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Dobson & Parnell
Specialising in perfectly-executed, refined European cuisine, using ethically-sourced local seasonal produce direct from nearby farms and markets, the sustainable kitchen specialises in preserving techniques such as curing, smoking, salting, brining and fermenting.
We are listed in the Michelin Guide 2020, voted in the top 10 list of restaurants in Newcastle by NGI and listed in the Good Food Guide & Hardens Guide 2020!
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Clean menu provided to every guest
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waiting staff wear masks
Amazing food and very friendly, helpful and attentive staff. The restaurant has obviously put a lot of effort into complying with the Covid regulations to keep customers and staff safe.
Taster menu and wine matching 7 courser was absolutely outstanding, matched by excellent service. Really impressed!
Beautiful little place lovely staff lovely food.
Always a good idea to eat here. Great food and service!Will be back soon.
As always food was delicious and great friendly service.
A very enjoyable meal and experience, loved the dishes which represented very good value for money and service was excellent
If you like well cooked quality food, with a bit of a twist and class. You need to try here. Restaurant is very nice, staff friendly and professional which contributes to a near Michelin star experience.
Easy to book in and once there the service and food was very good also there were very focused on the hygiene and dealing with COVID.
We ate from the set menu. Can’t believe how cheap it was considering how amazing the food / drinks / service / atmosphere was. Will deffo be returning.
It's not the first time I visited Dobson and Parnell, always had a very good experience, this time was for my birthday, because I was confident we will not be disappointed, it all started with my aperol (very watery), definitely not worth the £8.5, my husband had 2 negroni (much better, very rich), again we came for their food so I wasn't too bothered about the drinks, but again very disappointed, my food was very bland (falafel had no flavour), the ratatouille was too sour from the tomatoes sauce, it felt like it needed a bit of sugar, the only good thing was the service which was excellent, I saw no faults, of course I was asked if I enjoyed my food(I'm not the one to complain in front of other people, so I was being nice and said I was happy with everything). My husband did like his food( the ox was cooked perfectly). Overall I had very high expectations, which where not met by far, the food was a 2 and I don't think I'm going back.
Great food, brilliant service and the only but is that we didn’t like the music so much. Would that stop us going again...............absolutely not! Great day. Thank you.
Had the fixed price lunchtime special, good value for money, food quality, taste and presentation superb. Friendly staff And restaurant has great ambiance.
Great restaraunt- fantastic Michelin level service. Tasting menu was fantastic, I would recommend the Classic 7 course tasting menu.
High quality food, the best service and knowledgeable staff. Outstanding
Excellent food and attentive service, made our visit a pleasure
Gorgeous meal as always, at our favourite restaurant 👍
2nd visit for Sunday dinner and it was absolutely delicious. Loved the creamy cabbage (never thought I'd say that about cabbage!) Beef was beautiful and the rest of the veg was great. Followed up by sticky toffee pudding.
Beautiful food in a relaxed and elegant setting. Staff were great, made you feel welcomed and relaxed despite the current climate. Couldn’t recommend it more!
We are not normally the type to dine out at fine dining establishments but it was a treat and near our hotel. We tried the tasting session with the wine option and it was fantastic. The staff explained the food and the wine combination to use and nothing disappointed with my partner having the vegetarian option. A lot more than we would normally spend on a meal out but definitely something we would do again
Lovely evening - food, drink and service excellent
If your visiting Newcastle you must try this place. Food and service outstanding.
The Tasting Menu was a leap into the dark, but was amply rewarded with broad range of flavours and textures aided by a fine selection of wines married to each dish. The staff were fantastic explaining the ingredients and the aims of the team to get the balance right.
A fantastic evening with superb food and excellent service. Thoroughly enjoyed the tasting menu with wine. Would highly recommend. 😀
To be commended for the anti Covid measures which didn’t impact too much on a very enjoyable evening of good food in pleasant surroundings served by friendly and attentive staff.
I have eaten at Dobson & Parnell and number of times and it has never failed to impress, both on food and service.
The food was great albeit the compulsory tasting menu was not made clear when booking.
The service was awful. The slowest service I’ve ever experienced with no care or attention to the diners.
It took 50minutes to receive our first dish and then the second was 90 seconds later. It was then a further 40minutes for our third dish and then only 5 minutes for our fourth. No consistency in service at all.
Our visit was for my wife’s 30th birthday. We had really been looking forward to the occasion following the many months of lock down and to say the experience was completely terrible would be an understatement.
Lovely anniversary meal! Tried the 7 course taster menu which was delicious! Service was spot on, no worries regarding being safe. Social distancing in place, staff with PPE (which did make it difficult to hear when they were describing food - but needs must)
Over all throughly enjoyed our evening!
Amazing taster menu with a fabulous treat . Not something to be done every weekend . A great experience
This is the 3rd time I've been. You canr fault the staff or the food. So glad your back 😀
Fantastic food and the staff were superb, even with the extra precautions around the pandemic, it was a great ambience and would definitely recommend
Fairly ordinary , wouldn’t return
Lovely Birthday meal with my wife. Had 7 course tasting menu with wine which was superb. Toby, our Waiter really added to the experience bringing both the food and wine to life. My wife doesn’t eat meat and they were absolutely fine for her to choose from both menus which was great. Only slight negative is the way they market their pricing as it is c £30 more expensive for the same menu on a Friday and Saturday night which is a little unusual as most places will advertise at same higher price but perhaps offer discounts in quieter times? Overall it was a fantastic evening.
Staff fantastic despite Covid restrictions.
Tasting menu food of highest quality, as are very generous accompanying wines.
Needs to be a really special occasion...ours was and we had a truly lovely evening.
Dobson and Parnell is a restaurant I would recommend not only for important occasion but also for really great evenings out, Have never been disappointed in them in all the times I have been.
A fantastic restaurant, but the portion sizes were very small, even for early evening special dishes. Cannot fault the food itself however, which was excellent. Great staff too. We will definitely return.
Lovely food. Stellar service.
Staff very professional, great food good wine , altogether a lovely lunch experience!
Absolutely out of this world, best value quality tasting menu I’ve ever had
Service wonderful 👌🏼💗
We decided to have the 7 course taster menu which we have not had before. We truly enjoyed every course that was served. And thank you to David who looked after us on the night. x x x
Dobson & Parnell offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0191 221 0904.
Dobson & Parnell is rated 4.6 stars by 1066 OpenTable diners.
Dobson & Parnell does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.dobsonandparnell.co.uk/shop/.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.