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Sambuca

2A-4 Park Avenue, Whitley Bay NE26 1DG, England
+44 191 252 6242
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“potato skins” (27 reviews)
“pizza” (47 reviews)
“minestrone soup” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
2A-4 Park Avenue, Whitley Bay NE26 1DG, England
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1 - 10 of 341 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am not normally a fan of Sambucas, however this is the second visit to this restaurant and only returned as I enjoyed it so much after my previous visit about a year ago. I visited with my husband for my daughter’s 12th birthday, along...More

Thank sarahmalaga
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner visited here on a short break to Whitley Bay. We were recommended here by the manager of the hotel we were staying at and we certainly weren't disappointed. We both enjoyed a starter, a main and also 2 rounds of drinks...More

Thank SafeHands93
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Food is excellent value for money . Great specials board . Steaks are fantastic. Can be a bit noisy ... but that s the sound of people enjoying themselves

Thank BM W
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent value tasty food. Superb value for money. Parking on fish quay normally ok. Toddler friendly. Friendly and helpful staff. Preferred Sambuca 1 on fish quay.

Thank John W
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We were on a weekend break from London. Absolutely loved this place! Cosy and family friendly, staff were lovely. We had a choice of where to sit, so chose a lovely table right by the huge windows, overlooking the street. The decor was lovely -...More

Thank wanders0n3
Reviewed 13 August 2018

we visited here Friday 10th August when we arrived we were greeted by Inga and her fabulous team we were sat near the window with a lovely view this restaurant is cosy and has a very nice feel to it, tables are well decorated and...More

3  Thank Craigveryhappy
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

3 of us went for lunch as it is normally a lovely place to eat but both of my friends pasta got served cold, one of my friends was fairly warm but the other one was freezing, we are teenagers so we did not want...More

Thank emilyG8522TC
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

My daughter and her 2 friends went for lunch on saturday, when their main courses arrived (Bolognese) 2 were Luke warm and one was cold.

Thank Krn74
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This Italian restaurant is upstairs with lovey decor and clean loos. The food is really nice too. I had the deep fried brie to start which was gorgeous. All in all a super meal and at a very reasonable price. £38 for 2 starter's 2mains...More

Thank sharonann1954
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We visited on BH Monday, it was quiet as they closed at 8pm but this didn't prevent us from having a lovely meal. We have visited a few times whilst staying with a friend in Whitley Bay and each time it has been excellent. Three...More

Thank KLH7981
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Jeanette A
19 July 2018|
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Response from travelJonnyM | Reviewed this property |
There is no outdoor seating. The main restaurant is upstairs. The restaurant here might do takeouts though.
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Gina M
So, do you think it is appropriate to imply that the reason someone has written a review ( which may or may not be in you're favour) is because they were heavily intoxicated? Wow, cheap shot by anyone's standards. Having worked in the food industry myself and dealt with difficult customers as well as reasonable my response was always the same. In this instance I would have done the same for both types of customers as you always do, apologise and offer a replacement of the same meal. My motto is the customer is always right even if they are wrong it's irrelevant; i notice you have said that you recognised the customer and have from what I can see personally 'slagged' her off. What lovely loyalty you show to long term customers. If you had defended your restaurant with dignity and class this issue most likely would have been resolved, however you opted to personally attack someone which says more about the management of this establishment than the I initial review. Well well well....done
9 March 2017|
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Response from ManagementSWB | Property representative |
All the relevant steps were done in this instance, and being rude and difficult was the customers only way to deal with our manager trying to resolve the issue professionally and politely. In this instance, in our opinion... More
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Lynraf
26 April 2015|
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Response from Carly D | Property representative |
We have a number of risottos on the menu, as well as vegetarian dishes. Our staff will be happy to assist you and we are happy to cater for any specials dietary needs, if within our power. Regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2A-4 Park Avenue, Whitley Bay NE26 1DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Whitley Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 191 252 6242
Description
A family friendly Italian restaurant in the heart of Whitley Bay. We pride ourselves on amazing food, at affordable prices.
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