South Tyneside isn’t the #1 place most people think of when looking for places to eat, but there’s always some of the best fish and chips in the country from Colmans.

South Shields is where it’s at – pretty sure there’s nothing in Boldon, Hebburn, Jarrow or elsewhere really. Outside of Colmans, you’ve got Ocean Road, home to a dozen or so old-school Indian restaurants, and well…that’s about it. There’s cheap Italian restaurants, and Minchellas for ice cream by the coast. Running the Great North Run? If you’re looking for somewhere to eat, you’re best off heading back to the start…

Anywhere in South Tyneside worth investigating? Let me know.

Review of Jai Ho, South Shields

  • October 19, 2011

Jai Ho is now closed and another restaurant is in it's place. "Top class surroundings and fantastic curry" promises the latest and greatest on South Shields’ famous Ocean Road, which has also been picking up a few awards in the short time that they have been open. Now, we’ve been up and down the famous Ocean Road and tried many, many curries, and while there may be some good value food on offer, it’s all a bit of a world…