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Pier Block South Pier, South Shields NE33 2JX, England
+44 191 455 4477
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
13 Jul 2017
“lovely quaint italian”
16 Mar 2016
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Pier Block South Pier, South Shields NE33 2JX, England
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

lovely food served hot on hot plates in what you could mistake for a 3 bedroomed house. great family atmosphere and close enough to pier foe a nice bracing walk to just put an edge on that appectite

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is now under Sambuccas it has good food over looking the pier and beach and the sea nice friendly staff and good food.....

1  Thank colinrowe233
Reviewed 7 November 2014

We went to this restaurant as a group family reunion as a cousin of the family was over from Canada. On entering the staff were very friendly but something seemed amiss. We were seated all together and it was fine, we ordered drinks and our...More

1  Thank Kenda107
Reviewed 27 July 2014

I was booked for 7pm and in the house by 7.28pm. If you like pre-cooked, microwaved food then this is the place for you. A lovely building in a perfect location. Awful food.

Thank Bada-Bing22
Reviewed 19 June 2012

Very nice food. The owner is very friendly. Would definitely recommend the blackboard specials. Perfect hideaway for a quiet romantic meal, away from the general obvious busier places which are nothing special. Essy's is the only genuine Italian restaurant in all of Shields (North and...More

Thank horse_tin
Reviewed 16 May 2012

Nice food and ok service. Nice atmosphere. Very handy after a stroll from the beach.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 15 March 2012

I Love it here the food is good and great value some nice wines, its small and cosy we try to go when in shields

Thank jembleton
Reviewed 29 January 2012

We ahve visited this restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. We feel the food is very good, the staff are exceptionally friendly and they are very welcoming to children. We have always been on a weekend lunchtime with another family with kids, and...More

1  Thank Pidge_Pooh
Reviewed 11 August 2011

We have been coming to Essys for years. To be fair it has been slipping a little, visit by visit. Sadly it reached rock bottom on Wednesday 10th August. The place was empty at 8.15 which was a bad start, the beer was warm and...More

4  Thank Gluggo
Reviewed 9 August 2011

Went to Essys after walking past. Its in a nice location next to the Tyne but the tables don't have a view. The service was good and the food was good (not amazing) but abit too much salt. The prices are cheap so can't complain...More

Thank halfbrilliant
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Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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  • Address: Pier Block South Pier, South Shields NE33 2JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 455 4477
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