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The Imperial Restaurant

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489 Durham Road | Low Fell, Gateshead NE9 5EX, England
+44 191 491 5558
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've eaten twice here for lunch in the last 6 weeks and each time we have been struck by the service and the value for money meal. They offer 3 courses for under £7 and although the starter and pudding choice is limited, the main courses have both choice and quality; we choose different main courses and share. All the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What to say about this place. I know the people who works at the Imperial. It's a clean environment. The food is always delicious. Every year around Xmas time me, family and friends go there.

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Thank Tamires M
North Pole, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went back here and although the staff have changed the food seems to be back to what it used to be, and that is the best Chinese meal we have had out. Shame the duck in plum sauce is not longer shredded as it used to be gorgeous. Great night out though thanks!

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Thank DiscerningG66
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Great friendly restaurant Excellent food great atmosphere and value for money,good parking near by and John and Sindy are great hosts

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Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Our friends invited us to this restaurant which is a personnal favourite of theirs. Very good attentive service. Food was really tasty and very reasonably priced. We will certainly pay another visit.

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Thank angelascott64
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

This has been a favourite restaurant of ours for some years now. We find that that the service is always attentive and fast enough. The food is always tasty with good portions (and amazing prawn crackers) this visit was no different really. One of the waitresses happened to know my child from school so mid meal he went off to... More 

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Thank Gavin C
Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Came here for a family birthday .from the moment we went in till the time we came out,the service ,the food,the atmosphere,was excellent.6 adults and 4 kids had a brilliant time..We will be going back soon. Very well recommended.

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Thank Brian M
North Pole, Alaska
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We had a good meal- unlike last time! I think they do the best prawn crackers I have ever tasted! I don't even bother to eat them anywhere else but they always do lovely ones. They were really extremely tight with the prawn crackers last night though - the bowl was almost empty when she brought it over - as... More 

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Thank DiscerningG66
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here since 1998 and have never had a bad meal the staff are great and nothing is a problem The food is simply delicious ,good portions and always cooked fresh to order In my opinion it's better than any in stowel street Newcastle

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Sadly the manager passed away several years ago, who we knew very well, he will be sadly missed......anyway this place still serves amazing food, great atmosphere when its busy, and the food is cooked to perfection. My wife on her nights out on Low Fell, still goes here for her tea/supper and bring back some left overs for me ......thats... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
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: +44 191 491 5558

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