About Dobson & Parnell

Dobson & Parnell was opened in 2016 by Andy Hook and Chef Patron, Troy Terrington, named in honour of two of Newcastle’s Victorian architectural stalwarts, John Dobson and William Parnell, who designed the building in 1863. Since opening, the dedicated team have won a host of awards and the restaurant is listed in the Michelin Guide, Harden’s Guide, Good Food Guide, as well having an AA Rosette. 

Meet The Team

Andy Hook

Managing Director

Troy Terrington

Chef Patron

Ruth Terrington

Operations Director

Laura Race

Sales and Marketing Manager

Adam Venus

Restaurant Manager

Luke Potter

Assistant Restaurant Manager

Sam Willis

Sous Chef


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Who we are and what we do


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