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Sambuca 1

Quay View 10-11 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
+44 191 270 8891
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (39 reviews)
“minestrone” (6 reviews)
“fillet steak” (14 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:30All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Quay View 10-11 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited with 6 of us we had booked in advance I know that the place is busy but we were disappointed with how small our table was , however the food was good as usual and staff were friendly as normal

Thank Frequenttravels3333
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It all started here. This is by far the best sambucca to try. We always get s good meal here and value goes without saying. Sunday lunch isn't bad to if you'd looking for a quick cheap roast. Weekday special 3 courses you can't go...More

Thank ASEW23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic place food is excellent and so so cheap and the staff are fantastically friendly going back tomorrow wish I could bring friends here but 7 hour drive

Thank Laine479
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place nice setting in a rustic Italian restaurant. Staff always friendly and attentive. Had plenty a nice Steak here, would have been 5 stars but tonight's Steak was a little fatty but none the less would still go back as know this is...More

Thank Forbiddenracer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted somewhere for an early evening meal with our 6 month old. The staff were very friendly & polite, service was quick, the food was good (I had risotto & my husband had caneloni, both tasty & good size portions) and the prices were...More

Thank rachie103
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed early tea with some friends. Food was great nice friendly staff and good atmosphere. Definitely will be back

Thank jude760
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went during happy hour for a family members birthday. I had a ministrone soup and a tuna pizza followed by ice cream which at £4.95 was good value. My wife had a special Sambuca pizza which she said was lovely and very different. She also...More

Thank smoothypie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sambuca's is a hustly bustly little place. The food is very reasonably priced, but you can choose a more mid range menu if you desire. It's tasty Italian food, served by energetic and friends staff. It is normally very busy and is not very big,...More

Thank bluezulu76
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

They try to squeeze as menu people in as they can and makes it very uncomfortable will not be going back

Thank jim s
Reviewed 10 July 2017

7th July I can only say Perfect what a truly great evening the restaurant is comfortable, the staff are totally first class the food was to die for, this was a great evening, we couldn't have asked for a better night from the minute we...More

1  Thank Craigveryhappy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay View 10-11 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  North Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 270 8891
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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.
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