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“Consistently good!”

NEW RENDEZVOUS CHINESE
Ranked #191 of 1,293 Restaurants in Newcastle upon Tyne
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: TEL UK 01661 821775
Reviewed November 26, 2012 via mobile

Always great food. Quick service from well trained staff. Good selection of food with some exceptional specials. From start to finish- first class
Well done to Kevin and team. Keep up the good work.

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Reviewed October 6, 2012

At first glance this restaurant and its decor does not strike you as a typical Chinese restaurant. The tables are slightly snug, you need to walk through the restaurant to get to the welcome seating area and the toilets are very clean but small ..... although when you overlook the above you will taste food that will forever make an impression.

Mr Liu and his team strive to make your experience as pleasurable as possible. They are welcoming, friendly and efficient. The food is consistently delivered at a very high standard with an extensive and flexible menu.

Four recommendations.
1 - do not just stick to the banquets, create your own meal to suit your taste buds with the help of the team.
2 - the salt and pepper king prawns are unmissable!
3 - if you are dining for two, try the tapas style main course where you can sample four exquisite dishes
4 - if you can not find your dish on the menu then ask the team to create it for you

For the best Chinese food in the Newcastle area, this is the restaurant for you.

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Reviewed September 30, 2012

Booked at 6.30pm yesterday for a celebratory birthday meal, and arrived on time to find restaurant quite busy.. Decided to go for the banquet b, with one of our guests choosing separately.
The service was atrocious. For example, midway through the meal waiters taking the empty beer glasses, but not offering more drinks. Water being asked for, but never arriving. Mix up with the choice of menu, and wrong meal being brought. The service was very very slow with us feeling that we were being ignored, despite three waiters/waitresses wondering around. When tackled non of them knew what was going on so had to disappear to find out. In all the meal took over 2.5hrs.

The food was good and tasty, but overpriced for what it was. The place was totally devoid of atmosphere, and felt more like a gastro pub than a Chinese restaurant.

Having always enjoyed meals at their previous venue and felt valued customers there, this time we were so disappointed!. Perhaps they are victims of their own success, however, we will NOT be going back!

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Reviewed September 3, 2012

The restaurant is cramped, on entering you are standing immediately in the restaurant eating area which you then have to walk through to get to the bar - which is tiny - the chairs are cramped together and it necessitates a sideways shuffle to get seated.
The service was very slow and the food very expensive, especially considering the portion sizes.
Food was of an average standard, two of the dishes were extremely spicy which was not mentioned on the menu!
The restaurant is nice but not very authentic and lacks any decent atmosphere.

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Thank Bobby R
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Reviewed August 30, 2012

My family and myself have eaten here for over 20 years and still go regularly. Kevin and his team have just got it right, great service, unbeatable food, relaxed atmosphere. Make sure you try the salt and pepper ribs!

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2  Thank John P
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