Food & Drink
If you are looking for delicious vegan treats, head to the quaint Alkaline Kitchen in Middlesbrough for a variety of plant-based meals, from sweet desserts to exotic mains, there’s something yummy for everyone to try. The café is truly a hidden gem, boasting a unique colourful décor, a friendly environment, and some of the most delicious vegan dishes around!
Sortie is a cocktail and charcuterie bar based in Darlington, where you can sample high quality meats, cheeses, and antipasti along with a stunning wine menu. Sortie sources local organic produce and collaborates with small businesses to supply the best products for you to sample whilst supporting local.
The New Inn is not only Yarm’s first ever micropub, but also home to the UK’s smallest beer garden!
Try local cask ales and a quaint atmosphere at this micropub which is tucked away on Yarm’s award-winning High Street.
Salt Street Food Kitchen in Darlington offers the full street food experience in the trendy surroundings of their restaurant. Famous for their bao buns and burgers, their visually aesthetic street food dishes are perfect for those who are looking for an insta-worthy meal.
If you’re looking for a whole range of vegan food at affordable prices, head to Shanti Vegetarian Cafe & Bistro in Saltburn-by-the-Sea. The food is all made fresh on site with locally sourced and organic ingredients, perfect for vegans, vegetarians and gluten free.
Head to the Georgian Theatre for a cosy space to chat after a show. This independent venue is tucked away in the Green Dragon Yard in Stockton and is home to a whole host of entertainment and culture. Discover the bar with a great selection of food and fine real ales, before watching local live bands perform in the very next room!