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26 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JD, England
+44 191 231 2840
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (140 reviews)
“sea bass” (40 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
26 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Booked here for about 30 of us for my 18th birthday, really great atmosphere and really good food which we ordered from one of the set menus for groups. I had the chicken although it was quite spicy I really enjoyed it. Staff were very...More

Thank lulakidd
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love love love this place The staff, the food, the ambience are perfect. Had the two course special this time and it was beautiful.

Thank Lynsey S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived at babucho for a birthday lunch and received a friendly greeting from all staff. Our waiter Alex was amazing and welcoming. Very attentive but not forward. In fact he was very friendly and funny, and supplied us with colouring art for the child with...More

Thank supernoods
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was somewhat of a surprise for all of us. Really nice interior, ambiance and great food. Went here on a friday without a booking, but got a table right a way. We all loved the interior of the restaurant. The food was also excellent...More

Thank Kimmen1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a pleasant dinner here tonight. The menu is perfect, something for everyone. Service was wonderful and our waiter Luca was very accommodating. I had a negroni cocktail and a bottle of their pinot grigio. As starters I had the bruschetta and my partner had...More

Thank HelderBalbino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go to babuchos frequently! It’s never failed us! Food, drinks and atompshere all amazing! Great for families, as the staff make a fuss of the kids - our daughter loves making her own pizza! It’s also a great restaurant for groups of friends or...More

Thank esta_9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four people had dinner at the Babucho. The ambience was nice and the staff very positive, welcoming and attentive. I asked for the music to be turned down a bit, which immediately happened. I had the penne pollo primavera which was actually...More

Thank ThanksForTheFish42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have always popped in for great cocktails when we visit Newcastle. Never been able to get a table in the restaurant , so didn't realise what a nice in Italian restaurant it is. Mixed menu. Busy and efficient service. Enjoyed. Friendly.

Thank Cath M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely clean place. We went on team night out. Everyone enjoyed the food. It is loud in the restaurant though

Thank kmyb607
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've eaten here twice in the last month, and loved the ambience, service, and quality of the food and drink. It's not cheap, though they do an excellent set menu. I'll be back!

Thank Jon M
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22 June 2017|
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Response from ndw78 | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to dress up to go. On an evening there will be those that are but lunch would be majorly casual
Samantha R
3 June 2017|
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Response from BabuchoPR | Property representative |
It sure is!! we have colouring, kids menu and if they like they can make their own Pizza at the table.
Adam B
15 April 2017|
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Response from easterchick | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plus the quality is great.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 231 2840
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