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Sea Road, South Shields NE33 2LD, England
+44 191 456 1133
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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12:00 - 21:30All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Sea Road, South Shields NE33 2LD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have visited many times to Sambucca. The staff are so friendly and the food also excellent standard.One of the reason we go so much is that they are great at accommodating families with small children. Give it a try you won't regret it.

Thank Jowels
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Staff are brilliant at this restaurant, meals were well presented and tasted very nice. We went to celebrate a birthday and everyone sung Happy Birthday to us and another person who's birthday it was. Would definitely recommend it to family and friends

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited here yesterday it was boiling hot outside and we were asked if we wanted to sit outside or in, we choose out and our table was ready within seconds, drinks order taken and within 10 mins food ordered didn't take long to arrive even...More

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have to say what a great experience at this restaurant,my husband and I visited with our small baby staff friendly pleasant and so helpful food was lovely with a great deal to offer for all pockets . Will definitely return

Thank bluebelle37
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here a couple of times. I have enjoyed the food on each occasion. The presentation sometimes alters. We went this time for a birthday celebration. The starters looked good. Although the large plates did make the food look like small portions. The...More

Thank Slazengerpom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can only say what an excellent restaurant, went for Sunday lunch and ended up having a 3 course meal, from a good menu, very friendly staff who couldn't do enough for us, nothing was a problem

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a group of friends and although a group of 10 this did not phase the staff at all. All of the food was brought out quickly and was piping hot and fresh. We all got our food together and it was perfect. Staff...More

Thank Foodjunkie138
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Im always at this place at least two aweek when home from working away ive been going here for years and has never let me down once great value for money and all staff are amazing people I recommend this place to anyone 👍👍

Thank lpaolozzi1382
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are taking a walk in Jesmond Dene, don't miss the best coffee & tiramisu in town here! Prices are so reasonable & the views are lovely too!

Thank Arpita B
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Visited Sambuca in Whitley Bay on Sat 6th May. There were 7 of us in our party, five adults and two children. On arriving at the restaurant, we were all taken upstairs and shown to a table. Drinks order taken immediately whilst looking over the...More

Thank Alison R
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I have just booked superior room with plaza vista at the hotel for end of July next year and wanted it special for my husbands 60th birthday. Having read reviews that it is very noisy in the square im abit worried. Would like some advise. The hotel sounds really lovelly otherwise.
28 January 2015|
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
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
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