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the toby

kingston park, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“pork” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
kingston park, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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Reviews (99)
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1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Very busy but extra staff put on to reduce waiting time at the carvery. Heroic Yorkshire puds, good range of meats servered cheerfully. Nice range of vegetables. Good value for money. Recommend online booking.

Thank Tudor J
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Has gone down hill and is becoming like a works canteen. The place is a meeting room for workmen who have just finished and want a few beers and their tea. High viz and work boots are the dress code. Food OK . Cheap as...More

Thank Petersun55
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We're The Toby at least once a week and are usually more than happy. However We have noticed that things seem to be slipping. Food and service are generally good, but oh dear, the clientele. We have seen more and more workmen in very dirty...More

1  Thank magsps
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Visited on easter sunday, very busy, long queues for the carvery, waiting for meat. Although on a plus side the staff were great and tried their best to meet the demands

Thank Karenbarber77
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I visited for coffee and a cooked breakfast with friends. You order at the bar and serve yourself once ready (unlimited hot drinks once you buy one and buffet style hot food) There's everything there that you would expect (bacon, sausage, eggs, beans, tomatoes, mushrooms...More

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Just what we needed on New Years Day to sort us out! Although the restaurant was busy the quality of food was not affected one bit. Everything was well cooked, presented and fresh. Staff pleasant and eager to please. We will certainly be back.

Thank Foodjunkie138
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This place seems to exist for people who eat a lot of mash and roasties And big Yorkshire puddings etc etc..its worth going just to watch the waddlers seeing how much they get on one plate..the reason there are so many different gravies and sauces...More

Thank the_secretdinner
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Although this restaurant was very busy the staff were very attentive and offered good customer service.There was 4 in our party and 3 wanted the carvery and I asked for the salmon alternative,this was advertised as being in a cream sauce and when I explained...More

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This Toby maintains a reliable standard with their food. They also offer a smaller plate for smaller appetites or pensioners. The staff are friendly and helpful and the restaurant is well kept

Thank susanprangnell
Reviewed 30 October 2016

arrived here to a good atmosphere and a long wait however that didnt bother us so we waited around 45 minuites with a drink then we were sat down,i had turkey which was very nice and all the veg was fresh unlike other tobys i...More

Thank cartertw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: kingston park, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
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