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“you gota eat here!”
Review of Vanilla Restaurant

Vanilla Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 60 Restaurants in Newcastle
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed June 25, 2013

Wonderful, wonderful food and atmosphere. Tapas night, and the food and the flavours just kept on coming. Every course a magnificent treat. Seamus and the crew spoiled us. Thank you!

Thank mpaul
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Vanillanewcastle, Manager at Vanilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2013

Hi mpaul,

Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Vanilla.

We are very pleased to see that you enjoyed your experience with us, and the positive feedback is greatly appreciated. The personal mention is a great bonus too.

We have not had the chance to run a tapas night since you were last in, but hopefully we will be able to squeeze one in very shortly and hope to see you here.

Thanks again.

Regards

Seamus Rooney

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Reviewed June 21, 2013

Really friendly and very good food. Still trying to work out if chicken satays as spring rolls is genius or a bridge too far but they tasted good. Simple decor, good-sized tables and generous food portions. Good wine list too. V good value-for-money.

Thank Ian M
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Vanillanewcastle, Manager at Vanilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2013

Hi Ian,

Thank you for taking the time to post your review on TA.

We are pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us in Vanilla. We will look forward to seeing you in the future, and perhaps you can try the spring rolls again. We're still intrigued as to what you thought in the end.

Best wishes.

Regards

Seamus Rooney

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Reviewed June 20, 2013

Just eaten two nights in a row in vanilla when staying in Newcastle as it was so good! My husband needs a gluten free diet and they were more than happy to adjust the dishes for him. The food was all superb everything was so tasty and beautifully presented by very friendly and helpful staff. Definitely need to book though as even on a Monday and Tuesday night they were turning people away it was so popular!

Thank Ann C
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Vanillanewcastle, Manager at Vanilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2013

Hi Ann C,

Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Vanilla.

We are very pleased that you decided to dine with us on both occasions when you were staying in Newcastle. Your comments about your experience have been greatly noted by all staff involved in the day to day running of the restaurant.

We are always able to cater for dietary requirements, this is because everything is prepared fresh to order. When you are back in the area please try and get back in. If your husband would like something different please don't hesitate to ask.

Thank you again.

Best Wishes

Seamus Rooney

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Reviewed June 17, 2013

We came across this restaurant last week while staying in Newcastle for a few days.it was a great find and I'm glad we booked for the Tuesday night as it was packed out. Under the management of Seamus , everything was very good. The waiting staff were most attentive , the food was absolutely delicious and presented well.My husband and I went for the 3 course early - bird menu and we were presented with a real treat.We will be back for the dining experience and wish other restaurants would give them a visit to see how it SHOULD be done !!! Thanks to the whole Vanilla team.

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Thank Lyttlemo2012
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Vanillanewcastle, Manager at Vanilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2013

Hi littlemo,

Thank you for taking the time to post your review of Vanilla on TA.

There are so many positives within your review we cannot thank you enough. All of these reviews are monitored by all staff, and there is always an air of nervousness when a new one appears. The fact you have covered so many aspects in the review about menus, staff and food is just fantastic.

I would also like to thank you for the personal mention, it also means a lot. All of the team work long hard hours and to be recognised by yourself on this kind of public forum is even more of a bonus.

We will look forward to seeing you in the future, and we will promise to continue to keep working hard so your origional experience is repeated over and over again.

Thank you again.

Regards

Seamus Rooney

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Reviewed June 11, 2013

A group of golfers visited this gem on June 8 th we were unanimous in awe of the fabulous food and service I strongly recommend the unusual squid beef starter which was amazing surf and turf main also special this eatery is a must thank you from all the lads Paul tick

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Thank Ticksq
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Vanillanewcastle, Manager at Vanilla Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2013

Hi Paul,

Thank you for posting your review of Vanilla.

We are pleased that yourself and your group decided to dine with us on the evening in question after your round. All of the gents at your table were a pleasure to serve, and definitely made our night more interesting and enjoyable.

We will hope to see you again in the future if you happen to be planning another excursion.

Once again thank you for your review, best wishes.

Seamus Rooney

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