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26 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JD, England
+44 191 231 2840
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (111 reviews)
“steak” (94 reviews)
“sea bass” (35 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
26 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here before going to a gig in Newcastle and we couldn't fault the food or service. I had a the arrabiata and it was jam packed with yummy fresh chillies and was so tasty. The staff were really lovely and attentive but not...More

Thank LucyH2904
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Right in the heart of city near riverside. Took customers and they enjoyed a lot. Risotto dish that I had plus the starters were excellent.

Thank Raghavan H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were in here for fathers day and had been previously on Easter Sunday, the sirloin roast dinner is top drawer and if looking for somewhere to go for a slightly more expensive than usual Sunday treat look no further, you won't be dissapointed. FYI...More

Thank Newbie1980
Reviewed 5 days ago

A lovely restaurant near the quayside, good food, excellent service. Balloons on the table, waiting brought out a desert with a candle and sang happy birthday. Gluten free menu available.

Thank holidaymadness2013
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good food and good service at a reasonable price right by the Quayside, this restaurant is as popular as you would expect. You will almost certainly need to book a table well in advance and even then you will have a limited timeslot. A great...More

Thank John Y
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this busy restaurant for a family birthday celebration. We chose the special menu at £22 per head,this was 2 courses. The meals were OK although nothing special,service was friendly. Drinks were on the expensive side but expected in this location.

Thank amcloughlin137
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My partner and I were in Newcastle staying on the Quayside for 2 nights. Our second night it was a beautiful sunny evening and we wanted somewhere to eat where we could sit out in the sun! Babucho was just round the corner and offered...More

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a table here for Father's Day and was not disappointed. Opted for the Sunday Roast and it was lovely - huge portion, melt-in-your-mouth meat and well cooked veg. Service was fantastic as always. Will definitely be back!

Thank Jodie B
BabuchoPR, Public Relations Manager at Babucho, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Jodie, thanks for this lovely review. We are so pleased you had a fantastic time and we can't wait to welcome you back again very soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited yesterday for mine and my husbands first anniversary. We've been many times for Sunday Dinner, I had to send my steak back and I was honestly blown away at the service I received from the waiter and I'm assuming manager gentleman with grey hair?...More

Thank traveller2015
BabuchoPR, Public Relations Manager at Babucho, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. Our staff really are what makes our restaurant such a great place to visit (and also to work in!). It sounds like our fabulous manager Metin who was looking after you - we're...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm sitting inn babucho now and all I can say is the service is amazing the waiters are amazing they could not do enough for our table nothing is too much to ask for the food was not good at all I explained to the...More

Thank Carmen C
BabuchoPR, Public Relations Manager at Babucho, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Carmen, thank you for taking the time out during your meal to write your review. Although we are happy with the praise of the service you received, we are disappointed you didn't enjoy your food, and have shared your comments with our kitchen team....More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jessica K
Is the restaurant for more casual wear or smart?
22 June 2017|
Response from Kaylz_o1 | Reviewed this property |
I thought it was smart, but there was a lot of people quite casual
Samantha R
Is the restaurant child friendly for Sunday lunch time?
4 June 2017|
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Response from BabuchoPR | Property representative |
It sure is!! we have colouring, kids menu and if they like they can make their own Pizza at the table.
Adam B
Is this restaurant good value for money?
15 April 2017|
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Response from easterchick | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plus the quality is great.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 231 2840
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