Are you looking for somewhere to eat in Ponteland?

With a range of top restaurants, pubs and cafes there’s no shortage of places to eat in the charming Northumberland town should you find yourself there – with everything from Italian cuisine to home-cooked pub classics.

These restaurants have all received top reviews on TripAdvisor.

Here are five of the top rates ones to choose from in the town.

The Blackbird

4.5 stars on TripAdvisor

Rated the #1 bar in Ponteland, the Blackbird has recently added a tepee so that guests can enjoy its gastropub style meals in a Covid-secure environment, with booking essential. There are also outdoor tables which serve walk ins.

Guests have been impressed by ‘excellent food and service’ and ‘a sensational trio of meats’.

Ristorante Fratelli

4 stars on TripAdvisor

One of two Italian restaurants in Ponteland, Ristorante Fratelli is above Sainsbury’s Local on Bell Villas. Sardinian and Southern Italian food are served here, in addition to well-loved pizzas and pastas such as margherita and carbonara.

Guests have called it ‘fabulous as always’ and commended ‘great food’ and ‘great atmosphere’.


4.5 stars on TripAdvisor.

Located on Broadway in the centre of Darras Hall, Haveli (which means grand house) offers food from all over India. Not only does it come highly recommended by TripAdvisor users, but it also has snared a place in the Michelin Guide.

Previous guests have said ‘it is our favourite restaurant’ and ‘railway lamb and Goan prawns come highly recommended’


4.5 stars on Trip Advisor

This Mediterranean inspired spot is one of the newest restaurants in Ponteland, having only opened a month before March 2020’s first Coronavirus lockdown. The Brewery Lane restaurant has become a popular fixture for lockdown takeaways. It also offers cocktails.

Guests have said it is ‘high quality’ and love the portion sizes.

Jan’s Kitchen

4.5 stars on TripAdvisor

Not strictly a restaurant, however, Jan’s Kitchen is the #1 place to eat in Ponteland according to TripAdvisor. The small café on Bell Villas in Ponteland does breakfast, sandwiches, and cakes as well as a range of daily specials. You can even get a roast here on a Sunday!

Previous guests have called it ‘a lovely find’ and ‘great value for money.’