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River Cafe

51 Bell St, Fish Quay, North Shields, NE30 1HF

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Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Tuesday: 17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday to Saturday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 17:00 - 21:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 16:00.

Great meal and service.

Michael Wood 25 November 2016
from North Shields

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The River Café on the Tyne is owned by Paul Scott and Michelle Dickie and is one of only 5 restaurants in the North East – to have earned a prestigious Michelin Bib Gourmand Award for 5 years in succession. Expect a regularly changing menu with a keen eye on seasonality, and dishes packed with produce sourced at the Fish Quay where it is based - with stunning views over the mouth of the River Tyne.

River Cafe

51 Bell St, Fish Quay, North Shields, NE30 1HF

Contact +44 1912966168

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Customer reviews for River Cafe

4.9 ((((( (based on 30 reviews)
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Recommended for

  • dinner (26)
  • value (23)
  • lunch (22)
  • views (16)
  • romantic (10)
  • trendy (6)
  • private dining (4)
  • business (3)
  • luxury (3)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • child friendly (1)
  • large parties (1)
  • ((((( 2 December 2016 by Martin from North Shields

    4 of us dined.
    Excellent food and service

  • ((((( 29 November 2016 by Jim Lewin from Newcastle upon Tyne

    Very friendly service and fantastic value for money.

  • ((((( 28 November 2016 by Mark Randell from Newcastle upon Tyne

    Excellent food excellent service always made to feel welcome

  • ((((( 25 November 2016 by Michael Wood from North Shields

    Great meal and service.

  • ((((( 15 November 2016 by Colin Gregg from Newcastle upon Tyne

    We had an excellent Sunday lunch and the staff were very good indeed. Very attentive and caring.

  • ((((( 15 November 2016 by Helen Robinson from Whitley Bay

    I've visited the River Cafe in numerous occasions and never been disappointed. Yesterday was the first time I sampled a Sunday lunch and have to say it was fantastic. Succulent roast beef cooked to perfection with a delicious selection of tasty vegetables. I particularly enjoyed the red cabbage with Nutmeg.
    Excellent value for money at £9:95 for a single course and £12:95 for 2 and £15:95 for 3 courses.
    The staff are always professional, pleasant and friendly.

  • ((((( 13 November 2016 by David Murray from Whitley Bay

    Excellent food and outstanding value. Great views. Good service

  • ((((( 13 November 2016 by Eira Corbett from Wallsend

    My sisters and I visited for lunch and decided to opt for the three course set menu. The food was lovely and very good value. Our waitress was very good and really friendly.

  • ((((* 13 November 2016 by Florence Jones from Wallsend

    Lovely friendly service. We ate the thre course special. Fish if the day cooked to perfection. Soup needed a little bit more depth but beautiful and light. No healthy option for desert so opted for coffee. Friend had the fish balliontine as a starter and enjoyed it. Her plum tart was a bit disappointing and needed a knife to cut into the pastry.

  • ((((( 8 November 2016 by Irvin Bamford from Whitley Bay

    Food and service excellent.

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