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Babucho

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26 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JD, England
0191 231 2840
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10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • 268
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  • 159
    Very good
  • 65
    Average
  • 29
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Average food quality

Quite reasonable food but nothing you can't get anywhere. A bit pricey too. Service ok but again nothing special. Prefer pizza express.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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534 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Quite reasonable food but nothing you can't get anywhere. A bit pricey too. Service ok but again nothing special. Prefer pizza express.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I came to Babuchos for my 21st birthday on a Saturday night with 7 friends. I've ate here numerous times before and its always been gorgeous and this time was no different! It was extremely busy but we were well attended to. There was a confusion with 2 of our starters so they came later than the others although we... More 

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UK
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Service was very slow, food average and took ages to come. Best bit was make your own pizza which my son enjoyed.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Good atmosphere and trendy surroundings. Lively bar. Food distinctly average. Better pizza & Pizza Express!

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Babucho is definitely one of my favourite restaurants in Newcastle. I visited recently for a family birthday meal and was not disappointed. I had potato skins to start. There was a generous helping of skins, and both of the dipping sauces complimented one another. My main was a smoked salmon pasta. Admittedly, it was very rich (due to the mascarpone... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Staff seemed a little distracted, but the food was good, I had the fish, others in the part y had past and pizza, all food was good, strange mixture of music, not bad, just a bit housey for a restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Me and my girlfriend have been together 8 year and i wonted somewhere special to propose, this restaurant is the only one that come to mind when it come to quality and amazing survives, they made myn and my girlfriends night and I could not thank them enough

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Really enjoyed Mother's Day dinner tonight. Te food was really good, intact it was fantastic. The service was great and the food arrived in no time. Only 1 downside, the 4 side plates were dirty and grubby. It's the little things which are sometimes overlooked. I mentioned this to our waitress and she didn't acknowledge my comment. Food was fantastic... More 

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Thrapston, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Food and service fabulous, great cocktails and a lovely inside. there were 15 of us and the staff really looked after us. Menu caters for everyone's tastes

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

One of my favourite restaurants in Newcastle for sure. The rapido menu is amazing value, all the favourites for a lower price! Lovely setting and beautiful food!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: 0191 231 2840

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?