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.
Katie’s Design House was founded by illustrator and print designer Katie Dyer. The artist’s work is vintage inspired with a modern, colourful twist and her illustrations are often achieved in a variety of media from various inks, paints and pastels.
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.