Calling all sandwich enthusiasts – British Sandwich Week is in full swing which means there is no better time to sample some of Newcastle’s best sandwich creations.
The annual awareness week is currently taking place until the 14th of May where everyone is encouraged to celebrate one of the nation’s much loved fast food.
It’s no secret that inhabitants of the city are spoilt for choice on the sandwich front. We’ve made it a little easier for you and compiled a list of the Toon’s tastiest sarnie stops, perfect for commemorating the invention of the sandwich- this week and forever!
Kracklin is one of Newcastle’s newest roast meat sandwich shops. This rustic little place provides its visitors with mouth-watering gourmet comfort food. Meat lovers will rejoice at their signature cracking’ pick the ‘Porchetta’ sandwich combined with a side of their ‘kracklin’.
11 Market St, NE1 7AG
2. Dene’s Deli
The perfect place to stop in and get the goods before a picnic in Jesmond Dene. The sandwich variety is nothing less than impressive and this place is renowned for some of the most creative combinations in the Toon, which is always the best excuse for a return visit.
244 Jesmond Rd, NE2 1LD
3. Mr Miggin’s Sandwich and Pie Shop
Mr Miggins boasts mastery of ‘supreme sandwiches’ and pies that are the talk of the Toon. If you’re ever on the A1 it is 100% worth your time to drop in and visit them on West Road. Here you can embark on a love affair with sandwiches you won’t be able to stop talking about.
681 West Rd, NE15 7QQ
4. Frankie and Tony’s Sandwich Bar
The queue outside Frankie & Tony’s speaks volumes about their art of sandwich making. You’d definitely find it hard to get bored of their immense menu where you can grab a hefty sandwich for around £3.20. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself enticed back into numerous return visits, especially for the chance to win golden tickets in their weekly ‘Frankie Friday’ competition.
19 Ridley Place, NE1 8JN
5. Chilli Pepper Sandwiches
This place is responsible for the execution of ridiculously tasty sarnies. Their menu has a mind-blowing variety of sandwich fillings which just keeps on growing. Why not check out their website where you can find their legendary sandwich of the week- you’ll only be sorry you hadn’t earlier!
Arch 1 Forth Street, NE1 3NZ
6. Olive and Bean
On the go in the city centre and fancy stopping off at a modern coffee shop for fresh Delhi produce? Look no further than Olive and Bean. Choose from their delicious range of sandwiches, paninis and toasties that will leave you extremely satisfied without breaking your bank.
17/19 Clayton Street, NE1 5
7. Sloppy Joe’s Delhi and Sandwich Bar, Grainger Market
Sloppy Joe’s is another legendary eatery located in Grainger market. This sandwich bar is renowned for the best street food in the Toon. If you don’t believe the hype, get yourself down and get creative with them the ‘sloppy way.’
30 Grainger Market, Grainger Street, NE1 5QF
8. Daniela’s of Jesmond
If you are out and about and peckish in Jesmond or digging a student out of bed, a fresh sarnie from Daniela’s is just what you need. You’ll probably spend more time choosing from their extensive bread, meat, cheese and salad combinations than wolfing it down- but not before Instagramming a picture of your chosen one.
5-7 Cavendish Road, NE2 2NJ
9. Made Deli
On a lunch break or a shopping trip around city centre? Pop into Made Deli which is just a five minute walk from monument. These guys have a causal outlook on life but take great pride in sandwich making. They have all sorts of crazy combos and love to hear knew creations. Another bonus of this little gem is that if you hate queueing you can order online beforehand to pick it up in no time.
Rialto Building, Melbourne Street, NE1 2JR
Last but not least, Greggs. It’d almost be wrong if you didn’t get one in the homeland. Plus, the North East Stotti is a must have if you’re going to celebrate sarnies in the Toon properly. They do say when in Rome…
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