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kingston park, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Newcastle Upon Tyne
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has gone down hill and is becoming like a works canteen. The place is a meeting room for workmen who have just finished and want a few beers and their tea. High viz and work boots are the dress code. Food OK . Cheap as Chips (But no chips)Will not be back soon. You know management take no notice or... More 

Thank Petersun55
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

We're The Toby at least once a week and are usually more than happy. However We have noticed that things seem to be slipping. Food and service are generally good, but oh dear, the clientele. We have seen more and more workmen in very dirty clothes, high vis vests and even tool belts. Not just this, but the language is... More 

1 Thank magsps
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Visited on easter sunday, very busy, long queues for the carvery, waiting for meat. Although on a plus side the staff were great and tried their best to meet the demands

Thank Karenbarber77
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I visited for coffee and a cooked breakfast with friends. You order at the bar and serve yourself once ready (unlimited hot drinks once you buy one and buffet style hot food) There's everything there that you would expect (bacon, sausage, eggs, beans, tomatoes, mushrooms etc) and you can also get freshly made toast. The toast can take a little... More 

Thank Marie L
South Shields, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Just what we needed on New Years Day to sort us out! Although the restaurant was busy the quality of food was not affected one bit. Everything was well cooked, presented and fresh. Staff pleasant and eager to please. We will certainly be back.

Thank Foodjunkie138
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This place seems to exist for people who eat a lot of mash and roasties And big Yorkshire puddings etc etc..its worth going just to watch the waddlers seeing how much they get on one plate..the reason there are so many different gravies and sauces is the food is as bland as it gets.....still as long as they sell stretch... More 

Thank the_secretdinner
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Although this restaurant was very busy the staff were very attentive and offered good customer service.There was 4 in our party and 3 wanted the carvery and I asked for the salmon alternative,this was advertised as being in a cream sauce and when I explained that I was dairy free, they said-no problem and cooked a fresh salmon fillet.This was... More 

Thank Suzanne B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This Toby maintains a reliable standard with their food. They also offer a smaller plate for smaller appetites or pensioners. The staff are friendly and helpful and the restaurant is well kept

Thank susanprangnell
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

arrived here to a good atmosphere and a long wait however that didnt bother us so we waited around 45 minuites with a drink then we were sat down,i had turkey which was very nice and all the veg was fresh unlike other tobys i have been to.the meal itself was nice and the pudding was also good.all in all... More 

Thank cartertw
Hoorn, The Netherlands
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46 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were here on a Sunday evening and there were a lot of people who wanted to have dinner here. We had to wait 15 minutes before there was a table available. There was not a lot you could choose, the food was good and what you expected for the price.

Thank BCBlank

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: kingston park, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne

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