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The Best Places to Eat In and Around Whitley Bay Top: Kith & Kin | Al Bear | Foda. Bottom: Hinnies | Pranzo Trattoria
Eat and Drink
June 2024
Reading time 4 Minutes

From Italians and cafés to classic fish and chips, here's where you need to go next time you're in Whitley Bay

Head to the coast this weekend with this list of some of the best places to eat in and around Whitley Bay.
1910 Restaurant 1910 Restaurant

1910 Restaurant

Spanish City Plaza, Whitley Bay NE26 1BG
0191 691 7090

If you’re seeking great food, panoramic sea views and an unmatched service, head to Spanish City’s 1910 Restaurant. The renowned afternoon teas here are a popular choice amongst guests (they’re made from scratch by the chefs each day) whilst the two- and three-course Sunday lunches are a delight (vegetarian options are available too). The brand-new set menu includes dishes such as Jersey Royal velouté, North Sea cod and milk chocolate and blood orange cheesecake, but we’ve got our eye on the classic vanilla crème brûlée served with a shortbread biscuit.

Al Bear

46–60 Park View, Whitley Bay
NE26 2TH
0191 676 9543

A great place to go for a crowd-pleasing selection of food and drinks in the heart of Whitley Bay. From weekend breakfast and bottomless brunch to Sunday lunches, dinner and cocktails, there’s something here for all tastes and times of day. Plus they’re dog friendly.

Al Bear Al Bear
Fisherman’s Bay Fisherman’s Bay
Föda Föda

Fisherman’s Bay

6 East Parade, Whitley Bay
NE26 1AP
0191 447 4774

If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. At Fisherman’s Bay their 25 years of experience in the fish and chip industry taught them that the British classic has endured for a reason. In order to perfect theirs, they use only sustainable fish and British potatoes, resulting in the freshest flavours every time. What’s more, they now offer a vegan version of their signature dish so that everyone can enjoy a taste.


96a Front Street, Monkseaton
NE25 8DL
0191 252 7095

More than just a brunch spot, Föda describes itself as a lifestyle café and aims to provide a haven of dog-friendly, Scandi calm just a short stroll from Whitley Bay’s seafront. As you’d expect, sourdough features large on the menu here and we love the sound of it topped with fried eggs, avocado and kimchi .

Kith and Kin Kith and Kin


10 East Parade, The Promenade, Whitley Bay NE26 1AP
0191 447 0500

Just a stone’s throw from Whitley Bay’s seafront, Hinnies serves a rustic and hearty British menu from the team behind Blackfriars and Dobson & Parnell. This informal restaurant uses local and seasonal ingredients to create Geordie staples brushed with gastro flair.Serving lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.

Kith and Kin

172 Park View, Whitley Bay
NE26 3QW
0191 289 3465

This popular haunt in Whitley Bay is always a safe bet for brunch (if you can get a table). Their French toast is, quite simply, a triumph.

Omni Café

12 Front Street, Monkseaton
NE25 8DF
0191 251 2819

Open Tuesday to Saturday, this laidback eatery serves Asian-inspired brunch from 11am until 3pm and dinner from 5pm until 8pm on weekdays and longer on Fridays and Saturdays. Expect steaming bowls of broth, classic brunch options with a twist and an evening menu that highlights the best of South East Asia. There is also the option to take away and order online.

Omni Café Omni Café
Trenchers Restaurant
Pranzo Trattoria and Deli Pranzo Trattoria and Deli

Pranzo Trattoria and Deli

16 Station Road, Whitley Bay
NE26 2RA
0191 676 7062

This friendly Italian eatery is a great option for authentic Italian cuisine that doesn’t break the bank. The family-run deli and trattoria offers everything from tapas and pasta to pizza and street food. On warmer days, there’s also the option of al fresco dining on the terrace. Make sure to check out the wine list, which is sourced directly from Italian vineyards.

Trenchers Restaurant

Spanish City, Spanish City Plaza, Whitley Bay NE26 1BG
0191 691 7090

The humble fish and chips is a dish worth celebrating, and at Trenchers, you can delight in fabulous fried fish and brilliant batter under Spanish City’s iconic dome, while their resident pianist accompanies this iconic culinary combination with melodies from a grand piano several evenings a week.

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