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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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50% Off at Caffe Vivo this June

May 30th, 2017

It’s Giugno – June in Italy and we’re delighted to be offering you 50% off in Caffe Vivo every Tuesday this June.

In Italy, June is a time to celebrate, there’s Festa della Repubblica – a national holiday throughout the country, where Italians honour the founding of the republic of Italy. The country is filled with celebrations, parades, fireworks and fine food. It’s also a fine time to visit Italy as summer rolls in – sunset visions over the Tuscany hills, sitting alfresco with a glass of vino, so we’re giving you a taste of Italy right here on your doorstep.

Download your voucher here and dine in with us on our A La Carte and we’ll reduce your food bill by half!

T&C’s apply. One voucher per person. Voucher must be presented upon arrival.  Food only. Must include a main course. Offer valid on Tuesdays in June 2017 only. Not in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. Management  reserve the right to amend or withdraw the offer at any time. 


			
			

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National Vegetarian Week

May 10th, 2017

This week, celebrate National Vegetarian Week at Caffe Vivo with our special ‘Vegetariano Menu’.

Italians embrace fresh vegetables and skipping meat is no big deal in the country. Apparently, Italy even has the highest percentage of vegetarians in Europe and the city of Turin is considered Italy’s first ‘vegetarian city’.

Most Italians have a very vegetarian-friendly diet and this goes back in history. It’s only after the Industrial Revolution that the Bel Paese has seen opulence and luxury. Before that, meat was seen as a luxury item that not all members of society could afford, especially in rural areas of the Peninsula. Therefore, various classic Italian dishes often reflect the years of meat-free eating. Although Italians do love their carne, there’s so much choice for the vegetarians and that’s what we’re celebrating this 15-21 May at Caffe Vivo.

Italian dishes have a wealth of vegetarian possibilities, from pasta to polenta. There’s so much delightful meals based on vegetables and seasonal produce that employ traditional Italian preperations. Caffe Vivo are proud to celebrate the variety from grains, eggs, legumes, incredible olive oil,  vegetable sauces to hearty soups.

For one week only, go Vegetarian the Italian way. Enjoy 2 Courses for £12.50 and 3 Courses for £15, available 15-21 May, Monday – Friday from 12.00pm – 10.00pm  Saturday 12.00pm – 7.00pm. Phone 0191 232 1331 to reserve your table.

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This May at Caffe Vivo

May 10th, 2017

This May, we’re delighted to bring you a fantastic selection of events and offers here at Caffe Vivo.

There’s plenty to see and do this month at Live Theatre, from BBC’s Jack Rooke to live music and workshops. Find out more here. Whatever the event, we’ve our pre-theatre dining offer.  Make a night of it and dine in with 2 Courses for only £17.50 and 3 Courses for only £20.50.

It’s Real Bread Week, this 6-12 May and we’re proud to be working with our sister company who supply us with our incredible bread including Foccacia, Ciabatta, Grissini and Walnut and Raisin.

Celebrate National Vegetarian Week, 15-21 May with us, as we present our ‘Vegetariano Menu’. For one week only, go Vegetarian the Italian way. Phone 0191 232 1331 to reserve your table. Find out more here.

Don’t forget that our BYO Night is also back the first Wednesday of every month and the next one is ready to welcome in June. Join us 7th June, where this evening couldn’t be simpler. You supply the booze and we cook up some fantastico food to serve alongside.

Dig out that bottle of wine that you’ve been saving for a special occasion or which you thought was too expensive to drink at home, or for which you could never be bothered to cook – and bring it with you to Caffe Vivo to have with dinner.

Caffe Vivo won’t charge you corkage! All we ask is that you quote BYO when you make a reservation, on (0191) 232 1331. And don’t forget, alongside their a la carte menu, they are also serving their Fixed Price Menu with two courses for just £17.50 or 3 courses for only £20.50.

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