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10-11 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
+44 191 270 8891
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Ranked #20 of 85 Restaurants in North Shields
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Providing a vibrant family friendly atmosphere here on the North Shields fish Quay, we pride ourselves on providing good service, and good quality food and drink at affordable prices. Remember... Every hour at Sambuca 1 North Shields is happy hour.

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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Good quality food at a very, very cheap price. Been many times over the years and very rarely disappointed. John + Vicky

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Cheap and Cheerful. Fast Food prepared on an individual basis. Nowt special to write home about. Always worth popping in if you're feeling a bit peckish and in a hurry. No good for a night out because as soon as they serve your food they are rushing to get you out again. All they are after is a high turnover... More 

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Ate lunch here, was really nice but quite rushed. But very very good value for money.staff very straight to the point, not overly friendly.

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Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We fancied an Italian meal after a nice walk soo we called in and the staff took us to a table, we ordered pitza for the little one and spaghetti for me and the husband, the meal was very nice and very cheap, drinks were not to bad either. very cosy Restaurant and very clean, staff were wonderful and friendly.... More 

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seaton delavel newcastle
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Went with 10 other people to this Sambuca on Wednesday evening And I must say it was a pleasure ,, nice atmosphere...quick service and lovely 3 course meal for 9.99

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Staff are very friendly and attentative and the place does have character. I have been twice and find the food average. Had a pizza and a cannellone (sp?) on my two visits.

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Had a couple of great value meals at only £3.95 a head for wonderful ministrone soup, pizza and ice cream to finish. Excellent value and a good atmosphere with helpful friendly staff. We will be returning for a meal from their full menu which looks mouthwatering.

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ayr
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14 reviews 14 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Love this place everytime we visit. Always great food and atmosphere. Staff are friendly and funny! Booking a must though!!!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Sambuca is potentially the worst restaurant I've ever been in. Their idea of a calzone was cooking it like a normal pizza then folding it halfway through the cooking process. Their cheese is fake, everything's bought in bulk so it's all cheap frozen produce nothing is fresh. The ham was cubed which made me feel sick, and the boyfriends pizza... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Went for lunch, had the 3 course special. Amazing value for money, fresh cooked food and really friendly staff. How can anyone complain for 3 courses for £3.95??? It was full and it was midweek. Definitely recommend it.

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Address: 10-11 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
Phone Number: +44 191 270 8891
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  North Shields
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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