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164 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2LX, England
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwich” (2 reviews)
“home cooking” (2 reviews)
“own wine” (2 reviews)
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British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
164 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2LX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go to Grapes regular, you have to book on a Sunday it is that popular, second to none, only problem is the premises are small.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Me and my mother called in today for a spot of lunch. Only had a cold sandwich but it was delicious. I had chicken and the sandwich was full of lovely thick slices of chicken. And the crisps wasn’t just a couple on the side...More

Thank Dodgy201
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice cafe just a shame Andrew didn’t know how to treat is staff properly talk to them properly and they will respect you talk down to them well what do you expect you need to learn from Wendy like I say nice cafe nice...More

1  Thank glenn12013
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Came across this great little cafe when looking for somewhere to eat after walking from Tynemouth to Whitley Bay. Really friendly staff and good food at a reasonable price. Hoping to return soon.

Thank ritab5552015
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

What a super big breakfast plenty to eat nice and hot tea toast mmmmmm was lush super service by Wendy and mandy chef Andrew put plenty on your plate thanks guys have a wonderful Xmas see you all in the new year

Thank glenn12013
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely old style cafe with with pleasant staff. Nice range of English cuisine with a very good looking Christmas lunch with all the trimmings for a very reasonable price. The staff is what makes the place special - sitting having my coffee the waitress came...More

Thank Clandunn
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

To day was the third time I have been to Grapes recently, and on this occasion my wife and I had Sunday lunch. The cafe was full so I'm glad we booked. Grapes does not have a licence but the staff were happy for us...More

Thank NR1525
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The best cafe in Whitley Bay always a good range on the specials Board food is excellent and good value for money

Thank W60kev
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Great quality meals, hearty portions and a simply wonderful atmosphere. A mother, her son ( the chef) and their friendly and very helpful staff plus nice customers, combine to make this one of my very favourite cafes. .l would, however, visit outside the peak times....More

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Good food, good service, excellent clean restaurant. All types of meals catered for. The home cooking is excellent. The desserts are varied and delicious. Meals come piping hot and tasty.. Great Sunday lunch.

Thank bebeblue123a1
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Whitley Bay
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