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8 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
+44 191 260 2577
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“moussaka” (49 reviews)
“pitta” (23 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
All hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
8 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
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11 - 20 of 498 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was working in the area and was recommended to eat here by somebody in the office. I am glad that I listened; I at with colleagues and we all very much enjoyed what we had. There was plenty of choice for me. I opted...More

Thank VeggieLesley
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This place was just round from our hotel. It offered for £11-95 pp a great vegetarian meze. All the dishes you would expect in a meze. The food was good, quickly served & all staff very pleasant. Would definitely visit again.

Thank STL1970
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I have visited this restaurant every time that I come to Newcastle. There is a happy hour set menu that is extremely good value for money. the portion is rather on the large size, so make sure that your hungry when you get there. Choosing...More

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We really loved this little restaurant, very practical and good service. We got the daily menu - £9.95 for a starter and a main which were both really feeling. Would definitely recommend!

Thank LaNimoise
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to Kafeneon but won't be the last. We had the £9:90 set menu which offered a good selection to try Greek dishes. The service was first class from telephoning to book to the lovely smiles that made us feel really...More

Thank SunnyJim_9
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

First time visit with my friends and definitely will come back! the gyros and beef stifado were our favourites! P.S Crispy chicken wings are amazing! but the salad could do with some dressing maybe?

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent and service is 10/10. Would definitely come back. The Pulled Pork Gyros is the best one I've tasted by far!

Thank Casey A
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Returning to Kafeneon for the second time with friends as a party of 8. We were greeted and seated immediately, the staff was very pleasant and the service top notch. The food was delicious, generous portions and served fast. We all enjoyed our evening and...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 16 May 2017

After a recent holiday on the greek mainland I decided to investigate newcastles greek scene. I had heard good things about Kafeneon.So sunday evening a few friends and I paid a visit.Wow we were immediately hit by the buzzing atmosphere, lovely ambiance, happy chatter and...More

Thank cstamatelopoulos
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner came here on the Sunday night around 8 o'clock. My partner had never been to a Greek restaurant before so after checking the reviews I thought this looked a good place to start. The waitress was very cheery and attentive and...More

Thank david83_10
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
kate f
I'm wanting to eat at about 1.30pm this Saturday must I book?
14 March 2017|
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Response from Daniel S | Property representative |
Hi Kate. No it will be fine to just pop in. Unless of course you will be with a large group of friends, then we would recommend booking :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 260 2577
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Friendly family run restaurant, with a warm atmosphere and amazing freshly prepared food. Great for any occasion so give it a try!
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