Tastiest Places To Eat In Newcastle-under-Lyme

After a long day of studying, cooking may be the last thing you feel like doing, but thankfully if you live in Newcastle-under-Lyme, you’ll have so many amazing restaurants on your doorstep. 

If you feel unmotivated, then it is time to get out of your lovely student accommodation in search of a restaurant who will do the work for you.

To save you some time with where to go, we’ve compiled a list of the tastiest places this town has to offer. 

So be sure to check them out, especially the one that grabs your eye. A new favourite might be just around the corner!

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1. Amore Italian

Amore Italian is one of the best Italian restaurants Newcastle-under-Lyme has to offer.

The chef and owner Francesco is extremely passionate about his food. We are sure you will be able to see that when you head down there with your friends.

With soups, salads, pasta, homemade bread, cakes and desserts – all with an original twist, you are bound to want to try everything on the menu.

So don’t hesitate, check out their takeaway menu, or head down to find out what they have to offer to dine-in customers! 



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Address: 5 Pepper Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 1PR

2. Cappello Lounge

Looking for places to eat in Newcastle-under-Lyme? Cappello Lounge is a wonderful restaurant in the town centre. 

If you and your besties are heading out for lunch, they offer a banging deal from 12pm until 5pm Monday to Friday where you can get a mug of soup and a half a panini for £5.95. 

They are also vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free friendly, just ask for a menu to suit your dietary requirements and you can choose from tons of tasty options. 

Some of the delicious plant based plates they offer are vegan breakfasts, falafel wraps, and jackfruit burgers along with loads more. 

Trust us, this place will be like a home away from home, be sure to check it out. 



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Address: 58 Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Newcastle ST5 1PE

3. Pasta Di Piazza

Another amazing Italian restaurant is Pasta Di Piazza, located in the heart of the town centre on the High Street. 

Having been newly refurbished, the restaurant gives off a rustic Italian charm mixed with an industrial design.

A great location for a delicious meal as well as celebrations and lunches. So whatever the occasion, get yourself down to Pasta Di Piazza with friends for a good time and full bellies.

Sign up to their Pasta Club for access to special offers and amazing treats. It even gets you a free dessert for your birthday.

They’re open 7 days a week so make sure to try it out! 


Address: 125 High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 1PS

4. Art Of Siam

Fancy something different? Art Of Siam is an authentic Thai restaurant who proudly serve in the Newcastle-under-Lyme area.

Go and enjoy some high quality food in a relaxed environment and enjoyable ambience for an amazing dining experience.

With delicious starters, authentic Thai curries and Pad Thai that really gives you a full experience of the cuisine.

They offer a dine-in or takeaway option and they do lunch and evening sittings.

So no matter if you are on a lunch break or ready for dinner, Art Of Siam is your port of call.


Address: 30-32 High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 1QL

5. Monsoon

Monsoon is an award-winning Indian restaurant who pride themselves on having a wonderful, friendly and relaxing ambience.

They offer amazing dishes like chicken balti, kofta bhuna, and salmon tandoori at affordable prices – what more could you ask for?

Recently they have upgraded so that not only can you visit them to get the lovely dine-in experience, but you can, if you don’t feel like going out, order online for collection or delivery. 

Get your favourite dish sent straight to your doorstep!



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Address: 19-21 George St, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Newcastle, ST5 1JX

6. Bloom Bar

Bloom Bar opened in 2019 in Hanley before expanding in 2021 to Ironmarket in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Serving fantastic cocktails and delicious food in floral and tropical surroundings, Bloom Bar is the place to be. 

Offering bottomless brunch on Fridays to Sundays 12pm-5pm. This gets you 90 mins of unlimited Prosecco and a small place for just £25pp or upgrade to unlimited Classic cocktails for £30pp.

They also offer traditional afternoon tea, which includes a selection of finger sandwiches and mini desserts.

If you still can’t decide then check out the menus, which are certain to have your mouth watering.



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Address: Bloom 38, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 1PB

7. Regent Chinese Restaurant

Craving Chinese food? Regent Chinese Restaurant is where you need to try.

Located on Ash Way, this family-run restaurant has been serving Cantonese cuisine to the people of Newcastle-under-Lyme for over 35 years. 

No matter if you’re sitting in with friends for a bite to eat or ordering straight to your student home, you won’t be disappointed. 

You can order a set menu starting from £10 per head which includes a delicious starter, appetisers and a main course. 

Or, go for a mouth-watering dish like King Prawn Chow Mein, the choice is yours!

Regent Chinese Restaurant places to eat in newcastle-under-lyme

Address: 12 ASH WAY, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Newcastle ST5 1RA

8. Playhouse

Playhouse is a lively bar and restaurant situated on Hassell Street, who serve up killer pizzas. 

They prepare their New York style dough daily with only 5 ingredients, flour, water, salt, yeast and extra virgin olive oil, and then double ferment it for 24 hours making it soft and light. 

You can order by the slice or order a metre long pizza for you and your pals to enjoy a feast – it would be rude not to, eh? 

We have to recommend trying the ‘Top of the Poppers’ pizza with Jalapeño Poppers, Peppers, Oregano and Basil. 

For a slice it’s just £4.25 or for a metre to split with your mates it’s £28.50. 


Address: 7 Hassell St, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Newcastle ST5 1AH

Well, that is our list of the 8 tastiest places to eat in Newcastle-under-Lyme complete. 

We hope you enjoy every place that you try, and let us know what you think or if you have any other recommendations for us! @urbanstudentlife.

Whilst you’re in the city, you may as well explore, so check out our Student Guide of Things To Do In Newcastle Under Lyme.