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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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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 2 days ago NEW

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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Thank Dianne S
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 5 days ago NEW 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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Last week I was in a Rick Stein restaurant which was quite superb but having just revisited this restaurant I realise there can be many variations on a theme. What agreat place this is.It is cheap and cheerful but not what that often connotes. The lemon sole and haddock were wonderful and the accoutrements in the form of the bread,the... More 

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Thank Timothy G
South Shields, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good value, friendly service, clean surroundings. Fish, chips mushy peas, bread&abutted and a pot of tea. Good sized portion, hot and promptly served.

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Thank FussyFlossy1
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been here a few times and last time found the seats near the window cold so tonight we chose a table on the back wall. Still the restaurant is quite cold . The fish was good. The chips were overcooked and hinted at being warmed up Awful in fact . One slice of bread and butter 25P ( this... More 

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Thank Irene M
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

excellent service excellent food reasonable priced well done. It was very busy needed to wait to be seated and well worth the wait

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Thank Nor5053
Blyth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dealt with promptly although restaraunt was full, staff hovering all the time but in no way obtrusive. Impeccably clean, food arrived quickly, tasted fab! Been here several times now and service, speed, price & quality always faultless

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Thank philnsamwilkox
Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in at 11.30 am and got a table for the five of us . All ordered cod and chips which came within minutes. Large fish excellently cooked in crisp light batter with a large portion of chips. Very good value with tea or coffee included. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank bobcoffer
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just finished lunch here again and excellent fish chips mushy peas. Always consistent and good portions especially for pensioners meal under £6. Includes pot of tea and now 25 pence extra for bread and butter. Still great value. Staff always good and on the ball clearing and cleaning tables. First time here without seeing a queue for tables but then... More 

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Thank Barry S
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasty food. Friendly service. Food was freshly cooked and hot. Premises very clean and airy. Tip - go early as gets busy quickly .

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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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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
Sunderland, 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?