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133 Jesmond Road | Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1JY, England
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Re-visited after a long absence and the lunch-time set menu at only £4.95 is terrific value. Potato skins with garlic and chilli or soup (tomato or minestrone was the choice) for starters. Minestrone was very good and large. Vegetarian pasta, calzone pizza and a vegetarian pizza and all large. The calzone did lack tomato sauce base, but was massive for... More 

Thank xxxyyy2014
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Pop in at least once every two months the food and service are top class just managed to get a table today.Can under stand why a two course meal for two excluding drinks only £20.They also offer plenty of daily specials well worth a trip.

Thank Michael F
newcastle upon tyne
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

29 of us attended for my sons 18th birthday meal. Very welcoming, staff very friendly. Food was delicious and well priced. On returning home I realised I hadn't left a tip and felt really guilty but on revising the bill I realised I'd been overcharged anyway, so not feeling so guilty. Will definitely return again. My 15 month old granddaughter... More 

Thank jayne4369
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here years ago but we went here tonight as a group of 13 - aged from 3 to 80. Wanted a cosy restaurant with good food as had family up from London that we hadn't seen for 20 odd years. Nothing was too much trouble, the service was fantastic as was the food. We all had various starters and... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as I stepped into Santana's, one of the lovely waiters ushered us in straight away and treated us as though we were family. The meals are exceptionally good - tasty and large. You won't leave here hungry! A lovely time was had by all.

Thank No1southernbird
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food , excellent value for money. I've been eating out quite a bit lately for the wife's birthday and I think this was best and cheapest place we've eaten. You must give a go.

Thank Hally1974
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my 5 star restaurant when I used to live in Newcastle 8 years ago. It was my definite "go too" restaurant. We were all looking forward to going to this quirky place for dinner and I'm really sorry but it was a disappointment. My starter of Camembert was cold but hey ho it's busy so I let it... More 

Thank grannyhanlan
m w, General Manager at Santana's, responded to this review

We're sorry to hear your experience this time wasn't as good as your previous visits to us. We do emphasise that if your food isn't up to standard please inform a member of staff or our manager at the time so we can resolve any issue. It's hard for us to provide this service if we are not made aware,... More 

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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited Santanas many times but last night will be the last, which is a shame as the food is good, one of the few places I order pizza, and at a reasonable price. What a shame therefore that two of the older waiters feel it is appropriate to constantly shout, clap their hands, dance and sing along to the... More 

Thank lesleymac_323
m w, General Manager at Santana's, responded to this review

Apologies that your dining experience made you feel that you had to post on here rather than ask to speak to our Manager Mark who could have sorted any issues you had discreetly and courteously at the time, so your evening would've been more enjoyable. Thank you for making us aware of your experience, as you mention you have visited... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Went there on Thursday night and while the food was good and decently priced, the sight of the woman behind the bar moaning loudly and haranguing the waiting staff left a sour taste. The experience was not helped by the OTT behaviour of a couple of waiters who seem to think a trip to Santana's has to be reminiscent of... More 

Thank areyouwithmedoctorwu
m w, General Manager at Santana's, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and that you enjoyed the dishes on our menu, we do aim to provide good quality affordable food. As for the issue with a couple of our staff at the time they have been made aware of your post and we apologise, please feel free to speak with our Manager Mark if your not happy,... More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

They were busy but found the two of us a table, pleasant staff, good food. Reasonable prices, do takeaway.

Thank Tina A
m w, General Manager at Santana's, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 Jesmond Road | Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1JY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: 441912817849
Original family owners have returned and taken over! Family run restaurant with a fantastic new menu and Head Chef. All our dishes are freshly prepared and cooked to order using the best ingredients from local sourced suppliers. From pasta dishes to thin Italian based pizzas, fresh fish, chicken, fillet steak dishes through to traditional Sunday dinners with all the trimmings, Desserts are homemade and bread baked fresh daily. Takeaway and delivery available through just eat.

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