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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When tabarns first opened, they were great value for money and quality food too. But recently has gone down hill.

Thank RedCreeper 6
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

Ok this is buffet restaurant help your self. Not ideal place to go out with family too much noisy too much crowded and not the best quality of food. If u want cheap meal then this place might be yours but other than that it's not. Won't be going here again.

Thank Mehul B
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Expensive for the quality. ...luke warm food...place was a tip food and rubbish lying around the place and not much of a selection at all..

Thank kevind264
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

always great value at 9.99 per adult, offer 2 adults 2 child 17.99 bargain,love the variety, wish didn't have to wait, but by time u have a drink the queue goes down, 20 min wait was worth it, 1 prob beer lifeless wether stella or other ie becks and carling, but arches great value, loved the Chinese, selection, fish, gammon,... More 

Thank auburnbeauty1
Crewe, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This place is great for the kids and they can pick and choose exactly what they want and go and help themselves. Unlimited drinks and food. Lots of choices, from carvery to Indian and Chinese. Try to get the early bird deals for the best value (before 6pm)

1 Thank Jim T
Brighton And Hove, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Brilliant, no need to eat elsewhere when you have breakfast and dinner here. Stayed next door in the premier inn, Easy to find, great atmosphere

Thank Irene R
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

After a long absence, even though just on my doorstep, the better half and I decided to give this another try. My memory of it was great food and good atmosphere. Whilst the staff were very friendly, I found the food quality quite disappointing. There didn't appear to be the range of food there used to be and the meat... More 

Thank tr4cy
Consett, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

Been here a few times and used to like it it was never great but was ok now though its really bad the food is always stale and dry tasteless the staff are useless we had a few plates between me my partner and our two kids and they must have walked past about 6 times and seen the empty... More 

Thank rachel h
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Went there in 2010 was acceptable went there two years later had gone rough food not very good some was not available. Never been back since

Thank Keith923
Livingston, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Having been in the past for meals at lunch and tea time we found that Tay Barns was great value for money however the same cannot be said for the breakfast. Full breakfasts at over £8 each and there is no option just to get some tea and toast. Food was however good but I think they need to look... More 

Thank IanMullen9670

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    2 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $15
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Buffet
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?