Jesmond is a very popular stylish and upmarket area of Newcastle, hugely popular with students and professionals alike. Depending on how energetic you are feeling, it is only a short 10-minute walk or an even shorter two metro stops into the city centre, and within easy reach of both universities.
With trendy bars as far as the eye can see, each with their own happy hours, Jesmond is the perfect place to start a night-out or enjoy an afternoon in one of the many beer terraces of Osborne Road. For the more adventurous amongst you, you may want to explore the range of unique shops which fill the criss-cross streets of West Jesmond.
If you are looking for Italian classics look no further than Antico in Jesmond. Each meal with a vibrant, modern twist, they believe each experience should be based on ‘Good food, good wine, and good times!’ Antico are passionate about food, obsessed with quality and committed to great service, everything to make a great meal out.
Burgers on burgers, the perfect spot for a Sunday afternoon lunch or Saturday early tea before the night festivities begin. Delicious pancakes and milk shakes for hungover brunches, Jam Jar in Jesmond is the foodies heaven. What makes Jam Jar unique is that they deliver! Right to your door, so there’s really no excuse to order one of those delicious burgers, sides, shakes and a dessert.
‘Good food, messy fingers, juicy burgers.’ – Fat Hippo knows burgers. With their gourmet toppings and quirky combinations, Fat Hippo burgers are anything but basic. Located on St. Georges Street, it is ideal for burger lovers and it is worth every calorie. You wont regret indulging!
If you’re on a health kick or just feel like a refreshing meal, Clean and Press is where you want to be. Their ethos is that the key to living a healthy happy life begins with caring for and nourishing your body. With a great selection of salads, wraps, smoothie bowls and pressed juices, your body will love you for it.
Scalinis Restaurant, Jesmond is a spacious and relaxed Italian restaurant offering a wide selection of Mediterranean styled cuisine with a predominant Italian influence. You can eat, drink and relax al fresco style in their all-weather heated terrace, or wine and dine in their internal chic surroundings. Open daily from noon until 10pm.
Osborne’s Bar is the centre of Jesmond’s night life and the perfect place to meet with friends and family before moving into Newcastle’s City Centre. Osborne’s attracts both young and old, students and professionals from Jesmond and wider Newcastle. With its heated outdoor terraces, Osborne’s Bar attracts those wishing to experience that continental atmosphere and simply enjoy being at the heart of Newcastle’s cafe society.
Home to American Style burgers, big screen TVs for sports and classic cocktails! Spy Bar is the popular go-to for all students and professionals in Newcastle. Big enough for you to grab 10 of your mates and have a casual session inside or outside! Spy Bar is the home of happy hour, you have the change of winning a free round, half price drink or even 2-4-1 drinks.
As You Like It bar and restaurant is set over 3 floors and has 4 bars, has an elegant garden terrace and claims to be Jesmond’s most beautiful restaurant, we’ll let you decide on that one. Located in Jesmond this is open until 2am every Friday and Saturday and has Live acts and DJ’s performing a mix of Funky 45’s, Psychedelia and Classic Soul every Sunday from 8pm.
Jules B is a fashion shop that sells designer clothes for men and women and has been doing so for over 30 years. Jules B sell designer clothes and accessories from designers such as Alexander Wang, Bailey, Canada Goose and many many more. If you are looking to visit their Jesmond shop opening times are Monday to Saturdays from 9.30am – 5.30 pm.
Peak Boutique is a woman’s fashion store that sells dresses, tops, jumpers etc. Founded in 2014 and located in Jesmond, Newcastle this is a unique boutique clothing store offering customers a enjoyable shopping experience. Peak Boutique sells top designer clothes from B.young, Dancing Leopard, Motel, Yumi and many more.
The store is open Monday to Friday 10am – 5.30pm and 10am – 5pm on Saturdays.