DELICIOUS DEALS ON OFFER IN SOUTH TYNESIDEDining deals will be on the menu again as South Tyneside’s Restaurant Week returns.

The second South Tyneside Restaurant Week, organised by South Tyneside Council, will run from Saturday 1 to Saturday 8 October 2016.

Once again, residents and visitors to the Borough will be able to enjoy a range of special Restaurant Week dishes and offers at a broad range of the South Tyneside’s restaurants and eateries.

Restaurants taking part in this year’s event will offer a special two course set menu. This will differ from any other promotional deal and feature a one-off menu especially for Restaurant Week.

One-off menus, and their prices, will differ from venue to venue, offering diners a chance to enjoy everything from traditional seaside fayre to fine dining and food from around the world throughout seven day event.

The Mayor and Mayoress of South Tyneside, Councillor Alan Smith and Councillor Moira Smith, joinedrestaurant staff Simon Kassae and Sirwan Ismail in the kitchen at Mambos Wine and Dine – to officially launch South Tyneside Restaurant Week 2016.

Mambos have three Italian restaurants in the Borough all of which are taking part in this year’s event.

The Mayor said: “Our very first Restaurant Week in South Tyneside was a huge success, featuring 28 pubs, restaurants and cafes across the Borough offering one-off menus.

“It is a wonderful opportunity for foodies and general dinners to try the vibrant restaurant scene in South Tyneside, featuring everything from seaside retreats and independent eateries to popular chain restaurant and rustic village pubs.

“South Tyneside’s Restaurant Week offers visitors something special. It is showcase of the Borough’s wide range of cuisine to entice visitors from around the region to try something new or discover a few hidden gems.

“We would encourage as many restaurants as possible to sign up and take part in this year’s event.”

South Tyneside Restaurant Week 2016 forms part of a year-round programme of events organised by South Tyneside Council to boost tourism across the borough.

Restaurants who have already signed up to take part in this year’s South Tyneside Restaurant Week include Beggar’s Bridge, Colmans Fish and Chips, Crème da le Crème, Frydays, Mambo Wine and Dine, Mambos Italiano, Mambos Italiano 2, No 4, Ristorante Bravi, Roots Café, The Boardwalk Café, The Green Room Bar and Bistro, The Italian Retro, The Italian Stove, The Quality Hotel, The Rattler, The Sand Dancer, The Waterfront, The White Lead, Turkuisine, Tuscanos Italian Restaurant and South Tyneside College.

For more information, including details of those taking part, visit www.southtyneside.gov.uk/restaurantweek, search South Tyneside Events on Facebook, follow STynesideEvents on Twitter or call the South Tyneside Visitor Information Centre on 0191 424 7788.

Restaurants who want to sign up for South Tyneside Restaurant Week can ring South Tyneside Council on 0191 424 7971.