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The Close | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
0191-221-1388
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Today
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 211
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Chinese food.

We had a banquet meal here with friends on our recent stay in Newcastle for the Super League Magic Weekend. We thought the food (banquet b) was lovely, really tasty, well presented and the service excellent. My wife particularly liked the sliced duck in the mango curry sauce. Excellent décor, a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
Owdmon
,
Wigan
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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303 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Wigan
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

We had a banquet meal here with friends on our recent stay in Newcastle for the Super League Magic Weekend. We thought the food (banquet b) was lovely, really tasty, well presented and the service excellent. My wife particularly liked the sliced duck in the mango curry sauce. Excellent décor, a really nice place to eat and incredibly convenient for... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Visited for a meal whilst visiting my daughter at university. Arrived late but were warmly welcomed and showed to our table with a smile. The staff were friendly and efficient and the food was lovely. Will certainly visit again.

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witham
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Really lovely restaurant, The staff are friendly and helpful. The food is really good and very tasty. Everything was well presented and we would go back again.

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7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

We have visited the Orchid a few times now and have never been disappointed! The food is beautiful and well presented! the staff are very kind and helpful. Parking is available in the hotel across the road which is very convinent!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

This is lovely place to visit, especially for a special occasion. The food is gorgeous and the staff very friendly and helpful.

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Sedgefield, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We visited here to celebrate my birthday and we were not disappointed. Staff were very helpful and friendly throughout. We picked from banquet menu but you can change dishes if you prefer others. The amount of food we got was amazing. We didn't manage to finish any course. Will definitely be going back with friends and family

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

After dining at various eateries in & around Newcastle & Gateshead area , my girlfriend and I decided to try some Chinese cuisine. This restaurant was amongst the top 2 Chinese restaurants /takeaways on trip advisor & having read some of the reviews chose to dine here. We were greeted by friendly staff & led straight to our table. we... More 

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Consett, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Visited with family for dinner after a friend's recommendation and being unable to get into our local Chinese restaurant. There was a minor disappointment due to a problem with the restaurant's drinks license but the manager gave us a round on the house and the food and service more than made up for it. I will definitely be returning at... More 

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Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

After visiting the orchard several weeks before was very nice service was excellent second visit was bad we booked a table and was made to sit in the reception area for 1 hour we were then showed to our table with a complementary drink got our fish starter which had several huge bones in the cod and when paying 40... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Nice clean looking restaurant. Hubby decided to have seafood soup to start, I passed on this course (glad I did) as hubby was violently ill during our journey home which we can only put down to the soup. We both had crispy duck with pancakes (very nice) then king prawns one with black bean sauce the other with garlic and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Close | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: 0191-221-1388

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am

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