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“Good home made food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kafeneon

Kafeneon
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Friendly family run restaurant, with a warm atmosphere and amazing freshly prepared food. Great for any occasion so give it a try!
Newcastle upon Tyne
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88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Good home made food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

I visited this place for lunch.
The décor and atmosphere is very nice and relaxing. For starter we ordered Hummus dip and cheese on toast. The portions are so big that they can easily serve as mains. Both were nice.
For main we had Cajun chicken and rustic Italian salad. The salad was really nice. The chicken could have used some sauce, although it was really nice too. Again big portions for main.
I'll recommend this place if you want to try nice home made food in massive portions.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Mandy B
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Disappointing Experience”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

Having dined in many restaurants across the region, I was flabbergasted to see this placed ranked so highly.

Food is bland, and surprisingly expensive. Staff seemed to be friendly, however.

I hope you're not as disappointed as I was-

  • Visited November 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Philip V
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Lacking atmosphere”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2013 via mobile

I visited Kafe Neon this weekend and found it very average. The atmosphere for a Saturday night was completely dead, even though the restaurant was busy it was almost silent as no one felt comfortable to talk. My food was relatively nice, everyone else enjoyed their meal.

    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank xoWanderlustxo
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“God help Newcastle”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

If this is the 7th best restaurant in Newcastle then things in the North East are pretty desperate. The food was awful. Why is this voted so high. Are things really that bad up here?

  • Visited December 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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5 Thank Bloomsbury60
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daniel s, Owner at Kafeneon, responded to this review, February 23, 2014
Hi there, thank you for such constructive feedback. We will take that all on board ASAP and follow through with all of your thorough suggestions. We truly appreciate you taking the time to bring to our attention the status of our "awful" food. But most of all thank you for judging the city of Newcastle and the opinions of all of its diners in such a condescending manner. All the best, Daniel.
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Where shall we eat this time?”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2013

We try to look for different places to try but if we are unsuccessful we head back here. To be honest, I often think we are happy that we didn't find somewhere new to try.
We love it here. The food and casual atmosphere is what we love about the place.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Tom2626
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