Real Italian Restaurants in Newcastle & Sunderland

Traditional Italian food near Newcastle and Sunderland city centres

Pizza, Pasta, Meat, Fish and vegetarian dishes, all created using fresh ingredients and original Italian recipes

About Antico

Here at Antico, we are a true, traditional Italian restaurant based in Jesmond, Sunderland and Caffe Bar in Newcastle. Here at Antico Italian Restaurant in Newcastle and Sunderland, we are all about good food, good wine and good times!


We are passionate about great food, obsessed with quality and committed to great service, and we make all our pasta dishes fresh to order and we complement our food offering with the best Italian wines. For our dishes, we use only the freshest ingredients and we follow only original Italian recipes. We are a genuine traditional Italian restaurant! We have a comprehensive traditional Italian menu. You should try our steaks, so juicy and tasty. And let’s not forget about our fish dishes – they are to die for as well. If your mouth is already watering…try having a look at the rest of our menu!


All of our venues are open 7 days a week, and our commitment to providing great food and service never stops!

Our Locations


Italian Restaurant in Newcastle

15 Osborne Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2 2AE

A real Italian restaurant in Jesmond, with genuine Italian food just a few minutes from Newcastle City Centre. The restaurant is situated on the popular Osbourne Road, adjacent to the Osbourne Hotel and conveniently halfway between Jesmond and West Jesmond Metro Stations. Here at Antico Jesmond, our menus have something for everyone. If you’re in the mood for something fancier, why not try our À-la-carte Menu, or alternatively we also have our fantastic ‘Early Bird Menu on offer in Jesmond too! We also offer a 25% student discount, so we are ideal for students, why not join us for lunch or dinner and order from the à la carte menu. To get your discount just show your Student Card when you ask for the bill!


Italian Restaurant in Sunderland

Roker Terrace, Sunderland, SR6 9ND

We have recently expanded! We are now providing traditional Italian food to the city of Sunderland! Why not come along and explore our brand new restaurant, the great thing about it is that it’s right along the coast! Our Italian Restaurant in Sunderland is ideally situated right next to the Poetic License gin bar, meaning you can enjoy their delicious distilled gins in our restaurant! As well as the gin bar upstairs, Antico restaurant in Sunderland, is also right next to the Roker Hotel. So, if you’re enjoying a weekend away there, then you can enjoy one of our homemade pizza and pasta dishes, along with our other authentic Italian dishes. At Antico Sunderland, we offer all our classic dishes, as well as our well-loved early-bird menu.


Italian Restaurant in Durham – COMING SOON!

Neville’s Cross Complex, Darlington Road, Durham DH1 4JX

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