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The Waterfront

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Seafood, English
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22-26 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
0191 296 1721
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Nice fish and chips

Nice enough fish and chips i have always enjoyed the food but i find the actual cafe too stuffy with no window open or air conditioning i found myself gasping for air being Asthmatic as the place was busy the few times ive visited , i now prefer to buy the take away and sit outside only for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Peter10155
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Nice enough fish and chips i have always enjoyed the food but i find the actual cafe too stuffy with no window open or air conditioning i found myself gasping for air being Asthmatic as the place was busy the few times ive visited , i now prefer to buy the take away and sit outside only for the mentioned... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Excellent fish and chips both in quality and quantity.On a pleasant evening one can savour the food and watch the river traffic,people watch and take a walk from the nearby car park too.

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This restaurant does both take away and sit in. We have now tried both and were equally pleased. The pensioner special we had for my mother was such good quality. The only fault (if you can call it that) about the restaurant is the portion sizes - very large, but making it outstanding value for money. The food both in... More 

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Just had another visit to The Waterfront for our regular Fish Chips and Mushy Peas and as always they were delicious, and the cup of tea wasn`t bad either.

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newcastle upon tyne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I love this place so much that I refuse to go anywhere else for Fish & chips. The food is amazing, however be warned the portion sizes of the fish are huge, easily share one large fish between two. The staff are very friendly and its great value for money.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Had fish and chips takeaway today and it was lovely. The food was cooked freshly for you. The quality of the food was amazing and the fish was quite some size! Would definitely revisit :)

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Tried here a few weeks ago...que was out the door. But really worth the wait...loverly fish and chips....very nice all round would return

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We regularly come to the Waterfront, the best in the area in our opinion. Fish, chips & mushy peas with a cup of tea, you can't beat it! I've also tried the chicken bites previously, which were also delicious. Don't expect silver service but it's just what a fish & chip restaurant should be - good value and yummy!

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Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We went here on the way home from Tynemouth on Sunday 7 June. My daughter was dying for fish and chips. Very lucky as it was nearly closing and got the last cod and fish cake plus chips. Mushy peas as well. Considering about to close the quality was still there. Loved every morsel. We shared the portion as it... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Chips were almost uncooked & some green tinged, Cheese patties fried to within an inch of their lives & the request for vegetarian information was rudely replied too

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

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  • 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

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  • Cuisine: Seafood, English

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