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The Imperial Restaurant

489 Durham Road | Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5EX, England
0191 491 5558
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Ranked #1 of 196 Restaurants in Gateshead
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Sep 15, 2014
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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
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The staff here are really competent,friendly,and efficient . We had a banquet, only the middle priced one, but it was excellent in content and quality.The phoenix soup takes some beating, never had it anywhere else.We visited Hong Kong and Singapore earlier in the year but the food here was superb by comparison to anything we tasted there. Thankyou for a... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We go for the lunchtime special. The waiting/bar staff are always very friendly and efficient. The food is always nice. Can't fault it.

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Chester-le-Street, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great food and Service, Best Restaurant I have being to in the North East to date, being to Metro centre and a few others in all very nice experience.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The food is always good the standard never changes. The staff are excellent they always give you their full attention and always make you feel welcome.

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Gateshead
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I have been going to The Imperial for years and have always had a good time. It has become a staple for family get togethers, birthdays, etc. The service is fantastic and they always have a smile on their face. They are willing to help you out with anything. Food is lovely and reasonably priced. The shredded duck is out... More

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North Pole, Alaska
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This used to be my favourite Chinese restaurant. Its always fantastic - until tonight. What a change to the main courses. Things started really well to be fair. The starters -the chicken and sweetcorn soup and the dim sum they were unbelievable in fact. However what a difference when we came to the main course thought. They were hardly edible... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

What a wonderful restaurant! The waiters could not be more friendly or helpful your made to feel so relaxed, and the food so yummy! Really fantastic and flavoursome really enjoyed ourselves and such good value for money a nice surprise at the end of your meal! Will be visiting again. Quite hard to find its upstairs so entrance is quite... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I have been coming here a long time and have never been disappointed yet. Staff excellent food wonderful and all at reasonable prices.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Went in July 2014 on a Saturday night - booking is essential on weekends, the restaurant was full when we got there. Staff all nice and friendly, took our order quickly. We had the duck and Imperial spring roll starters which were both very nice, you could tell the Spring Rolls were freshly made and fried. For mains we had... More

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

18th birthday meal for daughters, other daughter, boyfriends and the wallet. We love this place - food, service and ambience all second to none. Oh, and as we were leaving our daughter was given a bottle of Prosecco by management - try it!!

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