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The Barnacle - CLOSED

The Promanade, Whitley Bay NE26 1AN, England
+44 191 253 3876
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
17 Dec 2013
“no longer open”
7 Jul 2013
“Venue has closed down”
Restaurant Hours Closed
The Promanade, Whitley Bay NE26 1AN, England
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Reviewed 17 December 2013

yet another one in whitley bay that has now closed down, not sure if it was the food or the location either way they are no longwer open

Thank angela v
Reviewed 7 July 2013

Venue has closed down, no point in going its shut! It was in a good location and the council should do something about the row of closed down businesses on the sea front.

1  Thank Cassilero
Reviewed 9 October 2012 via mobile

We had a light lunch here but will be back for dinner. Home made red pepper soup absolutely delicious. It was a wet windy afternoon so we were the only customers. I can see what a lovely atmosphere it would be on an evening when...More

Thank tedsmammy
Reviewed 15 September 2012

Lovelymeal, well cooked. Friendly if slightly inefficient service but so what. Tasty chicken breast with mozzarella & tomato stuffing, and my wife had salmon and mussels in a creamy soup. Worth searching out.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 29 August 2012

We had a meal here on a nice Saturday (summer) evening. It's very small but very friendly. The menu though rather limited was more than made up for by the quality of the food on offer. Has a tremendous dish of Sea Bream in a...More

Thank Dave_Croft
Reviewed 28 August 2012

We called into The Barnacle for a 'quick' sandwich lunch while we were out walking in Whitley Bay on Sunday. Tempted by the table outside in the sunshine, we thought this would be a perfect place to stop for a quick bite to eat. First...More

Thank Karen1960_21
Reviewed 25 August 2012

I have just enjoyed a lovely evening in this local treasure with my family. My daughter thought her fish and chips were out of this world and our food was very good too. Best of all is the location, tucked away from all the hussel...More

Thank JRT190932
Reviewed 25 July 2012

This little restaurant deserves to do well. Set right on the beach the views are stunning. The evening bistro menu contains a very limited range but in my opinion this often means quality triumphs over quantity and this was certainly the case. I had 3...More

Thank PaulMobberley
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Just been to the Barnacle for the second time for lunch. The first was on a cold wet day when we dived into the cafe to warm up with a hot chocolate and decided to stay for food. The chips were amazing, the fish cakes...More

1  Thank Jo V
Reviewed 2 June 2012

Fantastic starters of Fishcakes and Deep Fried Brie, followed by the most amazing Rib Eye we have ever tasted and cooked to perfection. Really nice atmosphere and service was very personal and made a great customer experience. Fab start to our Bank Holiday Weekend... thanks...More

1  Thank Adam S
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Promanade, Whitley Bay NE26 1AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Whitley Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 191 253 3876
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