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Cafe Royal

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8 Nelson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AW, England
+44 191 231 3000
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08:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What an experience I had in the afternoon of yesterday, I have never received a service like it! not to forget the amazing Dani who offered a service with a gorgeous smile! Should definitely be paying that honey more 👀😏

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Thank Philip W
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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1,546 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 549 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Called here for lunch for the first time and enjoyed it. It was very busy indeed and we had to wait a few minutes for a table to be cleared. The menu is pretty wide-ranging and caters for non meat eaters. I had the salmon bagel with cream cheese and avocado which was fresh and tasty - another time would... More 

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Thank profjoypc
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Utterly over rated and overpriced for what we had. The bacon was as hard as a frisbee and it took 45 minutes. Too long for 9.30 in a morning. It has been a while since we were last in and we won't be going back. Too noisy and full of old people just seat blocking

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Thank nita914
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here today, first time for a while and still a great place to meet and enjoy a leisurely coffee (other beverages are of course available!) Very quaint, fast, friendly efficient service. Food is good too, can get busy but as with all things the wait is worth it Five stars from me!

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Thank Tony H
Newcastle
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today we called into cafe Royal for a spot of lunch,my husband and I both choose a deli sandwich and coffee. The waitress took our order but about 5 mins later returned to advise my husband that his choice of sandwich had unfortunately sold out and they had not been aware of this when they took our order,would he like... More 

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Thank Jackie S
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us have been here a few times for work lunches. Nice decor, nice food, nice staff. This is a great place to eat would recommend.

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Thank handt2k15
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this place for lunch in town - whether you opt for the specials or from the ala carte menus. Fairly priced range of wine by the glass as well as a range of smoothies and hot drinks. We prefer to sit upstairs (bookable; waitress service) but you could just as well have a table downstairs or outside if... More 

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Thank Helene B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Had another lovely lunch here - this time solo, so once i'd completed work took advantage of free papers etc. Yet again really tasty food and staff seemed happy to accommodate requests to mix up options on menu. Never had a bad meal here yet.

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Thank Loobs1310
Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Called in on a Sunday for brunch..they have a Sunday brunch menu with a large choice of meals.We chose the lightly poached eggs and the vegetarian omelette. We waited around 15 minutes for the food to arrive as it is all freshly cooked.We enjoyed the free newspapers whilst we were waiting and our drinks were served promptly after we ordered... More 

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Thank 12BevD
Glasgow
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We decided 2d agaist the free breaksfat at a nearby hotel we were staying at, looking fir something more freshly prepared. We had noticed this place the previous day and i am glad we went back. I had scrambled eggs and bacon and my wife had the poached eggs. Both were well prepared using nice ingredients. This is definitely not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Nelson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 231 3000

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Blyth, 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?