Things to do close to Osborne Road
As one of the most popular areas for students in the city, Osborne Road is a busy place and has a great atmosphere with lots going on. Read on below to find out about some of the best spots to eat, drink and hang out on Osborne Road.
• Pubs & Bars: As the most social street in Jesmond, Osborne Road is full of bars loved by the Newcastle student population. Osborne’s shows live sports, has a large outdoor terrace and runs regular drinks promotions. Other popular venues are Spy Bar, Billabong, Bar Blanc and 97&Social.
• Cafes & restaurants: You’ll find authentic Persian cuisine at A Taste of Persia where you can eat in the fully-licensed restaurant or take away. One of the newest restaurants to land on Osborne Road is El Paso, a Latin American bar and grill inspired by street food. If you’re a fan of Asian cuisine you can try SoHe for Asian tapas dishes or if you just fancy a pizza, head to Pizza Express.
• Food/Shops: Little Waitrose is the main supermarket on Osborne Road although there is also a Tesco Metro, Boots and Oxfam Bookshop nearby on Acorn Road. Jules B ladieswear on Osborne Road offers the latest collections from top designers.
• Other things to do: Treat yourself at the City Retreat spa on Osborne Road to a massage, facial, manicure or a range of other beauty treatments. The Town Moor is a massive open area not far from Osborne Road and most Saturdays you can join hundreds of runners on a 5k Parkrun. If running isn’t your thing, every year the Town Moor is host to The Hoppings, Europe’s largest funfair which brings every fairground ride you can imagine to the city.