Everyone loves being by the Coast, there’s just something so special about the sand, the sea and the breeze. After strolling down the beach and exploring the coastal area it’s nice to have a sit down with some amazing food in hand. There are so many delicious eatery options to choose from at the coast, however, here are our top 10.
1. Cullercoats Coffee
Cullercoats is a dog friendly breakfast and lunch café that serve the most amazing coffee alongside fantastic brunch options. They are very well known for their yellow cup around the coastal area and offer services such as taking away the finest cup of coffee, snacks to relax and unwind, treating yourself to oysters and a glass of fizz and a stylish bistro, they truly have it all. It's welcoming surroundings make it an extremely popular choice for the locals and tourists.
- Open Monday to Saturday 7:00am – 4:00pm
- Sunday 8:00am – 4:00pm https://www.cullercoatscoffee.com
2. Gareth James Chocolatier
Gareth James is an independent chocolatier in Tynemouth and offer the most spectacular indulgent chocolate you could ever imagine. All the chocolate is made in their studio keeping it local and regional. You can also browse to your heart's content at some of their delicious treats in store. As well as this they also offer tea and coffee to compliment the sweet snacks perfectly. All they need you to do is sit, relax, indulge, and eat the best chocolate ever.
- Open Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4:00pm
- Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm
- Sunday 9:00am – 4:00pm https://www.garethjameschocolatier.co.uk
Toast is a coffee shop in Tynemouth and have the most delicious pastries and sourdough. This rustic and cool coffee shop holds workshops such as making your own traditional sourdough bread at home, events such as Shapes X Toast pop up, and also offer wholesale. It’s perfect for those people who just want to walk in any time after a busy day by the beach or want to pre-order for collection, convenience at its finest. This coffee shop loves 'nice things on toast in the heart of Tynemouth'.
- Open Friday to Monday 8:00am - 4:00pm
- Closed Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday https://toasttynemouth.co.uk
4. Pablo Eggs-Go-Bao
Pablo’s offers a small variety of food however is all egg based. For example, you have options like the Breakfast with crispy hash brown, sausage patty, melty cheese, soft omelette, and a slightly spicy and sweet sauce as well as the OG Veggie with hash browns, melty cheese, omelette and the classic spicy yet sweet sauce. If you’re a dog owner don’t worry they also do a doggy sausage for your pup. As well as food they offer coffee, hot drinks, cold drinks and even ice cream. This place is perfect for that range of taste buds in the family. Someone wants ice cream round the beach, someone wants a brunch roll, well here they have it all at such affordable prices.
- Open 7:00am – 2:00pm everyday https://www.eggsgobao.com/
If you’re looking for somewhere healthy then Kith&Kin is the place for you. With their extensive menu they offer the most scrumptious options and variety of drinks too. There menu is one of the best I have probably ever seen from peach & earl grey granola, avo on toast to lime and coconut French toast and the Aussie. If you want aesthetics, then this is the place for you. Book quickly as they can get extremely busy and booked up fast. If that doesn’t show how good they are then I don’t know what does.
- Open Tuesday to Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm
- Saturday 8:30am – 4:00pm
- Closed Sunday and Monday https://kithandkinwb.co.uk/
Föda is located in Monkseaton and is a beautiful little café that is very quickly establishing itself as one of the best brunch spots on the North East coast. With the most gorgeous interior decor, they offer brunch meals, lunch, baked goodies, coffee, their speciality drinks, and a natural wine selection. The have food such as smoked salmon on toast, eggs royal, eggs benedict, all your classic brunch options. They even offer wellness drinks for those trying to be that little bit healthier boosting the immune system and supporting health. These include Jenki Matcha, Golden Mylk Chai, Cacao Brew Bags and more. So why not pop down to this lovely lunch lifestyle café.
- Open Tuesday to Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm
- Closed Sunday and Monday https://fodawbay.co.uk/
7. Fox & Finch
Fox & Finch is a bar and kitchen in Whitley Bay serving you everything you would ever need for that perfect meal by the coast. They offer a modern twist of a relaxed laid back atmosphere with breakfast and tapas, cocktails and the finest booze from wine, ales, lagers, whiskies, and spirits. Tapas starts from around 12:15pm and you can enjoy 4 tapas and 2 glasses of wine or beer for just £24.95, what a bargain! So, for those wanting something a little more substantial than the classic brunch Fox & Finch is the perfect place for you.
- Open 9:00am – 11:00pm everyday https://www.foxandfinchwhitleybay.com/
8. Tynemouth Surf Café
'The Surf Caf' is known to be the best independent music venue around. Tynemouth Surf cafe may be a small cafe however it is mighty with its music venue situated on Grand Parade in Tynemouth. This amazing café has one of the best spots in Tynemouth overlooking Longsands beach. They have 5 taps of the best beer around and serving food such as the famous Brack Burgers. All of this amazingness in one place. If you’re looking for a fun old time with the fam and the dog, this is the place to go.
- Open Monday to Sunday 8:00am to 10:00pm https://www.surfcafetynemouth.co.uk/
9. Dil & the Bear
They are located in Tynemouth and WOW they have the most beautiful cakes you could ever imagine. If you have a sweet tooth, it’s a must try. The decorative home-made treats are mouth-watering, however almost look too good to eat. As well as their amazing goodies they offer classic English breakfasts both meat and veggie options and the most stunning designed frothy coffee. If you are looking for a welcoming and homely feeling café this is the one for you.
- Open Tuesday to Sunday 9:00am – 5:00pm
- Closed Monday https://www.facebook.com/dilandthebear/?locale=en_GB
Last but certainly not least, Crusoes. If you are looking for lunch with a view, then this is the place to be. Crusoes is the best daytime café situated just on the seafront with a terrace and simply the most divine food. They aren’t any ordinary coffee shop; they also have street food for all to enjoy. They have cheeseburgers, pulled pork burgers, flatbread wraps, you name it they have it. They even have functions every Saturday/Sunday evening and hold events such as Buskers On The Beach. On a nice sunny day sitting outside overlooking the sea and the sand, it almost feels like you are abroad.
- Open 8:30am – 5:00pm everyday https://crusoestynemouth.co.uk/