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29 Pudding Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UF, England
+44 191 232 1961
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible15%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
29 Pudding Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been here lots of times on girl's night's out. Never been disappointed. Happy hour deals can't be beaten. Sometimes I've had starters, sometimes just mains...always varied, but great quality for the price. On this occasion, along with wine, I had a half & half. Half...More

Thank LoveLifeLoveChampers
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was visiting some friends for the weekend and we decided to try this restaurant for dinner. I have to say I was very disappointed. Firstly it took a long time to even take our order. Then the food came, and the carbonara that I...More

Thank Lara S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was away in Newcastle on business and on the evening we was walking to Bryon Burger and stumbled across this Italian and choose this instead. I ordered a pizza and chips. One of my friends ordered the same and the other had a pasta...More

1  Thank Liam J
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We have been going to Puccinis for over 15 years. We went recently.Not the usual cheer. The most of the staff seemed disinterested in providing more than the very basics. We waited quiet a long time for our pizzas and when they arrived they were...More

Thank PenworthamPrincess
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The taxi from our stay at Malmaison on the quayside took us through the city centre then down a random side street, and getting out we wondered what we had gotten ourselves in for, but Puccini's is a hidden gem in Newcastle. We had booked...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Ordered a starter and main course, but should have just had the main - as portions are big! Good service and lots of choice, very reasonable prices too. Hubby had a spicy hot folded pizza and boy it was extremely spicy - beware! The only...More

1  Thank JamJo44
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Googled Italian in Newcastle and this Restaurant came up.....looked interesting and good value ? Anyways, dinnae want to be nasty but I wasn't impressed at all! Pizza's (under cooked and a soggy bottom, Mary Berry would have cried) and as I came out of the...More

Thank Fiona J
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I have been a regular visitor to Puccini for around 30 years. All of our family birthdays have been celebrated there. The food is always good and the service is excellent. The special lunches are amazing value. My father particularly looks forward to his visits...More

1  Thank JIC51
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I visited this restaurant a few years ago and I can honestly say after today's meal, it has to be the best Italian restaurant in Newcastle . Lovely food,friendly staff. My husband is quite picky and even he didn't grumble

1  Thank Diane A
Reviewed 20 June 2017

My Mother took my Mother-in-Law for a Birthday treat last week. They were appalled at the rude waitress who was very unwelcoming and gave the impression she didn't want their custom. They felt uncomfortable and felt they had to rush their meal even though the...More

2  Thank Deb294
lindapNewcastle, Owner at Puccini, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

We are very sorry to hear about your experience at Puccini. Could you please let me know the day and approx time you were in, as I need to look into this matter ASAP.my personal email address is lindaprentice.lp@gmail.com Linda

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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