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Pani's Cafe Bar

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61-65 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6BX, England
+44 191 232 4366
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 287
    Excellent
  • 130
    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 16
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  • 10
    Terrible
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
Fantastic food, wonderful service, great atmosphere

We have been going to Pani's for over twenty years. It really is a great place frequented by lots of locals. The food is authentic and delicious, and it has a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Highly recommended!!! Not very pricey either, beats chain Italians hands down.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Adam M
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have been going to Pani's for over twenty years. It really is a great place frequented by lots of locals. The food is authentic and delicious, and it has a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Highly recommended!!! Not very pricey either, beats chain Italians hands down.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Heard good things about panis and they were right! Chicken Salad was beautiful and my friends fish soup was too. She rated it in the top 3 fish soups she had ever had, so thats obviously pretty good. The owner brought us over lots of hot melted chocolate and brownies for dessert and kept coming over to top up the... More 

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Cullercoats, United Kingdom
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70 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Decided to try this restaurant before going to the theatre as it has such good reviews. We both had garlic bread for starters and this was just warm, but when my husbands ravioli arrived it was just luke warm. When this was pointed out it was taken away but no apology was given. By the time it was returned I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I've been bringing friends and family outside of Newcastle to Pani's for years on the premise that it's incredibly well priced, simple Italian food. It never disappoints. Service is fantastic, restaurant itself is warm and comfortable, food always fresh and delicious. Can't fault it.

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Budapest, Hungary
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

They don't do pizza.....I mean like they just don't do pizza. That's a lot off balls. But then again I don't like balls #notmygroove

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

What a lovely restaurant, this was recommended to me and lived up to its recommendation. Food was delicious fish soup and lobster ravioli. Service and friendliness was first class.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Pani's manage to deliver great food, great service and a unique atmosphere everytime we go. Perfect for a quick lunch or an informal 3 course meal, it's always good. We went with our 1 year old son for an early dinner. We had antipasto and tortellini, both delicious. The staff are great with children and made lots of effort to... More 

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Newcastle Upon Tyne
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I have only recently been introduced to Panis and I have to say it is an absolute gem... Can't believe I've being missing out all these years. Lovely food, great value and friendly staff. I most recently attended with a large group of people and we were all served quickly and effectively by the very attentive staff. The ravioli I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful, well priced little place this is. Great food, lovely decor and an electric ambiance. My son said it was the best lasagne he'd ever had and my dear lady wife loved her tiramisu. Very reasonably priced , prompt and courteous service. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Have just been to Panis for my lunch with my husband the food was excellent my husband really enjoyed his food it was black pasta with seafood. I had seafood salad was lovely.l would love to say Panis is one of a kind as it does glutton free bread and pasta there is not many places in Newcastle that offers... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?