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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
Most recent review
- Jul 21, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
County Durham
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

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 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Travelled 15 miles to get there and really worth it. Very friendly staff, keen to help and give the very best advice. Asked for a Cod, with well done crispy batter and by gum that is what I got. Crispy tasty batter all cooked through and the fish was magnificent. My grandson had the Lemon Sole .... two lovely fillets... More

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Blyth, Northumberland, UK
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37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Called in here last night while on a wet walk from Tynemouth, efficient service and pleasant seating area, even though it was about 7.40pm we were not rushed, I think the restaurant stops serving at 8pm and the take away is open until 8.30pm. two of us had Senior Citizen special of Haddock, chips and mushy peas which also came... More

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Regularly visit this restaurant simply because it serves the best fish and chips! Top quality fish always and am amazed that it never seems to feature in awards when others of lesser quality do. Try it and you will not be disappointed.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This busy fish restaurant sits on the banks of the tyne at the fish quay,north shields,so you can expect fresh caught Cod and Haddock. Almost always a queue for seats,but the wait is very worthwhile. My cod was so white and fresh with a crisp thin batter,just the way it should be. Chips,mushy peas[a northern delicacy!] tea or coffee and... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Fabulous fresh fish and chips, with a free tea, what more can you ask for? won't go anywhere else! Quick and friendly service as usual, always busy, see you soon guys !

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I have never had better F & C than they serve here. For abt £7.50 you get the large cod , chips , bread and a pot of tea. Value second to none and excellent service.

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Myself and my family go here quite regular and are never dissapointed. Fish and chips as they should be done with a smiling friendly service. What more could you ask for!

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