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Sambuca 1

Quay View 10-11 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
+44 191 270 8891
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
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“pasta” (40 reviews)
“fillet steak” (15 reviews)
“sea bass” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Quay View 10-11 Union Quay, North Shields NE30 1HJ, England
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Ive been coming to Sambucca 1 for many years and last Thursday i came with my whole family of 7 people to celebrate with my Mum. The choice of specials as always was very good. There was also a very reasonably priced 3 course Thursday...More

Thank Davy_Mather
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Great service, tasty food, generous portions, this place is far from 'terrible' or 'poor'. Have eaten here twice now and left completely satisfied both times!

Thank kecdfc
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We ordered our Sunday lunch one beef lunch one lamb When our meals arrived you could not touch the plate with been in the microwave It was to hot the cabbage was burnt potatoes Carrots all dried out it was absolutely tasteless So I called...More

Thank john m
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We sat outside in the North Shields sunshine and with the river in front of us. We had lasagne, blissful tomato and cheese garlic bread, wine and it was fun, easy and delicious.

Thank cynthia r
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We chose to eat at Sambuca 1 as it seemed very warm and welcoming and is right by the quay. We both chose the fish platter and it was delicious, three or four types of filletd fish as well as shellfish. The mussels were very...More

Thank grankan
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We seem to find ourselves at Sambuca 1 on a weekly basis. Needless to say, the prices are excellent, but so is the quality of the food. We really enjoy both the main menu and specials. Seafood dishes are great. Would highly recommend a tomato...More

Thank Charlotte-n-Mark
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely friendly place with hard working staff meal and service always great . The fillet steak is worth trying

Thank Happyc0uple2
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We visited with 6 of us we had booked in advance I know that the place is busy but we were disappointed with how small our table was , however the food was good as usual and staff were friendly as normal

Thank Frequenttravels3333
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

It all started here. This is by far the best sambucca to try. We always get s good meal here and value goes without saying. Sunday lunch isn't bad to if you'd looking for a quick cheap roast. Weekday special 3 courses you can't go...More

Thank ASEW23
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic place food is excellent and so so cheap and the staff are fantastically friendly going back tomorrow wish I could bring friends here but 7 hour drive

Thank Laine479
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 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 - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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