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Pinocchio Restaurant

61 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
+44 191 232 0708
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
61 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had one of the best nights ever here, all the staff were extremely friendly, helpful and attentive. The food was just amazing, good portions and cooked perfectly, can't wait to go back again.

Thank dominicamnc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having not visited for over a year I was unsure on what to expect. We were however not disappointed as the food was excellent, the staff very pleasant and keen to please. It was also very keenly priced and overall an excellent dining experience.

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for an early graduation family dinner. The atmosphere was great. Decoration was fantastic. Service was great with free wi-fi service Food was average though. Out of 5 dishes, I would recommend the seafood pescatora and meatball spaghetti. Overall a great above average experience

Thank Darren Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered baby squid given calamari rings pointed this out to waiter and was told it was calamari I could see that it was which was the problem it wasn't what we asked for. Asked for a mild aribiatta given a really spicy one the waiter...More

Thank Lanky129
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were going to the tyne theatre so wanted somewhere to eat nearby, I didn't even know this restaurant was here, it was just after 5 when we arrived so it was empty and we had the pick of the tables, the staff were very...More

Thank Dicka34
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Of all the Italian restaurants in Newcastle, sadly on this occasion we chose badly. We were greeted by a nice friendly waiter to be told that they could only accept cash as the card machine was broken. This did not cause us a problem as...More

Thank janicec0uls0n
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Although it does not look too good from the outside we had a good evening here. Many vegetarian options available at this fine restaurant. Their card reader was broken so had to pay cash but they did advise us about this before we sat down...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This was my 1st visit to Pinocchio and will definitely not be my last. Came for lunch with 3 friends we all had 2 courses plus a lovely bottle of house white and Bill was only £46. Food was served piping hot and was very...More

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Arrived in Newcastle on Friday night looking for something to eat. Found Pinnochio's by chance and what a find! Authentic Italian food and expéience in a quirky interesting setting. Food was superb freshly cooked and the staff were welcoming. A lovely little family bistro- would...More

Thank Denise R
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Two of us ate at this restaurant before a concert at the arena. We both ate from the happy hour menu, prices for two courses were either £7.95, £8.95 or £9.95. We both had garlic mushrooms and pasta carbonara. Lovely hot food. Our only complaint...More

Thank Allison W
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Domenico M
4 June 2016|
Response from Pollyschoices | Reviewed this property |
Hello If you are the restaurant owner I think you register as the owner and then you should be able to respond to reviews but perhaps you need to ask trip advisor? If you are not the restaurant owner I don't think you can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 232 0708
  • E-mail
Postcode NE1 1SG
Phone 0191 232 0708
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