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Portofinos Restaurant

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Pizza, Pasta, Italian, Seafood, International
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12A, Mosley Street | Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1DE, England
+44 191 261 5512
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

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  • 177
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  • 124
    Very good
  • 52
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  • 30
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  • 22
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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
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we arrived on Friday 7th August around 7.30 without having booked.The staff were very helpful and found us a table. Food was excellent and atmosphere great.If visiting Newcastle again , would certainly like to have another meal in this fine restaurant

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Eileen S
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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  • Large groups
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scotland
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Eight of us ate here,all had a different dish.everone cleared their plated.lovely freshly cooked food,tasty and delicious ,my medium fillet cooked to perfection.great service by very efficient and friendly staff,would recommend this restaurant

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

My partner and I dined here in November 2014, and whilst our meal was great, it was spoiled by an abusive member of staff. I am new to TripAdvisor, so have only got around to writing the review now. We had booked a table in advance, however as the restaurant was very busy, we had to wait a further half... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

we arrived on Friday 7th August around 7.30 without having booked.The staff were very helpful and found us a table. Food was excellent and atmosphere great.If visiting Newcastle again , would certainly like to have another meal in this fine restaurant

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Brilliant excellent great value for money brilliant atmosphere great location food delicious go to Newcastle loads and eat here every time as it's the best in Newcastle for laid back comfy food and vey home traditions made menu

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UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Very nice meal in lovely surroundings ... Nice pizzas... Lovely desserts in a building with such history.. Staff nice too

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Nice service and staff, food average Italian and perhaps a little pricey for that but lovely venue. Not good for Disabled Access as their are stairs.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Hadn't been to portofinos for several years but decided to go for Sunday lunch with three girls before a concert. Two of the girls ordered the salmon with vegetables. Near the end of the meal my fork end found a large caterpillar in the cabbage. We informed the staff who seemed shocked and took the plate away "to show the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Fantastic meal!! Best mussels I've ever had and fillet steak was fantastic. Staff very attentive and friendly. Would visit again!

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Myself and my husband have eaten here many times. We have always enjoyed the homely food , the prices are very reasonable especially early evening and the staff are friendly. But the main reason to chose this restaurant over other possibly better ones is the amazing interior. The whole building floor to ceiling is decorated with Victorian (I think) ceramic... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Nice ambience and good well priced food. In heart of city centre. Friendly staff. Would definitely recooend it if you want a change from the usual Italian chains.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12A, Mosley Street | Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 261 5512

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 46
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Pasta, Italian, Seafood, 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
12:00 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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?