Colonel Porter's Emporium

Ground Floor, Milburn House, Dean Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, NE1 1LF
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Mon – Thursday 5pm – 12.30am
Friday & Saturday 12pm – 2am
Sunday 12pm till 12am

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  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
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About Colonel Porter's Emporium

Tavern | Botanical garden | Rhum Bar

Tipsy Tea is served Friday - Sunday 12.00 - 18.00

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 17 August 2019

Lovely, quirky surroundings with friendly staff.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

We love it here. Lovely and chilled. Couldn't fault the food and the service. Particularly enjoyed the live music.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Lovely surroundings, staff very helpful. Nice bit of live music while enjoying a lovely meal. The crackling was cooked to perfection!

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Visited On Saturday, 10 August 2019

All 6 of us really enjoyed our meal and the complementary Rhum Punch for restaurant week. Great value for money and an excellent atmosphere, and the staff were very pleasant and helpful. Thank you very much and we look forward to dining there again.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 August 2019

We were shown to a table which wasn’t accepable . Luckily another became available. We noticed that same table we left was taking up 4/5 times but with the custom leaving n not having their meal. Thats possibly £150 of custom walking out the door. The table in question is the one next to the entrance of the restaurant . The trout starter was lvly my wife’s Pat’e was just another pat’e. Main meal of beef was delicious. My wife chicken was tasteless . The sweet a lemon tart was lovely. We were shown to our seat n served by a young tall thin lad who never stopped working. Excellent worker who kept topping our drinks when ordered. Rum punch was delicious. Good value for money but wouldn’t like to pay full price for the chicken. . All in all I’d Gv it 6/10. Table situation need looking at. Best of luck for the future n Thankyou Steve Lowthian

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Visited On Friday, 09 August 2019

Amazing place and delicious food

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Visited On Friday, 09 August 2019

Great service and tasty food.

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Visited On Thursday, 08 August 2019

Great service, used a discount voucher and it was handled and accepted with no problem at all, food was very good

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 August 2019

The seating arrangement was a bit strange, sitting beside each other rather than opposite each other x

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 August 2019

We booked for ore dinner birthday drinks at the lounge and had a great time the guy who served us was lovely he really made our night and couldn’t do enough to ensure we had a good time. Drinks were fab especially the apple whisky cocktail brilliant quirky venue loved it

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Visited On Sunday, 04 August 2019

Great setting and lots to look at inside. We arrived on time only to be told we had no booking despite showing the email confirmations. Staff were good but we thought the restaurant was under staffed tbh the staff did a great job but were rushing around and forgot about a wine list for us. I ordered pork but it came without apple sauce as described on menu, portions were large and very very tasty, top marks there. Two of us had beef and we thought that we could have been asked how we like it? Overall very satisfied and would come back.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

Very well looked after, great value food for money & the decor is amaze!

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

Staff were lovely, very helpful

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Staff were very helpful in organising our booking. Our afternoon tea and drinks were lovely. The live band playing on our visit were fab and despite the rain outside it was a sunny atmosphere inside. Thanx for a lovely evening

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

fantastic place will recommend to everyone.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

Absolutely amazing staff, amazing food and great atmosphere. Will definitely visit again when we visit Newcastle.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

Booked a table for 4pm on a Sunday and did not get to eat so the four of us had to find another restaurant to eat so v disappointed as heard good things. Excuse given was they had run out of food but whilst waiting for table you could see in kitchen which suggested other problems as a bomb site with dishes and pans everywhere

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

Ended up eating somewhere else as when we arrived to take up our booking, we we're told that you were running an hour late to serving.

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

We booked for Sunday Lunch for a 75th Birthday and the whole experience was appalling, at the end of the meal we queried why the food was so bad, service awful and were told that the chef had not turned up and the manager was cooking all the dinners. This was deceitful and customers should have been given the option to go elsewhere. Potatoes were cold, meat was dry, vegetables over cooked, the worst Sunday dinner I have ever eaten, we are now seeking back the money we paid for food which we had paid upfront otherwise we would have refused to pay, a ruined meal and made extremely difficult trying to entertain two children in a confined space for 2 and a half hours!

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Visited On Sunday, 21 July 2019

Food service was a little slow, but the atmosphere and the servers (especially the bubbly pink haired one, made us feel very welcome!) were lovely. Looking forward to bring some friends and family soon.

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

I received an Itison voucher, for two people for a burger, cocktail, fries and kale slaw. I was very impressed with the service, and the range of burgers available on the itison, as on other itison's I have had for restaurants often have a fixed menu with little scope for choice. On informing the staff that my sister, whom I was with, was under sixteen, they were more than accommodating, and the mocktails available were amazing, and again I was truly pleased and amazed at the range on offer with the voucher. I would be very happy to return, with or without another voucher, as the food, choice, interior and cocktails were exemplary, and I would highly recommend the restaurant to friends or family,

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

Fantastic place! fab food & drinks! & Great staff :)

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Visited On Sunday, 23 June 2019

Arrived early and stood around for 5 minutes to be greeted. Know one approached so we leftvgorvtge Botanist whee a warmer welcome was met Sad because the place looked nice

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

Lovely atmosphere in fab surroundings. Tipsy tea was great and it was nice that the Chef checked with us that everything was ok. Music a little loud for a 1 o'clock sitting, couldnt just chill out n chat, but it was good music fitting the ambience of the place. Overall a nice experience.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Loved it. The guy who normally works the bar was covering for a sick colleague. He was brilliant and such a lovely person! Only negative.... live music was too loud in the Union Jack room. We had to shout at each other. 😯

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