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Albaik

98 Byker Bank | Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Lebanese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • Arabic first
  • English first
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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Very popular ,however, not good value!, even the bread was dry and crispy, the lamb was terribly over cooked as was every other meat on my plate. Staff very polite however Price wasn't good deal, two of us, one starter, one main £47 no alchohol or drinks , & bearing in mind this place is in the roughest part of... More

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5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Tasty food ! Excellent service good atmosphere very basic layout but very busy and bustling with customers!! The corkage is great aswell

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Food very nice. However, service and communication was poor. We were herded in like cattle, a table of 5 squeezed round a tiny table for 4 and an adjoining table with another party sitting at it very close by. It was very claustrophobic, and a hot evening which meant it was very uncomfortable. I really liked that it was BYOB,... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The food in this place was absolutely outstanding and was good value for money. I had a minced lamb on bread starter and it was excellent - the only complaint I had was that I had got my starter last and they had started to bring out main courses as soon as I got this. Main course was the lamb... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Always enjoyed coming here, been many times over the past few years. While prices have gone up slightly the food remains outstanding. The service is quick and the atmosphere great. 14 of us ate recently for about £135 including service, or about £7 a head, the BYOB policy certainly contributes to this. Definitely worth booking if your a group as... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I used to run past this restaurant on my weekly jogs and was put off by ever going there due to the fact it's neighbouring a council estate in Byker. However, my friend had read good reviews about it and suggested us going there for dinner... have never looked back! We live local and have visited this restaurant so many... More

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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The place is very busy and loud. Our food was very good! I'll definitely return. Bring some wine, some friends, and have some very good authentic middle eastern food

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newcastle
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

waited 2 hours for a takeaway from albaik express. i was told it was going to be 45 mins. i rang up after 1 hour and was told it was on its way then it got to nearly 2 hours and rang again and the lady on the phone said no order for me was found. total joke spoilt my... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We went for a retirement night out so there was quite a large group of us. We opted for to have the buffett which cost us £15 each and they just kept bringing out mountains of food which was great as I did not have a clue what to order. The food was lovely and you take your own alcohol... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This restaurant is full of life. You may be lucky and get a table to yourself or you may have to share, but it doesn't matter. Somehow the noise and chatter, the rushing waiters and constant rearranging of seats and tables adds to the atmosphere. The staff are friendly even when they are trying to deal with a full house.... More

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