survey result

Summary

£41
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A Tyneside fixture for 26 years, Roberto & Walter Pani’s popular venue serves “real Italian dishes” – including a number of Sardinian specialities. It was marketed for sale in May 2021, but is still operating under the Pani brothers’ management.

Summary

£34
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still going strong after all these years”; for “real Italian food” (the “usual suspects” plus “some interesting Sardinian specialities”) you “can’t beat” brothers Roberto & Walter Pani’s recently refurbed “old favourite”, launched in the mid nineties.

Summary

£34
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Still going strong after all these years”; for “real Italian food” (the “usual suspects” plus “some interesting Sardinian specialities”) you “can’t beat” brothers Roberto & Walter Pani’s recently refurbed “old favourite”, launched in the mid nineties.

Summary

£31
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Brothers Roberto & Walter Pani opened their “lovely” and “buzzy” favourite in 1995 – “a great-value Italian venue which rarely disappoints,” offering a “varied menu of high-standard” Sardinian and Italian classics. “Staff are very motivated”, while last year’s “successful refurbishment makes it brighter inside”.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
No dress code
100

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£8.20 £13.80 £6.20
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £18.95
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Bread £1.95
Service 10.00%
61-65 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6BX
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 5 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10 pm
SundayCLOSED

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