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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Italian, Pizza
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews potato skins pizza minestrone soup chicken kiev ice cream steak mixed grill course meal lunch time peppercorn sauce specials board fantastic value lovely meal piping hot family meal dunes starters
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Reviewed today via mobile

Half term.....it was always going to be busy. We waited around 5 mins for table but considering the que, it went down really quick. Service was fine. We ordered our drinks and food and it arrived really quickly and tasted great too. Not decorated as...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank msmsb87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunchtime menu seemed good value for money, potato skins for starter were delicious, lasagne for main came without any sides, would have paid extra for salad if it had been explained it came on its own. Also charged for tap water which I didn’t find...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lham1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We left it till later in the hope that it wasnt like a chimps tea party and thankfully we just got the tail end of about 10 kids leaving. Not a problem with kids but wish the "parent" would not sit glaring at their phone...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank scallyally
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great meal here. It was very busy when we went. My chocolate fudge cake was also really nice too.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Bibcay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family meal for my daughter's birthday, 7 in the party. We hadn't booked so we were expecting to wait a while but we were seated very quickly. Menus were passed out pretty much straight away. We were then asked for the drinks order which, once...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Trevthesparky
Reviewed 15 January 2019

We had the lunchtime special, potatoe skins starter,pasta and a coffee for £6.95 very good value. The food was good and service friendly. The tables are a bit close together but otherwise a cheap treat.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Denise C
Reviewed 4 January 2019

We popped in for a second visit this week, service was great, the food was superb in a very friendly atmosphere. We will be back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Iain M
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Called in here after shopping -got to say it was amazing. Value, for money, food, service and price were excellent. I had potato skins then chicken Kiev, both of which were freshly cooked, red hot and very tasty. House Wine was a Pinot Grigio and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank joyces616
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit to Sambuca for a family catch up dinner. We were warmly welcomed and the restaurant was nicely busy but not overbearing. The atmosphere is relaxed and unpretentious. We all just had mains from the specials board. 3 of us had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank trickydicky86
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Late on a Sunday and not native to North Shields we called in almost in desperation and were met by a warm, friendly welcome and great, authentic Italian scoff at very reasonable prices. Portion sizes are huge..... Glad we went in and would recommend it..

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tim M
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6 November 2018|
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Response from W7373GZannb | Reviewed this property |
They usually have a special board every night
27 January 2015|
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Response from COOKIE81 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure only ate at the restaurant . are you sure you are on the right sambucca at south shields
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