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Quay View 10-11 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
+44 191 270 8891
12:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Sambuca's is a small and friendly restaurant and is a regular night out on a Saturday,the staff are very friendly and know us and our choice of wines which are usually following us to the table.Birthdays are one of their specials,making a fuss of anyone having a birthday meal with a slice of cake with candle in and make... More 

Thank Susan M
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Sambuca's is very small and intimate and is almost always full making for a great atmosphere. In spite of this the staff work really hard and the service is excellent, fast and cheerful. They include everyone if there is a birthday making the place feel very friendly. The food also is very good especially for the money.

Thank Julie C
Level Contributor
25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After 5pm not a good value. Stick to the 3 course at £4.95 ,if you go for more you may be dissiapointed

Thank Karenphelps
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us met here to celebrate my daughters birthday, the food was great and the prices are so reasonable. It's a lovely little restaurant with friendly staff, they made a fuss of my daughter and got the whole place singing happy birthday, I would definitely recommend a meal here!

Thank Rach979
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The service was a bit slow and we had to ask for things several times. We asked them to turn down the awful music 3 or 4 times before they did, it was blasting out and we couldn't talk over it. The food was all well priced except for the rib eye. This was over £20 and even though the... More 

Thank aviddiner1970
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My grandaughter of 3 loves this restuarant and was her choice for lunch today the staff are always welcoming and make a big show of children when they come into the restaurant there is always a warm feeling of family when your there and the food is excellent has well well worth a visit if you havenot been

Thank Lorraine W
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241 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Sambucas is part of a group offering Italian style food at very good prices. There is an extensive menu were you are spoilt for choice, there is also an extensive drinks menu with a price range for every pocket, a must to visit.

Thank billmitchison
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This sambucas is intimate and the staff are great. The food is always made fresh and delicious. Would highly recommend the chicken Kiev!

Thank Lynnd007
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Come here quite alot steaks are fantastic always a great friendlt service never been disappointed love it here

Thank SkeatsEats
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Great food, great price, well worth a visit if you do try the specials menu you won't be disappointed, we go about once a month and I've tried a few different meals from the special menu and never had a bad meal, a little gem of a place.

Thank paul h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?