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Pani's Cafe Bar

61-65 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6BX, England
+44 191 232 4366
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $32
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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English first
Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Ate here on the advise of a friend. It has a sort of Bistro feel to it. Delicious italian food with pleasant staff serving it. Now I know where I can get a great, no-frills Italian meal the next time I am in Newcastle.

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uk
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166 reviews 166 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Last time I reviewed Pani's I complained about the state of the loos, which really let them down. I visited again last week and am pleased to say that the problem is solved with refurbished, shiny, new facilities so all is good! The food was tasty, the atmosphere good and the service friendly and welcoming.

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England
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I can't understand why people will queue at Carluccios or Jamies Italian when just yards away there is the real thing. Panis is the real deal, a proper family run Italian ( Sardinian) restaurant. Yes it is busy ( in itself a recommendation) but the reward is some great food in a great atmosphere. Oh, and it is much cheaper,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Booked for tea when on a stag weekend. Staff were excellent at dealing with 24 loud lads. Was great service. Food was great - I had pasta & was really tasty. Also a good value. Only thing we were confused about there was no pizza on the menu...we all thought it was an Italian - so if your wanting pizza... More

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Washington, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Tucked away on what looks like a back lane you find Pani's Café. Entering through a small reception/bar area you cannot not be surprised at how much space there is and it definitely looks more like a café than a restaurant. But that's what makes it different it's not pretending to be something it isn't. The menu is bigger than... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Always receive great food and service at this place. Always try and make your visit special. Only negative comment would be that it can be a little bit of a squeeze at times.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We were not looking for Italian food but it was well passed lunch time so we went in. We shared a salad and a ciabatta and both were nice and a bit too big. The pesto made us feel in Italy and the mozzarella was really truly authentic. Reception inside the restaurant is not very good but they do have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Authentic honest Italian food. Always full of flavour and very reasonably priced! Staff forever welcoming and accommodating!

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England
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9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I thought this was a garden-variety Italian restaurant. Then I saw the Ichnusa and recognised the radio station. I was transported back to Sardinia and couldn't have been happier. The food was excellent (olives and carta di musica for starter, and a Sardinian sausage pasta dish for main) and insanely good value. The service was friendly, upbeat and welcoming. Loved... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Although I regularly visit restaurants in Newcastle, I have never eaten here until yesterday. It was recommended by a friend and I'm so glad we tried it. It has a lovely busy cafe style atmosphere. The menu is great, and just a little bit different. I tried the lobster filled ravioli which was delicious and shared a lovely tomato flatbread... More

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Address: 61-65 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6BX, England
Phone Number: +44 191 232 4366
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
Average Prices: USD 8 - 32
Cuisine: Italian

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