summer opening hours : we will be closed on sundays for the duration of the school holidays – all other opening hours remain the same – we are still open to 6:30 weds,thursday and friday and 6:00 on monday, tuesday and saturday. Open from 9:30 friday and saturday, and 10 am on other days.

We’re Newcastle’s leading Independent Food Store. We sell the widest range of local and organic foods that our region has to offer. From fresh foods to wholefoods, from superfoods to healthfoods, We offer you the best food with a friendly, helpful service.

Our specialities include seasonal vegetables from local farms, a deli counter of local raw cheeses, and a full range of carefully sourced groceries. We have a wide range of organic meats, and offer customers the opportunity to make savings through bulk buying.



As Recommended By...

The Guardian’s Good Food Guide
Rick Stein’s Food Heroes of Britain
Rose Prince of the Daily Telegraph.
BBC Olive Magazine
BBC Countryfile
Cbeebies I can cook
Living North Magazine
The Herald

Opening Hours

10am – 6pm Monday, Tuesday
10am – 6:30pm Wednesday, Thursday
9:30am – 6.30pm Friday
9:30am – 6.00pm Saturday
Closed Sundays & Bank Holidays

Extended hours may be offered as the season allows.

Organic Fruit & Veg


Our organic fruit and veg is locally sourced, fresh, tasty and good value.

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Our Deli Counter


Fresh Salad Sandwiches available during the week, trays of fresh baked cake and a range of speciality cheeses

Good Food & Groceries


The Honey Tree offers a huge range of carefully-sourced, fresh and great tasting foods.


Here at The Honey Tree, away from the bright lights of the supermarkets, customers are keeping the faith.

John Craven, Countryfile

Benfield U11's girl's football team


The Honey Tree proudly sponsors Benfield Junior’s U11 girl’s team. Benfied football girl’s teams have an open access policy making football accessible to all girls in our local community.

What some of our customers say...

“Great customer service & lovely staff. Also really easy to find what you need”. Helen Connor

“Fantastic local shop. A great range of organic produce.” Peter Adamson

“Lovely Shop with a fantastic range”. Sam Bowyer

“The Honey Tree makes a fabulous Pineapple Polenta cake” Myriam Alexandra De

“Love Katie’s baking and the organic veg” Annie Ball

“Best Organic Shop in the north east” David Marshall

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