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Cafe Royal

8 Nelson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AW, England
+44 191 231 3000
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“scones” (44 reviews)
“cake” (33 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Nelson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AW, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thought we'd found some where nice for a drink and cake. After queuing and paying for what we wanted we then had to sit down at table and wait it to be brought over. Considering we only ordered cold cakes, tea, coffee and pop for...More

Thank Broffe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really delicious food cooked simply. Small menu but a good variety of choice. Staff friendly enough. Nice drinks. A bit pricey but would visit again.

Thank James M
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Just popped into cafe royal and for those who have read my posts you will know I usually try to always find positives but on this occasion I'm afrsidcthe service and good was not up to the usual standards. The place was not that busy...More

1  Thank spider124
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

I love visiting cafes all over the place. Still consider Cafe Royal to have the best cappuccino in town! And the scones & cakes are delicious too. Just love this place.

Thank alilenn
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Ideal meeting place in the centre of Newcastle, very near Monument metro station. Lovely atmosphere, very busy and staff keep tables cleared and bring orders to you in a timely manner. No loud music playing, just the hustle and bustle of people chatting, laughing and...More

Thank isobel b
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

I've always enjoyed Cafe Royal and have been going there for a few years now, however over the last few months something has changed. The all day 'brunch' menu is just not good. They've done away with the breakfast menu and the wonderful afternoon tea...More

Thank LolaB63
Reviewed 29 November 2017

This is a very nice modern cafe in Newcastle however the staff really need to lift their game in this competitive market. Had a list of different coffees but when requested one they said "we don't have that" - don't know how that works these...More

Thank Austimum
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We (myself and and friend) went for lunch at Cafe Royal in November of this year. Easy enough getting a table, so no issues there. The system doesn't work particularly well in that you order at the counter and you take a number so that...More

Thank TheOutsider55
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Me and my husband visited for breakfast this morning and wished I had not bothered. Husband had the breakfast waffle, just okay but everything on the plate just tepid. I ordered Eggs Benedict and had to ask for the hollandaise sauce, by the time it...More

Thank salonen13
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Attended for breakfast on a Saturday morning, booking ahead worth it as the place is very popular. Got sat upstairs, overlooking the entrance, which was nice. Gorgeous and tasteful Christmas decorations up at the minute, really added to the decor. Food was excellent, nice strong...More

1  Thank melb8888
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6 November 2015|
Response from CafeRoyalNewcastle | Property representative |
Yes you can book a table on any day, just call us on 0191 231 3000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Nelson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 231 3000
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