LOOKING for inspiration for your next meal out?

We've rounded up five of Tripadvisor's most highly-rated restaurants in and around Hexham.

There's something here for all budgets and tastes. 

Restaurant Hjem (Wall)

This Michelin star, fine dining restaurant pulls together the best of Northumberland and Scandinavian produce.

Sweedish chef Alex Nietosvuori and Northumberland-born Ally Thompson's Front Street eatery was recently named in the Harden Guide top 100 UK restaurants and in SquareMeal's top 100.

Stalida Greek Taverna (Hexham)

Selena and Billy Truta's Tynedale taverna brings a taste of Greece to Battle Hill dinners.

The pair began their culinary journey with a takeaway van and then the popular Billy Bites on Fore Street before opening their restaurant in 2016.

Cilantro (Hexham)

Here, Indian and Latin American cuisine meet in a unique, tapas style experience on Market Place.

The premises was previously occupied by the Valley and allowed owner Daraz Aziz to focus his efforts in Corbridge, while son Nabs took the lead in Hexham.

Fountain Cottage Cafe & B&B (Bellingham)

Not to be missed, this place is a two-time winner of the Best Cafe in Tyne and Wear and Northumberland at England's Business Awards.

The B&B arm has six bedrooms, three of which have hot tubs and bathroom tvs.

Vercelli (Hexham)

A family-run Italian named finalist in the Federation of Small Businesses awards.

Owner Jordan Dodwell also has The Greenhead Hotel and Hexham Holiday Homes.