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1 Boyd Street | The Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AP, England
+44 191 260 5216
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (49 reviews)
“halloumi” (28 reviews)
“hash” (21 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 11:30 pm Hours
Cafe, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Boyd Street | The Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Right next to the Portland Green student village is propably a good location for such a restaurant. Had both lunch and dinner, and both were good. Creative food with exotic ingredients.

Thank Kimmen1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have just been in for breakfast, the food was above board with good taste, quality and quantity. although the waiting time was a little long with our food coming before out coffee, I don't know if this was because they where just but needless...More

Thank Stuart R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in here, after delivering child no.1 to local digs, for early tea. Seems to have a bit of a "vibe" a bit eclectic inside but comfortable and staff were welcoming. Ordered the double patty cheeseburger with fries and the halloumi wrap. The burger was...More

Thank georgeyporgi
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous atmosphere, brilliant food, the only thing that let’s it down is exceptionally slow service! That aside, it’s a great place for breakfast, lunch or dinner and dog friendly too - as long as you’re willing to wait, and wait... and wait a little more

Thank kbes
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Great service and lovely food. Veggie Burger was so good. Limoncello Spritz it the spot too! Worth a visit if you’re in this part of Newcastle.

Thank Dickielarue
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Really quirky little cafe with a great atmosphere, food was really tasty and served quickly and a very reasonable price!

Thank RebeccaA2699
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Having seen other reviews for this restaurant, we went on a mission to find it. It did take us a while (a few wrong turns), but we got there! So glad we did. The breakfast was excellent and the staff very friendly. It was a...More

Thank NeDeHoLy
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Brilliant little gem hidden in Newcastle. We found it through word of mouth with a friend having visited here. The breakfasts are lovely. I'm keep to sample the rest of the menu and come back for drinks one evening. Keep up the good work.

Thank JonathonGood
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This little cafe is well hidden in the centre of ouseburn and is hidden behind the local tesco, down the road from the biscuit factory. It served excellent breakfast when we went and the portion sizes were great for the price of the food which...More

Thank AandWtravels
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We’ve been meeting here for about two years. It’s cosy, the staff are great, the food is tasty and the coffee is strong. Good veggie and vegan options. We always feel like we’ve been well fed and well looked after, following a trip to Ernest....More

Thank Emma R
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Questions & Answers
10 August 2018|
Response from Jacki H | Reviewed this property |
No they don’t, but the choice is extensive so it shouldn’t be a problem
Peter S
21 August 2017|
Response from Tina A | Reviewed this property |
not sure I understand the question but is it as cheap as Francesca's possibly? Ive only visited for breakfast so not sure it compares. Good value breakfast tho
Ella C
30 August 2015|
Response from Mark C | Property representative |
Hi Ella. Apologies for the delay in replying - been on our holidays! Yes, free Wi-fi all day! Hope to see you soon. Mark
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Boyd Street | The Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 260 5216
  • E-mail
Ernest is an independent cafe bar situated in the top end of the Ouseburn.We do our very best to serve up honest food, drink, music and art.We are open everyday 10am until late for breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinking and dancing.
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