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80 Great Lime Road | Forest Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 7AL, England
+44 191 256 6333
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“potato skins” (33 reviews)
“fillet steak” (9 reviews)
“soup” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
80 Great Lime Road | Forest Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 7AL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Big choice on the menu nice friendly staff the decor very nice easy parking Our steaks were cooked to perfection

Thank fletch08
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Can't go wrong for the price . Second time I've been here & both times good food , good service & nice decor . There's a dome & you can sit in there for a meal , great for special treat or for children also...More

Thank Foodsquad65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

having previously left a good review for this place, a visit today for sunday lunch showed a long downhill slide from my previous visit. still cheap and cheerful, and knowing what to expect, i was very disappointed, both with the service and the food. waitresses...More

Thank simon b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food at great prices! Caters for children. Have no complaints whatsoever about the food. Service was tentative and quick and food was fresh and seasoned well. Pizza £4.95! Garlic bread with cheese £3.20... Highly recommended if you want cheap nice food...

Thank pstuart467
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to go here for dinner on the off chance first impressions were that the deco was really nice , bloke who I assume was manager was pleasant showed us too our table then our waitress came mouth like the Tyne propa gob s***e by...More

3  Thank jcha88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Visit To Sambuca’s Two weeks ago, me and my family went to one of are most liked restaurants, Sambuca’s. We went so we could have a night out and to have a variety of foods to choose from and to eat from. When we...More

Thank mrdyear5
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Sambuca in Forest Hall is one of my favourite places to eat. There is a wide choice of food which is consistently delicious. Occasionally when the place is very busy there can be slight delays but the wait is worth it. The staff are helpful,...More

Thank Richardhenry1952
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This is a typical Samba restaurant and I found the staff exceptional. The choice of meals and price are mid range and everything we ordered came as we all wanted it. We took our grandchildren and they loved it.

1  Thank ukdm1
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

First visit to this, or indeed any Sambuca restaurant, and, to be honest, I wasn't particularly looking forward to it, having heard a number of mixed tales about the chain. The decor in what has been been an elegant building, was a bit over the...More

1  Thank RayattheBay
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Food was terrible and tasteless. With so many good restaurants in Newcastle, I would never return. Went for dinner while on a business trip. The staff kept insisting that mu colleague & I were on a date. Very uncomfortable. Go to Barluga's to get real...More

Thank Ann_Bryan
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24 April 2017|
Response from Shaun William B | Reviewed this property |
sorry none that I'm aware of but please, I'm no expert.
26 August 2015|
Response from warcid9 |
This is true they pocket the staff tips total dissgrace
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Great Lime Road | Forest Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 7AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 256 6333
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