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Churchill House 12A Mosley Street | Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1DE, England
+44 191 261 5512
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Newcastle
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I recently had a meal in this restaurant, excellent food, staff friendly and helpful, we will be back, thank you.

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Thank geordierover2012
York, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hadn't booked, but just about fitted two of us in on Saturday night at 7.30. Excellent atmosphere, lots of noise as befitting an Italian! Reasonably priced with attentive staff. Good menu. cannelloni was excellent as was the seafood tagliatelli. House red palatable.

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Thank PHEL56
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On arrival we were in awe of the beautiful original decoration, staff were very friendly and seated us very quickly, the restaurant was very quiet as it was early evening on a Sunday bank holiday weekend. We had a special starter of sardines which were lovely but £5 for 2 sardines was a little pricy. We both ordered pizza for... More 

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Thank WiganGuinness
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very friendly service and great food at a reasonable price. Authentic Italian in a nice atmosphere. Definitely recommend.

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Thank Peckish-wanderer
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Love portofinos! Cheap and cheerful Italian but they have a good range of dishes and offer a different variety to other Italians I think. I am vegan but they offer a wide range of vegetarian dishes that can easily be make vegan. My personal favourites are the tomato garlic bread and spaghetti Luca-pasta in an olive oil, garlic and chilli... More 

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Thank Vegan1759
County Durham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Popped in here on a Sunday for lunch as we had not been for years. They do a lunch time special for £9.95 for 2 courses with a good selection as well as the full menu. The food is home cooked Italian food. What more could you ask for? The service was efficient with out being rushed. Set in a... More 

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Thank scarycatlady
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with my wife for our tea, we went for the tea time special. my wife had the 3 course and i had the 2 course. It was quiet when we got there and the staff were as kean as mustard to serve us, which became a small problem for my wife as they watching us eat so they could... More 

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Thank shaun366
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met up with friends in Newcastle and decided to book Portofino for our meal out. The stunning decor and gorgeous atmosphere was a wonderful start to a lovely meal. I had the risotto which was delicious. Service was good, several generations of the family all taking turns to attend to us. Lots of banter and lively conversation between servings.... More 

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Thank REP-UK
Manchester
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for a lunch on a Saturday. The place was fairly busy but the food, service and value for money scored a hit with my wife and I. Will definitely be back in the future next time we are in Newcastle.

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Thank CurryAddict
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've tried other restaurants in Newcastle and sadly for the price and quality Portofino provide, the others don't match. It's a family run place and not a chain and here is what you won't get at Portofino........ 1. A disinterested student,with a head set on serving you. 2. A long wait for your food. 3. A feeling of being ripped... More 

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Thank Mark M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $39
Cuisine
Pizza, Italian, International
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Churchill House 12A Mosley Street | Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 261 5512

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