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54 South Parade, Whitley Bay NE26 2RQ, England
+44 191 251 7800
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service - good as usual Food - very good again as usual Venue - pleasant and comfortable Definitely visit again.

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Thank John W
Walsall
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

We had been to the Portobello the previous evening, but thought we should try elsewhere. Not to be; one alternative was full, and another not up to standard. SO, as we went to the Portobello. , I fell down the step, which was all of two inches high. I knocked a large vase off its stand.and was saved from making... More 

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Thank Pauline C
doncaster
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Of the cuff walking bye and popped in and glad I did. Staff were polite and had good knowledge of the menu. My fillet stroganoff was very nice and hot. Garlic bread for a side and was huge but again light and tasty. The restaurant was clean and warm I would recommend to anybody

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Thank mgp007
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

We took some friends who are new to the area to our favourite Whitley Bay restaurant which is now called Portobello. We have been visiting this restaurant for the past 14 years through several different ownerships and changes of name. We were not disappointed with this most recent visit. The food was excellent, the service good and it is very... More 

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Thank Susan Y
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

We ate here Saturday afternoon. We had the lunchtime special which is on until 5pm. Our food was lovely and the portions were huge, we came away very full. The staff were so welcoming and pleasant. We've enjoyed every time we've eaten here I can't recommend it enough.

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Thank Laura A
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Group of 8 visited for birthday meal. The food was lovely & reasonably priced. Service was spot on & staff were friendly. No complaints & will be returning soon

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Thank Aby2
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

My children always enjoy coming here and really rate the pizza. For me the food is good, but not outstanding. The atmosphere is nice and the serving staff are lovely.

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Thank Tanya C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

We visited for a birthday in October. We were very disappointed as have visited on numerous occasions. It was only when we received the bill there was a leaflet saying it was under new management!! It explains it all unfortunately. Service was average and food was not good most of it we left.

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Thank jackie c
North Shields, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

After reading the great reviews my wife and I recently visited for the early special, on arriving at 5.10 pm we were told this was finished but they had a steak special deal. As there was only one table taken we had reservations about staying but decided to give it a go, big mistake. I ordered the the fillet steak... More 

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Thank Michael M
Wallsend, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

I recently celebrated my 70th birthday at Portobello's, with a beautifully catered Buffet. The food was excellent and varied, as my guests ranged from four years upto eighty two. The service throughout was personal and I was even supplied with a cup of tea, when I began lagging. I would recommend the excellent service and hospitality, don't be shy to... 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
Average prices
$5 - $23
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 South Parade, Whitley Bay NE26 2RQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Whitley Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 191 251 7800
Description
Traditional Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

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