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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: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 16
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  • 9
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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
I could eat at Pani's every day...

Delicious, fresh Italian food with an interesting menu. I love the lobster ravioli. The fish stocks are especially good. The place is always full and has a friendly, homely atmosphere. Lovely and helpful staff. Whether it's for a special occasion or a quick dinner after work, Pani's is always the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
KatieEBriggs
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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English first
Sunderland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Delicious, fresh Italian food with an interesting menu. I love the lobster ravioli. The fish stocks are especially good. The place is always full and has a friendly, homely atmosphere. Lovely and helpful staff. Whether it's for a special occasion or a quick dinner after work, Pani's is always the answer.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

If you are looking for tasty food at a very reasonable price with a glass or two of wine, then look no further! Beautiful Italian food cooked in authentic surroundings, delicious!

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Back again, and this time with friends, so we were naturally pleased with the super outcome. For anyone who has yet to visit this cavernous, bustling, taste of Italy with a Geordie accent, do make the time and effort to find it tucked away and slightly off the beaten track. You will not have to take a lot of money,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Great place to visit. Recommend to anyone of any age! The food was absolutely amazing, quick and professional waiters.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Visited this restaurant with a large group of people. The staff went out of their way to ensure we enjoyed our meal. My allergy to garlic means that eating out, especially in Italian restaurants, often can be problematic, but this was not the case in Pani's. I was offered several alternatives, with no fuss made or embarrassment caused, and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We came here in a large conference party and I have to say I was really impressed by the care of the waiting staff. Having some dietary requirements, they really looked after me and found out all about what I could and could not eat, offering alternatives there and then. Really tasty sausage casserole and the polenta was a nice... More 

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Cornhill on Tweed, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Had a pretty theatre dinner here. We had a variety of dishes which were all beautifully prepared and full of flavour. Lots of choice for vegetarians and those who like fish. Staff are so friendly and attentive.

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Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Pani's Cafe Bar is to put it quite simply, a soft & playful attack on the traditional Italian 'feastery' that haunts the western towns of what most people consider 'Italian food'. What this means is that it's not your basic Italian 'Red Sauce' restaurant, however you can find the regular bog standard lasagne & the same unflattering spaghetti bolognese on... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Always passed this place but usually looks busy and discount it. Managed to get in at last and actually it is deceptively spacious inside and there is seating right round to the rear. It is actually a very nice place inside - just shows you should step into a place and not assume its busy or what a place looks... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Went for lunch with my wife and some friends. Had a huge plate of antipasti. Everything was fresh and delicious. The staff were so friendly and efficient. Despite the restaurant being busy, we were seated and had our orders taken promptly and it wasn't long before our food was served. The menu has a lot of choices and the prices... More 

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Additional Information about Pani's Cafe Bar

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
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
Average Prices: USD 8 - 31
Cuisine: Italian

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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 - 31
  • 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?