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the five swans

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14 st marys place, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
+44 191 211 1140
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited the Five Swans, a Weatherspoon pub in Central Newcastle Upon Tyne (Haymarket Area) for Drinks and food. On the night I visited (Thursday) it was curry night and therefore enjoyed a lovely Chicken Tikka Masala with rice, a Naan bread and pompadoms (including a drink). It was the nicest curry I have had in ages and at a great... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of many student haunts, not a bad place to come for cheap drinks but probably best to move on fairly quickly. There are better wetherspoons in newcastle.

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Thank Helen R
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Standard Wetherspoons good for a cheapish meal. About £10 spend per head with a drink. The new card check back thing can be a bit off putting when its not introduced as to why they have chucked a black card on your table. Some staff seem to work hard running round while others including one who seems to be a... More 

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Thank leanneshort12
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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1,559 reviews
1,193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 808 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It does what it says on the tin, a little sanitised, lacks an atmosphere however very affordable drinks.

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Thank thefooddood
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food, nice atmosphere, easy to order and didn't take long to get the food. You get what you pay for at the end of the day. I have certainly had nicer food, but you cannot beat the price. The soft drinks are delicious, served freezing cold and in a clean glass. Best wetherspoons chips I've had since i visited... More 

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1 Thank lauhenderson
Wirral, Merseyside
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

8 of us went for a midday meal, service was really quick, food was excellent. The ladies toilets are absolutely superb.

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1 Thank Bootscooters
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in here for a few drinks with my father who is visiting from Northern Ireland (still part of Britain). Was declined a Northern Irish bank note by a team leader and he brought the bar manager over to check. She also looked at the note looked at me and asked do you have anything else, I explained that my... More 

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Thank Ben C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff was very helpful and the food was very good. Only complaint would be the temperature. It was absolutely roasting on a February afternoon. Sort it out!

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1 Thank JennyB1984
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sat down ready to order, one of the table goes to order and it took ages for him to come back, turned very busy and noisy with what seemed to be a lot of students so it didn't seem as good for the little one as originally thought. could use being cleaned more and with more staff to serve especially... More 

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Thank ScottishShanny
Gateshead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited with my friend for lunch. The food is very, very cheap and served relatively quickly. The food itself is alright (though not the best pub food I have ever tasted). The service, however, is appaling! Of course, with this type of establishment, one is expected to seat themselves and order food themselves. However, staff were very unfriendly and, quite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 st marys place, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 211 1140

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