Order now for click and collect
Whitley Bay Thurs 5pm-8:30pm Friday 5pm-9pm
Jesmond Saturday 12-8pm Sunday 12-3pm



As we find ourselves navigating these strange times, we have also found how much we have loved taking it back to our old school roots of fast paced fresh street-food.

We are offering click and collect from both our sites Whitley Bay & Jesmond, and you can even enjoy a seat at our outdoor space at Jesmond to enjoy your food.

We found ourselves having to adapt quickly and efficiently and we are thrilled you are all with us on this crazy rollercoaster ride ! 



Papa Ganoush was founded as a street food stand by Son and Father; Tom and Tim joined by daughter Sarah in 2017.

After 6 years of travelling Midlands to Scotland and everywhere between doing events, weddings and festivals we took the plunge and opened our first restaurant in Whitley Bay, an informal dining restaurant focusing on small plates and quality fresh cooking with a mediterranean vibe and a nod to the Middle East. We had some great successes there, mainly winning Informal Dining of the year by Living North, A cracking review from non other than the secret diner, Our falafel was voted 2nd best in the UK by Lunch Quest and we also had a mention in BBC Good Food for “amongst the best falafel in the UK’ its been fun !

2018 Saw the birth of our Deli in Jesmond, serving up cold mezze and great coffee.

2020 has been a whirlwind of emotion, seeing lockdown, closure of the business and an uncertainty of what lay ahead – we did what we do best and came together as a family and from the ashes an almost new and improved Papa Ganoush has been born.. 

We are having so much fun, operating as a takeaway, serving fast food that is nutritious, colourful and very tasty ! We have been developing our spice range PapaRika that will be landing soon and we are so excited about our menus moving forward into Winter and we think you will be too  

​This has not been possible without the incredible support of our customers over the years and we hope your patience with these new ventures is rewarding.

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Papa Ganoush Mezze Bar – bringing you together with food perfect for sharing…


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