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Caffe Vivo

29 Broad Chare | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3DQ, England
+44 191 232 1331
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
29 Broad Chare | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3DQ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our second visit, very friendly and welcoming. Attention to detail and good service. Vegetarian option of baked cheese and roasted Mediterranean vegetables was really good , tasty and colourful. Dessert good too. Wine not overpriced and add to that cheerful staff and other...More

Thank Francophone_Dennis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have already reviewed this restaurant where I spoke highly of the food quality and the excellent service. Nothing changed on this visit on a very busy Friday evening. As previously the food quality was excellent and the service was impeccable. This is not a...More

Thank Noirtier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Weeat here whever we are going to a play in the Live Tehatre and we have never had less than an excellent menu. Fresh fish and game served in a variety of italian styles make the selection of food different each time we visit.

Thank Noel J
Reviewed 21 June 2017

First visit to this restaurant for a business meeting and while all the staff were highly efficient and friendly the food is it worth the price? Starter of 5 grilled prawns in chilli and garlic butter £11 followed by fish stew £20. Don't get me...More

Thank saintee56
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I booked at the restaurant for two and had to switch up to three at the last minute. The restaurant was fully booked but they squeezed us in. I was surprised to discover Tuesday was half price night! Of course the place was packed. Despite...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

A great meal here, particularly enjoyed the antipasti meat platter to begin with. Followed by a very tastey steak. Only criticism would be was that the atmosphere was quite dead!

Thank Ellie H
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This is my favourite Italian restaurant in Newcastle. The food is authentic Italian, great flavours, fresh ingredients and staff that know about the menu on offer that day. Always a warm welcome from the staff, daily specials and a contemporary setting. I particular like the...More

Thank MRL05
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We were a party of 6 celebrating a Birthday. We had booked beforehand so there was no problem with getting a table. The welcome wasn't particularly warm. The menu choices were on the predictable side and after some debate, we all chose from the pre-set...More

Thank TheOutsider55
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This was our second visit ever to Caffe Vivo. Our first visit had been much enjoyed and this experience was just as good. We chose the 3 course set menu at £20.50 and my main course (hake) and dessert (soft meringue and strawberries) were both...More

Thank Noirtier
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A nice looking little restaurant near the law courts, as I was in the area and quite hungry I gave it a try. Pleasant greeting on entry and seating straight away to my table of choice as not many in for lunch on this visit....More

Thank ianm79
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Broad Chare | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3DQ, England
  • Public Transportation: Manors
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 232 1331
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Italian at heart, the mood at the Quayside Caffe Vivo is lively, the style relaxed. Cafe by day, simple supper place at night, it's food is honest, joyful and full of sunshine.
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