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The Close | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
+44 191 221 1388
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (51 reviews)
“prawn crackers” (24 reviews)
“spare ribs” (11 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:30 Hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
The Close | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
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1 - 10 of 575 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd call myself a fussy meat eater so often lose out on banquet/set menus. Not here though, so much variety. Soup course, appetisers,duck then mains. Wow - an explosion of flavours. Service was excellent as was the wine.

Thank Louise H
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Good food and Authentic Chinese food ! We came here for my mom's birthday and all enjoyed. Will come back !!!!

Thank Thuyng90
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Ah, what a pity. I ordered dim sum to start, generous enough portion but plain. We then ordered a shredded duck. This was amazing. Delicious, most yet crispy. Sadly my main wasn’t good. Duck stuffed with prawns in a crab meat sauce. The duck was...More

Thank ChrisHarkus
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Went years ago and thought we would give it another go. Really good, food was lovely, service was great. Would definitely go back

Thank Mrbrightside13
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Food here is very tasty however every course we had was just warm nothing hot at all. I will return as it's normally ok however there is a strange smell lingers in the lobby as you walk in not sure if it comes from the...More

Thank bonflipinjour
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Visited here with family and decided to go for one of the banquet menus. None of us like pork much so we asked for this dish to be changed. It was no problem at all and the manager who served us couldn’t do enough to...More

1  Thank Amy D
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Lovely food on the opposite edge of town to Stowell Street. A nice welcoming bar on arrival with dining rooms off to the right and left. To the right it is traditionally decorated with the added bonus of exposed stone work to add to the...More

Thank Lesdawsonprudhoe
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

The best Chinese that I have ever visited. Lovely menu, superb food and very helpful and professional staff. Great restaurant which we will definately be visiting again

Thank Elainelloyd
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this place whilst having a wander around Newcastle for an overnight stay, food was absolutely beautiful, really fresh and very tasty, would definitely recommend!

Thank Pollyp77
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

A great friendly place and exceptional quality food, we had the meal deal for 4 people which was £30 per head. The best Chinese we have had in years.

Thank Yakker29
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hinney911
21 March 2017|
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Response from Milliejune | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about the review, but the food is honestly amazing, well presented, doesn't look dirty from the outside, hope this helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:30
Monday
17:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:30
Thursday
17:30 - 23:30
Friday
17:30 - 00:00
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Close | Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 221 1388
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