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Summary

“Laybourne’s Italian” is a “very reliable” destination for a “good value pre-theatre” meal, but it’s “also a great place for a sociable night out”“especially the regular Wednesday BYO” events.

£41
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

The food at Terry Laybourne's “small and cramped” restaurant has taken a “real jump in quality” under the new chef, “particularly now the emphasis is more on Italian food”.

£40
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Good
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Terry Laybourne’s (not very) Italian restaurant” has a “handy” location that’s “very convenient for the Quayside”; food standards have varied, but one regular senses “improvement” of late.

£43
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

This “Terry Laybourne-style Italian” (“ie not very”) makes an “excellent standby”, and just off the Quayside too; even fans, though, may concede that “standards fluctuate a bit”.

£43
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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10 pm

Caffé Vivo Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Caffé Vivo Restaurant in NE1, Newcastle upon Tyne by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Caffé Vivo restaurant.
Nicholas A
Italian restaurant - one of a row of restau...
Reviewed 1 months, 22 days ago

"Italian restaurant - one of a row of restaurants owned by Terry Laybourne located just off Newcastle Quayside. Can't say that it was particularly exciting food - but it was well prepared and presented, and suited us."

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29 Broad Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3DQ
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