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Areas to suit all tastes

Our menus are based on Asian fusion, which brings a host of ingredients, flavours and preperation methods

Welcome to Fat Buddha Asian Bar & Kitchen, Newcastle’s celebrated Asian Fusion restaurant. Inside the restaurant, our design, food, drinks and service sets it firmly apart from all other traditional chinese restaurants in the city.

Our menu is “Asian Fusion”, which brings a host of ingredients, flavours and preparation methods, from China, Malaysia, Thailand, Japan, Korea and Hong Kong. Many dishes will have familiar basic ingredients, but a finished look and taste which will be totally fresh and new.

As there are many varying styles of cooking (depending on what you order) meals may not always arrive simultaneously. Please allow for this if your party’s meals are varied!

Please be aware that nuts are used in our kitchen, therefore, we cannot guarantee dishes will not contain traces of nuts. Customers with food allergies (e.g. gluten, nuts etc.) please advise your server when ordering.

Our prices do not normally include a service charge. The only exceptions are for PARTIES OF 6 (or more) when a 10% charge will be added.

At Fat Buddha we can take care of everything for you. Whether it’s a small intimate area for a few friends, a reward for employees after work with a drink and some Asian tapas finger food or a large gathering with the area for your guests.

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    ASIAN BAR & KITCHEN
    (Durham) WINNER OF THE
    BEST RESTAURANT AWARD,
    2008, 2009, 2011
    AND RUNNER UP IN 2010
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    Take a tour
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    flavours of
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    Indonesia
    Combines spicy chilles & aromatic seasoning with the
    sweetness of coconut & palm sugar & sourness of
    tamarind and limes.
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    Malaysia & Singapore
    Three diverse ethnic communities: Malay Muslim
    influenced Satays, Indian - hot curries & Chinese
    stir-fries & noodles.
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    Philippines
    Chinese influenced noodles &
    spring rolls with colonial Spanish
    ingredients, often with a tart
    sharpness to the flavour of dishes.
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    Japan
    Simplicity, restraint, balance
    & delicacy in food, with
    the natural flavours of
    ingredients emphasised.
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    Korea
    Has a warming robustness
    to combat the colder climate,
    with flavours coming from
    pepper, soy sauce, spring onions
    and sesame oil.
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    Vietnam
    Light & refreshing, with widespread use
    of fresh herbs such as basil, mint,
    coriander and lemongrass.
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    Thailand
    A harmonious balance of hot,
    salty, sour & sweet flavours.

Food Allergies

Please be aware that nuts are used in our kitchen, therefore, we cannot guarantee dishes will not contain traces of nuts. Customers with food allergies (e.g. gluten, nuts etc.) please advise your server when ordering.

Tipping

Our prices do not normally include a service charge. All tables optional 10% service charge.

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...At Fat Buddha we can take care of everything for you. Whether it’s a small intimate area for a few friends, a reward for employees after work with a drink and some Asian tapas finger food or a large gathering with the area for your guests.

Just looking for a great cocktail bar...

...The Buddha Bar on the ground floor is fully licensed, open 7 nights a week and if you are in Newcastle and looking for great drinks, cocktails and champagnes we would be happy to see you.


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the pleasure is not a slight pleasure

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The best place in Newcastle to get late night, food, drinks and music


Enter into the awareness of Fat Buddha

Aim to completely cleanse the body and mind in order to return them to their original state or purity and clarity.

Accept nothing less than that which is fresh, pure and perfected. No longer stands the saying “what’s good for you will taste bad”.

On mixed drinks, Fat Buddha says “Emphasis should not rest upon haste and convenience or on quick fixes and imitations that often come in the hectic ways of the western world.

Examples should derive from the east, where an alternative lifestyle has resulted in optimum health for centuries.”

Through presentation, aroma and taste, let your senses be fulfilled and with an infusion of flavours carefully selected and crafted. Let you body be reawakened.

