Cranstons Hexham Shop, 7 Cattle Market.  A traditional butchers shop on the main road through Hexham. Cranstons is renowned for its dry cured bacon and award winning sausages and barbecue produce, all made with locally sourced meats. Enjoy a deli packed full of freshly baked pies, salads and cooked meats.  Also offers a takeaway hot counter serving hot meat breakfast and lunch rolls. Click here. 01434 602271.

Saathi Indian Restaurant & Takeaway, 28 Priestpopple. With a growing reputation, much more restaurant than curry house. 01434 603509.

Thai Royal Orchid, 26 Priestpopple. Owners of the Royal Hotel are Thai and claim to serve the genuine article here. We have not inspected, but reports are positive. Click here. seosmart.com.ua 01434 600585.