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21 Starbeck Avenue | Open Until 8pm Week Nights, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1RJ, England
+44 191 230 3190
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09:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long car journey to be with my son on his 21st birthday, how lucky were we to experience the delight of Sapori Cafe! Wonderful service and beautiful authentic Italian food. Amazing value for money, I can't thank you enough. Hope to return when he graduates this summer!

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Thank Gaynor M
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on my birthday for lunch with my husband and my baby in her pram. No problem taking baby. Plenty room. We had a three course leisurely lunch with coffee to finish. I was fit to burst. Lovely thoughtful genuine service from the older lady waitressing. Garlic bread sooo garlicky. Gnocchi full of flavour. Most desserts bought in but the... More 

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Thank Jacqueline S
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I came here for dinner for the first time last weekend and will definitely be returning. The food was the best Italian food I have ever had, and with generous portions at a brilliant price, there was nothing not to love. The staff were so friendly and welcoming, and you can take your own drink! Brilliant.

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1 Thank ahc98
Leeds
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We have been about five times, both with children and without. It's a small Italian cafe which trades as much for lunch during the day as in the evening. The food is delicious every time and extremely good value. The service is friendly and quick and because it's a BYO it's totally affordable. The owner chats and it's always a... More 

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2 Thank Anna9Leeds
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I've travelled all over the world, including Italy, and I can say, hand on heart this is the best Italian I've been to. Yes there are more expensive places that use truffle oil and have plusher interiors, but if you are not pretentious and like good simple food at reasonable prices, visit Saporis

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2 Thank Hassan A
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have been going there for quite some time and is ideal for going with family and /or friends. The food is excellent with the pizzas being superb. The owner and chef, Lorenzo is extremely friendly and helpful as are the girls. Please don't go on a Saturday as I will not get a table!!

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Thank A2778NZdavids
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Sapori is just like being in Italy. The atmosphere is very relaxing and the staff warm and friendly. The meal was very reasonable and completely delicious. There is a lot to order on the menu but I particularly favour the pasta dishes. The portions are very generous. I would definitely recommend this restaurant if you want a fantastic meal that... More 

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Thank amorfati284
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Having heard lots of good stuff about this cafe we decided to stop for a light lunch. Had meatballs with penne while the other half had spicy chicken and potatoes accompanied by garlic bread. Very nice! Lovely relaxed atmosphere with great staff. Worth a visit.

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Thank NicolaCowan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

The friendly owner and quiet location make this a great stopping point for lunch or meeting point after work. With our office located nearby, the fresh pasta dishes are great for take out lunches for our staff and there is always a varied offering every week. Would highly recommend this place as the food is really authentic and tasty.

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Thank Matt_thompson_87
England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Sapori is a small restaurant in Starbeck Avenue in Jesmond that feels exactly like a little bit of Italy. The owner, Lorenzo, makes all his own sauces and the care that he takes with each one definitely shows. The menu is extensive, along with 10 specials. The portions are generous but the cost is not. My husband and I often... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Starbeck Avenue | Open Until 8pm Week Nights, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 230 3190

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