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The Biscuit Factory

16 Stoddart Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AN, England
+44 191 261 1103
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The Biscuit Factory is the UK’s largest independent commercial art, craft & design gallery set in the heart of Newcastle’s cultural quarter. Housed in a former Victorian warehouse, our beautiful gallery spaces are set over two floors and display a range of exciting contemporary fine art, sculpture, original prints and jewellery, quality craftsmanship and design led homewares. The Biscuit Factory hosts four major exhibitions a year, representing the work of around 250 artists each season, so there is always something new to see every time you visit.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“for sale” (44 reviews)
“art gallery” (25 reviews)
“on display” (26 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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16 Stoddart Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AN, England
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+44 191 261 1103
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"for sale"
in 44 reviews
"art gallery"
in 25 reviews
"on display"
in 26 reviews
"great art"
in 13 reviews
"artisan restaurant"
in 5 reviews
"wide range of art"
in 5 reviews
"airy space"
in 4 reviews
"local artists"
in 14 reviews
"cafe upstairs"
in 7 reviews
"lovely gallery"
in 7 reviews
"amazing wedding"
in 4 reviews
"great surroundings"
in 4 reviews
"quiche"
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"excellent cafe"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 19 reviews
"wander around"
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"spend an afternoon"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Was part of an organised group so the restaurant was reserved for us specially. We had the opportunity to view the gallery; art mainly featuring local artists/artisans. The meal was excellent, well presented, decent portion sizes and locally sourced. Parking is possible, but our visit...More

Thank Malcolm O
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The works of art in this gallery are contemporary and the items on display include paintings, jewellery, design fabrics and other craft. All the works are for sale. While contemporary, the paintings vary in style and include oils and water colours. It's worth a visit...More

Thank jon0269
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here many times and we're always inspired by the quality and variety of the art on show, they cater for all pockets and offer the "Buy Art" scheme to spread the cost of your art purchase over 10 months interest free. The cafe...More

Thank Nick D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for an unusual gift in terms of art, ceramic or glass, then this is an ideal venue, just to browse and gather ideas. The setting never fails to impress, especially the stairway and the range of paintings and other works which show case a...More

Thank Bridget M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a days trip to see what Newcastle has to offer (very whistle stop I appreciate), but was so glad that I took the walk here. Some incredible pieces, beautiful building, lovely atmosphere and great restaurant area. I will be coming back to invest in...More

Thank RhiGri
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grab your newspaper on a sunday morning,mooch around the art on offer then grab a coffee and some of the superb cakes on offer,kick back and enjoy being in such a calm and chilled out place.

Thank pfc302
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some of the best salads and vegetarian meals you can get. Something a bit different and refreshing, no frills café.

Thank WallySnowball
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Called in at The Biscuit Factory today for a look around and some lunch. We love this gallery, it's a great show place for local artists and the displays are exciting and inspiring. The staff are excellent, warm and friendly- most of them themselves artists,...More

Thank E511QGinfo
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

It’s worth a wander but it’s not very big so it won’t take long. You can buy the art, which is expensive.

Thank ldye
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

The cafe is the perfect place to rest your feet having perused the wonderful gallery. The menu is varied and I could have been tempted by just about all of the offerings. The coffee and cake I had were both delicious.

Thank Ron B
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Margaret D
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Response from Rachel B | Property representative |
Hi there, There are many ways to reach us... 1. 10/15 minute walk along New Bridge Street turning left opposite the tanners Pub and over a small footbridge and we are on the right. 2. Metro to Manors station (on new... More
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