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1 Boyd Street | The Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AP, England
+44 191 260 5216
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Boyd Street | The Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having seen other reviews for this restaurant, we went on a mission to find it. It did take us a while (a few wrong turns), but we got there! So glad we did. The breakfast was excellent and the staff very friendly. It was a...More

Thank NeDeHoLy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant little gem hidden in Newcastle. We found it through word of mouth with a friend having visited here. The breakfasts are lovely. I'm keep to sample the rest of the menu and come back for drinks one evening. Keep up the good work.

Thank JonathonGood
Reviewed July 2, 2018

This little cafe is well hidden in the centre of ouseburn and is hidden behind the local tesco, down the road from the biscuit factory. It served excellent breakfast when we went and the portion sizes were great for the price of the food which...More

Thank AandWtravels
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We’ve been meeting here for about two years. It’s cosy, the staff are great, the food is tasty and the coffee is strong. Good veggie and vegan options. We always feel like we’ve been well fed and well looked after, following a trip to Ernest....More

Thank Emma R
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Played a few tunes on ukuleles here after myself and a friend finished our 4.5day hike along Hadrian's wall. The coffee was lovely and staff were super friendly. The place has a really chilled vibe and offers a great selection of food and drinks.This place...More

Thank Cormo M
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Recommend this restaurant by a friend as a great venue with good atmosphere and great food. I'm glad he told me as not being local I would never have found it, had lunch with friends, lovely food, I had the burger which was really tasty...More

Thank mrnoluck
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Had chicken and split pea soup, seemed watery but tasted great, followed by a home Meade burger to die for with real chips! I didn’t have room for pudding.... The staff and atmosphere were all great Highly recommended

Thank WestySprinter
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

I lovely vibrant cafe bar with original food menu. Attentive staff. Great atmosphere. A little bit of everything. Loved it and will def go back.

Thank Timbo3018
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Dinner with friends on Thursday night. Unhurried service and a nice opportunity to catch up. Menu isn’t extensive but there’s enough choice, I enjoyed my lamb flatbread and it arrived very promptly. Also enjoyed my mint, lime and ginger soda, so much so I had...More

Thank Dr_Waugh
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We came here based on the trip advisor reviews before eating at Artisan. What a great place that seems to move from day to night! Retro feel, small but loads of seating and great atmosphere. We had 2 cocktails from a list which is varied....More

Thank Justine1969
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August 10, 2018|
Response from Jacki H | Reviewed this property |
No they don’t, but the choice is extensive so it shouldn’t be a problem
Peter S
August 21, 2017|
Response from Tina A | Reviewed this property |
not sure I understand the question but is it as cheap as Francesca's possibly? Ive only visited for breakfast so not sure it compares. Good value breakfast tho
Ella C
August 29, 2015|
Response from Mark C | Property representative |
Hi Ella. Apologies for the delay in replying - been on our holidays! Yes, free Wi-fi all day! Hope to see you soon. Mark
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Boyd Street | The Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 260 5216
  • E-mail
Ernest is an independent cafe bar situated in the top end of the Ouseburn.We do our very best to serve up honest food, drink, music and art.We are open everyday 10am until late for breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinking and dancing.
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