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Cafe Royal

8 Nelson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AW, England
+44 191 231 3000
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“scones” (45 reviews)
“cake” (36 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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8 Nelson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AW, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Poor service and overpriced. Neither of the options my friend and I had chosen were available and then the poached eggs my friend chose as a replacement were cold. We won’t return.

Thank ValB20182018
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A long wait for expensive, bland food in a dirty environment. In the centre of Newcastle there’s no need to have to visit here.

Thank TheBard2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Royal is very clean, if there are any dirty tables that needs clearing the staff are very quick to sort out. However Cafe Royal is very expensive. I have only had a hot chocolate when visiting, which was very nice but the cup was...More

Thank RachaelStorey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were going to go here on my friend's recommendation and were having a look at the menu. Nearly 6 quid for egg and soldiers? absolutely ridiculous! We went elsewhere!

Thank JennyB1984
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good coffee, nice breakfast, quick service & relaxing surroundings. We had boiled egg soldiers & eggs Benedict with coffee- no complaint, would visit again.

Thank ClaudiaHoli
Reviewed 21 April 2018

I have been here on several occasions breakfast/brunch is very tasty. pricing is reasonable and the menu has a lot to offer

Thank LuLu88954
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely brunch with my family here. The place was packed but the servers was fast and efficient in making and serving us our food. I would recommend you come here for brunch.

Thank jenniferstephenson
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Disappointing. My boyfriend and I have been going there for brunch 1-2 times per month for probably the past 2 years. The quality used to be outstanding and it was the best scrambled egg and smoked salmon in town. Gradually portion sizes have got less...More

Thank Ashleigh M
Reviewed 5 April 2018

I have been a regular for many years and i think the current set up is amazing. The cafe seem's to be moving with the times of catering in its current state, the brunch menu is a great addition instead of the usual change over...More

Thank stubbs0907
Reviewed 4 April 2018

it looks like a big cafe placed conveniently at one of the exits to Grainger Market. the service is good, the food is terrific, you can even order wine by the glass, little overpriced. variety of slices of cake which were pretty darn good. service...More

Thank diane c
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7 November 2015|
Response from CafeRoyalNewcastle | Property representative |
Yes you can book a table on any day, just call us on 0191 231 3000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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