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.
You Knead Pizza is a mobile pizza business run by a husband and wife team, Adam and Sami. Like many, their business came about when the world went into lockdown. After their honeymoon to the pizza capital – Naples, Italy, got canceled, the couple decided to master their pizza making skills from their garden instead.
The Coffee Shed is a rustic venue in the center of Normanby serving barista coffee, hot chocolate, a selection of teas, cakes, meals, and afternoon tea. We pride ourselves on providing good quality food and drinks. We serve a delicious afternoon tea and can add a tipple if you so wish.
Mannequin Cafe is a lovely family ran cafe which brings a Polish twist to the heart of Middlesbrough. You will always be welcomed with a smile and made to feel comfortable within the homely atmosphere.
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.