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Simply Greek Tavern

2-4 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
+44 191 222 0035
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“stifado” (42 reviews)
“greek meze” (21 reviews)
“meatballs” (31 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2-4 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went to have a lunch while in Newcastle. It was not busy but the food was great. We opted for the 3 course lunch for 10.50 and ordered wine with that. The waiter was a bit quiet but he was attentive...More

Thank tomdon-uk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent! We visited on the 1st December for a girls Christmas lunch. We had the Christmas menus which was £25 per person. It was perfect, great value for the volume of tasty and varied dishes we received. The staff allowed us plenty of time between...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited because we had a groupon voucher for a mezze platter for two. The food was lovely with friendly service. There was a great variety and plenty of good for two people. We also had two bottles of Greek wine and baklava to share...More

Thank jaynell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful meal in lovely surroundings. I had stiff do and hubby had chicken gyros which were both very tasty and filling. Would definately recommend and go again

Thank EllieP1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the restaurant on a rare evening visit to Newcastle. Staff were lovely and we were offered a nice table quickly. Three of us ordered the Mezze and the other a choice of his preference. The food was served fairly quickly and the Mezze...More

Thank the_clerk
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We used to visit this restaurant frequently and preferred it to Café Neon a couple of doors away. However this visit was very disappointing, The staff were different and service wasn't great. It was cold outside and a draft from the open door. We asked...More

1  Thank b12ywe
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Don't usually write reviews so here goes. First time in Newcastle decided we would have Greek meal on basis of trip advisor reviews went to simply Greek Starter hummus and courgette fritters ok Main meal poor - moussaka just not pleasant salad accompanying very poor...More

1  Thank refaw4
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I could not recommend this place more. I have consistently had the best chicken gyros from here and i could cry with joy upon it’s arrival. It rivals any gyros I’ve had in Greece and cannot love it any more. A million stars. No photo...More

Thank Eleanor B
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Went here for a birthday meal with my wife and was a bit disappointed. We have been before and had an excellent night with very good food and great atmosphere. Unfortunately this was not a repeat. The restaurant is still very nicely decorated and everything...More

1  Thank 01SIDS123
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Visited here after a few drinks round newcastle. Friendly staff Great service Live Greek music by a duet which I think was the owners. Fantastic food! Great choice, will come again!

Thank Samukcc
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Christopher A
5 July 2017|
Response from Neil C | Reviewed this property |
Hi I would think that they have vegetarian dishes but I am not so sure.
Jacqui T
14 June 2016|
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Response from greektavern | Property representative |
We have our MEZE banquet at £18 per person. Otherwise starters from £3.50-£4.90. Mains from £7.50-£11.90. Desserts from £3.00-£4.80. If you need any further information let me know
1 July 2015|
Response from 627Keithybee |
I have been to Simply Greek a number of times, at lunchtime and Stifado is, usually, one of the 'staple' dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 9:45 PM
12:00 PM - 10:45 AM
12:00 PM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 222 0035
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