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Sambuca 1

Quay View 10-11 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
+44 191 270 8891
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Quay View 10-11 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Popped in for a meal having looked at some very inflated prices in the area - which was heaving on a sunny Sunday. This produced an excellent large portioned Sunday roast. Indeed, some potato skins to start with, and ice cream to finish. There was...More

Thank R N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled up to one of my favourite restaurant's we arrived promptly at 7pm, our table was waiting cant fault that we were greeted by all the staff, which I think is wonderful drinks were ordered and shortly after the food the food was top...More

Thank Craigveryhappy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We often go to this restaurant as we like the intimate friendly atmosphere.Unfortunately there was a too much salt in the gravy and we felt this let the things down slightly but other than that will go again.

Thank Derek M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly cosy atmosphere Good food Wide choices Reasonable prices Well worth a visit Lovely staff Caters for certain diets

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here there was a big party of us but they were on the ball all the time amazing food great ambiance. We all had the 3 course for just under £5.00 it was great.

Thank _suzannerobson7212
Reviewed 9 June 2018

This was my first visit to Sambuca 1 and will definitely go back there again. The four of us ordered the GBP 4.95 lunch menu - a minestrone soup or potato skins starter, followed by a pizza or a pasta dish plus a coffee. All...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Visited here for a quick bite to eat with my other half, we got 2 tea time specials which were, as always, really good value and very tasty! The only gripe I have is that the waiter hardly smiles, very serious and sometimes wondered if...More

Thank Still2
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Have been going here since it first opened have tried other sambuccas but always return here friendly staff and food is always spot on

Thank shar n chris
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

My friend was visiting Tynemouth from Spain as she used to live on the river. I drove up from Fareham (Portsmouth) to see her and she recommended Sambucas' that evening. A gorgeous little restaurant, authentic, atmospheric and so friendly! Great food, huge portions all cooked...More

Thank Marcy H
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I regularly visit this restaurant when I travel up north to visit family. 3 courses for under £5 during the day. Authentic freshly cooked food to a high standard

Thank john l
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
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: Quay View 10-11 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  North Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 270 8891
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Providing a vibrant family friendly atmosphere here on the North Shields fish Quay, we pride ourselves on providing good service, and good quality food and drink at affordable prices. Remember... Every hour at Sambuca 1 North Shields is happy hour.
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