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Flint Hill | Dipton, Stanley DH9 9JJ, England
+44 1207 571040
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 1st visit here, I would return however it wouldn't be my 1st choice. Value for money with the early bird is exceptional and a lot to choose from compared to other restaurants of the same cuisine. The food was good, but not great. However the staff made this experience, they were very attentive. Really great service. I'm sure this... More 

Thank vicki w
Durham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading reviews for new Belvedere thought would give it a go but will not be going back. Mushroom soup was just tasteless and watery. King prawns were very good but bread on table had uncooked bits it and was so heavy. Pizza dough on calzone wasn't cooked enough shame as filling was really nice.

Thank Jacqui B
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After years of not visiting this restaurant due to low food standards previously, we decided to pay it a visit to celebrate a family members birthday. As we heard it had been taken over and newly named Belvedere. The food is far superior now then previously. The staff are lovely and are so welcoming. Food was piping hot and very... More 

Thank Helen W
Stanley, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I rarely give five stars to a place. Because I consider my standards to be exacting. This pizzeria restaurant was wonderful. It has recently acquired new management and is no longer called Michaelangelos. It's now called Belvedere. We were welcomed in by smiling faces and pleasanteries as they brought out a ramp to allow us wheelchair access. We were calmly... More 

Thank FairyAngelican
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

A nice Italian restaurant with a lovely atmosphere. Visited here for the first time on Friday evening for a family birthday celebration. Lovely food, I had the prawn cocktail and the steak special! Excellent value for money we all thoroughly enjoyed the evening.

Thank jb292015
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Having been a regular visitor to this restaurant for a number of years I have noticed the standards fluctuating in recent months. However the restaurant is now under new ownership with a new menu chef and wonderful locally sourced produce. Most importantly this is now family-owned and not part of a chain. Sabrina and her family are extremely welcoming everyone... More 

Thank Mitchnortheast2015
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Food was lovely staff were amazing from walking in too leaving.. Staff kept the kids entrained.. Thank you for making my daughters birthday that bit extra special will definitely be back :)

Thank Sam L
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely food great prices anbeey welcoming atmosphere and really happy with our visit.We will be back very soon. Thank you for a lovely night

Thank nat0909
Durham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Should be our local . It's now called Belvedere . It's exactly as it was as Michelangelo's but has laminated cheap menus and no card payment available. White wine menu offers 6 choices but only had 2 choices , not the best wine . Tomato garlic bread very bland , chicken wings come in a barbecue sauce not described in... More 

2 Thank Christine K
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch today. We have been many times before under the old name as well. The family are very friendly & they don't forget you which is a lovely personal touch. The food was top class (as always) & arrived quickly. I always get some of my food boxed to take away because I can never eat it... More 

Thank Sarah S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Flint Hill | Dipton, Stanley DH9 9JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Stanley
  • Phone Number: +44 1207 571040

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