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Simply Greek Tavern

2-4 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
+44 191 222 0035
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“stifado” (40 reviews)
“greek meze” (21 reviews)
“tzatziki” (17 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2-4 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited with a groupon voucher for the Meze. The starter was a selection cold dishes and a greek salad, served with Pita bread. It could not be faulted in any way and was varied and tasty. This was followed by a selection of main courses...More

Thank NevilleCross1346
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's menu is varied, price is cheap, quality is average and there's little competition, so although this review is distinctly unimpressive, I'll go back.

Thank TurnerAd
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have eaten here several times and I have honestly never had a bad meal. On this occassion had the meze from Groupon. So tasty, filling and a beautiful meal. Their meatballs and lamb koftas are so amazingly tasty. Ended with a gorgeous Greek coffee. Always...More

Thank #thegreekfeeder
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like authentic Greek food a little closer to home then this is the place for you. Lovely food in typical taverna surroundings. All you needed was the sunshine.

Thank milnerdcmilner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited many Greek restaurants throughout the UK. This was the best Greek meal we have ever had. Food was well cooked, well presented and of exceptional quality. We opted for our own choice meze consisting of four starters and one main course. This...More

Thank Apache632
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 8 on a hen party last night and we were greeted by the friendly staff and tended to attentively. The food was amazing and served quickly and was great value for money. The portions were generous and although we knew...More

Thank Joanne W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival I asked if I could use the voucher against the main menu, the response was, "sorry, no, but we think you'll be happy with the Mezze". Forgive my ignorance but I didn't know this was a Greek version of Tapas. The food was...More

Thank Trakx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very welcoming,nice entrance and decor,we had the groupon offer of the meze,the food was great pitta and dips first then the mains which were very hot and fresh and tasty,and the wine was good.

Thank vallank
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Visited as a party of 7 at lunch time for a pre-graduation meal. The meze is really good value at £18 each ant the drinks weren't expensive. We got a wide variety of food and plenty of it. We had bread, dips, Greek salad, pasta...More

Thank Nikk19_84
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Fast, fresh and great worth for money. Mixed grill comes with 5 different meats , chips,veggie and tzatziki. Great quality for the UK.

Thank Johnny J
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Christopher A
6 July 2017|
Response from Neil C | Reviewed this property |
Hi I would think that they have vegetarian dishes but I am not so sure.
Jacqui T
15 June 2016|
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Response from greektavern | Property representative |
We have our MEZE banquet at £18 per person. Otherwise starters from £3.50-£4.90. Mains from £7.50-£11.90. Desserts from £3.00-£4.80. If you need any further information let me know
2 July 2015|
Response from 627Keithybee |
I have been to Simply Greek a number of times, at lunchtime and Stifado is, usually, one of the 'staple' dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 26
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 Bigg Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1UW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 222 0035
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