Opened 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.

A casual, informal fine dining restaurant with an emphasis on natural, seasonal & sustainable food.  We serve modern British cooking showcased over a multi-course tasting menu, which changes as the seasons evolve.

House of Tides is Newcastle’s only One Star Michelin and Four AA Rosette awarded restaurant.


Michelin Guide 2020, One Michelin Star

Four AA Rosettes

Ranked Number 20 In The UK Top 100 National Restaurant Awards 2019

AA UK Restaurant Of The Year 2016

The Catey Awards “Best Newcomer” 2015

North East Restaurant Of The Year 2014 & 2015

Ranked Number 40 In the “Square Meal” Top 100 Restaurants outside of London 2019

Sunday Times Top 100 UK Restaurants & North East Regional Winner 2017

Ranked Number 37 In the “Harden’s” Top 100 Restaurants outside of London 2019


All reservations can be made directly via our online booking system.

Please note the largest party we can accommodate in the restaurant is 6 guests.

If your preferred date or time is unavailable, please add your request to our waiting list on the online booking system and we will contact you if a table becomes available.

All other enquires please email the restaurant directly on info@houseoftides.co.uk or call 0191 2303720.

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

A voicemail facility is available if your call cannot be answered or you are calling out of hours. 

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