Restaurant Hjem

Address

Hjem 

The Hadrian Hotel

Wall
Hexham
Northumberland
NE46 4EE

Contact

Tel: (+44) 1434 681232 

Email: reservations@restauranthjem.co.uk

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Food

We offer our guests the choice between two menus; our 12 course tasting menu or a slightly shorter 6 course tasting menu if you would prefer a more concise dining experience. 

 

All our ingredients are sourced from the surrounding farms and gardens. Some of the courses are small bites, others are larger dishes. All of our food is cooked with Scandinavian precision and techniques.

12 course tasting menu – £75pp

6 course tasting menu – £45pp

With advance notice, we are happy to accommodate any allergies or dietary requirements. Likewise vegetarian and pescatarian menus can also be arranged.

*Please note, for the month of December, we will only be serving our 12 course tasting menu.

Drink

The wines we pour alongside Alex’s menu are carefully chosen by sommelier Anna Frost from wine makers who work with maximum respect for the environment and minimum intervention in the cellar. Their passion and rigorous, often biodynamic, work is key to expressing sense of place in the most natural way.

Both our taster menus can be complemented by either an alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage pairing. 

12 course pairing – £60pp

6 course pairing – £35pp


 Our Team

Alex started his cooking career at 2 Michelin star Daniel Berlin Krog, not far from his home town in Southern Skåne. He learnt hard work and determination as well as a respect for using quality produce and the importance of using foraging as a resource. He went on to work for ex-Noma sous chefs, Sam Nutter and Victor Wågman, as head chef at their Copenhagen nose-to-tail restaurant, Bror. He spent time staging at numerous restaurants in Scandinavia including Frantzen in Stockholm, and Fäviken in Northern Sweden before moving to Oslo to continue his career at 3 Michelin star Maaemo. His love for Northumberland’s landscape and produce (and Ally!) made relocating to the North East an easy decision for him.

Alex Nietosvuori

Head Chef

Ally’s family come from just down the road so moving back to the North East really was coming Hjem for her. Since leaving the North East to travel the world back in 2008 Ally has managed restaurants in Australia, New Zealand, Copenhagen and London. The North East has been calling her back though and when the opportunity arose to take over the management of the Hadrian Hotel and open restaurant Hjem she jumped at the chance to showcase Northumbrian produce and Northern hospitality.

Ally Thompson

Restaurant Manager