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The Barnacle - CLOSED

The Promanade, Whitley Bay NE26 1AN, England
0191 253 3876
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CLOSED
Hours:
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

42 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
North Shields, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

yet another one in whitley bay that has now closed down, not sure if it was the food or the location either way they are no longwer open

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Venue has closed down, no point in going its shut! It was in a good location and the council should do something about the row of closed down businesses on the sea front.

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newcastle
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

We had a light lunch here but will be back for dinner. Home made red pepper soup absolutely delicious. It was a wet windy afternoon so we were the only customers. I can see what a lovely atmosphere it would be on an evening when moderately busy. We received great service and felt well looked after without it being too... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Lovelymeal, well cooked. Friendly if slightly inefficient service but so what. Tasty chicken breast with mozzarella & tomato stuffing, and my wife had salmon and mussels in a creamy soup. Worth searching out.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

We had a meal here on a nice Saturday (summer) evening. It's very small but very friendly. The menu though rather limited was more than made up for by the quality of the food on offer. Has a tremendous dish of Sea Bream in a Bacon & Clamm Chowder. Would really recommend this hideaway place tucked beneath the main promenade... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

We called into The Barnacle for a 'quick' sandwich lunch while we were out walking in Whitley Bay on Sunday. Tempted by the table outside in the sunshine, we thought this would be a perfect place to stop for a quick bite to eat. First of all the staff were very nice and the food was tasty. However everything else... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

I have just enjoyed a lovely evening in this local treasure with my family. My daughter thought her fish and chips were out of this world and our food was very good too. Best of all is the location, tucked away from all the hussel bussel right on the sea front with a wonderful unrestricted view. We will certainly go... More 

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rugeley
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83 reviews 83 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

This little restaurant deserves to do well. Set right on the beach the views are stunning. The evening bistro menu contains a very limited range but in my opinion this often means quality triumphs over quantity and this was certainly the case. I had 3 courses, all delicious, great service at a good price. Will definitely be back.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012 via mobile

Just been to the Barnacle for the second time for lunch. The first was on a cold wet day when we dived into the cafe to warm up with a hot chocolate and decided to stay for food. The chips were amazing, the fish cakes delicious and squid cooked to perfection. The second time was a beautiful sunny day and... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Fantastic starters of Fishcakes and Deep Fried Brie, followed by the most amazing Rib Eye we have ever tasted and cooked to perfection. Really nice atmosphere and service was very personal and made a great customer experience. Fab start to our Bank Holiday Weekend... thanks Barnacle x

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Additional Information about The Barnacle

Address: The Promanade, Whitley Bay NE26 1AN, England
Phone Number: 0191 253 3876
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Whitley Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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