The Open Jar was born in 2016 on Hartlepool Marina and quickly made a name for itself for A+ food. Since then, it’s gone from strength to strength, moving into a bigger and better location which is right on the seafront in Seaton Carew.
MIMA Kitchen is a café situated at MIMA. Our café serves thoughtful, wholesome, food and drinks for breakfast and lunch and offers a range of salads, quiches, frittatas, jacket potatoes, paninis, and sandwiches, along with homemade cakes and scones.
Established in 1996, Eliano’s is a family-run Italian restaurant based in Middlesbrough. Tucked away on Fairbridge Street, you quickly understand why Eliano’s gets classed as one of Middlesbrough’s best-kept secrets, as it is hard to believe you are only 30 seconds away from the hustle and bustle of Linthorpe Road.
The Prickly Pear Bistro is a hidden garden restaurant tucked away inside the TAD Centre on Ormesby Road in Middlesbrough. At first, it may be hard to find, but once you’re in on the secret it will become your favourite hideaway.
That Cake is a small batch artisan bakery with an intimate cake/coffee shop located within Saltburn-by-the-sea, North Yorkshire which opened its doors in July 2019. That Cake is located within the LillianDaph store, 10 Station Street, Saltburn, TS12 1AE.
If you love an IPA, a craft beer, or even something continental, we have the brew for you. At Top of the Hops, Darlington, we have an ever-changing selection of bottled, canned, and draught beers to tickle your taste buds.
Independent Teesside was forged from a desire to celebrate all things independent throughout Teesside. What started as a social media page shining a spotlight on some of our favourite places to visit, evolved into a movement that actively encourages Teessiders to support the independent businesses which are the heartbeat of our home.