Established in February 2014 by Kenny & Abbie Atkinson.

House of Tides is a family run restaurant set within the beautifully restored Grade 1 listed 16th Century former merchant’s town house on the historical Newcastle Quayside.

House of Tides is a casual, informal fine dining restaurant with an emphasis on natural, seasonal & sustainable food.

Kenny’s passion to create beautifully simple dishes using only the best of British produce is showcased over a multi-course tasting menu, which changes as the seasons evolve.


Michelin Guide, One Michelin Star 2016, 2017, 2018

4 AA Rosettes 2017, 2018

AA UK Restaurant Of The Year 2016

The Catey Awards “Best Newcomer” 2015

North East Restaurant Of The Year 2014, 2015

Restaurant Magazine National Restaurant Awards Top 100 2016, 2017

Sunday Times Top 100 UK Restaurants 2017

Sunday Times Top 100 UK Restaurants North Regional Winner 2017

Harden’s Top 100 UK Restaurants 2017


You can reserve tables from 1 to 4 diners directly via our online booking system.

For tables of 5 or more guests, please email the restaurant directly on info@houseoftides.co.uk or call 0191 2303720.

If your preferred date is unavailable, please let us know as we can place you on our waiting list, we will contact you if a table becomes available.

Our telephone line is open from 10am until 5pm Tuesday to Saturday.

Please read our Booking and Cancellations Policy

Frequently Asked Questions



Why not treat your family, friends, loved ones or colleagues to a wonderful House of Tides experience.

Gift Vouchers are available for set amounts only and can only be purchased via the online ordering system.

You can purchase our House of Tides gift vouchers for values of £50, £75, £100, £150, £200 and £250.

Please read our Terms and Conditions



Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Kenny is a born & bred Geordie who has spent the first 12 years of his career training in some of the best restaurants in the UK.

Kenny’s bold and ambitious cooking has brought him critical acclaim, awarded Hotel & Caterer Cateys chef of the year 2009. Kenny was also awarded a Michelin star in 2008 & 2009, his very first restaurant “House of Tides” in 2016 and more recently and holder of 4AA Rosettes.

Kenny has also become a well known face on TV, from his appearance’s on the BBC 2’s The Great British Menu which he won this in two consecutive years, 2009 and 2010.

More Recently you will have seen him alongside James Martin on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen & ITV Saturday Morning with James Martin, UKTV Foods Market Kitchen & Sky TV’s Perfect series