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Francesca's

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Manor House Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2NE, England
+44 (0)191 281 6586
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Visitor rating
  • 299
    Excellent
  • 127
    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Great atmosphere. Great menu. Great food. Great prices. If you're looking for an Italian and don't mind potentially having to wait for a table - this is your place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
LouAA
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
via mobile
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As the rating suggests was just average all the way the food was ok nothing special the service had a lot off room for improvement the tables weren't clean before we sat .. won't be returning any time soon

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Thank Ndriçim D
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere. Great menu. Great food. Great prices. If you're looking for an Italian and don't mind potentially having to wait for a table - this is your place.

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Thank LouAA
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been eating in this restaurant for the last 30 years and have loved it. Sadly the last couple of times it has been disappointing. On both trips I had had the same food previously many times but the recent trips the food was bland and quite frankly tasteless. Have they changed their chef or have they decided not... More 

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Thank Sandra D
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice traditional Italian restaurant. I've been numerous times and tried different dishes and have never been disappointed. And it's such good value! It's always busy as well so be prepared to wait for a table.

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Thank weeninja9
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your looking for a cheap and cheerful place to eat this is for you. You cant book a table, just turn up and queue. After reading the comments on here and seeing the queue we thought we were on to a winner. The place is a bit dated and needs a lick of paint but the staff are very... More 

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Thank Jaynedunleavy
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Tony is Back best Italian in Newcastle no Booking have to Queue but worth it good food good staff good atmosphere

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Thank Rosie2002
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most amazing authentic Italian restaurant you'll ever come across! It was packed at 630 on s Wednesday, so that's gotta tell you something! The waiters are so friendly and the food is out of this world!!! And the portions are huge and really reasonable. Drink wise, the house red is delish and £12 a bottle!! Tried Jamie's... More 

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Thank spudleysprout
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is hands down my favourite Italian restaurant! The food is gorgeous, the decor is authentic and the staff are very attentive. Wouldn't go anywhere else

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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365 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a regular visitor here - at least once a month - and usually have one of a couple of firm favourites but today I had the mixed fish grill special and it was absolutely delicious. It's such a great restaurant. Highly recommended :-)

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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there midweek expecting just to be shown to a table. How wrong, there was a queue of people waiting for a table. Always a good sign. The restaurant is family run and has a varied menu with plenty of choice for all tastes. It also has a specials board for that little bit extra. The restaurant is very busy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Manor House Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)191 281 6586

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37 - 37
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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