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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family meal out quite expensive but worth it! Staff are all friendly, only thing is its quite noisy. Good for groups

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Thank joyce45t
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere great food cheerful staff and John the owner makes everyone welcome This restaurant is always clean and. Well kept great for party's Fabulous for new year go try for yourself you will not be disappointed

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Thank Jeff C
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for family meal, food was lovely but service was amazing, the two girls that served us were really lovely very helpful and nice young lady's

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Thank Lindsay M
Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been some time since i was last here and had remembered a busy buzzing atmosphere, with exceptionally good food and service to match, unfortunately this no longer seems to be the case. In the past you would never get a table here on a friday night without a reservation but we were lucky and grabbed a free table.... More 

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Thank will p
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming here for years great food great service. Love the dinner special and recommend this for a try. Brilliant and great prices

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Thank David H
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

John and his staff welcome everyone for Good value quality chinese food. Recommend and with ample nearby free parking at nightime its a winner on several fronts. Suggest if its nightime leave the car as you'll want to enjoy a drink and with this food walk it off in a goodway its excellent.

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Thank Charles S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

I absolutely love eating at this restaurant, the food is just too good!! I am a big fan of Chinese cuisine and this is the best restaurant on Low Fell to go to for food. The dishes are absolutely delicious and the choice is amazing!! Everything you could want if you are a big Chinese food lover!! Staff are amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I can safely say I have never had a bad meal in this restaurant! The menu is extensive which means you have the option of trying something new and different! Staff very attentive and the service is never slow. Would highly recommend.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

John is the owner/manager and front of house in the Imperial. We have eaten on various continents and in Michelin star restaurants. Hand on heart this is the benchmark for service and customer relations. Oh and the foods pretty good too!

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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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, 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: 0191 491 5558

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?