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92-98 Newgate Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5RQ, England
0191 2314466
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Today
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 60
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 56
    Average
  • 39
    Poor
  • 54
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Buffet Chinese Style

Busy last night march 21st after the Toon Army game But Hot food wide variety on the menu and eat as much as you like for under £40-00 with drink Can not beat the place Starters main course and sweet plus any drinks to order Pick up a plate and wander around the place at the various food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Alan C
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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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283 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Busy last night march 21st after the Toon Army game But Hot food wide variety on the menu and eat as much as you like for under £40-00 with drink Can not beat the place Starters main course and sweet plus any drinks to order Pick up a plate and wander around the place at the various food stations Perfect... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

On our first few visits I thought it was really, really good, adequate quality, clean tidy and excellent value (our little girl can eat her own tiny bodyweight in sushi so we felt we got always got good value :-)). However, unfortunately (we'd visit maybe once a month) the standards began to drop and eventually we decided to STOP going... More 

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Norton, Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I went with a couple of friends for food before a concert and although it looks very stylish from the outside, the food is average and a bit dry. The sauces however are tasty and the sweet selection is vast. It is also a bit pricey for what you get and the staff aren't very attentive however what I did... More 

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This is not my first visit here but it is my first within the last 2 years or so and I was shocked by how bad this place was on my return. Ok, so it was never amazing, after all it's buffet food and that never lives up to a la carte restaurant dining, however it was absolutely abysmal this... More 

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South Shields, England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Lots of choice, and all tasted great , felt a little cramped with all the tables and chairs ........ Will return tho

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We went on a Saturday evening. The food prepared to order was nice but the normal buffet food was dry and poor quality. The restaurant closed at 10.30pm and while we were finishing off our food and drink at around 10.25pm we were told by the staff that the restaurant closed at 10.30 and it was implied that we should... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

This place should be shut down it's disgusting cold food re heated over and over like chewing leather we wanted to leave and pay for our drinks after 15 mins as we could not eat the food manager said we were there 1 hour we would have to pay full price I made a call before we entered the restaurant... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Great choices and good drinks. Good place. Very cute girl in the bar also (call me) I were here two nights in a row and it filled my boots. Thank you for a pleasant stay. - Guy from norway

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Absolutely amazing choice of food I love sushi,dim sum, and hot Asian style food and all the quirky desserts especially the ice cream! Will be back again thanks for everything

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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The evening buffet is extremely pricey for what you get. A small selection and not a huge amount of Chinese food which is surprising given it markets itself as a Chinese restaurant. The best part is the Japanese section which some tasty sushi and freshly cooked meat.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 92-98 Newgate Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5RQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: 0191 2314466

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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