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Barn Asia - CLOSED

Waterloo Square | St James Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Oct 7, 2013
“Good Asian food, now called electric east”
Jan 17, 2013
“Excellent food the best Thai fusion I've tasted in Newcastle !!!”
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Waterloo Square | St James Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Reviewed October 7, 2013

Relaxed atmosphere, great shoice of dishes, and advice from the staff on what to choose. We had 6 tapas between 2 which was perfect. Service good. Midweek it was fairly quiet. The special menu had 3 tapas for £11 and they were good sized portions...More

Thank christinaco
Reviewed January 17, 2013 via mobile

Great service !!! Food amazing. Try the starter dishes !!! Thai tapas ordered 6 dishes was enough for 2 a bottle off lovely white sparkling wine and all at under £50 fantastic will be back definitely one off my favorite restaurants in Newcastle upon. Tyne...More

Thank shann1970
Reviewed November 11, 2012

Recently changed its name to electric east, not for the better. I ordered a beef dish which was not edible. I had 2 mouthfuls which I had to spit out as the beef was so tuff and stringy. The noodles were awful. I sent it...More

Thank EDED084
Reviewed October 22, 2012

Fun, and quirky twist on 'asian' Great food. Can walk in mid-week, but might need to book ahead on weekends.

Thank Irelandlife
Reviewed September 30, 2012

This restaurant is handy for the rail station and the arena. The food is tasty and has a modern twist to Asian food. The staff are friendly and helpfull, but if you are looking for a vast menu or posh surrounding, this might not be...More

Thank Marmo_12
Reviewed August 20, 2012

Visited Electric East again during Restaurant Week in Newcastle. First time we compared it to GOBO in New York. 2nd time around we felt the same way about the food here. It's fantastic! Highly recommended.

Thank Lucy1922
Reviewed August 10, 2012

Very good service and delicious food....a very nice surprise! Truely recommend the jasmine tea...tasty and entertaining!

Thank sofiacfranco
Reviewed June 7, 2012

Probably in my top 5 restaurants ever, Barn Asia (now Electric East) gets it right on every level; superb quality food, drinks and atmos. there aren't enough superlatives - just love it and can't wait to try the new facelifted version as have been told...More

Thank Sus918
Reviewed May 15, 2012

This restaurant was recomended by our hotel taxi driver and he came up trumps. The hotel had recomended another restaurant but we are pleased to say we took the drivers advice. The restaurant has really interesting decor and that goes for the owner as well...More

Thank leah-Ashrif
Reviewed March 31, 2012

Lovely interesting food; helpful staff; good service even on a busy Saturday night. A bit noisy but then it was Saturday.

Thank hmc003
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  • Address: Waterloo Square | St James Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
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