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The Stand Bistro

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31 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • 88
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Absolutely yummy!

My in-laws and I have just had a lovely 2 course evening meal at The Stand. There was about 10 main courses to choose from; monkfish keralan curry, fish (hake) and chips, burger, vegetable pie, lamb & couscous. I had the fish and chips, it was fresh, lightly battered, and a minty pea... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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149 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
UK
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

My in-laws and I have just had a lovely 2 course evening meal at The Stand. There was about 10 main courses to choose from; monkfish keralan curry, fish (hake) and chips, burger, vegetable pie, lamb & couscous. I had the fish and chips, it was fresh, lightly battered, and a minty pea purée...possibly the nicest fish and chips I've... More 

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Llanymynech, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I had tickets to a show at the comedy club downstairs, and being unfamiliar with this end of town, opted to eat at the bistro. Reservation made over the phone was fine, table waiting for my arrival. Simple steak and chips was delicious and served as was requested. Good food, great value and served with a smile. My server (didn't... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Back in the day when I was in my 30s and working and living in Newcastle, High Bridge Street used to be a device to get one through to Grey Street from the Bigg Market and back again. It was puctuated with a couple of lively bars and very posh boutiques, one of them is now called The Stand and... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We had about 90 minutes after the matinee at the Theatre Royal before a lecture so walked to the Stand around the corner. We both had mushrooms on ciabatta toast as a starter which was delicious. I followed with a beef burrito which was really spicy & tasty. Hubby had gammon which was presented beautifully in large "nuggets" with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Thought we'd give this a go and enjoy a night downstairs in the comedy club; so pleased we did! The 3-course for £20 is excellent value in any major city on a Saturday night, we've been to London this week and paid twice the price and been disappointed with the quality. We weren't disappointed here. My wife had the King... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Food was okay, ordered a medium rare steak which when came was much closer to rare. When it came to pay the bill we all payed separately, and when then told we still had £13 to pay but couldn't tell us what for and as we had all pay for what we got we refused to pay, were then forced... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Fantastic food to start off and amazing night, it was incredibly cheap, the food was of a high standard and I more more than satisfied. One small room for improvement, I did order olives and they still had the stones in. it wasn't made obvious until I nearly cracked a tooth on it.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This hidden gem never fails to deliver top-quality, beautifully-presented, yet really reasonably priced food with such consistency. Whether we're grabbing a quick bite from the daytime cafe menu or treating ourselves to a couple of courses from the bistro menu later in the day, every time we've been to this fabulous bistro we've always left with big smiles and a... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Christmas meal with all the trimmings - perfect. The starter of bellypork was done to perfection followed by traditional turkey, roast potatoes fantastic veg and gravy. Really tasty and would def recommend their food. The rest of the table had a range of meals from burgers to beef wellington and nut roasts - everyone loved their food. Service was excellent... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We called into this restaurant one Tuesday lunchtime on a Christmas shopping trip to sample the food. The place has a nice décor; it was warm and the waitress welcoming and friendly. We; my wife and I both ordered a lentil burrito. This boasted spicy lentils and rice in a tortilla topped with melted cheese, sour cream and salsa. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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