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The best Italian restaurants in Newcastle.


Dylan Mitchell


Newcastle is home to many different cultures and has such a wide range of beautiful restaurants to eat at. But if you’re in the Toon and feeling peckish and wondering, ‘Where is the best Italian restaurant in Newcastle?’, then you’re in luck.

We’ve decided to compile a list of Newcastle's most delicious and very best Italian restaurants and with tastecard, you’re eligible for a whole range of 2 for 1 meals and 50% off food deals! So if you’re on the lookout for some super savings and delicious dining, you’re going to love what we’ve got to offer at tastecard.

Where is the best Italian restaurant in Newcastle?

At tastecard, we like to help you make dining out easy and affordable - exactly as it should be! So say ‘buon giorno’ to endless savings and delightful dishes at the best Italian restaurants, not only in Newcastle but across the entire UK! Keep reading to find out our personal favourites and be in the know when it comes to the tastiest spots whether you’re after pizza, pasta or other Italian delicacies.

So here they are - our answer to ‘Where is the best Italian restaurant in Newcastle?’

  • Bella Italia

  • Pizza Hut

  • Piazza Latina

  • Zizzi

Bella Italia Pepperoni Pizza

Bella Italia.

If you’re looking for Bella Italia deals then you’ve come to the right place. If you’re in Eldon Square Shopping Centre during your trip to Newcastle, then finish the day off with a fabulous Italian meal at Bella Italia. This fancy eatery is one of the best Italian restaurants in Newcastle and is perfect for capping off a lovely day out. 

Don’t be shy, start off with their famous mozzarella doughballs and tease your tastebuds for the main, that is still to come. Then tuck into Bells Italia’s iconic carbonara dish with creamy cheese sauce and a cold glass of wine to sip on. If you had any doubts about Bella Italia being one of the best Italian restaurants in Newcastle, we guarantee those doubts will be cleared up after you dine.

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Pizza Hut.

If you’re shopping til you drop at The Gate Shopping Centre, you’ll probably be led by the irresistible smells of garlic, cheese and herbs all the way to Pizza Hut

This spot makes for the perfect Italian restaurant for families, with enough choices to please even the fussiest of eaters. There are pizzas of all sizes, flavours and crusts available. Just be sure to make the most of the ice cream station for children, unlimited refills on soft drinks, and the unlimited free salad bar.

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Piazza Latina.

If you’re ever in the Gateshead area of the city, we know just the spot for some great Italian food! Piazza Latina is a beautiful spot to grab a bite to eat with your partner, friends or family. The menu at Piazza Latina offers a vast and varied choice of freshly prepared dishes, all of which are created using only the finest ingredients.

Visit this delicious independent spot and get an authentic taste of Italy, all the way from Newcastle! Whether you’re in the mood for a classic pizza, or would even prefer to try one of their flavoursome Mexican dishes, you won’t regret visiting Piazza Latina.

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Zizzi pepperoni pizza


The final stop on our tour of the best Italian restaurants in Newcastle is Zizzi on Grey Street. Found near Market Lane, this beautiful Italian restaurant is a fine establishment to eat at. Whether you’re looking for a creamy pasta dish, a crispy pizza or a scrumptious salad, you’ll find something tasty on the menu at Zizzi.

We recommend trying some of our Zizzi favourites like the brand new Beef Brisket & Venison Stufato or why not share their Grande Antipasti or favourites board with that special someone on date night? Whatever you’re hungry for, whatever the occasion, you can always rely on Zizzi to deliver the goods.

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Images sourced directly from partners and/or their Instagram accounts. All restaurants available on tastecard at the time of publishing.

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