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54 South Parade, Whitley Bay NE26 2RQ, England
+44 191 251 7800
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Description: Traditional Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

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  • 201
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Find!

Just off the sea front. Great quality food , lovely friendly Staff and overall excellent value for money. Highly recommend it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Billy P
,
Durham
via mobile
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Durham
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Just off the sea front. Great quality food , lovely friendly Staff and overall excellent value for money. Highly recommend it.

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1 Thank Billy P
Northumberland
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this evening with a friend. We had the two people dine for £20 - starter, main, dessert and a glass of wine. Food was delicious, presentation was fab and the portion sizes were excellent. The staff were really friendly and efficient. It was my first visit but I would definitely return.

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1 Thank Dopeygirl
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this restaurant at the last minute for Christmas Day dinner. We paid £40 each and it was well worth it. 3 of us had Fillet Steak and 1 other had the duck. All 4 of us were really pleased with our meals. They were cooked to perfection. The cheese board for one of the desserts was fab. It... More 

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1 Thank AngieF46
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Fabulous food and service. We were made to feel welcome as soon as we walked in. Can't fault this resterauant. We went in for a quick ,cheap lunch however it's the best Italian meal we have had and my partner said the mussels were amazing!

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2 Thank jackie c
Aylesbury
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

New years day stumbled across this place. Fantastic service from the minute we walked in and the food is great especially considering the prices. £5.99 for 3 courses I was expecting special size portions but not at all! I had a calzone pizza which came with a generous bowl of bolognaise sauce on the side, was really tasty. My wife... More 

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1 Thank kecdfc
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic meal and usual first class service. Food was wonderful and in generous portions too. Everything about this place is clean and friendly . Go try it

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Thank Ian A
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We popped into Portobello's for a quick meal on one of many nights in December 2015 because we like this restaurant, its great value, excellent food and superb, friendly staff, and this occasion was no exception. This time however, the Christmas menu was available, and although we did not go with the intention of trying it, we did, and boy... More 

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Thank Ozzy988
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

For the first time my family went out for Xmas dinner and I could not have enjoyed it more. The food was very tasty and plentiful. The service was fantastic and the waiting staff were very attentive -my young daughter was made a fuss of which was very touching. I'm sorry to say that I didn't catch the name of... More 

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1 Thank 239rachel
Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Visited Portobello's for an early dinner with a group of friends tonight ... 3 course lunch menu available until 5pm @ £3.95! Good quality food served by friendly & attentive staff. Everyone enjoyed their choice of starters ... Potato skins, bruschetta or choice of soup .... their minestrone was delicious! ... Then pasta or pizza followed by coffee or ice... More 

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Thank Carly51
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Although this was a get together after a funeral for our Mother, Daughter Sister who sadly departed, We were given an extremely warm welcome from the management & staff, The restaurant graciously closed from 12 till 5 and the food, staff and service was 2nd to none, Thank you all for your for making a sad day end well everyone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 54 South Parade, Whitley Bay NE26 2RQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Whitley Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 191 251 7800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 29
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions

Description

Traditional Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?