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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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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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“steak” (35 reviews)
“sea bass” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Quay View 10-11 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this on a Saturday night after walking past with friends during the afternoon and having seen no reviews. We were 3 couples meeting up from different parts of the country with friends from Gateshead. We had a lovely evening. Food was enjoyed by all...More

Thank mandianNorthampton
Dmitrij A, Manager at Sambuca 1, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback, it is very important for us. We hope again to see you here. Best Regards Staff Sambuca 1

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably been a regular since Omar opened it................................... On a recent visit the chef's sat outside on a table next to paying customers eating Burger King meals ? they were scruffy and arguing with another member of staff ? They left food on the pavement...More

Thank thecaptain101
Dmitrij A, Manager at Sambuca 1, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, sorry for what happened. Could you clarify when this happened? We will certainly understand and this will never happen again. Best Regards Sambucas 1 Manager Dmitrij A.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Often eat here when visiting family as it is cheap as chips and great value. Good venue for a party group as well which is why my son wanted his 18th birthday family meal there!

1  Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So Sambuca not as cheap as you woyluld think if you're peering off the menu not one of the daily specials you will be paying around £30 a person if ordering a steak and a starter so fill the wallet before you go. The food...More

Thank King Khan K
Reviewed 17 December 2017

15th December I've got to start with the presentation of the food simply outstanding the tastes the quality for the price is unbelievable we had a very nice table inside this small but cosy and friendly restaurant drinks order was taken and the food order...More

2  Thank Craigveryhappy
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Ive been coming to Sambucca 1 for many years and last Thursday i came with my whole family of 7 people to celebrate with my Mum. The choice of specials as always was very good. There was also a very reasonably priced 3 course Thursday...More

Thank Davy_Mather
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Great service, tasty food, generous portions, this place is far from 'terrible' or 'poor'. Have eaten here twice now and left completely satisfied both times!

Thank kecdfc
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We ordered our Sunday lunch one beef lunch one lamb When our meals arrived you could not touch the plate with been in the microwave It was to hot the cabbage was burnt potatoes Carrots all dried out it was absolutely tasteless So I called...More

Thank john m
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We sat outside in the North Shields sunshine and with the river in front of us. We had lasagne, blissful tomato and cheese garlic bread, wine and it was fun, easy and delicious.

Thank cynthia r
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We chose to eat at Sambuca 1 as it seemed very warm and welcoming and is right by the quay. We both chose the fish platter and it was delicious, three or four types of filletd fish as well as shellfish. The mussels were very...More

Thank grankan
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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
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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