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29 Pudding Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UF, England
+44 191 232 1961
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1,032 reviews
707 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Its a pre match meal Not an evening out restaurant That said the service is quick The food is ok The ambience fine Good in a crowd

Thank davethedrill
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on wedensday night forgetting there was a match on.so the place a tad busy to say the least . The restaurant offers good value for money and a huge choice of dishes .its more European than your traditional Italian from fillet steak to lobster.with a good selection of wines ,too suit most diners. Internally it's not one of these... More 

Thank paulwatsoncompsales
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food quality has changed as well as service. Prices still good. Okay for a quick bite to eat not an evening meal or occasion like why I went last night. Toilets not the best always been that way. Shame used to be a nice place to go too.

Thank brendariggs
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Called in for a lunch special very enjoyable potato skins Bolognese pizza and coffee all for a very reasonable price have been before and the quality is still first class looking forward to next visit

Thank russell c
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We use this restraunt quite a lot when in town shopping or an early evening drink and always enjoy the food, and service,,,,, that's never an issue. On our last early evening visit I noticed a new face serving tables,, who couldn't wait for the "owner"? to leave the restraunt ,,, and dive outside for a cigarette break. Being a... More 

Thank cruiser1949
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Visited on New Years Eve with friend s stunning food great selection of starters I was struggling to choose as there were so many I wanted to try went for the salmon and prawn crepes which were lush ..... main I had fillet I would have had it cooked a little less if I'd have know they were going to... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We stumbled upon this restaurant after a busy day Christmas shopping and what with the festive parties and nights out we were stuggling to get dinner without a reservation. The reastaurant was busy but had a table free much to our delight. We decided to skip the starters and dive stright in to the main course, ordering the monkfish with... More 

Thank Chuckie83
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Turned up without booking and as only two of us managed to get a table. My husband and I both ordered pizzas. My husbands was folded and was huge! My pizza was spicy chicken and chorizo with sweet chilli sauce. Our food was outstanding. In fact when waiter came with bill I told him that it was the nicest pizza... More 

Thank DaisyR65
Hampshire, England
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257 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

This is a budget restaurant, which is fine, we knew that when we went in and we were just looking for a decent bite to eat before heading to a concert. On the plus side the guy behind the bar was very friendly and welcoming and happy to stop and chat at tables etc. I'm guessing he was the owner,... More 

Thank Dakles
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Went in here for lunch. Staff were friendly enough. I had the soup which was tomato and basil, very nice, my wife and daughter had potato skins. I shared a pizza with my daughter, which was a little greasy and my wife had pasta which was a huge portion. She eats a lot and she left some so well worth... More 

Thank dougbrowni95

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Pudding Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 232 1961

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?