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“Great for cheap lunch”
Review of Sambuca 1

Sambuca 1
Ranked #11 of 110 Restaurants in North Shields
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Providing a vibrant family friendly atmosphere here on the North Shields fish Quay, we pride ourselves on providing good service, and good quality food and drink at affordable prices. Remember... Every hour at Sambuca 1 North Shields is happy hour.
Reviewed January 26, 2013

Love going to this restaurant for lunch 3 course for £3.95
even my step daughter eat everything .....cheapier then MCDONALDS

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2  Thank Claire H
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Reviewed January 24, 2013 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect. Trip advisor suggests not great but say it's great!

Chicken Kiev, Garlic Mushrooms, Lasagne, creamy garlic chicken and carbonara all lovely...

Nice atmosphere, nice people and great food. Passed by so many times but will definitely be coming back soon

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Thank stevietoon
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Drive through the tunnel every day , thought it looked nice , took my future family everyone enjoyed it , £62 for five with drinks , bargain X G'

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Thank Sando1234
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

Booked a table for 12 o,clock lunch as on a schedule. Arrived in cold and rain at 11:55 and on walking in were told to leave as they weren't open yet. When we asked politely if we could wait inside as it was so cold and wet we were told NO as the tables were not ready - they were !

So we went out and shivered for 5 mins.

Place was absolutely empty till 12:30, very dark and small. Starter arrived fast - warm, watery minestrone, yuk.

Pasta ok but only just. Wine not chilled enough. Staff huddled around being noisy. Couldn't get rid of us quick enough, were harried to leave three times on presentation of bill.
This restaurant obviously doesn't appreciate its customers.
First visit and last.

Sambuca's is fast expanding all over the area - the owners would do welll to get about more and do some management / quality checks or they might find their cheap and cheerful bubble bursts sooner than they think.

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1  Thank linda54
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Reviewed January 12, 2013

I go to sambuca Quite alot if its with my friends or boyfriend we always enjoy it, and it is always full, i reccomend this to anyone as its very cheap and tastey... last week i was there and the bill came too £80 inc drinks there was four of us and had three courses each!!! The staff are all friendly and its such a lovely atmosphere, i do recommend booking a table as its always busy, but you can just walk in there is a waiting area. Birthdays are brilliant here such good fun the whole restraunt joins in singing happy birthday, overall i always enjoy my meal here!!!

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Thank nik5892
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