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8 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
+44 191 260 2577
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Always a pleasure going here, always made to feel welcome staff always polite, sevice just brilliant, probly why we have been going here nearly 14 years food just keeps on getting better we would choose going here rather than jamies olivers or The Botanist or...More

Thank kma172017
Reviewed 2 days ago

I can't praise Daniel and his team enough for their help in organising my Sister's hen party for a group of 25. We were allocated two areas downstairs in the restaurant where we had lots of space for our games and photos! Luckily we were...More

Thank Lucylala27
Reviewed 2 days ago

Good Greek food in Newcastle - have been a few times and much better than other places like Jamie Oliver's place up the road. Chain restaurants have nothing on places like this that offer a better experience. I live in Greece and when visiting Newcastle...More

Thank Louise B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had an early evening meal here with friends, from the moment we stepped into the restaurant there was a great atmosphere and the staff were very helpful and friendly. We had a mezze sharing platter of moussaka, stuffed peppers, chicken skewers and stifado as well...More

Thank sumar_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my friend visited kafeneon during restaurant week where they had a deal on for 2 courses for £10 or 3 for £15. I had not been out for Greek food before and was very impressed! I got prawns to start and then had...More

Thank ceara123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

me and my husband went for restaurant week and gald we picked here for food it was really nice inside and staff were lovely we will definitely be back was a nice change for food. and the food was out of this world my husband...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked for lunch with the intention of going for the Newcastle Restaurant Week offer but couldn't decide on our meals; so we instead went for the sharing mezze on the normal menu which is always outstanding. Great choice of dishes so we could savour...More

Thank travellinglights
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday evening with 4 adults - so we ordered 2 veggie & 2 meat mezze - £11.95 per head. Food was absolutely fabulous, service was great. Eaten loads of Greek food - would highly recommend this place !!!

Thank SueSm43
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner wanted somewhere nice to eat for lunch. Found this place on TripAdvisor and we weren't disappointed. Good atmosphere with efficient and friendly service. Food was lovely and very reasonable. Would recommend.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The title sums up my thoughts on Kafeneon. I met up with my friend today and had lunch there. The staff were very informal and friendly, the service quick and the food was really tasty. A little slice of the med in the middle of...More

Thank TandWtraveller
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kate f
15 March 2017|
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Response from Daniel S | Property representative |
Hi Kate. No it will be fine to just pop in. Unless of course you will be with a large group of friends, then we would recommend booking :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 260 2577
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Friendly family run restaurant, with a warm atmosphere and amazing freshly prepared food. Great for any occasion so give it a try!
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