21

4.7
3866 reviews
£26 to £40
British
21’s cooking is big on flavour and short on fuss. We’re talking about a style which embraces the seasons and where the ingredients are king. Expect to find stylish, imaginative dishes – which don’t pander to fads or fashion…………and still have room for pudding. Expect a warm welcome, generous hospitality and service that is both friendly and correct.

A city centre restaurant with a city centre buzz. In the heart of Newcastle's Quayside, 21 has an excitement and warmth all of its own. Smart but not stuffy, sleek but not pretentious, fun but not gimmicky - It's about eating good food in comfortably stylish surroundings.

To help keep everyone safe, our teams will continue to wear face masks and we'd love you to do the same when entering and moving around the restaurant.

Thank you for your support and understanding and we look forward to seeing you.

Experiences

  • A taste of Christmas at 21

    £50.00 per person

    Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2021

    Indulge in our 5 course, Taste of Christmas menu. Available to pre-order for parties of up to 14 persons. Monday – Saturday Lunch and Monday to Friday Dinner. Visit 21newcastle.com to view the menu.
  • Christmas Menu

    £39.95 per person

    Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2021

    Throughout December we offer a fixed price menu for parties up to 14 persons. Full of Christmas favourites this menu is available: Monday to Saturday from 5.30pm till 6.30pm To view the menu please visit 21newcastle.com
  • Christmas Menu

    £31.00 per person

    Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2021

    Throughout December we offer a fixed price menu for parties up to 14 persons. Full of Christmas favourites this menu is available: Monday to Saturday 12.00 – 2.30pm. Visit 21newcastle.com to view the menu.
  • Festive Bring Your Own Night

    £50.00 per person

    Dec 1, 2021 only

    Join us in the Club Room and bring along your own favourite bottle while you dine with us from our festive tasting menu. Please visit 21newcastle.com to view our menu.
  • Autumn in the City

    £50.00 per person

    Nov 4 - Nov 30, 2021

    As the weather continues to change, the produce changes with it and there’s no better vehicle to showcase new season produce than our Autumn in the City five course tasting menu which features the best of Autumn. Available (via booking only) Tuesday to Friday at Lunch and Dinner and Saturday Lunch. Visit the events section of our website to see the latest menu 21newcastle.com

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 3866 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.7
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TracyD
London
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, service and ambience

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vipTrevor50
London
10 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service2ambience4

First time in many years that I have had a problem. little respect from staff and actually one was actually quite offensive, shame as food was excellent.

JB
JaneB
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious, great atmosphere and attentive service.

KS
KSTOOTH
London
10 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had an amazing lunch
Exceptional service as always with superb food
21 Newcastle never disappoints
It’s why we always return 5 ⭐️every time

KA
KerryA
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This was my first visit to 21 and I was very impressed. The service was excellent and the staff were friendly and helpful. The food was outstanding. Would definitely recommend to all.

DS
DawnS
Newcastle
9 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always lovely attentive staff, great choice of food and wine. Fabulous.

CB
CarolB
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent food and service. Great atmosphere. one of the best in Newcastle.

VB
VBD1234
Newcastle
7 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience3

The service is impeccable. We chose from the early bird menu. The food portions are small, especially beef medallions my husband had. The food was okay but nothing special,
We were also given a table on the left side of the restaurant, which lacks atmosphere. I think 21’s had become overpriced for what you get, unfortunately.

JP
JonathanP
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, friendly staff and food was fantastic. Great way to start the weekend

DT
vipDeianT
London
26 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Very good dinner for our group of 6. Menu provided good choice, food was well-presented and tasty. Good wine list, nice people, buzzy atmosphere.

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Dave
Newcastle
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service. The steak and fish were beautifully cooked and the cheese soufflé was outstanding

JS
JohnS
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Excellent food and waitress service.
Spoilt by the wine waiter's lack of attention and thus the lack of wine.

RR
RandomReview
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great place to eat. The venison and the sole are recommended.

CM
vipCaroleM
Newcastle
8 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

The fixed price lunch menu is good value but I found the beef not as tender as expected and lyonnaise potatoes very poor I was disappointed that the House wine was not available by the glass as would be expected
Wine prices have increased since lockdown so would probably not dine in the evening although was a regular visitor before lockdown. I understand that restaurants have had a bad time but recent price increases can not be justified

PB
PBrad
London
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, drinks and service as always. Sorry it took so long for the taxi thank you for accommodating us while we waited.

GL
GraemeL
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Spot on lovely food served by friendly staff in nice surroundings

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Louise
Newcastle
9 reviews
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Delightful place to dine as always. Staff are charming and it’s always a treat to visit thank you.

VF
ValerieF
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

You provided me with the perfect setting on the day my family got together for the first time in almost two years

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Lolacat
County Durham
4 reviews
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful from start to finish, cheese soufflé starter exceptional

SG
StewartG
Orlando
29 reviews
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food served by wonderful staff for whom nothing was to much trouble

BN
BenNcl
1 review
Dined on 19 November 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Excellent food, good range of options including a nice selection from Northumberland. Lovely house wine.

AO
AnthonyO
Newcastle
10 reviews
Dined on 19 November 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

As usual the food was outstanding but service was rather slow.
We know these are difficult times for restaurants and we do understand the problems.
Look forward to returning soon !

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mrst
Newcastle
2 reviews
Dined on 18 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious meal as always, a must go to in Newcastle. Only small niggle was that it was a little cold in the dining roo but didn't spoil a lovely meal.

M
Maur
Newcastle
2 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent food and service, consistency at this lovely restaurant is fab

JS
JonathanS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The level of food and service was excellent. Only issue was a large table near by who were fairly noisy and taking up alot of the staff's attention.

AW
AnneW
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed our meal celebrating our daughters Graduation. Will certainly be back.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Newcastle
2 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

A while since we'd been out and it was a very good meal. The staff were great, and the food was terrific, we will be back!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 11 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good service again - thank you

OT
OpenTable Diner
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic menu, excellent service and a beef dish that was better than I've had in some 2 star restaurants.

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Graduation party

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DavidS
Newcastle
4 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Excellent food but restaurant was very busy resulting in an extremely high Ambient noise level.

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Deb29
Newcastle
27 reviews
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is reliably and consistently the best restaurant in Newcastle. Our dining experience yesterday; the menu, the food and the service were all faultless yesterday. We haven’t eaten so well in ages. Thank you.

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vipEatoutalot26
Newcastle
21 reviews
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is consistently good in this restaurant where we return again and again and regularly purchased their ‘21 at Home’ during lockdown. On this occasion it did not disappoint as both courses were tasty, well cooked and nicely presented.

SB
StevenB
London
8 reviews
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our second visit and again excellent. Great menu, lovely food and excellent service. Also very wheelchair friendly. Will be back soon.

SH
StuartH
London
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very enjoyable evening. Not rushed . Very good menu and better variety that last visit some time ago.

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paddiegal
Newcastle
6 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From start to finish the service was amazing. Food was fabulous as expected. Such a lovely place and we are already planning a return visit soon!

ER
ERIKT
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Often come here with friends and family. Excellent food, service and wine, definitely worth a visit.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Newcastle
2 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as always

CH
vipChristineH
Newcastle
3 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Excellent food and ambience. A regular destination along with the other restaurants in the group

OT
OpenTable Diner
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience2

Food is v average,- Liver was chewy , 2 of the Oysters were watery & almost dissolved when I tried to get them out of the shell. Whispering Angel £68 ( top restaurants in London don’t charge this!)
There is no ambience due to the whole restaurant being so over lit.
So disappointing!

FAQs

21 is rated 4.7 stars by 3866 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.