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29 Pudding Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UF, England
+44 191 232 1961
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Durham, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered chicken pizza and a half pizza/half pasta dish. The pizzas were alright although the chicken wasn't particularly nice (quality wise). Service was ok but noticed the dining room could be cleaner. Don't think I would visit again but it was ok for a one off visit.

Thank 1001North
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a meal 16.11.16.ordered mussels in tomato sauce disgusting.ordered a pizza.wrong one delivered. Not the staff's fault but mine.could not eat it had to be the cheapest mince in town. Mushy and no taste whatsoever staff not very helpful cold no heating on. Staff should be more polite and more helpful chefs need more training. And also I asked... More 

Thank daff48
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Puccini's never fail to impress and is the only place in Britain where i will eat Pizza. after a lovely starter of crispy potato skins bot my wife and I had the Diablo Pizza, this is how i like em, thin and crispy, not stodgy and bloating like everywhere else. after the Pizza we a nice dessert each, and with... More 

Thank dramsman
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely warm welcome. Potato skins with garlic dip for starters, followed by seafood marinara pizza. Lots of tuna prawns and mussels. Lovely thin base, cooked to perfection, followed by coffee for £7.95. Mid afternoon on a Saturday, lots in, plenty atmosphere. Great service.

Thank Janet D
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was off to the cinema with my mate and rather than go to the local Burger King for some junk food, we decided to have a 'proper' meal before we caught the movie. We turned up to Puccini without a reservation at about 8pm and the restaurant was fairly empty. When we entered there was a gentleman cleaning the... More 

Thank griffinsaver13
Western Ireland, Ireland
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for a meal with my parents. Menu has plenty of choice and service was swift and efficient. Price wise was excellent, £26 for 3 meals and 3 drinks. Portion sizes are also good, you definitely won't be hungry leaving.

Thank IrishmanAbroad89
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food delicious as always, excellent value for money. Will be returning soon. The service was great happy staff always make a difference

Thank DonnaAnd
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere. Our waiter was very attentive and made sure we had drinks first before ordering our food. We ordered off the specials menu, which we thought was very cheap. The food was gorgeous and my grandson Jack, whose four, completely demolished his pizza and ice cream. Fab food, great service, we'll definitely be back and recommend our friends n... More 

Thank NicolaB1973
newcastle upon tyne
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Not been here for about 15 years but decided to go last night, and don't know why we have left it so long because food and service was spot on. Me and the other half opted for the 3 course set menu for £12.50 each. We had potato skins&garlic mushroom for starters then we both had calzone pizza and a... More 

Thank lorna m
Cramlington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Let's just say you got what you paid for!! Pizza bases were obviously pre-prepared or bought in, toppings ok, home made chips soggy and unappealing, when we gave feedback as we paid, waitress got defensive and argumentative, won't be somewhere we'll visiting again.

Thank TripMember31102016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Pudding Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 232 1961

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?