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1 Market Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6QQ, England
+44 191 221 1240
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11:00 am - 10:45 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:45 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: One of those restaurants you'll discover by word of mouth rather than by...
One of those restaurants you'll discover by word of mouth rather than by walking past. Tucked away down Market Lane, Paradiso is a hidden treasure. The restaurant is split into three main floors. The first floor, which is also the main seating floor seats up to 60, has a bar and a spacious outdoor terrace for alfresco dining. The second floor contains the open-plan kitchen and another seating area, which is able to seat up to 50. This floor is smaller than the first floor, but is still capable of holding large parties with ease, and again, we can accommodate parties of any size and number. If you require more privacy, our third floor is a private dining room which can seat up to 45. As this room features skylights, it is a bright, warm space and is spacious enough to be used for any kind of event, such as dining, presentations and so on.
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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Brilliant staff, amazing food

Paradiso is a hidden gem in Newcastle, the staff are friendly and helpful and the pasta can't be beaten... very reasonable prices for such lovely food. We always feel looked after and satified whether we are coming to sit in for a meal or take away their food for lunch at work. My favourite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Stephanie G
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Paradiso is a hidden gem in Newcastle, the staff are friendly and helpful and the pasta can't be beaten... very reasonable prices for such lovely food. We always feel looked after and satified whether we are coming to sit in for a meal or take away their food for lunch at work. My favourite restaurant in Newcastle without a doubt!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great freshly made food and value for money My number one go to place in Newcastle for fantastic service Highly recommended

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

How have we not been to Paradiso before!! We had our usual catch-up due and were wondering where to try when this restaurant was recommended. What a great choice, we were meeting at tea-time so were very early but nothing was a bother to the staff. There is a good atmosphere about even though it was not full. The starter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Had a meal with my son on Friday - first time together in Newcastle - up for University Visit Open Day. Great food, Great service and very welcoming Owner. Perfect ambassador for Newcastle.

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Sant Antoni de Portmany, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

terrible service, waiting 15 minutes to be asked if we even want a drink. we had to sit ourselves then the waiter walked past us 3 times and didn't even look at us, would not recommend, will not be returning. they need to employee more or better staff.

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newcastleparadiso, Owner at Paradiso, responded to this review

I am sorry you had a disappointing visit to Paradiso. We would like to have had the opportunity on the evening to address your concerns and make your visit more enjoyable, If you could please email us and advise the time and date of your visit, number of people and booking name so that we can investigate further, that would... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Visited here with husband and 2 adult sons on a Friday evening. Reading the reviews before booking, I was hoping for a fantastic Italian dining experience. Wrong, i'm surprised just how highly this average restaurant ranks. So i'll keep this concise, Staff are friendly enough, although as has been said by other reviewers one staff member does has a BO... More 

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Newcastle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I absolutely love Paradiso and always have. The food is always fantastic and very reasonably priced considering the quality. The service is superb, always welcoming and so attentive. Some of the best meals I have ever had have been in paradiso. I love it!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Had been really looking forward to eating here as had heard good things but sadly was not to be. We were squeezed in at the top of the stairs on route to the loos, very close to another table of diners, my husband had the steak which was average and I had a seafood pizza which was soggy - not... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I often visit this restaurant with friends or family. Fantastic location surrounded by some of the nicest bars in Newcastle, they offer a wide variety of pizzas and pastas aswell as other very tasty dishes at very reasonable prices. The staff are very friendly and go out of their way to make sure if it's your first visit, it won't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Lovely little gem, stumbled across this place with a few friends. I have to say best Italian restaurant I have been to. The sun was shinning and we found a spot on the balcony to enjoy the sunshine while enjoying our delicious food. Great lunch time menu and service was very welcoming, will be on my list of places to... More 

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Additional Information about Paradiso

Address: 1 Market Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6QQ, England
Phone Number: +44 191 221 1240
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:45 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:45 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 25
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Market Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 221 1240

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups

Description

One of those restaurants you'll discover by word of mouth rather than by walking past. Tucked away down Market Lane, Paradiso is a hidden treasure. The restaurant is split into three main floors. The first floor, which is also the main seating floor seats up to 60, has a bar and a spacious outdoor terrace for alfresco dining. The second floor contains the open-plan kitchen and another seating area, which is able to seat up to 50. This floor is smaller than the first floor, but is still capable of holding large parties with ease, and again, we can accommodate parties of any size and number. If you require more privacy, our third floor is a private dining room which can seat up to 45. As this room features skylights, it is a bright, warm space and is spacious enough to be used for any kind of event, such as dining, presentations and so on.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:45 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:45 pm

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