All bookings to be made via the Events team please call 0191 2331010 to make a dinner reservation on any of these dates**
*Mothers Day, Easter Sunday & Fathers Day lunch bookings are also being taken via the Events team directly*
The Vermont Hotel is bringing dining to the heart of Newcastle with The Maven. The Maven combines decadent dining with stunning views of the Newcastle and Gateshead Quayside.
Open from 12.30 pm -9: 30 pm and serving an eclectic range of dishes inspired from cuisine around the world, it's the ideal place to dine. Sunday Lunch served all day from 12.30pm - 9.30pm except Valentines weekend.
Alongside good food, we offer great wines. The Maven takes pride in its huge range of wines from around the world. Meals can then be finished in style with a digestif in The Redwood Bar & and, Lounge.
All Afternoon Tea booking to be made on open table websites for The Lounge and Redwood Bar at the Vermont Hotel
See availability for 1,000 point tables
Daily 6:00PM - 9:30PM
Nice food but the main menu wasn’t available so not much choice.
Very relaxing. Excellent service. Food tasty and well prepared. Excellent value on Restaurant Week deal during January.
Great food and impeccable service. Booked straight in for the following night.
We have eaten here several times before and always been more than satisfied. This time however things were definitely not the same. We had to wait unreasonable times for each course to be served and then one person at a time. Although the waiter did his utmost to put things right the kitchen and bar staff kept letting him down. We felt extremely sorry for him. Sadly we will not be returning for a while.
Thank you for your review and honesty which we appreciate. I am sorry that we have let you down on this occasion, as you have been many times, you know this is not the norm for us. We will, of course, look into what has gone wrong on your visit and ensure that there is no repeat. We do hope that we can welcome you back soon.
Food nice, could have been hotter. Drinks expensive. Very cold in the restaurant.
Thank you for comments and apologies about the heating, this has been rectified and we do hope to see you again soon.
Lovely evening and great food.
Thank you for lovely comments hope to see you again soon.
Very good quality food, great staff and lovely relaxing atmosphere. We will certainly return sometime and try more off the menu. A great pre-theatre restaurant.
Thank you for lovely comments hope to see you again soon.
Beautiful Sunday lunch served by friendly staff in a lovely comfortable restaurant. The only minor criticism I have is that our table was directly under the speaker and the music was a little loud, but other than that, perfect and we will return.
Thank you for wonderful review and comments, delighted that you had a nice visit with us and we very much look forward to seeing you again soon.
We all enjoyed our meal we will definitely go back.
Thank you for 5 stars.
Went here for my boyfriend’s 21st birthday after seeing their 3 courses for £19 deal. We were seated immediately on a table with birthday confetti and our order was promptly taken. All three courses were amazing. We had mussels with garlic and cream sauce and the Dahl to start, the chicken for main and the creme brûlée for dessert. We were also given a complimentary dessert tray for the birthday boy.
It was an amazing experience all together and would definitely go again.
Thank you for lovely comments and rating which we very much appreciate. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your meal with us and we do hope your partner enjoyed the rest of his birthday celebrations. We do hope that we can welcome you back in the future. Thank you again.
First time at the restaurant and I found the food and service both impeccable. Will definitely return and would recommend to friends and family
Thank you very much for your wonderful comments which we very much appreciate. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to us and we are thrilled that you will return and recommend us. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.
Great food and great service as always, in lovely surroundings
Thank you for 5 stars and lovely comments and we look forward to seeing you again very soon.
Considering the restaurant was only 1/3 full we waited 45 minutes for our main course. My wife's meal was fine and I had a vegetarian dish, which if I am honest was no better than what I would normally cook at home. However, there was a nice ambience and the waiting staff were very attentive and helpful.
Thank you for your review and comments which we appreciate. Apologies about the wait on food this will be looked into however, our food is cooked fresh to order. I am glad the staff looked after you and we do hope that you will return in the future.
Excellent food, served by great staff who were very attentive. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for the above as well as lovely, cosy environment.
Thank you for lovely review and we hope to see you again very soon.
Not sure it was ok the menu was not great for a choice of food . Could not fault the staff tho
Thank you for comments see you again soon.
Visited The Maven for my boyfriends birthday, would highly recommend and definitely would visit again
Thank you for lovely comments and we are glad you enjoyed your visit. See you again soon.
The standard of food was its usual high standard with good service. All my group enjoyed the experience and would return.
Thank you for lovely review and comments and we are thrilled you and your party enjoyed your meal with us. Hope to see you again soon.
Excellent meal & service...would definitely recommend and will return soon...Thank you...
Thank you for the lovely review and comments and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to see you again very soon.
Fabulous Sunday lunch in lovely surroundings. The roast beef was slightly pink and beautifully tender.
Thank you for the lovely review and comments and we are delighted that you enjoyed your lunch with us. We hope to see you again soon.
Nice hotel , great location but unfortunately, the Maven is far from reaching its full potential. Decor is reasonable (if not a little old fashioned) however, the ambience is non existent - very few people in giving the Maven less atmosphere than the moon. Service was reasonable, but a lack of bread was disappointing - at £50 for two for Sunday lunch , one would expect bread as a given. The food choice was good and the meal itself was fine - unfortunately the experience was let down by the complete lack of ambience. Cafe 21 and Dobson & Parnell offer similar price menus, serve better food, offer better service and are invariably full ....enough said !
have nothing to worry about ....
