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The Bowes Incline

Northside | Birtley, Gateshead, England
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Ranked #31 of 196 Restaurants in Gateshead
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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- Sep 7, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Gateshead
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Great service when ordering. Nothing too much trouble. Food arrived very quickly - quiet night. I had salmon on a bed of pasta and even though I hadn't had a starter, it was too much for me. Reasonable selection of wines and dessert menu looked fab even though I was too full to indulge.

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stanley
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93 reviews 93 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Visited here for lunch, plenty to choose on the menu. Hubby had a pint of shandy and i had a large sauvignon.We went straight for the main menu, i had honey baked cod with potatoes, green beans, carrots, and the meal was lovely. i asked the waitress if i came again, would the chef bake the cod in garlic butter,... More

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Washington, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Our latest trip to the Bowes just has to be reported. We go regularly, but this time really needed highlighting. We both has Prawn Cocktail to start. It's always good and is one of our 'go 2' selections. The seeded brown bread you get is worth killing for ! And I always get to finish Sue's as she doesn't like... More

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Visited with wife and kids. Food was very average...and loads of it! Way too much on the plate, would be better if they reduced the portion size and priced accordingly, although it is not that pricey. I had steak and prawn Caesar salad....which was actually just a garden salad with Caesar sauce! No cos lettuce, anchovies, croutons and Parmesan! All... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

we had decided to eat somewhere quiet and a little out of the way. after some investigation on trip advisor we settled upon the bowes incline. very pleased we did! staff were helpful and very friendly, the food arrived quickly and piping hot. i had the stuffed chicken breast with haggis and whisky sauce, with a side order of chips.... More

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Food was always hot and nicely served by cheerful and helpful Staff. Overall it was excellent. There was nothing to dislike.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Bowes incline is located slightly off the beaten track, I've been here time and time again and food has always been average pub grub, but service has always been great. Attentive staff do make a great deal of difference. The menu is so extensive from a business point of view I don't know how they do it! The only problem... More

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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I have been here a few times for food and have never been disappointed. Great portion sizes and the quality is spot on. It serves the best Sunday dinner, much better than any carvery can offer.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A warm and inviting pub off the beaten track but worth finding as it is parallel to the A1 . The food is good quality and good size portions. Home made chips. Good selection of beers and wine. Atmosphere lovely oldie worldly feel.

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Washington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

After a day out decided to call in and have Sunday lunch. Wasn't disappointed. The food was hot and well presented. The lamb melt in the mouth. Portion size was very generous even for the most healthy appetite. The selection of meals available was immense. Staff very helpful and attentive. No complaints from our party. Prices very reasonable and competitive... More

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