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Salad Days


Salmon and salad
Our pick of North East restaurants that shake up a delicious summer salad

For something special, head to this restaurant in the Grade I-listed Acklam Hall in Middlesbrough – they serve a range of well-presented salads but have plenty on offer for diners in the mood for something a little less healthy. 
Don’t Miss: Their Tuna Niçoise salad – can be seared to your liking, with anchovies, green beans, a soft boiled hen’s egg, black olives and heritage potatoes.

This quirky restaurant in Newcastle’s city centre offers a long list of salads bursting with flavour and packed full of ingredients including mint, beetroot, walnuts, sun-blushed tomatoes and sourdough croutons. You can enjoy your salad as a main or as a smaller side to partner with another dish. 
Don’t Miss: The super-sexy, super-healthy, superfood salad with grilled halloumi for a feel-good feast. 

The Alnwick tearoom and delicatessen is a cosy space, with the tearoom located in the basement and the deli upstairs. Grannies is a strong advocate for the local food movement in Alnwick, and offers a wide range of local produce within the deli, shop and tearoom.
Don’t Miss: Go retro with the fresh prawn salad, with a dollop of Marie Rose sauce on top, crunchy iceberg lettuce and a side of sliced, buttered bread.

With branches in Heaton, Gosforth and in Fenwick Food Hall, The Naked Deli is a popular lunch spot for people on the hunt for ‘clean food’. They offer an all-healthy menu, with a salad bar filled with green goodness to customise your salad.
Don’t Miss: Their baked salmon with quinoa, spring onion, pickled kombucha and pomegranate and balsamic dressing for something filling and full of flavour. 

In Rockliffe Hall’s The Brasserie they serve light and nutritious salads on the á la carte menu that showcase the very best locally-sourced produce. Enjoy ingredients including garden leaves, figs, goats cheese, chorizo and sun blushed tomatoes. 
Don’t Miss: The tempura king prawn with Asian slaw and a sticky chilli sauce – it’s divine. 

The Glasshouse Café offers relaxed and comfortable dining in an original 19th century glasshouse, or outside in the garden. There’s no place more suited to enjoy a salad, with salad leaves and vegetables fresh from Bradley Gardens own kitchen garden to sample.
Don’t Miss: The grilled halloumi and French bean salad with rocket and tomato, for a light lunch full of flavour.

Published in: June 2018

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