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The Big Mussel dining, Quayside

15 The Side, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3JE

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Mains for two with optional desserts, mixed seafood platter or surf & turf for two with a glass of Prosecco or wine each at The Big Mussel, Quayside; valid 7 days – save up to 58%

Sublime seafood

  • Mains for two at The Big Mussel
  • Option to include a dessert each
  • Or upgrade to a mixed seafood platter with calamari, fishcakes, king prawns, scampi, haddock goujons plus a mixed salad, dipping sauces and chunky chips
  • Or opt for a surf and turf with rump steak, king prawns, tomato, roasted mushrooms and mixed salad for two
  • Valid 7 days

Sample menu


  • Breaded scampi with mixed salad, homemade chips and tartare sauce
  • Penne pasta Napoli
  • Harissa spiced vegan sausage with mashed potato and a tomato and basil sauce
  • Whitebait with garlic mayo, fresh lemon and parsley
  • Mediterranean pancakes stuffed with wild mushrooms and creamy goats cheese served with a garlic cream sauce
  • Plump Scottish mussels served with mayo and homemade chunky chips with a choice of sauces:

- Classic: shallots, garlic, white wine and parsley cream
- Arrabiata: red onion, chilli, basil and tomato
- Thai broth: lime, coriander, chilli and coconut milk


  • Crème brûlée with raspberry compote and spiced shortbread
  • Chocolate brownie served with mint chocolate ice cream
  • Sticky toffee pudding with toffee sauce and vanilla ice cream
  • Salted caramel chocolate torte with apricot brandy infused whipped cream
  • Ice cream & sorbet selection

The Big Mussel

  • Independently owned, family-run restaurant in the Quayside
  • Famed for its understated décor and its welcoming and relaxed atmosphere
  • Known for their wide selection of traditional Belgian beers and delicious seafood dishes
  • Rated 4 out of 5 on TripAdvisor
  • Loved by itisoners

What to expect

  • Mains for two OR
  • Mains and desserts for two OR
  • Mixed seafood platter to share between two with glass of Prosecco or wine each OR
  • Surf and turf each for two with a glass of Prosecco or wine each

Small print

Voucher is valid from Tue 1 Sep 2020 until Mon 31 May 2021, 7 days 12noon – 10.15pm; subject to availability.

Excludes 2 - 5 Apr and 3 May 2021.

Voucher must be booked by Mon 17 May 2021 (we don’t want you to miss out!).

You risk forfeiting your voucher if you cancel within 24 hours of your booking.

Multiple voucher purchases permitted.

Max 3 vouchers per table.

Option 1: Choice of main course from set itison menu only.

Option 2: Choice of main course and dessert from set itison menu only.

Option 3: Mixed seafood platter to share with salt and pepper calamari, fishcakes, tempura prawns, scampi, haddock goujons and mixed salad.

Option 4: Surf and turf each with rump steak, king prawns, tomato, mushrooms and mixed salad.

Menu is subject to change.

A supplementary charge per person is required for the following: garlic & herb or peppercorn sauce £2, sides £3.25; payable directly to the restaurant.

Vegetarian and vegan option available; please advise restaurant at time of booking. No gluten/wheat free options are available.

Options 3 & 4: Include 200ml Prosecco or 175ml red, white or rose wine each. Alcohol cannot be replaced with a soft drink.

Wheelchair access available. Please note there are no disabled facilities.

Children permitted with an adult over the age of 18.

Advance booking required.

The venue may restrict the number of itison bookings on each day so please book early if you want a specific date.

The beginning and end period of a voucher’s validity is always the busiest. We advise members to book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Vouchers can be presented on mobile device or printed for redemption; please show your voucher on arrival.

Voucher is not exchangeable for cash or valid with any other offers.

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  • The Big Mussel
  • 15 The Side, Newcastle upon Tyne,
    NE1 3JE
  • Tel: 0191 232 1057
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The Big Mussel dining, Quayside

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