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238 Helmsley Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1RD, England
+44 191 261 6661
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (114 reviews)
“tiramisu” (20 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:30 Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
238 Helmsley Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1RD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After hearing such good things about Mascalzone we decided to visit to celebrate booking a holiday to italy. The restaurant itself was small but cosy and felt very authentic. The menu was varied and has something for everyone, I went for the Meatball Bruschetta to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JamesRatliff
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a popular restaurant so I would advise booking. We have turned up before hoping to get in but weren't successful but this time we booked. The portions are appropriately sized so it is possible to have 3 courses - although I did ask...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank S M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited mascalzone after a recommendation from a friend and wasn’t disappointed in the slightest, excellent food and excellent service, will be visiting again in the near future!!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank michaelfella1994
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is our 2nd visit to this fab restaurant. The food is delicious. Coojed freshly and good sized portions. Calamari to start and spaghetti carbonara this time. Previously in first visit seafood linguine which was also sublime. Unfortunately we couldn’t fit the dessert in. Next...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank beannie500
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit very often due to the great food. It’s always spot on and a really nice atmosphere, staff are really friendly and extremely good value for money.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank kieranwhitaker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. I’ve been to this place about 5 times now and the food is simply exquisite. Took a group of friends their first time and they loved it. One talented chef and great service. Lobster ravioli is exceptional. We also had the antipasto which I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Sue H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An overrated restaurant. The reviews are glowing and the menu bog standard so I was expecting it to be a high standard, however this was not really the case. The restaurant is however very reasonably priced and I feel that this is the reason for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank northern_family_of_4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This quaint little restaurant is a hidden surprise. What a fabulous place, we’re only gutted it’s not in walking distance as we’d be here every weekend. Food was excellent, staff were very friendly and the chef was amazing. We will be back. Keep up the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 919happyhols
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been here before a few times. But being here now gets to remind us what a superb place this is! Fantastic food, amazing service! Authentic Italian food served by great Italian people!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank marina p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 of us returned to enjoy a super lunch...where the food of Calzone and a chicken special was outstanding and tasted delicious.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank KeithLWDurham_UK
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Sandy H
26 October 2018|
Response from Stephen L | Reviewed this property |
Yeah just down the road from the restaurant.
11 July 2018|
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Response from sara_davy2329 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is on a residential street. There are parking restrictions on some of the streets surrounding the restaurant so be careful where you park. You don’t want to get a ticket!Saying that, we went in the evening and... More
Steve C
27 June 2018|
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Response from suebell262 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there - sorry for delay - this restaurant is quite a way from Newcastle Central station - it is in Sandyford - approx about 20 minutes by bus - the number 1 bus towards the bottom on Westgate Road which is close to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 Helmsley Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 261 6661
  • E-mail
Pizza , Sardinian Tapas ,pasta , lasagne , seafood Salads , Breakfast Menu , Cakes ,Croissants , Deli , Sandwiches , Coffees , Teas , Wines and Beers
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