If you are looking to enjoy the aesthetic beauty of Middlesbrough that comes with great Italian dining then you must visit Felinis Restaurant in Middlesbrough. The restaurant has been favourite amongst people of Teesside for the past 20 years.The idea of the restaurant began over 20 years ago and was opened by the Piretti family. The restaurant has been ran by Sarah and Eamonn Barody since 2004,I sat down last month with one of the owners Sarah Barody to find out the story behind one of Middlesbrough best loved restaurants.
Sarah and Eamonn Barody have been running the restaurant for last 15 years, When I spoke to Sarah who told me as a restaurant the one thing they focus on is been a family friendly restaurant, been welcoming environment for all different ages ,core of the restaurant values is to be family orientated restaurant,these values have helped the restaurant become one of the most successfully restaurants in Middlesbrough.
Sarah and her husband have continued to help the restaurant grow in the last 15 years by featuring number of offers to people who dine at the restaurant if you are visiting as family children can eat for free which clearly highlights the values of the restaurant been family orientated , monthly music nights which includes live music three course meal for just £20, steak night Wednesday,also every Thursday the restaurant offers all Students,NHS Workers and Armed forces and Police workers 20 per cent off,the restaurant also offers the Teesside dish the chicken Parmo for any Parmo lovers out there. The restaurant also takes pride is catering to anyone needs when comes to its food even if you want to order something that is no longer on the menu, owner Sarah told me they would be more than to cater for us.
She also told me most of the staff working at the restaurant have been there since it opened, also have regulars who come and visit the restaurant and enjoy its family friendly environment. Sarah and her Husband also live in the Middlesbrough area, she highlighted that all the ingredients the restaurant uses in there food is locally bought within the Teesside area and they use other local businesses in the area so the money been spent us benefiting the local economy. The restaurant also keeps high standard of hygiene level been awarded five star hygiene award. First Restaurant In Middlesbrough to gain and retain every year five star hygiene 2007-2019. 12th Consecutive Year. The restaurant has also been Recognised by Raymond Blanc for the sourcing of sustainable fish and support of British inshore fisheries.The restaurant has also had consistent place in the top 10 places to eat in Middlesbrough .
The restaurant is located on Linthorpe road in Middlesbrough,which is open to customers Monday to Saturday offering lunch time service,also Dinner service from 5pm, from my visit to the restaurant last month speaking to one of the owners Sarah about the story behind restaurant. I very happy to see a local person who is passionate about Middlesbrough, wanting to help the local economy, take pride in such family friendly ran restaurant, offering the people of Middlesbrough wide range of food choices ,its for sure worth visiting this little Middlesbrough hidden gem.
Article By Chloe Tempestoso
For more information about Felinis visit there website- https://www.fellinismiddlesbrough.co.uk/