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River Cafe

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

((((( British
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.

Excellent food all round. With excellent service. Highly recommended.

Maurice Rutherford 10 April 2017
from Cullercoats

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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

4.8 ((((( (based on 95 reviews)
98% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (77)
  • lunch (75)
  • value (63)
  • views (57)
  • romantic (25)
  • private dining (14)
  • trendy (13)
  • business (12)
  • large parties (10)
  • child friendly (7)
  • luxury (6)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • entertainment (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • ((((* 20 April 2017 by Lorraine Morrell from Newcastle upon Tyne

    I had lunch with my husband and we had a three course lunch. We both had roasted parsnip soup with bread which was nice and hot but could have had a little more flavor, I had the goats cheese and spinach risotto which was very flavorsome and my husband had the fishcake which he really enjoyed. We both had a plumb crumble with cream which was lovely. The restaurant was quite and we had a window seat which I requested. The service was tentative and there was a good pause between each course too. This was my third visit and I will be back.

  • ((((( 18 April 2017 by Sandra Dunn from Bedlington

    Had a delicious late lunch on Easter Monday and enjoyed the river views.

  • ((((( 17 April 2017 by David Potts from Blyth

    As always, a delicous Sunday lunch with great friendly service.

  • ((((* 17 April 2017 by Stuart Taylor from Tynemouth

    Booked up late for this and found ourselves in a window table with views over the river Tyne. Service was quick and cheerful. The roast beef was spot on with plenty of vegetables and Yorkshire pudding. Great Sunday lunch.

  • (((** 17 April 2017 by Mena Steele from Newcastle upon Tyne

    Nice restaurant. Good service nice food .
    Problem with my main course and they did not charge me

  • ((((( 16 April 2017 by Jo Mccormack from Durham

    Fab! Food was delicious and service was excellent. Lovely watching the boats go by.

  • ((((( 10 April 2017 by Maurice Rutherford from Cullercoats

    Excellent food all round. With excellent service. Highly recommended.

  • ((((( 9 April 2017 by Anne Charlesworth from whitley bay

    excellent food great service
    nothing too much trouble for our waitress
    friendly and warm
    child friendly

  • ((((( 3 April 2017 by Rosemary Worrell from Whitley Bay

    The staff were very friendly and helpful. All the food that we had was very beautifully prepared and very tasty.The courses although they only had a few choices had a good variety.

  • ((((( 3 April 2017 by Nicholas Armstrong from Whitley Bay

    Beautiful views overlooking the river Tyne. Excellent Sunday dinner with great service from the staff.

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