LOOKING to try somewhere new to eat but don't quite know where to start? We've got you covered.

We've rounded up the top five restaurants in Tynedale according to TripAdvisor if after Christmas, you need a break from cooking in the kitchen.

From cheap eats to fine dining, all tastes and budgets are catered to.

1) Hjem, Wall

One of Northumberland's Michelin Star restaurants, Hjem - in the heart of Hadrian’s Wall – is a destination restaurant for food lovers from all across the North-East and far beyond.

2) Zyka Boutique Restaurant, Hexham

The popular Indian restaurant recently relaunched after extensive refurbishment, making it the perfect place to catch up with friends over good food.

3) Corbridge Tandoori, Corbridge 

Hugely popular with local people, the Indian was once nominated for the asteemed Tiffin Cup - a competition to find the best South Asian restaurant in the country.

4) Danielle's Bistro, Hexham

Open since 1995, the much-loved eatery specialises in Mediterranean and English cuisine, and has a loyal client base.

5) Little Mexico, Hexham

A taste of South American culture on your doorstep, with burritos and tacos aplently, you could be forgiven for thinking you were on holiday.