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Portofinos Restaurant

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Italian, International
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12A, Mosley Street | City centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1DE, England
01912615512
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Today
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed 12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Large groups

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  • 156
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    Very good
  • 47
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  • 20
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely

Came to Portofino's for lunch with friend and son before an afternoon of shopping. The staff were warm and welcoming. Our waitress was very nice and attentive. We ordered off the specials menu and had pasta and pizza with a couple of side orders. All the food we had was tasty and fresh. My friend... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
JacqfNewcastle
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newcastle
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Newcastle
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

I've just had the most bizarre experience of my life in a restaurant! My partner and I came here a few weeks ago, I'd been a few times and the food and service was always great, when we visited last he loved it. But this time was horrific! We ordered, my partner chose a starter with pancetta on it which... More 

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newcastle
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Came to Portofino's for lunch with friend and son before an afternoon of shopping. The staff were warm and welcoming. Our waitress was very nice and attentive. We ordered off the specials menu and had pasta and pizza with a couple of side orders. All the food we had was tasty and fresh. My friend is looking forward to our... More 

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Newcastle
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68 reviews 68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Went for lunch whilst in town . Didn't book just went in , taken to seats & service good , nice building & quite busy . Opted for the happy hour . Ordered a very nice bottle of wine at£17.95 . Both had potato skins with dip & I had calzone pizza whilst fiancé had a pizza . Both just... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Great heartening home cooked Italian food . We had the Sunday set menu great choice and value for money . Laid back feel in beautiful surroundings. Waitress could have smiled more. Overall a great meal.

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Northumberland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

visited this restaurant after friends recommended it. we visited on a Sunday afternoon and we arrived early so out table wasn't ready and while we waited we felt we were in the way due to it being a small restaurant and there was not really anywhere to stand as it was quite busy. once seated we ordered drinks however the... More 

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Gateshead, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Booked for a works leaving do, and won't be going back after coming here for years with work events. Half of the party were delayed by 10mins but the other half were already there, with drinks but they gave our table away. There are no ts and cs that if half the party are delayed you loose your pre booked... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We called here on a Monday evening for my son's birthday meal. Our original choice of restaurant had a 45 minute wait and as it was a cold evening we popped in here as it was close by. Very impressive building although it was quite cold inside, not helped by the cold wind that blew in each time the front... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

visited portofinos today for mothers day lunch. Havn't been to this restaurant before and wont be going again after our day was spoilt by the dreadful service we received. Was very busy . however that dosn't mean you should get poor service . unfortunately when our meals arrived (myself. husband and two daughters) my husband got served the completely wrong... More 

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Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Dined at Portofinos on the off chance on Wednesday 11/03/15 @ 17:00hrs. Friendly welcome, plenty of variety on Menu, good service and the three of us all enjoyed starters, main meal + sweet washed down with a pint of draft Peroni and a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc. Whist this maybe isn't a restaurant I would choose to take the Mrs... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My boyfriend and i were meant to be going to a different restaurant but there was no seats so we popped in Portofinos on the off chance to see if they had a table, it was packed but they got us sat straight down and we were starving so we asked if we could order straight away the waiters were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12A, Mosley Street | City centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: 01912615512

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 33
  • Cuisine: Italian, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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