish breakfasts, Oliver’s is the perfect place to go for a freshly made sausage stottie. Situated in the heart of Newcastle city centre, stop off for a hot breakfast to see you through the morning at their bistro-café.
Unit 14-15 Grainger Market, Newcastle NE1 5JQ www.oliversbistrocafe.co.uk
The Picnic Basket
Celebrating 22 years in the business, The Picnic Basket must be doing something right. They have over 150 sandwich combinations, and their locally produced pork sausages come in a traditional white stottie or granary roll as well as speciality breads such as a sunflower seed bun or brown-seeded plaited roll.
7 New Elvet, Durham DH1 3AQ 0191 383 1967 www.thepicnicbasketdurham.co.uk
This popular café in Sunderland, previously called The Olive, now do breakfast buns with a hot drink to take away. Vegetarian options are available for their scrummy pan-fried sausage sandwiches, and if you give them a call, they will have it hot and ready for you to collect. Perfect for those who’ve missed breakfast.
18 Olive Street, Sunderland SR1 3PE 0191 514 4588 www.cafeeighteen.co.uk
With sleek interiors and thick wooden tables, Arlo is a great place to take some time out and have a relaxing breakfast with friends. Open seven days a week, this Jesmond staple is the breakfast destination for many hungry locals, and their sausage sarnie is a firm favoutite.
36-38 Brentwood Avenue, Jesmond, Newcastle NE2 3DH 0191 281 4838 www.arlojesmond.com
A mother and daughter team run the bustling Pappa Caff’s café. Their Rise and Shine breakfast menu has been revamped this year and is packed full of delicious breakfast food that’s served all day long. Shake things up by choosing their scrummy sausage bagel.
Tower Street, Hartlepool TS24 7HD 01429 861555