Why not pay a visit to one of these North East restaurants – all newly-accredited by the AA Restaurant Guide 2020.
9. Eshott Hall, Morpeth
The AA guide suggests that Eshott Hall is the perfect base from which to explore the nearby National Park, and contains an elegant restaurant decked out in a soothing gold colour scheme.
Photo: © Graham Robson (cc-by-sa/2.0)
10. The Cook and Barker Inn, Newton-on-the-Moor
Another restaurant with great views of the Cheviot Hills and the coast, the AA guide recommends this restaurant as a traditional inn turned stylish with exposed brickwork and fairy light-clad beams.
11. The Duke of Wellington Inn, Newton
The appeal of this 18-century inn comes from its excellent views and terrace alongside its concise but decent menu.
Photo: ©Oliver Dixon (cc-by-sa/2.0)
12. The Staith House, North Shields
This restaurant has been taken over by a former MasterChef finalist and has now established itself as a foodie hotspot with excellent, freshly-sourced fish dishes.