Doughnut North East

Where to Get Your Doughnut Fix in the North East

Jennifer Igbafen picks out six of the best places to grab a doughnut or two in the North East to celebrate National Doughnut Week…

Proven Goods Co, Newcastle

Proven Goods Co ‘prove’ they are the doughnut place to be with a wide range of freshly-baked, hand-made gooey doughnuts oozing with flavours that are melt-in-your-mouth fabulous.

With new seasonal menus every month, they’ll be able to satisfy any palate. Their secret ingredient? They use local, sustainable ingredients to make their sweet treats extra special! Whether you’re in the mood for a classic sprinkle doughnut or something with a creamy filling, the doughnuts at Proven Goods will steal your heart with every bite.

Number Eight Bakehouse, Darlington

Prepare to be blown away by the explosion of flavours that await you at this haven full of mouth-watering delights.

The moment you sink your teeth into one of Number Eight Bakehouse’s freshly-baked doughnuts, it transports you to sweet paradise. Trust us, their brown sugar glazed doughnuts are totally irresistible.

In addition to these tempting treats, they also offer a selection of breads, cakes, and pastries, which are equally delicious!

R Place, North Shields

This cosy café caters to all senses, with its vibrant neon lights and upbeat rock music that really set the mood. The team here stack the menu with a variety of must-have desserts, making them with only the freshest, highest quality, and locally sourced produce.

Enjoy a symphony of delicious flavours by pairing an aromatic brew of their award-winning artisan coffee with a perfectly dunkable doughnut. While you’re there, why not try some of their equally scrumptious brownies and cookies? We’re officially obsessed!

Big Fat Donut Co, Newcastle

Looking to spice up your doughnut game? Head on down to Big Fat Donut Co. and feast your eyes, and your taste buds, on their sensational, vegan-friendly, hand-crafted doughnuts. Our favourite? It has to be the caramel Biscoff.

In need of doughnuts for a special occasion? Big Fat Donut Co. has got you covered with their incredible range of custom options. Yes, you heard us! Nothing says ‘happy birthday’ quite like a personalised doughnut. From personalised letter doughnuts to huge 10-inch creations, the possibilities are endless.

Be sure to keep an eye out for their themed doughnut weeks, where they showcase unique and vibrant icing designs that make them stand out from the rest.

Batch’d, Gateshead

Send your taste buds into a frenzy with an array of sprinkled, vegan, chocolate bar-inspired doughnuts that are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Featuring a variety of products from top suppliers, their monthly menus ensure you’ll always enjoy the best selection.

Before you leave, don’t forget to check out their other tasty treats like brownies, cookies, pies, milkshakes and ice creams. Simply delicious!

Deep North, North Shields

Ever wondered what the iconic Simpson’s doughnut tastes like? Satisfy your curiosity by giving Deep North’s ‘Homer’ a try!

Once you’ve been lured in, it’ll only be a matter of time before other mouth-watering items on the menu start calling your name. Pair with a steaming cup of coffee to enjoy a match made in foodie heaven!