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Cafe Royal

8 Nelson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AW, England
+44 191 231 3000
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“scones” (38 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (16 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Nelson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AW, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I adore coming here for breakfast! I have not even had another meal here other than breakfast yet, the eggs benedict is my favourite with a side order of sausage! Delicious!!!

Thank Strawberryblonde26
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cafe Royale is a gem of a place, though not exactly cheap. The food is amazing with high quality assured. The staff are friendly and helpful and you can sit outside on a sunny day and watch the world go by.

Thank ElindalV
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ham and tomato omelette was very good. My partner had the full English 'one pot' breakfast, which was average at best and didn't even have any beans!!! And the smallest piece of toast I've ever seen! Was a bit pricey and for the price paid...More

Thank Craig E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for my usual cakes & coffees with my mum for when I return to UK and this cafe/restaurant never fails to disappoint with their amazing cakes & coffees! Lots of places to try in Newcastle for cakes but the freshness and choice here is...More

Thank AndrewandMarie
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This is a well known establishment in Newcastle, great all day breakfasts with fresh ingredients, pleasant staff in a cafe that is large, airy and welcoming. A slight faff to pay upfront when they have waiting staff already which is confusing, but the food is...More

Thank Cathe G
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We came across the Café Royal when we were sorely in need of a sit down, a drink, and something light to munch. The café met all three needs delightfully. It’s spacious – we didn’t even notice the upstairs bit for a while, and there...More

Thank PJandSJ
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Always excellent food, love their varied soups, cheese scones and coffee excellent. Lovely helpful and hard working staff

Thank janetmferry
Reviewed 30 June 2017

met a couple of friends for a coffee and a chat. lovely venue. staff friendly. unhurried atmosphere. the raspberry scones were the nicest I have ever tasted. the menu looked amazing. we are meeting up for lunch next time!

Thank isobel b
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Popped in on a sunny Saturday afternoon, great selection on the menu. We opted to dine outside and enjoyed a lovely raspberry scone with cream & jam, I opted for a cold Peroni instead of tea. Great service, lovely food, ok it was helped a...More

Thank Jezrez
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This has been a long standing favourite as it had an excellent varied menu and great cooking; always busy - good sign; professional staff. However the same geniuses in management at Sir John Fitzgerald's who have delivered a huge own goal with the Briar Dene...More

Thank chris l
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7 November 2015|
Response from CafeRoyalNewcastle | Property representative |
Yes you can book a table on any day, just call us on 0191 231 3000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Nelson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 231 3000
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