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1 Boyd Street | The Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AP, England
+44 191 260 5216
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just called in here and really glad we did. Food was really good, very tasty and great value. Would definitely recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were looking forward to trying the food at Ernest and we weren’t disappointed. We shared three small plates with a flatbread, salad and chips. Both the lamb and steak dishes were absolutely delicious. Portion size was just right and the bill...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RachaelA570
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is always great here but every time I've been the service slows. On the last few occasions we've initially been served at our table but towards the tail end of our meal and wanting to pay staff seem to disappear. On one occasion I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank C8L9M
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Had lunch here in the summer. I love the food and drink selection, and the fact you can sit outside when it's warm enough.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CLB1968
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Went to Ernest for evening food before going to a gig next door at sister venue ‘Cobalt’ They seem to have changed their menu and have limited the evening menu (I’d imagine because they can get busy some evenings at the bar) I found the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dbo999
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Visited here today after hearing some great reviews. I came along with my family. It was very busy and we had to wait a short time for a table which in my opinion shows the popularity of the place. I loved the decor and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 660kelly
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

A great atmosphere and great food. A mix of all types and ages. If you have maps on your phone you can find it nearly under the three bridges. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank glynrudd
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Right next to the Portland Green student village is propably a good location for such a restaurant. Had both lunch and dinner, and both were good. Creative food with exotic ingredients.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kimmen1
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

I have just been in for breakfast, the food was above board with good taste, quality and quantity. although the waiting time was a little long with our food coming before out coffee, I don't know if this was because they where just but needless...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stuart R
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in here, after delivering child no.1 to local digs, for early tea. Seems to have a bit of a "vibe" a bit eclectic inside but comfortable and staff were welcoming. Ordered the double patty cheeseburger with fries and the halloumi wrap. The burger was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank georgeyporgi
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November 13, 2018|
Response from RachaelA570 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t see why not so long as you’re not drinking alcohol, it’s a restaurant too. There were children and babies in there. You could always message them on Facebook. The food was absolutely delicious!!
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 TinaA20 | 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
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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
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
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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