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The Waterfront

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22-26 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
+44 191 296 1721
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We often pop in here for fish and chips when we out for a walk along the headland. Unfortunately yesterday the batter on the fish was not up to usual crispy standard, but it wont stop us from trying again in a few weeks time because it is usually 5 stars.

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Thank Geordie112
North East England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Geat service either takeaway or sit in. Always good choice of different meals. Fish bites to die for.

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Thank DCWNE
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch here today really hit the spot, great service, lovely food and excellent price. Just what we fancied today, after buying fresh wet fish, this was a lunch second to none. The service was quick and efficient and the cod special was huge!! Delicious fish and batter that was just divine, crisp and tasty! Mushy peas and fab chips made... More 

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Thank Karen C
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always, haddock as fresh as it's just jumped out of the sea, piping hot tea and fast service.10/10

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Thank Bruce O
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a good reception by frendly staf we look forward to seeing them as much as looking forward to the meals. what I like is asortment of fish it is not just Cod or Haddock

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Thank 22677007
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After all these years we have been coming here. It is still the best in Newcastle upon Tyne for simple fish and chips.

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Thank Clint W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Welcoming, cheap food and friendly staff!!! Always come here for a nibble or two always been welcomed and sat quickly. Don't be put off by a que goes down quick and well worth it. Lovely friendly staff that are good at getting it right. Not too much or little . Love children coming in here. People always lovely and considerate... More 

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Thank Harriet P
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times and it never disappoints Great chips with a special mention for the mushy peas Can get busy but queue usual goes down quickly Good value for money Particularly enjoyed my scampi today Excellent

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

Great fish & chips, consistently good & great customer service. Glad to see our favourite member of the team returned last week to give the great customer service that we've come to enjoy!

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

We visit this restaurant frequently when we fancy fish and chips. It is certainly the best in North Shields. The fish is always beautiful. The chips consistently tasty and own recipe mushy peas - not generic catering peas. Fast efficient service in a constantly busy restaurant. All in all why we, and many others, return.

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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
Seafood, British
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22-26 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  North Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 296 1721

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North Shields, United Kingdom
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?