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What’s the Catch?

Catch Seafood in Ponteland are bringing the same passion for fresh fish and seafood that has helped make them one of West Yorkshire’s favourite seafood restaurants.



Catch Seafood is a dedicated fish and seafood restaurant located just outside of Ponteland, entering through the main glass doors lit by a Catch sign guests are greeted by a host and shown to your table in either the bar or restaurant areas. 

The bar has a modern contemporary feel with an open glass-fronted wine cellar, quirky lighting and a sleeper fronted chrome topped bar, where drinkers receive a warm welcome.

 Catch has a fantastic wine list with some great house wines along with some more refined bottles. Each week there are cellar selections and cocktails to compliment the chefs specials. 

 The restaurant area features an open kitchen where you can watch the team of chefs hard at work creating unique and delicious seafood dishes. 

 The menu highlights are of course the Fish and Chips but also the ‘Catch’ Signature Seafood Grill, market fresh fish cooked to perfection, prawns, mussels, kiln smoked salmon, chips cooked in beef dripping and a rich sauce or chilli butter. 

 During the week a ‘Daily Catch’ menu offers diners two courses for £16 or three courses for £20. At weekends the chefs create an individually priced menu where diners can enjoy dishes like Pan Fried King Scallops Roasted Chorizo, Black Pudding and Garlic Butter to start. Surf and Turf, Half Lobster, Ribeye Steak, Vine Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Beef Dripping Chips and Thermidor Sauce. To round it all off a Chocolate Brownie, Cinder Toffee and Whiskey Chocolate Sauce. 

 Sundays are a family day at Catch with many people coming out for the Sunday menu which offers some tasty seafood specials alongside traditional favourites, roast beef and all the trimmings.

 Upstairs are 5 large guest rooms with a comfortable and relaxing feel, reminiscent of a Hamptons beach house. King-size beds and en-suite bathrooms in each room offers a very comfortable nights stay. Two of the bedrooms feature roll top baths, all of the rooms are full of little touches like porthole-shaped mirrors in the bathrooms which reflect the attention to detail that has been paid to the decor throughout the building. Dinner bed and breakfast packages are available starting at £109 for two people.

 Catch Seafood Ponteland is the third Catch site, the others being located in West Vale and Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. Sarah Stuttle (Managing Director) said “I am originally from Newcastle and opening a site close to where I grew up has been a dream come true. We have had a fantastic first year in Ponteland and experienced a real Geordie welcome! We are honoured to have won Hotel Restaurant of the Year at The Food Awards 2018. This is great recognition for the site and down to the hard work of all our team, producing delicious food and exceptional customer service.”

Booking is advised, and tables can be booked on the Catch Seafood website or by contacting the restaurant directly on 01661 881440. 

Catch Seafood, A696, Higham Dykes NE20 0DH