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Sambuca

9 Station Lane, Durham DH1 1LJ, England
01913841010
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Ranked #84 of 251 restaurants in Durham
Price range: $8 - $33
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Sambuca Durham is a vibrant and welcoming Italian Restaurant where friends and family can gathered together in a relax atmosphere. Unbeatable both value and food quality delivered by a very committed, competent and friendly staff.
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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

My friend and I enjoyed a quick lunch today. We ordered meat feast pizza and rigatoni arrabiata, a side of vegetables, and 3 soft drinks. The bill came to £16, a real bargain! The food was good and the service quick. Pleasant waiting staff although I felt the restaurant lacked personality - I can imagine it'd be better on an... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Visited here a couple of times before and it is lovely food is really nice and its very cheap too brilliant for a random visit if you dont fancy cookin !

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Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Noisy drunks dancing around spoilt night out wont be going back gone right downhill to what it used to be

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had an evening meal here on Saturday 9th August and we were amazed at the quality and the price. So cheap ... but excellent value. It is a fabulous restaurant, run by an energetic and welcoming staff. It was noisy, but not over the top - just the Italian way! The waiters were a delight to watch and had... More

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Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Terrible. We were a part of 19 put to celebrate a birthday. Industrial fan switched on as food arrived, blowing above the table, all food stone cold in seconds. Also this fan was so noisy we couldn't hold a conversation. Fire alarm rang continuously throughout the two hours we were there. Waiters had serious BO. One waiter was wearing macdonalds... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We came here for dinner and it was amazing! The mixed seafood starter was the best we have all ever tasted and the steak and chips were cooked to perfection! We will be back soon!

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Durham
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Cheap but good quality! Ideal place to take the family! Friendly staff and been loads that staff recognise us n say oh here again:) Love sitting outside!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The company, not happy with several poor reviews are now promoting on Facebook that anyone who leaves them positive feedback will be entered into a competition to win a £40.00 gift voucher. Sounds like desperation to me, and a blatant breach of Trip Advisors policies! 7

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Sambuca is really nice the only down side is if you go in the summer it is really nice and where you can sit outside the view over Durham is beautiful down side if you go in the winter months no heating I do not think they have air con for the summer so if possible sit out side!! food... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

my family and i love coming here , which i do often, and have always had the best of times, food is great and my favorite is the carbonara best i have had, very friendly staff, quick service what more could you ask for,

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