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The Stand Bistro

31 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1EW, England
+44 191 232 0707
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
31 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1EW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son book this for Mother’s Day Sunday lunch. Was pleasantly surprised at how good the food was. I had tempura prawns to start with which were massive and really tasty. Then I had perfectly cooked beef with delicious potatoes and gravy and a great...More

Thank linda4657
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Good choice especially for a vegetarian. Not too busy for a Friday lunchtime which meant food was served speedily and staff were very pleasant. Visited with 3 girlfriends and everyone was happy with their selection. Will return, so my husband can try the menu. Good...More

Thank Bridget M
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We decided to reserve a table before the Comedy Club downstairs. Easy to book a table and they reserved us a table downstairs for the show. The menu is great, lots of choice for gluten free, vegetarian options and even vegan options were offered (not...More

Thank ShaunRowley2001
StandBoxOffice, Marketing Manager at The Stand Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we are chuffed to bits that you enjoyed your visit so much. We do take pride in our food offering and everything is sourced locally and our menu reflects the season and the produce...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

It was back in the summer, but we called in for a quick bite to eat and were definitely not disappointed, I ordered a proper fish finger sandwich which was fab! The team looked after us well, the food was tasty great value and suited...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Found this by chance looking for a decent meal. Were not disappointed at all. I had a risotto starter which was not only sublime, but was like a main in itself. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the location is easy to find....More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

This place is a little gem. The food is glorious and one of the friendliest people you will meet in the hospitality industry. Very impressed with it we will definitely be back.

Thank Tasos P
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We were going to the Stand for their Friday Comedy Night and decided to eat first in the Bistro. The menus choice was great and the food was excellent. An added advantage is that the Stand will then reserve you a table for the entertainment...More

Thank smarley1
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Went in early evening, were given a table straight way, waitress very friendly and able to answer our questions. All the food was good, freshly cooked and plenty of it!

Thank APKnaresborough
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

8 oz steak was perfectly cooked (medium) and the garlic roasted tomatoes were lovely and although the fries were tasty the reason I can't give a 5 is because I (and my husband) would have preferred thicker chips. Plus what about wholemeal rolls for the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Went in with a friend on the way to a show, service was fast and friendly. Food were excellent and superb value for money. Highly recommended.

Thank A W
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Hayley T
11 June 2016|
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Response from Sandy L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I am not familiar with the meal times since I was on vacation and live in Canada. We ate at 12:30pm and left at 2ish. We each had a hot meal and very well presented and excellent taste
Gillian B
22 November 2015|
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Response from StandBoxOffice | Property representative |
Hi Sorry for the delay in getting in touch - Our tripadvisor notifications have not been coming through properly. I would recommend calling our Bistro directly on 0191 232 0707 to check availability and to make a booking if... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 232 0707
  • E-mail
Enjoy locally sourced produce cooked to order in a relaxing environment with exceptional service. Daily specials, lunchtime and evening service, Huge Sunday roasts, vegetarian and vegan options, craft ales and family friendly. Oh and the Stand Comedy Club is downstairs so you never know what famous funny person you may find enjoying a bite to eat.
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