Thank you for your review and constructive comments which we do value and take on board. Everyone has different taste in terms of decor we are sorry that you did not find ours comfortable. In terms of the menu, we offer competitive prices to the same calibre of establishments in the city. Thank you again for your comments and we are sorry that you will not be returning to us.
The Maven is beautifully decorated and has a cosy but elegant feel. The menu isn’t huge but there’s still plenty of choice, and it’s very unpretentious. The portions are generous, I was very full after a starter and main. All in all a good dining experience with a view of the Tyne Bridge to complete it!
Thank you for nice review and comments which we very much appreciate. We are glad that you enjoyed your meal with us and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
Fantastic food that caterers for a variety of palettes and dietary requirements, but quite a formal setting that seemed to necessitate a quiet atmosphere, a little like a library. That said, the staff were friendly and the wine was good.
I would definitely come here again.
Thank you for your nice review and comments and we are glad that you enjoyed your meal with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.
Food was delicious with excellent presentation. Very enjoyable meal, restaurant wasn't very busy but hotel was hosting wedding and drink service was slow because of this. However really didn't detract from lovely late afternoon/evening meal.
Thank you for the wonderful review, apologies about the speed of drinks but thank you for the understanding. We will pass your comments onto the team and we hope to see you again soon.
Wonderful food , beautiful restaurant, great value for money and friendly professional staff. I would definetly reccomended this restaurant.
Thank you so much for your wonderful rating and comments, we very much appreciate this and we hope to see you again very soon.
Good food, decent vegan options. Wasn’t much atmosphere, was too quiet.
Thank you for your nice comments and we hope to see you again soon.
Good food very tasty great location in the city center.
Really lovely restaurant with a great atmosphere and excellent food would certainly go again
Thank you for 5 stars and lovely comments see you again soon.
Great meal for restaurant week and lovely service from staff
Thank you for 5 stars and lovely comments hope to see you again.
The steak was tender and sea bass was exact cook. Good atmosphere.
Thank you for lovely review glad you enjoyed it hope to see you again soon.
Great ambience, lovely food and such a good deal for restaurant week that I have booked again for Sunday night!
Thank you so much for lovely comments and look forward to seeing you again on Sunday! As a side note whilst we do have the offer on for restaurant week we do all the time have a 2-course offer on for £16 so you don't have to wait so long next time!
Couldn't believe how good this place was. Excellent food, service and value for money. Can't wait to go back.
Thank you for wonderful review we look forward to seeing you again soon.
The food was excellent. This is fairly standard though as it is also excellent. On this visit I'd made just a simple request that we have a window seat with a nice view and noted it was a special occasion. When we arrived we were shown to our table which had an amazing view of the Tyne Bridge and the table was decorated nicely. Small touch but it meant a lot to my guests who were visiting Newcastle for the first time in 50 years!
Our waitress was also excellent and was able to make recommendations and was knowledgeable about the menu. Young Polish girl who's name I didn't catch.
Thank you for lovely review and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit with us and the staff looked after you. We hope that you will return soon.
I booked this for a family event to celebrate my 80th birthday. Had a lovely meal then coffee in the lounge. It was my first visit and will not be the last.
Thank you so much for a lovely review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your first visit to us. We hope you had a lovely birthday and we look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kind regards
The food was lovely, but we were slightly disappointed there was no ice for cocktails as that’s what we had gone for especially. Overall, still very enjoyable.
Thank you for your review and our sincere apologies for any issues you encountered. Gald you enjoyed your visit overall and we hope to see you again. Kind regards
Lovely food service good although a little too long a wait between courses. Not a huge problem but should either advise if food delayed or ask if happy to wait.
Thank you for your review apologies if you had a delay in between courses, all our food is cooked fresh to order so we can deliver the best quality, We are glad that you enjoyed it though and we do hope to see you again in the future. Thank you again
Booked for our daughters Graduation meal. Lovely restaurant and all our meals were very tasty, drink choices good although no Wylam Beers which I’ve seen highlighted previously but not a problem but maybe take off menu if a regular thing?
Great vegan menu which we tried too 👍
Service very good but it was empty when we visited, concierge guy was lovely.
Would definitely go again 😊
Thank you so much for wonderful reviews and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to us. Glad you liked the Vegan menu this is something new that we have just launched and has been received very well. Thank you for comments about beer, this is something we are looking into for the future. We hope to see you all again very soon and congratulations on your daughter's graduation.
The food at the Maven was very good- well cooked and presented. The sharing starters were excellent and good value for money. The waiting staff were good but service was a bit slow. We were the only ones left in the restaurant at the end but it took a while for desserts to arrive.
One thing I would say is that the restaurant was very dark . All of the curtains were closed and as it was very warm outside this made the room hot and oppressive .
Thank you for your lovely review and we are delighted that you enjoyed it overall. The couple of points you have raised have been dealt with and actioned to ensure there can be no repeat. We do hope to see you again very soon.
We dined here for our anniversary the service was impeccable - staff were very accommodating and very good at their jobs - nothing was a problem a credit to the restaurant. The food was amazing and beautifully presented. Would definitely dine here again.
Thank you so much for wonderful review we are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope to see you again very soon.
Birthday meal. Good offer on Sunday lunch with excellent food and service
The food was beautiful and the service was second to none. The setting of the restaurant was lovely with low lighting however this made the room a bit too dark especially as all of the blinds were closed too. Overall though it great and we would definitely go back.
Thank you for your wonderful reviews and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us. The Maven has just been re-done and the design is to have dinner by candlelight, we understand this is not to everyone's taste and we will review this going forward. Thank you again and we do hope to see you again soon.