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Oli & Joes Whickham

34-36 Front Street | Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne NE16 4DT, England
+44 191 496 0066
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“potato skins” (23 reviews)
“pizza” (37 reviews)
“pollo” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
34-36 Front Street | Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne NE16 4DT, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is ideally located on Whickham main street, the initial greeting was ok and we were shown to a table quickly. Our waiter was ok without being memorable. The menu is a pretty standard Italian fare and was of decent quality. The pricing seemed...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Called in for the first time. Don’t like restaurant chains but I wanted to try this restaurant as like to keep an open mind. Totally surprised. All homemade food. Really tasty. We had 2 courses with drinks and could not get over how reasonable the...More

Thank mballantyne7
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Friday 11th May had been a long while since we last visited this quaint restaurant, we knew we wouldn't be disappointed, we arrived promptly at 7pm we were seated immediately, within minutes the waiter was there to take the drinks order. we ordered food a...More

Thank Craigveryhappy
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Since this has now taken over from Santana’s and we couldn’t be bothered to cook Sunday lunch We thought we would give it a try. 3 Courses for £4.50 which you really can’t go wrong or can you? Three of us opted for potato skins...More

1  Thank Peetsky
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Visited with the over 50s group from Hillsong Church Newcastle. We had the upstairs function room and were impressed with the the food, the cost and the excellent service. Thank you Oli & Joes Whickham team we will be back!

Thank Johntalb55
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Spur of the moment choice. On the front street in Whickham. Called in on a Saturday evening. No booking but accommodated immediately. Good choice of typical Italian dishes ( pizzas, pastas, risottos, meat dishes). Wine menu had plenty of choice too Staff friendly and the...More

Thank retracenna
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We were served by Phil, very chatty and helpful. Food was exceptional and for a starter & mains for two, along with a glass of wine and a coke, also water the total bill was less than £20! Best Gluten Free pizza, looked very like...More

Thank Alan1985
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Had the scallops would totally recommend this dish. Staff so friendly especially the blonde girl behind the bar. Compliments to the chef. Thank you it’s my new favourite place. See you soon.

Thank dyson3000
Reviewed 16 February 2018

The food here is really good, traditional Italian grub - pasta is especially good. It is always popular and sometimes it can feel a little crowded so, depending on who you are, I'd perhaps go a little later in the evening to avoid the rush....More

Thank Becky P
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I used to love this place before they changed the name from Santana's and the previous manager left. I now find it has gone down a bit lately. To be charged £2.75 for a pint of orange cordial and soda well over on the top....More

Thank lynda e
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Marjorie Mary G
5 March 2017|
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Response from Ashleyc764 | Property representative |
Unfortunately we don't have a car parking area but you can park behind Tesco or there is side streets behind the restaurant that aren't double yellow lined
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34-36 Front Street | Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne NE16 4DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 496 0066
Welcome to Oli & Joes Whickham, We are a traditional Italian restaurant that cooks everything from scratch so if they is anything that your not to keen on or would like to add in extra then it's all possible. Our restaurant is set on the front street and have fantastic offers on throughout the day and week, if it's coming in for a quick pizza or pasta, a 3 course meal or whatever else you would like. Children are welcome in the restaurant at anytime and high chairs are available. Also wheelchair accessible. There is a function room available upstairs which holds a maximum of 40 people for any kind of occasion and you are more than welcome to decorate the room to how you would like it. To avoid any disappointment call up and book a table (especially parties over 8) therefore the table can be ready for you.
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