A specialty oriental tea house offering fine teas and infusion. Serves vegan snacks, wraps, soups, and cakes. Comfortable seating including a raised cushion-only seating area. Offers a variety of treatments including acupuncture and ear candling. Price: Moderate more-less
Vegan-friendly, Western, British
2 Leazes Park Rd, 1st Floor
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England NE1 4PF
+44-7575010173
OPEN NOW

Mon-Sat 11:00am-8:00pm

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First Review by hack_man
digsapony
digsapony
  • vegetarian
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+58

Very chilled

4
Posted on 09 / 20 / 2014

I visited Tea Sutra today for the first time in over a year. They've replaced a lot of the wicker furniture and low coffee tables with more practical wooden tables and chairs, but the chilled-out vibe is still the same.

Tea menu is enormous as ever - I had a very lovely pot of soy chai. They offer a few different wraps and a main dish of the day.

There's a selection of cakes on the counter and a chiller cabinet of raw cakes and snacks and raw chocolates. I had a raw vegan white chocolate cheesecake, which was delicious and very very filling.

Tea Sutra always leaves me feeling very relaxed - a lovely, calm place for tea and lunch, especially to escape the crowds on match day.

(While you're there, go down the road to HiYou chinese supermarket for a good selection of tofu, noodles, tea, condiments and awesome vegan ice-cream mochi).

Pros: Lots of vegan options, Huge tea selection, Chilled atmosphere
Cons: No wheelchair access
Sarita
Sarita
  • vegetarian
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+130

Vegan cake

2
Posted on 05 / 21 / 2014

Lot of choices in tea, but made the wrong choice for myself. Didn't like the tea I had selected. I liked the vegan cake, but was too sweet.

Pros: Lots of teas, Vegan or vegetarian, Vegan cakes
Cons: More options for cakes, Pricy, Friendliness
Alandra1729
Alandra1729
  • vegan
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+16

Chai

4
Posted on 10 / 31 / 2013

Soya milk chai is amazing! Great food. A lovely, chilled place to come and relax with friends. Unfortunately, there is a wide range of uncomfortable seating.

Pros: Soya chai, Yummy vegan food, Beautiful teapots
Cons: Uncomfortable chairs, Not wheelchair accessible, Sometimes eerily quiet

CLRtraveller
CLRtraveller
  • vegan
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+521

teas and food

3
Posted on 12 / 10 / 2012

Wide range of teas. My lemongrass & ginger was served in a glass, leaf-straining pot. Nice selection of baked treats, some vegan. Pumpkin soup (vegan) was available. Wraps and "Chinese dhal," which was served with brown rice and small green salad. Was it something I ate earlier, or was it the dal? I was very ill immediately after eating half the bowl of dal.
There is only one small eat-at table; otherwise, bamboo furniture and low tables.

Pros: lots of teas, calm setting
Cons: small selection
hack_man
hack_man
  • vegetarian
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+2259

Karm & Tranquil

4
Posted on 11 / 09 / 2012

At last somewhere vegetarian to go in central Newcastle after the demise of Supernatural Cafe a few years ago and more recently the decision to sell meat at Bob Trollops vegetarian pub. Fantastic location overlooking Percy Street and near the main shopping area of the city. Very well sign posted outside and accessed by stairs to a peaceful and calm setting with plenty of comfortable seating including a raised cushioned area where you can relax in true oriental fashion. Essentially a tea house that also serves a decent selection of vegetarian and vegan snacks such as hummus and spinach and guacamole and salsa wraps, home-made burgers, soups, cakes and small sweet and savoury bites. There appears to be 1 soup, 6 types of wrap and 3 mains available every day. The range of teas is pretty phenomenal including some very rare examples that are quite expensive. Definitely worth a go for a hot drink and snack if you happen to be in 'Toon' as it is called locally.

Pros: range of teas, calm and relaxed
Cons: up 2 flights of stairs, bit pricey

 

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Last updated: 2014/09/27

 

Added: 2011/11/12

 

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