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All 204 Gateshead Restaurants

The Imperial Restaurant

489 Durham Road | Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5EX, England
0191 491 5558
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Ranked #4 of 204 Restaurants in Gateshead
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Come here quite a lot, could never fault it fabulous food, lovely staff. Never heard a bad thing about the imperial. Crispy duck is beautiful!!!! Thanks for the many years of perfection x

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Visited here on numerous time and have always had a great time. Service is always faultless and all staff are always friendly. Have not been on an evening but have visited for lunch time specials which are great value and have a good choice of dishes on offer. Prawn crackers are the best I've ever had and the soup portions... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, amazing food. Lovely Chinese buffet with table service. Great choice of food. Staff were very polite and welcoming. Would definetly recommend! Really enjoyed eating there.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Celebrated my birthday at the Imperial on November 15th and pleased we had booked a table in advance as the restaurant was extremely busy with every table taken. The staff were extremely friendly, the service very good, food excellent. (we chose one of the banquets) The atmosphere is lovely.It has been a while since our last visit but we are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I have visited this resaurant on a number of occasions when visiting family. The atmosphere is usually good. The place is clean and tidy and the service excellent. The food likewise is really good and unlike many similar restaurants is not laced with MSG. Price is competitive to the area with the lunch menu being very reasonable. I will continue... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My husband and I came for dinner on Friday we booked late and they were happy to accommodate us. We have been coming to the imperial for years have eaten all over the works but this is the best Chinese restaurant that there is ! The staff are so friendly and Steve is amazing. If your looking for good food... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Have been coming here for years and it always lives up to it's good reputation. The food is consistently of a very high standard. The special lunch menu is great value and has plenty of variety of dishes. The evening menu offers A la Carte as well as several special banquet menus which are all delightful. The staff are always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I love it here. It never fails to disappoint. This time we opted for The Royal Banquet. The kids love the prawn crackers and chicken and sweetcorn soup and the duck and pancakes. The sizzling beef in cantonese sauce is so tasty. But my most favourite thing to have here is the salt and pepper king prawns. I hate sharing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We celebrated 2 birthdays at the end of September at the Imperial, actually we've celebrated every birthday there for the past 8 yrs. The food is gorgeous, service impeccable & the warm friendly atmosphere is why we return every chance we get. I cannot fault this restaurant at all, and they do go above & beyond to cater to everyone's... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Went with family for lunch , we had special lunch and the price was very reasonable and the quality was great also the staff were very attentive and professional and would certainly recommend this restaurant

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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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