There’s nothing better than a big fat Chinese takeaway in Newcastle after a long day at university or a heavy night out!

Luckily for students living and studying in the buzzing city of Newcastle, there are plenty of scrumptious Chinese takeaways to fill that rumbling belly.

The best part? There are loads of takeaways surrounding your student accommodation, so you can stay in your cosy PJ’s and your food will be there in a flash!

Since it’s coming up to Chinese New Year (12th February), you need the best pick of the bunch, which is where we can help.

We’ve done our research and gathered the top 8 Chinese takeaways in Newcastle rated by students, so get ready to tuck in!

1. Jakki’s Chinese Takeaway 10/10

138 Heaton Park Rd,  Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5NR

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Coming in at number one on the yummy scale is Jakki’s Chinese Takeaway, just an 8-minute drive from Leazes Parade – hooray!

You can order online on their website here where they have bags of deals including the popular “munch box” for just £14.

In the munch box, you can enjoy salt & chilli pepper chicken, chips and ribs, 4 spring rolls, 4 curry samosas AND fried rice…what an absolute feast!

Students can order online between 5pm and 11pm and if you’re a vegetarian, fear not, they have a munch box for vegetarians too.

2. The Peninsula 9/10

183 Chillingham Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5LH

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The Peninsula Chinese Takeaway in Newcastle have grabbed second place, and it’s only a 10-minute drive from your student digs!

Order on their website where you’ll find lots of scrumptious main meals, extra portions if you’re feeling peckish and set meals.

For appetisers, why not treat yourself to some crispy aromatic duck or a mixed starter if you want to try a bit of everything with your mates!

Chef’s specials include dry fried chicken with spring onion, leeks and chilli and stir-fried king prawn and chicken – yum!

3. Newton Cantonese Chop Suey House 9/10

160 Newton Rd, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7HP

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Another absolute legendary Chinese Takeaway in Newcastle is the Newton Cantonese Chop Suey House, once again a 10-minute drive away from Leazes Parade!

You can find their menu on Facebook and order via telephone to get your Chinese Takeaway feast.

Labelled as “the best Chinese Takeaway in Newcastle” on Trip Advisor, it’s no wonder this place is super popular amongst students and locals!

Their Cantonese crispy chicken has fab reviews and their meat is always cooked to perfection, so you can wave goodbye to the usual Chinese takeaway grease 😉

4. La Yuan 8/10

7-9 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SG

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Stealing fourth place is La Yuan, known for their classic Chinese small plates, hot dishes and noodles.

Available to order on Deliveroo, choose between the likes of slow-cooked pork belly and braised duck leg *drools*!

The best part? They can get their delivery to you in 5-15 minutes, which means by the time you’ve gotten into your cosy PJ’s, your food will have arrived.

Wholesome hot dishes include a winter stew of slow-cooked beef with carrots and mountain spices and stir-fried pork belly with fresh chillies, garlic and leeks.

We’ve got some good news for you too folks…because La Yuan is literally a 3-minute drive away from your accommodation!

So sit back, relax, and nom on some utterly delicious and fresh Chinese cuisine.

5. Wok Inn 7/10

10A Northumberland Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8JF

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Just a 7-minute drive from Leazes Parade is Wok Inn, available to order on Just Eat for your Chinese takeaway fix!

Choose between small dishes, rice dishes, fried rice dishes, noodle soup dishes and fried noodle dishes…baso all the carbs.

There’s a £2 delivery fee and an £8 minimum order fee, but you can also grab 20% off when you spend £25!

The spicy fried chicken ramen noodle in a tom yum soup is definitely worth a try if you like a bit of a kick and the fried noodles are a dream too.

Why not wash your meal down with a sweet ginger tea or a Wok Inn special milk tea to wind down and relax with your full belly?

6. South Gosforth Chinese 7/10

46 Station Rd, South Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1QD

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Open from 5pm-11pm is South Gosforth Chinese Takeaway in Newcastle, perfect for your takeaway fix after a long day of studying.

It’s a cheeky 10-minute drive from Leazes Parade (which seems to be a common theme throughout this list!)

You can order your food on Just Eat or opt for collection if you’d prefer, but FYI there’s a £3 delivery fee and a £10 minimum order.

Tuck into a munch box with salt & chilli chicken and ribs, or maybe opt for some duck with satay sauce.

It’s no doubt that the South Gosforth Chinese is absolutely massive with something for everyone!

They even have set menus, so if you want to treat yourself and your flatmates to a Chinese Takeaway for a decent price – this is the place to go to!

7. Lucky House 6/10

267 Shields Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1DQ

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You’re deffo lucky if you visit Lucky House on Shields Road because it’s a) super delish, and b) super affordable!

Make your order on Just Eat and choose from an extensive menu of Chinese cuisine, all cooked to a high standard.

From simple dishes to omelettes, to Thai curries for a bit of spice, this place really has it all.

As well as special set dinners, Lucky House also have vegetarian dishes to choose from, including Dou Fu in a black bean sauce!

This particular Chinese Takeaway is a short 10-minute drive from Leazes Parade, perfect for students wanting quick delivery/collection.

8. Nice Noodle 6/10

89 Great N Rd, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 2DQ

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Nice Noodle is definitely a nice Chinese takeaway who always offer tasty food, and great service to match!

Delivery & Collection is available Tuesday – Sunday from 5pm-10pm and you get free prawn crackers on orders over £20!

If you spend over £30 you also get free mini spring rolls, so it’d be rude not to splash out with your mates for the extra freebies.

The portions are large and the food is fresh, what more could you want in a Chinese takeaway?

Order on their website here, and get ready to tuck in!

We hope you found our rundown of best Chinese takeaways in Newcastle useful, because let’s be honest, sometimes all a student wants is a yummy Chinese and a full belly.


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