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The Waterfront

Certificate of Excellence
English, Seafood
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22-26 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
0191 296 1721
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best ..... Great quality service and value

I used this takeaway at least once a week and every time the products there serve are always hot and fresh . The service is always friendly and the cleanliness is always good ...... Well done team and keep up the high standards

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
cpw1981
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Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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English first
Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I used this takeaway at least once a week and every time the products there serve are always hot and fresh . The service is always friendly and the cleanliness is always good ...... Well done team and keep up the high standards

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

In the waterfront restaurant again after a long while,haddock chips peas tea b & b cooked fresh when it came I was not disappointed cooked to perfection and served by pleasant staff,boy I did enjoy it all for £5.50 senior rate Mon to Fridays not bank holidays after that I took a long walk on the sea front up to... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Had to try this takeaway after reading the reviews, was disappointed. The restaurant & takeaway was very busy about 7pm. Ordered cod & chips to take home. The fish was lacking more batter than fish & the chips limp & white.

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Fareham
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Although a busy lunchtime we were quickly seated and our order taken.The enormous portions arrived quickly and piping hot by a very pleasant and cheerful waitress who was extremely busy as the restaurant was full and people were queuing for a seat.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Took a guest from Canada here as she wanted fish n chips before she left. We were not disappointed. There was a queue outside, but it moved quickly and was worth the wait. Batter was lovely, light and crispy, chips good, all hot, staff friendly and efficient.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We came here for a traditional fish tea. The staff were polite, the food hot and tasty and the price reasonable. What more do you want?

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Tynemouth, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

By far the best chippie in Tynemouth and North Shields. Chippies in Tynemouth are expensive and poor quality. This one on the quay side gives good service and value for money.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A must-visit place when walking the coast. Lovely chips and serve my favorite 'Shmoo' Milkshake! Staff are very helpful and friendly!

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newcastle
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Came here today with my partner & brother, had to queue for about 20 minutes just to get in restaurant but was worth it, food was lovely & staff were nice & friendly.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We visit Whitley Bay twice a year and this is the single eating place which we most look forward to . Perhaps because it is so popular the fish and chips are always fresh out of the fryer , piping hot , and absolutely delicious . We have been there a few dozen times and have never been the slightest... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22-26 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  North Shields
  • Phone Number: 0191 296 1721

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English, Seafood

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