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Irvins Brasserie

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Union Road | The Fish Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
0191 296 3238
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine

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  • 216
    Excellent
  • 108
    Very good
  • 41
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 22
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Scrumptious Fish

My birthday so my choice of restaurant! It was Saturday so parking was limited in the area. We were a foursome and ordered three starters,my moules were just perfect, I normally avoid the bread, but could not resist nibbling the small square bun - lovely. Three of us then had fish, Cod, Hake and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Simone N
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Newcastle upon Tyne
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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406 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

My birthday so my choice of restaurant! It was Saturday so parking was limited in the area. We were a foursome and ordered three starters,my moules were just perfect, I normally avoid the bread, but could not resist nibbling the small square bun - lovely. Three of us then had fish, Cod, Hake and Turbot - all cooked to perfection... More 

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Wallsend, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have been to Irvins Brasserie a countless number of times but breakfast on Mothers Day was most certainly the best by far !!! The staff were as always very attentive and they always strive to achieve perfection. My husband and I ordered and were served our meals within 15 minutes which to my mind is excellent service in what... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

After deciding on a fish & chip lunch last Sunday and walking from Tynemouth, we noticed there were ads placed along the promenade promoting Irvins, so we decided to give it a go. I would not visit again. On arriving, we were told to sit at the bar despite there being many free tables, when we were finally shown to... More 

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ManagerIrvins, Public Relations Manager at Irvins Brasserie, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry that you didn’t enjoy your visit to us. Sunday is our busiest day, and we are usually fully booked. What can appear as iots of empty tables, in reality are tables waiting for the imminent arrival of customers. The average length of a visit is... More 

newcastle
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Good value 3 course meal with a carafe of wine. Food was excellent and the staff very friendly and efficient. Haven't been here for a while but it was as good as ever. Nice to get different menus rather than the same as other places.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

i've never ever wrote a review on anything before but felt so let down after high hopes i felt the need to here! first of all when we arrived for breakfast for Mothers Day there was no sign of our booking, however the young ladie promptly found us a table. once seated we were given a menu but then waited... More 

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ManagerIrvins, Public Relations Manager at Irvins Brasserie, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry that your experience did not measure up to what we aim to deliver. Whilst we are pleased that most of your party thought their food was ‘fabulous’, it is of course regrettable there was a mix-up over the egg. As you mentioned we attempted to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Had a lovely Mother's Day meal at Irvin's would definitely recommend - found online and booked based on such good reviews. Service was fantastic we were very well looked after and the food was delicious - great menu to choose from. A lovely time all round!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I have visited Irvins on a couple of occasions, but this time (our first night out together since having our baby) left us feeling a little disappointed. The food was fabulous and couldn't fault it, as was the setting, but the service was terrible. The restaurant was busy but there seemed plenty of staff around to serve drinks and wait... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We had a lovely meal (AGAIN) at this lush restaurant, called in without a booking on Wednesday early evening for the special menu and we weren't disappointed, The service is top class with ettentive staff. They now do a byo on Wedensdays so take your own wine/beer to save a bit on the bill. The food was again spot on.... More 

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UK
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The lunch menu is £16 for 3 courses. For a bistro meal made with fresh ingredients this is excellent value. The food is always carefully presented and more importantly tastes great. Little touches such as the bread board with home made foccacia and madeleines served with with the bill show Irvin's is in a different league.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Quite simply the best I have been to for a long time. I like lunch menus so we went as a foursome for a Sunday lunch. The menu is a fixed 2 or 3 course but so much choice. I defy anyone not to find 3 course on any given day. The place itself is well located and had no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Union Road | The Fish Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  North Shields
  • Phone Number: 0191 296 3238

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 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?