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How Do You Do - CLOSED

Promenade | 10 East Parade Whitley Bay, Whitley Bay NE26 1AP, England
+44 191 253 3050
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
11 Mar 2017
“Mad hatter afternoon tea”
21 Jul 2015
“Disgraceful afternoon tea”
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Promenade | 10 East Parade Whitley Bay, Whitley Bay NE26 1AP, England
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

A large group of us came here for a friends birthday and it was fantastic! She is Alice in wonderland mad so it was a delight for her! All the treats were laid out on fake grass in the middle of the table and the...More

Thank Lloydburn
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

I have just had the misfortune of having my Birthday mad hatters afternoon tea 'how do you do' ( Saturday 11th July) My husband booked this for me following good reviews and pictures/ menu advertised on social media. I will attach photos of what was...More

19  Thank hellsbells177
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Had booked a table for 26 for a small wedding celebration in August. Emailed 2 weeks ago to discuss menu choices with no reply. Their FB page stated 'closed for essential kitchen maintenance' and in the same feed, they were looking for a new chef!...More

14  Thank Fay E
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

After reading a review and seeing lots of cool pictures, i was excited about trying the mad hatters afternoon tea at this place. I was expecting coloured bread and lots of cool cakes but this was not the case. My friend and I couldn't eat...More

5  Thank Alfie1188
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I had a table booked at this restaurant last night for 8pm and on arrival found the place closed with a notice on the dour saying they are closed for "essential kitchen repairs". Despite having my contact details they had not had the decency to...More

9  Thank JCT1962
Reviewed 9 July 2015

We booked some outside catering with this company for a sizable corporate event and were assured that everything would be delivered on the day. Despite several phone calls made by us to check that everything was OK, none were answered or returned, How Do You...More

6  Thank carpe2015
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I recently visited How Do You Do for a belated birthday treat with a friend of mine. The afternoon tea was amazing and the them was out of this world. The only drawback was a lot of young children, due to a birthday party. I...More

Thank LauraMitford
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Two of us had heard that food was decent at How Do You Do with some kind of tenuous link to a Michelin star even - which you always treat with some caution. Having said that, we were pleasantly surprised by the place - and...More

Thank Tradge99
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely mad hatters afternoon tea. Plenty to eat and lovely little touch having the smoke effect. Only slight down side the green egg sandwiches were soggy. Fab all round especially with the Facebook offer.

Thank MrsCresswelltobe
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I cannot understand the less than positive reviews. A group of 4 of us (plus our friends 2 year old son) went for the 'Alice in Wonderland' afternoon tea last week (must be booked in advance as is freshly made to order) and it was...More

Thank LexiNewcastle
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Promenade | 10 East Parade Whitley Bay, Whitley Bay NE26 1AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Whitley Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 191 253 3050
  • E-mail
How Do You Do is a tea room through the day & an a la carte restaurant in the evening. Serving Modern British inspired menus using the finest regional and seasonal ingredients sourcing from the fields, the foragers and the fishermen, We pride ourselves on using the best produce that the North East has to offer. In addition to our varied weekly menus, we serve a traditional roast on Sundays. Situated in the beautiful seaside town of Whitley Bay we provide our diners with delicious food, an extensive range of beverages & excellent service. With a luxurious interior, a grand piano & three private booths, How Do You Do is a great dining experience with a relaxed and family friendly atmosphere.
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