We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Sea Road, South Shields NE33 2LD, England
+44 191 456 1133
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“potato skins” (55 reviews)
“minestrone soup” (10 reviews)
“ice cream” (25 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Sea Road, South Shields NE33 2LD, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (611)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 608 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself, my partner and 18 month old daughter popped in here for tea on a Friday night without pre booking. We were greeted straight away by several members of staff who also made a great effort to speak to my daughter and fuss over her...More

Thank minime56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is what it is, cheap food, tasty enough for the price of it, staff overly friendly. Nice atmosphere. ‘Fabio’ was very kind to my little girl and kept making her laugh. Staff are lovely. The only thing is the toilets are in the arcades...More

Thank db90x
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant last night with friends before bowling at The Dunes. The food was lovely and tasty, well presented, reasonably priced and the staff very friendly. I think we will definitely return soon.

Thank harryholmes
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We were here Sunday for a couple of birthdays, food lovely as always, service is very good too. My only criticism would be if there’s a party of people it’s a bit tight and squashed, other than that I can’t fault it. Very reasonable priced...More

Thank Annietctb
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Went to sheilds and saw sign for here so we decided to try . I wish I kept on driving to be honest . It was packed so we thought this was a good sign . How wrong! We were froze so ate with our...More

Thank lovaholiday
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Great place to eat. Good selection of food at great price. The lunchtime special is a top deal at £5 for 3 courses. Really friendly staff as well

Thank Tay1orjay
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We have just visited Sambuca's for our "pre Christmas" night out!! We have enjoyed a really excellent night out! Our meal was excellent (as always) we enjoyed a few conversations with the staff (as always) and a really nice chat with Adel (I hope the...More

Thank margiem985
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely Italian meal Pasta Marinara the best. My daughters Pasta Carbonara made to perfection. We are regular visitors

Thank Stevendd73
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Beautiful fast Italian food, 3 courses for £5! We often go to softplay right next door and it's so cheap and quick to pop into here for a meal with children! Very very friendly staff and lovely food

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We visited with friends on a busy summer day and managed to squeeze in. The staff were very helpful. The food was good and excellent value for money. My only issue was with the service, it took forever to get served and even after the...More

Thank Christopher T
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in South Shields
Best Western The Sea Hotel
446 reviews
.06 km away
Little Haven Hotel
765 reviews
.74 km away
Athol House
67 reviews
1.13 km away
Sir William Fox Hotel
188 reviews
1.72 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Colmans Fish & Chips
1,400 reviews
.47 km away
Clifton Coffee Shop
164 reviews
.47 km away
Spice garden
453 reviews
.44 km away
Cafe India
132 reviews
.46 km away
Nearby Attractions
South and North Marine Parks
416 reviews
.21 km away
Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum
302 reviews
.89 km away
Shields Ferry
82 reviews
1.52 km away
Old Low Light Heritage Centre and Cafe
55 reviews
1.33 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
28 January 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from COOKIE81 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure only ate at the restaurant . are you sure you are on the right sambucca at south shields
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sea Road, South Shields NE33 2LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 456 1133
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing