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The Waterfront

22-26 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
0191 296 1721
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English, Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 17, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
London
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is my first visit to the Fish Quay and choosing this restaurant was not a mistake. The staff where pleasant and helpful and the meal perfect with crunshy batter and freshly cooked and the price just right. This will not be my only visit I intent to go again. Really enjoyable, and they do a pensioners deal on weekdays.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had a day out with our friends along the North East Coast and decided to start our trip at North Shields. We planned to have lunch at this restaurant. We have been before with various friends and it has always been excellent. This time was no exception. We were greeted with a big smile by our server and our... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I'm a keen Angler and have enjoyed trips down to the fish quay for the past 6 years. the only other real competition on the quay Oceans can be seen as equally good, however the staff and superior selection (including deep fried lemon sole yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...) make the Waterfront the obvious choice for me. There have been times i've waited 30-40... More

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The large haddock is huge always fresh & tasty a fantastic restaurant or takeaway a must. Nothing to dislike about the Waterfront

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Durham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

returned for my 6th visit and it was superb. the quality is so good the even after 2pm people were in a queue to get a table. we queued for around 20 mins to get in. the portions are large and cheap. quality fantastic, staff friendly and efficient. service fast. simply the best fish and chips in North East.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

decided to have my senior cit haddock chips tea bread butter was not disapointed a great meal came as i liked it i have never found better value anywhere and i have been to lots of other places i always enjoy my visits as long as it comes up to my standard i am a fish and chip fan well... More

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Yorkshire, England
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We called in here on a really hot day after a long walk along the sea front, lovely to sit down in an air conditioned restaurant. Although it was busy there was very little waiting time and our meals arrived very quickly. We both ordered large cod with chips, mushy peas, bread and butter and tea, prices are very reasonable... More

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County Durham
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We normally eat inside at the Waterfront and have always enjoyed our meal. However, as it was such a nice day today, we decided to order from the take away and eat outside. The chips were tasty and hot but the fish was sparse and very thickly battered. Not enjoyable and poor value.

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Entered resteraunt around 6 it was quiet.we were 2 adults and 4 children.we ordered 3 adult meals and 3 kids.our order was taken and as we waited l noticed that an elderly woman fryer was discussing us with 2 waitresses.the meals came and all portions were a disgace and the meal was bland frozen fish.bad attitude has cost these people... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Top quality fish and chips, staff are friendly and provide high standards of service. You are served as soon as possible,, however it can get busy which delays this slightly but that's the same anywhere! Would definitely recommend.

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