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Restaurant week 2024

Leila Lily’s Restaurant Week 2024

Nestled within the enchanting embrace of Leila Lily’s situated in Grey Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne. From January 15th to 20th The NE1 restaurant week starts with a specially crafted menu, 2 Courses for £15 and 3 Courses for £20. Let’s not only explore the delectable offerings but also revel in the venue’s exquisite ambiance. Greenery, garlands, and stunning chandeliers set the stage, creating an atmosphere of elegance and theatricality that is uniquely Leila Lily’s.

A Symphony of Elegance

Leila Lily’s captivates visitors from the moment they step through the door. Greenery and garlands intertwine, creating a lush and inviting entrance that leads patrons into a world of culinary delights. Above the bar, stunning chandeliers cast a warm and inviting glow, adding a touch of opulence to the surroundings. The design of Leila Lily’s is nothing short of elegant and theatrical, a harmonious blend of sophistication and flair.

One cannot help but notice the one-off touches that make Leila Lily’s truly stand out. Throughout the venue, flowers encased in tabletops add a touch of whimsy and romance, contributing to the overall enchanting atmosphere. As patrons take a seat, they’ll discover bespoke furniture pieces, such as the brass bar stools, that add a touch of luxury and comfort to the dining experience.

Since its opening in 2019, Leila Lily’s has garnered recognition for its stunning interiors. Accolades and awards have been bestowed upon this culinary gem, solidifying its reputation as not only a haven for exquisite flavors but also a visual masterpiece. As patrons embark on their culinary journey during Restaurant Week, they are not just stepping into a restaurant; they are entering a space where artistry, innovation, and a commitment to excellence converge.

A Prelude to Palate Perfection

Amidst the opulent surroundings, Leila Lily’s tantalises the senses with a carefully curated selection of appetisers that showcase the culinary artistry synonymous with the venue.

Lamb Kofta with Aioli Sauce (GF):

The succulent Lamb Kofta, a signature dish, mirrors the venue’s commitment to quality. Paired with a velvety aioli sauce, this gluten-free option is a testament to Leila Lily’s dedication to inclusivity.

Mushroom, Nut & Tarragon Pate:

The Mushroom, Nut & Tarragon Pate offers a vegetarian delight. The dish, served with toasted truffle oil sourdough and pickled wild mushrooms, is a celebration of textures and earthy flavours.

Breadcrumbed Fish Fritters:

The Breadcrumbed Fish Fritters, a sea-inspired creation, provide a delightful interplay of textures. Enhanced by the zesty lemon gel and fresh tartare sauce, this dish embodies the maritime spirit that Leila Lily’s captures so effortlessly.

Roasted Beetroots & Apple Salad:

The Roasted Beetroots & Apple Salad is a visual and culinary masterpiece. Chargrilled goat’s cheese, beetroot gel, and fermented apples create a symphony of sweet and savory notes, reflecting the venue’s dedication to artistry in every aspect.

The Main Event

As the spotlight shifts to the main course, patrons find themselves enveloped in an ambiance that complements the richness and diversity of Leila Lily’s culinary offerings.

Chicken & Nduja Butter:

The Chicken & Nduja Butter takes centre stage. Roasted root vegetables and velvety celeriac puree elevate this gluten-free dish to a level of indulgence that matches the elegance of the surroundings.

Salmon Teriyaki:

The Salmon Teriyaki, a culinary masterpiece. Crispy kale and new potatoes provide a delightful textural contrast, creating a dish that is both visually and gastronomically satisfying.


In the heart of the venue’s artistic expression, the Ratatouille stands out as a vegetarian triumph. A classic medley of courgettes, onion, fresh tomatoes, garlic, and oregano, this gluten-free and vegan option ensures that Leila Lily’s caters to every palate.

Beef Hot Pot:

The Beef Hot Pot is a comforting delight. Adorned with golden Dauphinoise potatoes, this gluten-free option showcases the venue’s dedication to delivering soul-warming dishes that evoke a sense of culinary nostalgia.

Sweet Endings to Culinary Bliss

As the culinary journey nears its conclusion, patrons are treated to a trio of decadent desserts, each a masterpiece that reflects the venue’s commitment to culinary excellence.

Chocolate Delice:

In the soft glow of stunning chandeliers, the Chocolate Delice takes centre stage. Paired with luscious vanilla pod ice cream, this dessert is an elegant and indulgent conclusion to the gastronomic journey.


The Entremets, is a delicate fusion of Italian meringue and seasonal fruits. A visual and gustatory delight, this dessert is a testament to the venue’s dedication to artistic presentation and diverse flavour profiles.

Italian Carpaccio of Pineapple:

The Italian Carpaccio of Pineapple offers a refreshing and guilt-free treat. Paired with blackcurrant sorbet, this dessert is a palate-cleansing masterpiece suitable for both gluten-free and vegan preferences.

Fresh Fruit Tart:

The Fresh Fruit Tart is a symphony of colours and flavours. A crisp pastry base, sumptuous crème pâtissier, and a lustrous apricot glaze come together to create a sweet conclusion that encapsulates the essence of Leila Lily’s culinary expertise.

A Culinary Odyssey at Leila Lily’s

In the heart of this gastronomic adventure, NE1 Restaurant Week 2024 stands as a testament to culinary innovation and a commitment to offering customers a diverse and delightful experience. The thoughtfully curated menu, with its tantalising appetisers, savoury mains, and decadent desserts, ensures that every visit to Leila Lily’s is a celebration of the artistry and passion that define exceptional dining. 

The harmonious marriage of opulent design, bespoke furniture, and the smallest, most delicate details culminates in an immersive dining experience that captures the essence of Leila Lily’s. It is not merely a restaurant; it is a destination where every dish, every nuance of decor, and every personalised touch tells a story of passion and dedication.

In the glow of the stunning chandeliers, amidst the greenery and garlands, customers are not just treated to a meal they are invited to partake in a sensory journey that unfolds against a backdrop of elegance. As Restaurant Week draws to a close, Leila Lily’s remains a culinary gem that continues to shine bright, inviting customers to return for more exquisite flavours, visually stunning surroundings, and a dining experience that is truly extraordinary.

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