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An Italian Christmas

September 11th, 2017

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. If anyone knows how to have a proper feast, it’s the Italians, and Christmas is no exception. If you’re looking for a good time buzz this party season, Caffe Vivo is all about generous, joyful food and friendly service with no frills or fuss. Unleash your inner Italian with friends, family or colleagues over the festive season with Prosecco and a fantastico festive menu. Buon Natale!

An Italian Christmas 2017

2 courses £23.80 – 3 courses £27.80. 

Zuppa – Winter Minestrone Soup (V)
Salmone – Citrus Cured Salmon with Horseradish Gremolata
Terrina – Tuscan Game Terrine with Crostini and Pickled Vegetables
Insalata – Radicchio, Walnut, Gorgonzola and Pear Salad (V)
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Choose a Pasta as a Starter or Main Course
Linguine – Prawns, Mussels, Tomato and Chilli
Pappardelle – Braised Venison and Cavolo Nero
Risotto – Wild Mushrooms and Pecorino (V)
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Tacchino – Roasted Turkey, Chestnut Stuffing, Vin Santo and Grapes
Pasticcio – Pumpkin, Mozzarella and Black Truffle Pasticcio with Kale and Squash (V)
Merluzzo – Fillet of Cod, Chickpeas, Braised Baby Gem and Salsa Verde
Porchetta – Roman Style Roast Pork with Lemon, Fennel and Garlic
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Crostada – Pear, Salted Caramel and Toasted Almond Gelato
Tiramisu Inverno – Winter Tiramisu with White Chocolate and Chestnuts
Coppa Natale – Chocolate and Vanilla Ice Cream, Almond Nougatine, Brandied Cherries and Chocolate
Gelato – Vanilla Ice Cream with Amaro Soaked Orange Segments, Cinder Toffee and Olive Oil
Affogato – Vanilla Ice Cream with Espresso and Whipped Cream
- Add a shot of Amaretto for £3

Our Christmas Menu is available from December 5th to 30th 2017 (excluding Sundays and Mondays). Deposits £10 pp for groups of 10 more. Pre-orders for Groups of 14 and more.

Book in on 0191 2321331.

All prices include 20% VAT. A discretionary 10% will be added to your bill, all of which is distributed among the staff.
Due to presence of allergens in some dishes, we cannot guarantee the absence of allergen traces in our menus. Before ordering your food and drinks if you would like to know about our ingredients please speak to our staff.  Our menu will be available 4th to 30th December. 

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Pasta Pronto – Great North Run Offers

August 22nd, 2017

If you and your kids are taking part in the Great North Run weekend, get ready to run with our Italian fuel. Being based on the Quayside, it’s a great place to stop before you start. We’re open from 9am to get you ready for the day ahead with our Great North Run Breakfast and Kids Offer.

For one day only, this Saturday 9th September, we’re offering a fantastic kids menu for only £5pp and a special Breakfast deal. Breakfast is served at Caffe Vivo to get you off to the right start. We’re here also with plenty of pasta on the day. Whether you’re taking part in the Great North Run 5k or the Junior and Mini Run, we’re open early to get you ready for the day ahead.

We take walk-ins but to guarantee a table, call us on 0191 2321331 for reservations.

View our Great North Run Breakfast offer here and our Kids offer here.

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A Vivo Vacanza

August 16th, 2017

NE1 Restaurant Week is finally over and we’ve decided to take a well earned break. Caffe Vivo are on vacanza this week and is closed, back open again on Tuesday 22 August. Our Chef Manu is back to see familia in Rome and Chef de Partie Salvatore is back in his homeland of Sardinia. Plenty of inspiration coming up then for our Vivo menu. If you can’t wait, book in online and treat yourself to a true Italian feast on our return.

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NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week is back!

July 13th, 2017

It’s that most wonderful time of the year again – NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week returns this August 7-13 and we’ve already laid out our menu. Dine in and enjoy 2 Courses for only £10pp or 3 Courses for £15pp.

NE1 Newcastle Restaurant Week Menu

Starters
Zuppa – Summer Minestrone with Basil Crostini (v)
Pate del Campagnolo – Tuscan Terrine with Sweet and Sour Vegetables
Impepata di Cozza – Mussels, Tomato, Garlic, White Wine and Lemon
Bruschetta – Peperonata, Buffalo Mozzarella and Tapenade (v)

Choose a Pasta as a Starter or Main Course
Risotto –  Saffron Risotto with Wild Mushrooms and Scamorza (v)
Rigatoni – Spicy Pork Ragu, Lemon and Fennel

Mains
Parmigiana – Aubergine Parmigiana with Rocket Salad (v)
Brasato al Nebbiolo – Red Wine Braised Beef, Soft Polenta and Salsa Verde
Branzino – Sea Bass ‘Acqua Pazza’ with Basil, Cherry Tomatoes, Capers and New Potatoes

Dessert
Zuppa Inglese – Strawberry, White Chocolate and Vin Santo Trifle
Pesche – Warm Prosecco Poached Peaches with Amaretti Gelato
Panna Cotta – Vanilla Panna Cotta with Apricots

Must be booked in advance. Please call 0191 232 1331 and quote NE1 Restaurant Week.

Terms and conditions apply. Booking essential. Not in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. Subject to availability. Management reserve the right to amend or withdraw the offer at any time. All prices include 20% VAT. A discretionary 10% will be added to your bill, all of which is distributed among the staff. Due to presence of allergens in some dishes, we cannot guarantee the absence of allergen traces in our menus. Only available Tuesday 8th August to Saturday 12th August. 

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New Season at Live Theatre – Pre Theatre Dining Offer

July 11th, 2017

Live Theatre has announced their new season and it’s off to an incredible start. Live Theatre’s June to December 2017 Season has just been announced, and is now on sale. Plays include co-productions with Open Clasp and Stephen Joseph Theatre, commissions for GemArts Masala Festival and Freedom City, previews of plays and comedy heading to Edinburgh Festival Fringe, a three day festival by young people and Live Theatre productions in the West End and on tour nationally.

Before the show, share an antipasto board with a cocktail or choose from the 3 course fixed price menu which is served Monday to Friday from 12 Noon to 10pm and Saturday 12 Noon to 7pm. You won’t miss the opening act and you can always go back for dessert after the curtain falls. Situated next door to the Live Theatre, relax before the show and enjoy oue Pre-Theatre offer with our Fixed Price Menu with 2 Courses for £17.50 and 3 Courses for £20.50.

Drop by on your way to or from Live Theatre for a reviving cappuccino or spin out the time and talk over some tasty food – generous, joyful and full of Italian sunshine.

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