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The Imperial Restaurant

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489 Durham Road | Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5EX, England
0191 491 5558
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

one of my neighbours dragged me to this place, they go every saturday and order exactly the same meal, and have done for three years. i could never do that, particularly with chinese food - so many options and five different region styles of cooking, in china alone! so i suffered along. english chinese is different in taste to what... More 

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Thank diane c
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a lot and it's delicious been with friends, had a birthday and New Years there. One of my friends even got one of the recipes off the chef. Well worth the visit.

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Thank Suzanne H
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hopefully the owners, staff and management read this, I recommend this place to anybody likes good priced food, amazing priced drinks and the best food I've tasted. Nice surroundings and attentive staff who were happy to help and were friendly and made us all feel welcome Thank you

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Thank Chris Q
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nicest Chinese in Gateshead by far. Always come here and the owner John is so so lovely and friendly and makes us all feel so welcome when we come into his restaurant. The food is abit on the pricey side but well worth every penny. Service is quick and they look after you brilliantly. Some of the waitresses are abit... More 

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Thank Emi B
Durham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food with a great atmosphere staff very attentive and helpful good value for money will definitely be going again It is worth pointing out that the restaurant is upstairs

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Thank Stephen P
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lovely staff at this restaurant managed to squeeze us in on Friday night as we were only passing through Newcastle and didn't have a reservation. The food was delicious and the staff delightful.

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Thank Louise101010
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love The Imperial and have been many times. We usually get The Royal Banquet and leave stuffed! The food is lovely. The service is great. Chinese New Year is particularly good fun with entertainment also provided (love the dragon). They also do lunchtime deals that are good value.

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Thank Gemma B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top class again can't wait to go back food hot and tasty staff great and spot on looked after the kids great nothing was a trouble and even got a doggy bag

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Thank bigpaulnufc
Gateshead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have used this restaurant many times as it is one of our favourites and have always had excellent service and good food. We have just been for our daughters 18th and even though it was johns night off he still made sure it was a special night and all the staff were fantastic . Thanks

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Thank lottesam
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner have dined at the imperial many times over the past 10 years, the food has always been outstanding. The staff are friendly and attentive and there is always a great atmosphere in the restaurant. The seafood dishes are especially good. It is very popular so book to avoid disappointment.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 489 Durham Road | Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Gateshead
  • Phone Number: 0191 491 5558

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