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26 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JD, England
+44 191 231 2840
10:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00
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Newcastle upon Tyne
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a busy Saturday night and the staff were brilliant. Well organised and attentive. The food on the XMAS menu was good but some portions were small and I think that coffee could have been included at the price (£33 + 10%).

Thank imnotretiredme
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Came here yesterday evening for my friend's 18th. When entering we were told that the electricity was down in the Quayside so Babucho's would have to find us somewhere else. However after we had ordered a round of drinks we were gladly told the electricity was once again working and we couldn't have been happier. The service was amazing and... More 

Thank Annalise G
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the best Italian american in the city. My meal today with a friend was excellent festive meal. The welcome was warm as usual. The service was friendly and prompt, with no nonsense. The food was good and reliable, as usual. But the nice little touch this time.... was the festive use of candles and the dimmed lights in... More 

Thank Damian C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here for our Xmas party and the place was great, the food was amazing.... not one of the party of 17 had a complaint. Our food was pre-ordered off the Xmas menu and came very quickly and was amazing!!!! To be honest if there was any negatives they are very small and insignificant...... would definitely recommend the place

Thank StevenDowse84
Newcastle upon Tyne
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I think last night was my 4th visit to Babucho. What can I say? It's smart inside, every time I've been the place has had a great buzz & the staff have always been friendly & attentive. However, my main reason for revisiting is that I am a steak aficionado. I've had both the Tomahawk & the Rib Eye, and... More 

Thank nufcnick
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dined recently with a party of friends and found the staff pleasant but service poor. My group were required to order their meals and pay a deposit prior to dining, but despite this a member of our group was unable to enjoy her chosen desert as they were out of stock. Very noisy ambiance which some people may really enjoy,... More 

2 Thank Tyne&Wear
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice enough food and friendly staffed but the food was a bit pricy for what we were served. The staff were fantastic regardless and service was quick.

Thank MrsTurnby
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Arrived here really late, last minute and they were just great. We had an amazing dinner and brilliant service. We'd had a very long day and long journey from Loch Lomond and just wanted to relax and even at 10pm at night they still looked after us like we were the first people that night. The menu was great value... More 

Thank Nicola O
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place with great ambience, friendly and efficient staff and great food. What more do you want? My first visit to Newcastle and I'm so glad we found this restaurant. The service was personal and my friends and I felt like valued customers which is hard to find. On top of that the food was really delicious. I would highly... More 

Thank janthompson
Birstall, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A walk in of six people served wonderfully by Jason. The food was a excellent with quick service even though it was busy. Not rushed, a wonderful way to spend the afternoon. Will be going back when in Newcastle.

Thank Anita M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, British, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?