Peace & Loaf


In the heart of Jesmond, food lovers can discover a one-of-a-kind culinary experience: Peace & Loaf. This highly rated restaurant, led by the talented Chef Proprietor Dave Coulson, brings together over two decades of expertise to create an innovative and exceptional dining adventure.

Dave Coulson, a 2010 ‘MasterChef: The Professionals’ finalist, has become synonymous with creative culinary mastery, and his passion for crafting unique and flavoursome dishes shines brightly at Peace & Loaf. The restaurant’s well-deserved accolades include two AA Rosettes and being featured in the highly acclaimed Michelin guide. Furthermore, it was ranked fifth in Open Table’s UK Top 50 dining venues, a testament to the outstanding experience it offers.

Peace & Loaf’s commitment to using only the freshest, locally sourced produce is evident in every dish. Collaborating with local suppliers, farmers, and foragers, the restaurant ensures that only the finest ingredients grace its seasonal tasting menus. Each menu offers a contemporary twist on traditional British cuisine, as Dave Coulson’s inventive flare breathes new life into classic dishes. While the menu continually evolves, past popular favourites have left even the most discerning of palates intrigued and delighted.

Located in the bustling Jesmond neighbourhood, Peace & Loaf provides an elegant yet unpretentious atmosphere that encourages diners to relax and enjoy their meal. The venue’s interior design is a perfect blend of contemporary elegance and understated sophistication, ensuring a memorable dining experience. With its refined ambience and dedication to high-quality service, it’s no wonder that Peace & Loaf is a top destination for both locals and visitors alike.

Not only does the food menu impress, but Peace & Loaf also boasts an extensive drinks menu, expertly curated to complement the culinary offerings. The knowledgeable staff are always on hand to recommend the perfect wine pairing or suggest a refreshing cocktail to enhance the flavours of each dish. This attention to detail ensures that every aspect of the dining experience is thoughtfully considered and impeccably executed.

At Peace & Loaf, diners can expect exceptional fine dining without the fuss. The restaurant caters to various dietary preferences, adapting its vegetarian menus to accommodate vegan diners as well. The team is dedicated to providing the best food, service, and atmosphere possible, as evidenced by their glowing reviews and national recognition.

Whether it’s for a special occasion or simply a treat for yourself, this Jesmond gem is sure to leave a lasting impression.