The Top 12 Restaurants for Celebrating Chinese New Year | Living North

The Top 12 Restaurants for Celebrating Chinese New Year


Chinese Lanterns
Saturday 25th marks the start of the Year of the Rat, so we’ve selected the best Chinese restaurants across the North East and Yorkshire for a flavour of the festivities this weekend

Kylin Oriental Chinese Restaurant
This is a friendly restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere, serving a range of Chinese cuisine; our favourite is the oriental style honey roast pork. 
Brandy Lane, Washington NE37 1BH
0191 417 4822

Landmark Oriental Restaurant and Bar
In the heart of Newcastle’s China Town, it’s something of a landmark. Enjoy one of the hugely popular banquet menus in the ever-busy restaurant. 
Stowell Street, Newcastle NE1 4XQ
07815 606597

La Yuan
Set up by three Newcastle University graduates, La Yuan combines relaxed interiors with boldly-flavoured Szechuan dishes from the kitchen. 
Gallowgate, Newcastle NE1 4SG
0191 432 4421

Mans Market
The main aim at Mans Market is to re-energise Chinese food with a modernised menu, eye-catching cocktails and a theatrical wow inspired by Hong Kong’s famous Ladies Market.
Wellington Street, Leeds, LS1 4JJ
0113 244 0808

Maxi’s Restaurant
It’s all about tradition at Maxi’s, with its vibrant Chinese Arch entrance and authentic menu. Enjoy their extensive dim sum options from 12–6pm, or much-loved seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes on the à la carte menu. 
Ings Lane, York YO26 6RA
01904 783898

Mulan’s traditional Cantonese cuisine with modern flourishes mean you’ll want to keep coming back for more.
Woodlea High Stanners, Morpeth NE61 1QL
01670 503288

Nan Bei
A popular lunch spot for Chinese dumplings and tea, Nan Bei is at the forefront of Newcastle’s Grainger Market’s street food revolution. Try the steamed pork buns for a quick snack, or chilli beef dumplings for something more filling.
Grainger Market, Newcastle NE1 5QG 
07879 440087

The New Rendezvouz
The first of Kevin Liu’s restaurants offers an extensive menu of Cantonese cuisine; our favourite has to be their salt and pepper chilli king prawns. 
Bell Villas, Ponteland NE68 7SJ
01661 821775

Over two floors, Oisoi is made up of a bar, café, patisserie and small market place selling artisan Youshan teas downstairs, and an intimate restaurant upstairs, serving Oriental fusion food with a traditional taste and modern style. 
Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2FJ
0114 275 6566

The Pavilion
A classic Chinese restaurant serving up all your favourite dishes — from sweet and sour to king prawn curry; they also have set banquets for those who have a big appetite.
Iveston, Consett DH8 7TE
01207 509144

Royal Baths Chinese Restaurant 
As well as producing some of the finest Cantonese food in Yorkshire, this restaurant also showcases a collection of traditional and contemporary Chinese furniture for the ultimate Oriental dining experience. 
Crescent Road, Harrogate HG1 2WJ
01423 536888

Tattu Restaurant and Bar 
With stunning presentation and a sophisticated setting, appearance is of up most importance at Tattu. The modern dishes have true Asian flavours at their heart, and many of the cocktails are inspired by the designs of tattoo artists.  
East Parade, Minerva House Leeds LS1 5PS
0113 245 1080

Published in: January 2020

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