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The Imperial Restaurant

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489 Durham Road | Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5EX, England
0191 491 5558
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Exceptional Lunchtime Value

Super efficient staff, consistently good food (boiled rice was a bit stodgy but I prefer fried rice anyway..), buzzy atmosphere and 3 courses for less than £7. Who could find fault with that? The beef in the chow Mein dish was so tender, you could have cut it with a spoon.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Spragman
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Super efficient staff, consistently good food (boiled rice was a bit stodgy but I prefer fried rice anyway..), buzzy atmosphere and 3 courses for less than £7. Who could find fault with that? The beef in the chow Mein dish was so tender, you could have cut it with a spoon.

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

Great as always, spot on service. Really recommend this place, it's amazing. Food is always beautiful, and really great value.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

good food, super staff, great atmosphere very clean. could be problems for disable people steep stairs to climb at entrance to restaurant

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I love this place! The staff are so hard working and are always there to help. We just went for the lunch menu (even though I have ordered from the full menu in the evening in the past) and we weren't disappointed... it was delicious! Not a grain of rice was left! No wonder it's so popular!

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Gateshead
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Will definitely return here, lovely meal, friendly staff, good atmosphere, highly recommend. A really lovely night out with family, will be returning soon.

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Newcastle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Just had a mid week meal here with my dad The service is excellent and the prices are great but the starters were only average and a bit greasy Meals nice but not outstanding. Might be back but not sure as I'm not the biggest Chinese food fan and only like a few really amazing places

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newcastle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Went here about 3weeks ago with the girls for a nice meal and catch up and it didn't disappoint! There wasn't many people in but it was a Wednesday night. Staff were lovely and very quick. Me and one of my friends had a set meal for 2 and it was absolutely delicious, it's a long time since I've had... More 

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Gateshead, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

The food is absaloutly amazing and the staff are really helpful , the owner John will make sure you have a wonderful experience in the resturant. on an afternoon they do a special and it costs just short of £7.00 and are open from 12 pm till 2pm last order 1.45 then open again later with different options to suit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Been eating at this restaurant for years now...great food and service.staff go out there way to make sure you have a pleasurable meal and good time. ..

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Last minute night out, staff were really friendly and helpful were able to squeeze us in. Food is lovely couldn't fault it or the friendly service. Been for many meals and will continue to go for many more, highly recommend.

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Address: 489 Durham Road | Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5EX, England
Phone Number: 0191 491 5558
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Gateshead
Cuisine: Chinese

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  • Address: 489 Durham Road | Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Gateshead
  • Phone Number: 0191 491 5558

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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