In Fat Buddha everything is done wholeheartedly, or not at all.


Cocktail Class Offer

We offer cocktail classes for all occasions; Birthday; Hen Parties; Corporate Days; Team Building or work night-outs. Prices start from £24.95 and can be held day or night of the week to suit you.

Our entertaining and informative bartenders will guide you through our cocktail menu, which includes classic and modern cocktails. Can’t see anything on the menu you would like to make? Ask your bartender and you can make a cocktail with your favourite ingredients. From over 3000 cocktail recipes to choose from, no one goes home thirsty.


Basic Package - £24.95pp, 1hr, min 8ppl.

  • Cocktail drinks reception
  • Sharing cocktails
  • Make at least 1 cocktail behind the bar each with guidance from your bartender
  • Answer alcohol and cocktail pop quiz questions to win shots during the class
  • Each person will get a smoking cocktail to finish


Premium Package - £29.95pp, 1hr 30mins - 2 hours, min 8ppl.

  • Cocktail drinks reception
  • Sharing cocktails
  • Make at least 2 cocktail behind the bar each with guidance from your bartender
  • Answer alcohol and cocktail pop quiz questions to win shots during the class
  • Each person will get a smoking cocktail to finish


Fire and Ice Package - £34.95pp, 1hr 30mins - 2 hours, min 6ppl.
You won’t find this unique cocktail package anywhere else

  • Cocktail drinks reception
  • Sharing cocktails
  • 5 demonstration cocktails made by your bartender to try or share
  • Make 2 cocktails behind the bar each with guidance from your bartender
  • Flaming and smoking drink demonstration
  • Answer alcohol and cocktail pop quiz questions to win shots during the class
  • Each person will get the choice of a flaming or smoking cocktail to finish


You can book a meal before or after your class or add Asian Tapas plates during your class for £5.95 per person

Each person will receive:

  • 1x Spring Roll
  • 1x Honey Chilli Rib
  • 1x Satay Chicken Skewer
  • 1x Duck Samosa

To book a class or for information please
email: info@cocktailproject.co.uk or call 07806 637014

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At Fat Buddha Asian Bar & Kitchen you will not only enjoy high design, but a unique atmosphere and dining experience. The Buddha Bar, located on the ground floor, is fully licensed and open 7 days a week and has gained a reputation as one of the best Bars in Newcastle.

Looking for a great night out? The Buddha bar is one of the best bars in Newcastle from the selection of the Newcastle bars.

Monday-Friday: 12pm - 3pm & 5pm - Late
Saturday: 12pm - Late
Sunday: 5pm - Late

Our drinks menus are full of traditional wines, beers and spirits, with many new twists commonly known as cocktails. If you are looking for bars in Newcastle and looking for great drinks, cocktails and champagnes we would be happy to see you.

Of all the Newcastle bars Buddha Bar is the place to go for a wide selection of drinks coupled with a fantastic atmosphere.

Truly the best bar in Newcastle!

One cannot think well, love well,
sleep well, if one has not dined well

Laughter is brightest where food is best

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Winner of Best Restaurant Award 2008, 2009, 2011 & runner up in 2010


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  • Fat Buddha Bar & Asian Kitchen
  • 55 Degrees North, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6BL
  • 0191 261 1066

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Welcome

Fat Buddha Asian Bar and Kitchen, Newcastle’s celebrated Asian Fusion Restaurant. We are a two floor restaurant open seven nights per week from 5:00pm, and open for lunch everyday 12:00pm until 2:30pm (except Sunday).

On Friday and Saturday Evenings we now also serve our famous ‘Asian Tapas Menu” and Drinks 10:00pm until 1:00am in our ground floor, with views of the Tyne Bridge. We are at the 55 Degrees North Complex, formerly known as the Swan House Roundabout, next to the Metro Radio Station.

Call us Now to Book Your Place in the Restaurant or Bar Booth (or both) on 0191 261 1066, or Click on the Link Below.

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