A slate of food vendors offering global cuisines have been announced as St. James’ Park' STACK fanzone prepares to open this summer.

One new vendor is Tiptop, which offers a selection of Asian-inspired noodle and rice dishes created by seasoned restaurateur Kevin Liu.

Also joining the STACK food line-up for the first time are Soju & Gogi, seasoned operators of Korean BBQ restaurants, who plan to serve dishes like Korean fried chicken and BBQ wraps.

Mr Liu said: "We’re very excited at going into STACK because we believe it will be a huge success."

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Dabbawal, a beloved Indian street food venue having two restaurants in the city, is joining the fanzone.

STACK will also be welcoming back traders like Acropolis and Texas Smoker who have been resident at previous iterations of the company's sites.

Other vendors taking a unit at the new site include Brack Burger, known for its classic smashed burgers and loaded fries, Davey’s Mexicano offering a range of Tex-Mex and Bao Down's popular Bao Buns.

CEO of STACK, Neill Winch said: "The food offering when coupled with the bars and the live entertainment programme STACK is renowned for will make St. James’ STACK presented by Sela an amazing place to visit at any time of the week."

Darren Eales, CEO of Newcastle United, said: "We are thrilled to hear that STACK’s reputation and expertise has attracted such a vibrant mix of traders that will collectively create a truly unique social hub here in the city."