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8 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
+44 191 260 2577
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“moussaka” (54 reviews)
“pitta” (23 reviews)
“greek salad” (17 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
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Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

Would usually bypass as in bigg market. Ur thought would give it a try. Was amazing! Had 2 courses for £9.90 An portions were massive and staff very friendly. It wasn't very busy which is a shame but would definitely go back!

Thank ClaireMarie87
Reviewed September 29, 2015

Excellent value for money, honest non-pretentious fare with great staff. Good central location you can access or move on from.

Thank john y
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Just happened to come across this lovely contemporary Greek restaurant on our way to some were else. Had a really delicious meal off their menu 2 meals for £9.90 , my hubby has Greek salad to start with loads of jalapeños & stifado for his...More

Thank HelenAps1970
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Nice little place in the Bigg Market. Staff very friendly and professional. Good choice of Greek dishes. From the set menu we had the moussaka for main course which was probably the best moussaka we've had anywhere. It came with a generous portion of salad.Overall...More

Thank dalbinoni
Reviewed September 22, 2015

This is a very nice place for greek mezes and also various other greek dishes. service and value are good as is the food. it is worth a visit.

Thank sandra r
Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Beware a misleading menu, French fries are served instead of potato wedges. I know that may seem picky, but the plate served did not fulfill the expectation provided by the menu and so he didn't really enjoy it. However, the meal started well as the...More

Thank Claire D
Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal with my wife on Monday 7th , delicious 3 course authentic Greek food and wine, service from the waiter and waitress was impeccable , I cannot rate this highly enough, from the warm , friendly greeting to the excellent service .Definitely...More

Thank Andy@thefelling
Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Great night at Kafeneon,was best friends 40th Greek food was great so authentic,waiters very good humour,we have just came back from Greece and the food at Kafeneon was just as good if not better.

Thank Terry K
Reviewed September 12, 2015

Good food and lovely service, nice and relaxed atmosphere, we had the mezze plate which was very testy, baklava was to die for!

Thank Jess A
Reviewed September 4, 2015

I had a really enjoyable meal. Very tasty and filling. Happy hour price was good for two courses, only £9.90. I started with a traditional Greek salad, slightly dry probably due to being pre-prepared. A drizzle of olive oil would have made it more authentic...More

Thank davejanchrisben
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Questions & Answers
Becki D
October 16, 2017|
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Response from Daniel S | Property representative |
Hi. If it should be fine to just turn up on a Thursday night. However if it's a table of 5 or more we would definitely recommend booking :)
kate f
March 14, 2017|
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Response from Daniel S | Property representative |
Hi Kate. No it will be fine to just pop in. Unless of course you will be with a large group of friends, then we would recommend booking :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 260 2577
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Friendly family run restaurant, with a warm atmosphere and amazing freshly prepared food. Great for any occasion so give it a try!
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