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2A-4 Park Avenue, Whitley Bay NE26 1DG, England
+44 191 252 6242
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Ranked #43 of 114 Restaurants in Whitley Bay
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A family friendly Italian restaurant in the heart of Whitley Bay. We pride ourselves on amazing food, at affordable prices.
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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We have been to Sambucas many times ,each time is different ..ie friends..family..or just the two of us. We have never regretted going and love the atmosphere and the staff always friendly.. We even went one Sunday to try the Sunday lunch ,again it was lovely, thanks Sambucas .

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We went to this restaurant to meet family for lunch ,there were 6 of us ,we were shown to a table and our order was taken for drinks .then our food order was taken ,there is a good choice here there is a specials board or the main menus to choose from ,they also have a dinner time 3 course... More 

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Carly D, Front Office Manager at Sambuca, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope to see you again soon :) Regards, Carly More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Another visit to Sambucas and the standard is just the same with superb food and service, I can see why its always full.

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Carly D, Front Office Manager at Sambuca, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - we are glad we made your night enjoyable and we hope to see you again very soon :) Regards, Carly. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

I don't think I've ever been so disgusted in all my life with the service I got today, the food was horrendous too. I understood that it was busy but even so the food quality shouldn't change so dramatically. Ive been a couple of times and it's never been this bad. The portion size was a disgrace, when I asked... More 

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Carly D, Front Office Manager at Sambuca, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear you did not enjoy your visit with us. We do believe we know who you are, though the situation that arose was not as you have explained in this review. We believe that previous to this visit outlined, you had been in the day before and had a similar dish in our restaurant. On this visit,... More 

Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

if you like pizza and pasta... steak,fish or chicken... you wont be dissapointed.. half the price to the usual italian dining.. A cheap glass of vino or a quality one they have it all.. Defo reccommend the fillet steaks and the shots of sambuca to finish to aid the digestion of a lovely meal... As Arnie said "we'll be back"....

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Carly D, Front Office Manager at Sambuca, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit in 2014 and we hope to see you again in 2015! More 

Whitley Bay, England
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Have visited this restaurant on numerous occasions and I can honestly say I have never had a bad meal, whether it has been for the great value lunch menu or the delicious steaks, each time has been wonderful. The staff are ever so friendly and do their best to help you have a great evening. I have heard it say... More 

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Carly D, Front Office Manager at Sambuca, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your evening and have done on many occasions. We will see you again very soon. Regards, Carly. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Sambuca has a good range on menu. Mega cheap lunch option, cheaper than sandwich shops. Would recommend a visit. Staff welcoming and nothing too much trouble.

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Bamburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We went in a big group for my daughter's birthday - everything was perfect. The staff were super friendly and helpful, everything came on time and was perfectly cooked, and the bill was a pleasant surprise. Cheap and cheerful doesn't do it justice - excellent value for money and a great night out. The birthday podium topped the evening off... More 

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Carly D, Front Office Manager at Sambuca, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Helen! We are so happy to hear that we made your daughters evening special (and your evening too!). Thank you for the kind words and we hope to see you again very soon. Regards, Carly. More 

North Shields, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Went to Sambucas on the 5th Nov 2014 for a birthday party. There was a large group of us I think it was about 15 in total. We were seated on the centre of the room on a massive table slightly squashed but that was acceptable. The place was dead possibly because it was bonfire night. We ordered starters and... More 

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Carly D, Front Office Manager at Sambuca, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your review. I'm glad to hear that despite the mistake in your order, you found positives in your experience. I would like to apologise once again for the problem you encountered. We do pride ourselves on our customer service and will try hard to rectify any mistakes made. I am happy to hear that you found this... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We have had a beautiful meal, we where welcomed by friendly staff, with impeccable service and amazing food. We will most definitely be back. Thank you for a lovely enjoyable evening..

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Carly D, Front Office Manager at Sambuca, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are glad to hear you had an amazing time and enjoyed the food. We are also happy to hear that we gave such great service. Thanks again and see you again soon! More 

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Additional Information about Sambuca

Address: 2A-4 Park Avenue, Whitley Bay NE26 1DG, England
Phone Number: +44 191 252 6242
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Whitley Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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