Despite opening less than three years ago, Peace and Loaf have already gained critical acclaim from high places as well as continuing its role in the community.

4.5/5 average rating from over 700 reviews
TripAdvisor
Secret Diner, The Journal

“Confident fine dining from Dave Coulson’s Peace & Loaf, bringing imagination and flair to Jesmond.”

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Elise Rana, Accent Magazine

“This is food that invites interaction, with a meticulous level of detail that shows not just mastery of haute cuisine technique but a genuine, passionate enthusiasm for cooking and how it can be approached.”

Katy Wheeler, Sunderland Echo

“Creative flare meets culinary gems at this new restaurant. Still talking about this place days afterwards, testament that it’s worth a trip to the Toon.”

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Jay Rayner, The Observer

“Peace and Loaf makes eating out an adventure. But that doesn’t mean it is not serious about serving good food. Impressive value for cooking of such wit.”

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The Journal

“MasterChef rivals pick up prestigious national honours.”

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The Journal

“Quality fare really knocked me for six.”

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Appetite Magazine

“Peace & Loaf’s Rob Elat named chef of the year.”

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The Chronicle

“Jesmond chef claims regional title.”

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The Chronicle

“Former rivals in MasterChef pick up prestigious national awards.”

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The Chronicle

“Jesmond’s Peace and Loaf chef named North East’s best culinary craftsman.”

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People’s Kitchen

“Masterchef finalist to spread some joy.”

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News Post Leader

“Rob Cooks up top regional chef honour.”

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Lifestyle Magazine

“Headed up by MasterChef: The Professionals 2010 finalist, Dave Coulson, Michelin-accredited restaurant Peace & Loaf bring you a unique twist on traditional, British cuisine.”

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Luxe Magazine

“Chef Dave Coulson recently spent a night working at The People’s Kitchen, helping their volunteer cooks prepare, cook and serve homeless, disadvantaged and vulnerable who turn to the kitchen for help. Dave shares his recipes.”

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La Di Da Magazine

“The most wonderful texture and flavours combine to create something really quite exquisite. The result is utter perfection.”

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The Evening Chronicle

“Top chef takes fine dining to the streets for the homeless.”

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The Week

“Peace & Loaf displays an admirable lightness of touch, not so much in the flavours, which are big and serious, but in the ideas.”

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News Post Leader

“Peace & Loaf’s Rob Elat cooks up top regional chef honour.”

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Chloe Holmes, North East Times

“I wouldn’t dare try to recreate the magic that is conjured up in the Peace and Loaf kitchen. Some things are best left to the masters.”

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Tripadvisor.co.uk

4.5/5 overall rating (over 1,000 reviews)

“Refreshing to eat at a restaurant serving such excellent food in a completely unpretentious environment.”

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The Journal

“One of Dave’s favourite off-duty treats, along with traditional roast lamb with all the trimmings.”

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