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2A-4 Park Avenue, Whitley Bay NE26 1DG, England
+44 191 252 6242
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Ranked #39 of 111 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
Whitley Bay, England
Senior Contributor
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
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 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
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
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Not really much more to be said apart from awful food. The only positive is that the staff are very friendly. If you want cheap and cheerful, get yourself to McDonald's instead

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

I am very sorry to hear that you did not find our food to be as good as the service you received from myself and my colleagues. We really hope that this will not put your off visiting our little restaurant again, and giving us another chance. We do strive to provide excellent service and food, and we really do... More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We've come to sambuca here for quite a while and have generally found it to be good value for money. Recently, the quality of service has gone downhill but the food is still reasonable. There is a good range of food available and the waiting time isn't too bad. On weekends it can get busy so it's advisable to book.... More

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

I am glad to hear you still rate our food highly, and I am sorry to hear you have found the service to not be 100% as of late, but I really hope this doesn't put you off coming back to our little restaurant. We do pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service, and myself and my colleagues are sorry... More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

enjoyed a Nice meal here with friends and a young child on a Monday night. Service was acceptable and food lovely. Cheaper than a takeaway!

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

We are glad you enjoyed your meal here and we would like to thank you for taking the time to review our little restaurant. It is nice to get positive feedback for our hard work. We hope to see you again soon. More

Bootle, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I had a lovely birthday lunch with my grandson. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. Lasagne was my grandsons choice while I had the sea bass. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff, they are attentive without being intrusive serving the food as soon as you are ready. Close to parking facilities and amenities which makes... More

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

We are so glad you and your grandson had a nice visit and we hope you had a lovely birthday. We really like to make our customers happy, and we love taking the time to go that extra mile if we can. Thank you again and we hope to see you very soon. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Dinner for four people, quality was exceptional and atmosphere terrific. I would highly recommend this restaurant. Great place to enjoy. Ian Sinclair.

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

Your review was short and very to the point and we really are so very glad your visit was rated so highly. We love to make our customers happy, and I am glad we did just that.There is nothing better than the sense of pride we feel, when we do what we aim to. We pride ourselves on our service... 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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