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The Union Rooms - CLOSED

48 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1TT, England
+44 191 261 2226
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Only one toilet with a light & lock; limited salad choice; cold room.

Facilities: The Ladies only had one toilet with a light & lock. There were two locked ones, one... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Susanna0103
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Not as good as its predecessor

First visit since it changed from a Wetherspoons and can't U tell. From A packed spoons to a very... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
David H
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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48 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1TT, England
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+44 191 261 2226
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Facilities: The Ladies only had one toilet with a light & lock. There were two locked ones, one with a light but a broken lock; one with cling film on the seat; three were without lights out of eight toilets; the air driers blew out...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

First visit since it changed from a Wetherspoons and can't U tell. From A packed spoons to a very quiet wannabe. Toilets weren't up to much can see where all the ex branding has come down and nothing been replaced. Just lacks a bit for...More

Thank David H
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

My partner and I have been many times to The Union Rooms when they were managed by Wetherspoons...it was part of our usual crawl. We visited last month and found it was no longer a Spoons. The menu was poor and overpriced, as were the...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I found service here amazing. Place was packed to the rafters but when you approached the bar you got served.. management obviously knew about the ever and staffed accordingly .. lots of people having food so they even managed that side of things well also.....More

1  Thank Jacqui576
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely old building converted into what I can only describe as essentially little more than an upmarket Wetherspoon's. Food ordered was tasty and arrived quickly, but was very expensive for what it was and staff seemed very disinterested. Probably wouldn't go back-sorry!

Thank John A
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We came here for food as Wetherspoon's usually have a gluten free menu. They didn't have a gf menu and confirmed they had nothing gluten free except maybe the soup but no bread.As my husband is coeliac It has to be 100% gf so he...More

Thank kathy v
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

We called here the 8 of us for breakfast before getting a train, we ordered 5 full english I scrambled egg 1 sausage sandwich and 1 veggie breakfast the beans where cold the fried egg was rubbery and top it off the sausages where bad...More

Thank meandherNewcastle
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered food at the bar with a decent selection of ales and lagers. (Hop house 13 on tap, always a good sign) service decent although extremely quiet. Ordered a stake pie and a burger. Food came promptly but that's where the decent review ends. Cutlery...More

Thank jimmycritique
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

What a disappointing visit. The Union Rooms under JD Wetherspoons was never ground breaking but it was cheap, cheerful and have plenty of choice so we headed over for lunch yesterday keen to see what the new owner had done. Nothing good as it turned...More

Thank loubylou2209
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Good prices on craft beers. Sadly never got chance to eat the food i ordered, as it arrived after 45 mins when i was halfway through getting a refund.

Thank EdenDave
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