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29 Pudding Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UF, England
+44 191 232 1961
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Disappointed to have to give this restaurant only 3 stars. I feel like it has gone downhill in the last few months. It is a shame as the food is delicious and very reasonable priced. The one main thing that lets this place down is the customer service. I will add this isn't all members of staff. The last 2... More 

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Thank Samantha M
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tried to eat here today after hearing good reviews from my mother and step father about how good the food was but was turned away for having a pushchair! The lady said according to health and safety laws pushchairs weren't allowed. ( never heard this from any other restaurant we've been in) My baby was crying and would have settled... More 

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Thank AmyAshcroft
tyne and wear
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If there was an option to give a zero rating then I would have done. Visited saturday lunchtime 13.30 with Partner, Daughter and 3 month old Grandson. Restaurant was not busy. Asked for a table to have lunch but was refused and told because of health and safety rules that prams were not allowed on the premises. The staff waited... More 

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Thank janitosmith
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

So i brought my Mum along having been plenty of times in the past and was massively disappointed the waiter was plain rude and left our food waiting to be brought to the table for ages before bothering to aknowledge this and then it was freezing...manners cost nothing what an awful experience!

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Thank Aimée H
lindapNewcastle, Owner at Puccini, responded to this review

Sorry about your experience, please could you let us know what day and approximately the time that you dined with us so that we can find out the waiter responsible. Linda More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here a few times in the last year. Food and service consistently good. This was a visit with three friends, and we were all having different meals, salad, chicken, and pizza and pasta. All arrived together and was lovely. Lovely place, and good food and excellent value for money.

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Thank valerina45
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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264 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a Wednesday to time. 5.10pm. Very nicely decorated inside,fairy lights on the ceiling. Very friendly and helpful staff. Extensive menu with happy hour between 5 till 7pm. Reasonable drinks prices. I was surprised how busy this place was. Meal was served very hot, and very tasty. All pizzas and pastas were on the happy hour.... More 

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Thank sandrac58
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Newcastle for the weekend and found this restaurant tucked down a side street. The restaurant was old and run down and the toilets were in the middle of renovation with loose tiles lying about. Definitely a safety hazard. We ordered pizza and pasta. The pizza was okay, was described as spicy and it was plain chicken that... More 

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Northumberland UK
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Haven't been for a couple years however if anything it is even better than before. Staff are very friendly and attentive. Food was excellent and reasonably priced. If your in Newcastle don't miss this restaurant.

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Thank StevieG10
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

FantasticFood and brilliant Staff,Friendly place to eat and enjoy great atmosphere. Hot and Spicy is a must for your main meal - delicious, drinks are reasonably priced as per all food.Central location for all pubs and clubs.

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Thank Bill R
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Came here on the 25 Feb, great little restaurant on a quiet little st. Great service with a friendly smile, food great and enough to choose from on the menu and very reasonable in price. Would recommend booking in advance as seems to get large groups in here.

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Thank Carey T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Pudding Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 232 1961

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?