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Mark Toney Cafe and Ice Cream Parlour Grainger Street

53 Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5JE, England
+44 191 232 7794
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sundae” (14 reviews)
“ice cream” (27 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 am - 8:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
53 Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5JE, England
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1 - 10 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to Mark Toney since our first date 50 years ago when we had a knickerbocker glory each.The service and quality of food standard has always been maintained . We always pop in when we are in Newcastle as it brings back...More

Thank elizabethandstev2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked past this cafe hundreds of times but never noticed it. After visit to Discovery museum heard the history behind this place & decided to call in to try their ice cream and we weren’t disappointed. I can definitely recommend the turkish delight ice cream....More

Thank victoria3032016
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We had a cheese savoury sandwich and a ham and tomato sandwich. Served in no time at all, in a beautifully soft bap. Also had a sausage roll which was divine. A truly lovely place to eat. Recommend highly for a spot of lunch.

Thank steve a
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Closes at 2000hrs, so we had 2 large beef baps which were great, large tea which was very good and an excellent strawberry delight ice cream. The staff were excellent, very helpful and friendly.

Thank rollercolin
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

The dark-haired waitress was terribly unpleasant, she was impatient when I was having a look at the cakes and talked to me impolitely, than she did not tell me that I was supposed to pay in advance, even if it’s not normal in something that...More

Thank elixx97
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Can get a lovely cup of coffee, sandwich, breakfast and ice cream. Always packed here with families and friends here.

Thank jenniferstephenson
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Just had brekkie and a coffee here. Food and beverage were top notch. Staff friendly. Prices reasonable. Will be back no doubt!

Thank furrycoat
Anne M, Owner at Mark Toney Cafe and Ice Cream Parlour Grainger Street, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are really pleased you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 19 February 2018

always visit here when in Newcastle .first went when I was a little girl and it's still great although thus time I asked for the banoffee split and was informed that the toffee sauce had run out and it comes from Italy so they put...More

Thank gill m
Anne M, Owner at Mark Toney Cafe and Ice Cream Parlour Grainger Street, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you for your review and recommendations, and also for your loyalty over the years, we are very happy to have become one of your traditions! I'm sorry you weren't able to have the sundae you'd ordered, but I'm glad you enjoyed our ice cream,...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a full English prior to Newcastle v Man United game. Was absolutely excellent, good quality bacon and sausages, with all the usual extras including black pudding, and all cooked really well (not too greasy). Great value at around £6 for breakfast and...More

Thank Richard F
Anne M, Owner at Mark Toney Cafe and Ice Cream Parlour Grainger Street, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thank you for your review and helpful comments, we are delighted that you enjoyed your meal, and hope you will come back to see us the next time you're in town.

Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Came here for a coffee and cake on the way back to the station. What a great cafe and with coffee only the Italians can make. Had the first peach Melba I’d had in years and boy did I enjoy it. Will certainly be back...More

Thank Superships1
Anne M, Owner at Mark Toney Cafe and Ice Cream Parlour Grainger Street, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we appreciate your kind comments, and we are very happy that you enjoyed your visit - we look forward to seeing you next time!

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dianne l
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Response from Anne M | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your enquiry. We are a 5-8 minute walk from the RVI, and we serve breakfasts all day.Please let me know if there's anything else I can help with. Best wishes Anne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 15
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 232 7794
  • E-mail
Description
Traditional cafe and ice cream parlour, run by the Marcantonio family, who have been making ice cream in Newcastle since 1892. Handmade ice creams and sorbets, plus fresh, home-cooked food from breakfasts to early evening meals, delicious coffees, sandwiches and cakes.
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