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 genuine to the core! Italian food goes way beyond just pasta or pizza. 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 Osbourne Road, adjacent to the Osbourne Hotel and 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 Early Bird Menu on offer in Jesmond too! Don’t forget, we also offer a 25% student discount, so if you’re a student, 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 Caffè Bar in Newcastle

93 Grey St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6EG

Our coffee shop in Newcastle is a little retreat for coffee lovers! Situated just a stone’s throw away from Monument, we are perfectly placed for a mid-shopping bite to eat or even a glass of wine from our extensive Italian selection. At our Caffè Bar in Newcastle, we serve freshly prepared sandwiches, salads, cakes and of course our traditional Italian coffee – from the famous espressos to Americanos and cappuccinos… we have it all!  Whether you’re looking for a buttery croissant and coffee for breakfast, or you fancy a late lunch, come along to our Newcastle Caffè Bar where you are sure to experience true Italian food and drinks in a friendly environment.

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