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The Stand Bistro

31 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

For a starter I ordered beetroot cured salmon. I received a microscopic portion of salmon sliced paper thin. It may or may not have been cured with beetroot. The main was the greater atrocity. I ordered vegetable curry with fragrant sticky rice. This is one...More

Thank dan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We won the prize of a free meal when at the comedy club in the basement. I wasn't expecting much (it being free) but the food was really nice. It would have also been cheap if I had has to pay. I'll go here for...More

Thank Richiewoodhouse
Reviewed April 10, 2017

You could walk past the The Stand and never know from the outside its got a great lunchtime menu. Highly recommend, good quality food.

Thank SnowballNewcastle
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

We already knew Comedy Bistro for its great atmosphere, kind staff and good coffe. We can't say the same for the dinner: good looking plate but not so good taste. We'll come back eventually, but just for a coffe.

Thank Lidia E
StandBoxOffice, Marketing Manager at The Stand Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Lidea, Thank you for your feedback which is very important to us. Could you let us know which items from the menu you refer to in your review? This would be very helpful for us going forward. Kind regards, The Stand

Reviewed March 31, 2017

Excellent food in a good atmosphere. Plenty of choice on the Menu. Good range of drinks available too. There is the added bonus of the Comedy Club in the basement.

Thank Rigpig2
Reviewed March 23, 2017

We were just wandering around looking for somewhere for lunch and saw people sitting in the window with huge plates of food. Took a while to find the Sunday menu on a little page in the window but when we did find it we were...More

1  Thank Pammyjz
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

Great service and great food on every visit to the Bistro. Snack choices are spot on downstairs in the comedy club too. Generous portions and super tasty. Very good value.

Thank Donna_M_Allison
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

just had a coffee here but loved it. the place is quirky warm.and interesting. excellent coffee and service

Thank sabisaac
Reviewed January 2, 2017

Visited The Stand New Years Eve. We didn't eat but the food looked good and it was very reasonably priced. A good selection of craft beers and many bottles to choose from. The comedy was good however the compete left a bit to be desired...More

Thank united01
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here Friday 23 Dec 2016. The food was beautiful and nicely presented. Very friendly and attentive staff. Probably my favourite place to eat in Newcastle. I had eaten here 2 days earlier in the evening and had the lamb...More

Thank ShazzaTyneandWear
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Hayley T
What time is dinner served until today?
June 11, 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
hi, we coming up on the 12th dec for the show , we would like a meal beforehand and was was wondering if we had to book to to eat in the bistro, we are a party of six.thank you .
November 22, 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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 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, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
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