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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Value for money

This is the second time I have visited this restaurant and I would go back again. I went with a group of friends and it was very busy. However, the service was fantastic and the portions were very big. We had such a good time and had so much fun. The staff were very kind and looked after us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Cheryl T
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English first
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is the second time I have visited this restaurant and I would go back again. I went with a group of friends and it was very busy. However, the service was fantastic and the portions were very big. We had such a good time and had so much fun. The staff were very kind and looked after us well.... More 

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North East
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was our first visit to this restaurant but it will not be the last. Food and service were both excellent. Atmosphere very good. Our visit was on a Wednesday evening and the restaurant was quite busy. This was a bit of a surprise but reflects how good the restaurant is. Highly recomended

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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I came here with my boyfriend and a few friends for his birthday. The food was excellent, but the service was quite disappointing if I'm honest. Firstly, we all ordered our main meals and we ordered 3 portions of chips between the 4 of us. The chips were part of my main meal due to the fact I'm a vegetarian... More 

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Gateshead
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We booked a table for our 37th anniversary, we have never been to this restaurant before so we did not know what to expect. It is a small restaurant with a very pleasant atmosphere and nicely decorated, the staff are very friendly and cheerful. best of all the food was fantastic and well presented. A very good night out,

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

one of the very best chineese restaurants I have had the pleasure in being a regular customer back in 1998 when opened by henda who has now sadly passed away but his brother now runs it and it's absolutely brilliant just read other regulars reviews The value and quality of food is always first class Served by attentive professional staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 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

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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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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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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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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