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Mark Toney Cafe and Ice Cream Parlour Grainger Street

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


USD 3 - USD 16
Cafe, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My favourite place to take my grandchildren for their lunch,either here or Percy Street staff are all so friendly. Lots of choice on the childrens menu pick 3 out of the selection,a drink and two scoops of ice cream all for £5 nice size portions...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank suziemnewcastle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely cafe / ice cream parlour. The staff were really friendly. It was spotlessly clean. The tables weren't cramped together.The food we had was lovely. We had two large pieces of cake and two teas which came to £10.10.The toilets are down...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anne D
Reviewed 30 November 2018

Well after years away from Newcastle I returned to one of my favourite cafes when I was a teenager. I used to go to both Haymarket and Grainger Street cafes. It is lovely and warm, serves strong and tasty black coffee and I also had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nikkiwashere
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved the place! We only had breakfast, which was delicious, but can't wait to visit again when we next visit Newcastle. Love that it is still a family run business and lasted for so many years ...proving that the place is well respected.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Louise H
Reviewed 14 October 2018

I don’t usually review café’s, but I felt I needed to put on record the quality of this particular establishment, As the headline expresses we were very impressed with this café, nice friendly people, quick service, excellent good quality full English breakfast and a drink...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Gaztab
Anne M, Owner at Mark Toney Cafe and Ice Cream Parlour Grainger Street, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write your helpful review, we are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit, and we would be delighted if you do visit us again - although we can't guarantee the sunshine!

Reviewed 13 October 2018

I hadn't been here for a good while and was really pleased to return. It is a clean, cosy cafe with friendly staff and excellent breakfast deals. i had a very nice egg bap and a mug of coffee for less than three pounds. they...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Anne M, Owner at Mark Toney Cafe and Ice Cream Parlour Grainger Street, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you for coming back to see us, and for your helpful comments. We try to offer excellent quality without charging the earth, so we are very happy that you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 September 2018

I visited this Mark Toney in the Grainger Market for the first time a few weeks ago. I originally ordered a cheese and onion toastie, however the waitress then informed me that they had ran out of cheese...I did enjoy some homemade vegetable soup instead,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank victorian986
Anne M, Owner at Mark Toney Cafe and Ice Cream Parlour Grainger Street, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

I'm afraid you have posted this review on the wrong location. I have informed Trip Advisor but so far they have not responded. As our staff member said, that branch was about to close down and we were therefore unable to offer you our usual...More

Reviewed 2 August 2018

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

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank elizabethandstev2017
Reviewed 28 July 2018 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

Date of visit: July 2018
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.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank steve a
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dianne l
25 March 2018|
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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