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Mamma Mia

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European, English, Italian
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46 Pudding Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UE, England
01912327193
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: A traditional Italian restaurant with a cosy and relaxed atmosphere.

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Visitor rating
  • 131
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 32
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pre concert meal

Went to Mamma Mia's for the first time in years. The food was really nice and the staff were attentive. My only complaint was the table next to us was too close and the staff struggled to get by as did we when we left

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
TheresaS1972
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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259 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Went to Mamma Mia's for the first time in years. The food was really nice and the staff were attentive. My only complaint was the table next to us was too close and the staff struggled to get by as did we when we left

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Tynemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Usually I am not too keen on Italian restaurants as I am not a mega fan of cheese (collective gasp) but after going along with some friends last Saturday for a bit of a birthday bash for one of my bessies and had a fantastic time!. Ordered a steak diane with chunky chips and must say the sauce was delicious... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Nice selection on the menu but the food was fairly poor. The service wasn't great, they needed reminding of one of our drinks three times. The starters (various sharing platters) were ok but the main courses were distinctly lacking quality, it was all very amateur cooking. My meal (pork belly) even had a couple of strings of someone else's spaghetti... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

i am going to be honest with you here, this place doesn't even deserve a 1 star! it was disgusting. first the staff were just rude and disrespectful they need to learn manners, my 2 year olds have got better manners than them lot! second the food was out of packets. everything i ate was frozen brought, hardly non of... More 

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MammaMia12345, Owner at Mamma Mia, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer I would like to start by saying I believe your review is completely false and biased. We only employ staff whom are courteous and polite to which we pride ourselves on quality service. Our food is prepared daily from scratch with no "packets" being used and no frozen food. Your final comment about our neighbour puccini is rather... More 

Gateshead, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Terrible service, our table was booked and we still had to queue outside in street.When seated we all had to leave our jackets on as doors were left open with other customers queuing outside.Staff had know knowledge of wine list.The waitress took our orders for starters we had to share theses as only half of them arrived before some of... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The sheer joy of being able to eat in a restaurant and not feel like you are the odd one out with a whole vegan menu and more than one choice. I had the Italian pizza with vegan cheese on it, no complaints at all. My Mam had the vegan pasta Genovese though she isn't vegan, said it was nice... More 

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Gateshead
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10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

From arriving at this restaurant it was bad we had to queue to get in, table was situated just in side door so it was cold every time door opened, we waited absolutely ages for food starter was ok I had prawns only got 4 But it was nice, my steak Diane was just ok not the nicest sauce I... More 

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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We bought a deal off living social. We managed to get booked in for the day we wanted. The choice of good was great. We all had starters and main courses and there wasn't a clear plate in sight. Very nice and will be visiting again

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County Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Went with a few friends this week. VERY VERY COLD RESTAURANT! They need to get the heating sorted. The food was cold, tasteless and the drinks were flat. The waiting staff was great but you can't make up for it with terrible food and environment. We have been to Mario and Puccini before and thought we'd give this one a... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Friendly and attentive staff. Lovely wine and yummy pizza. Great value for money, all in a no frills setting. Rustic and charming!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 46 Pudding Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: 01912327193

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, English, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions

Description

A traditional Italian restaurant with a cosy and relaxed atmosphere.
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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