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La Yuan

7-9 Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, NE14SG
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Opening Information

7 days a week
Monday-Saturday
12pm-21.30pm
Sunday:
12pm-21.00pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Gluten Free Available
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About La Yuan

La Yuan is Newcastle’s only authentic Sichuan Chinese restaurant, based in the heart of Newcastle city centre, just moments from China Town. The restaurant itself is modern with a relaxed atmosphere, with a friendly team on hand to recommend dishes or talk customers through their extensive Chinese Tea menu.

La Yuan’s food menu fully embraces the Sichuan province’s cuisine, which is renowned across China for the harmonious blending of flavours, boasting delicious dishes such as Dan Dan Noodles, Red Oil Dumplings, Gung Bao King Prawns, Shuei Ju Beef and more. The food at La Yuan is always made with fresh and healthy ingredients, without compromising any of the rich, unique Sichuan flavours that can’t be found anywhere else in the city.

The reviews of La Yuan from customers and local food bloggers speak for themselves, with many people claiming La Yuan is the best Chinese restaurant in the city, as well as a vast range of other regular positive feedback.

Cuisine: Chinese
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

Lovely food and good portion sizes

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Visited On Tuesday, 05 February 2019

We booked a week ahead and received a confirmation email a few days before which is reassuring. On arriving we were greeted and seated and the ordering of drinks and food was perfectly conducted with personable and efficient staff present at all times. The food arrived and was delicious, as was the wine. All through the evening we were treated to great service which was friendly, and did not encounter any issues at all. Would definitely recommend the different and interesting menu of authentic Szechuan dishes. Restrooms were also immaculate.

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Visited On Tuesday, 05 February 2019

We had lunch at 2pm. So it was quiet.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 February 2019

Perfect as always.

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Visited On Sunday, 27 January 2019

Great food and service and good portion sizes and nice venue.

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Wonderful food and service.

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Amazing authentic Sichuan food. Can not fault.

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Visited On Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Always enjoyable

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Visited On Saturday, 19 January 2019

Second time visiting, this time we got Yu Shiang aubergine and Shuei Ju beef with the red oil dumplings and rice. So yummy! The beef was so tender and flavoursome! Also, great spice level, we went for authentic (we love spicy food though, this was quite hot for me which i like, but for the untrained I’d go for the reduced spice). You guys are now one of our favourite restaurants in Newcastle! I can’t wait to come back again soon and try some other dishes!

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Visited On Wednesday, 02 January 2019

Great food, nice place, service was also good.

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Visited On Wednesday, 02 January 2019

Absolutely amazing! Service was amazing, the waiter was very attentive and we had a good conversation. My partner, who lived in the Sichuan province for a year, said that this was the best food he has had since he got back 5 years ago. We will 100% be coming back! Thank you for a wonderful late lunch.

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Visited On Monday, 31 December 2018

We ate at a quiet time which is why I only gave 3 stars for atmosphere. Food was excellent. Fresh & flavoursome. Gung Bao King prawns triumphant! Service was impeccable. We will return.

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Visited On Sunday, 23 December 2018

Lunchtime meal for eight of us; new menu items (we've visited before) hit the right spot - dumplings were AMAZINGLY good. Highly recommend this restaurant - it's a cut above the other Chinese style restaurants in this great city

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Visited On Friday, 21 December 2018

Although vegetarian options were limited, the food we had was great, especially the aubergine. The restaurant had a really nice ambience, and the service was very friendly.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 December 2018

Spot on once again see you on the 18th jan

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Visited On Thursday, 13 December 2018

Lovely food and relaxed setting. Food delicious, even if a bit too spicy for me. I had the Gung Bao chicken. Generous rice portions.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 November 2018

Could be spicier, but overall flavour of food is good.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 November 2018

A really lovely restaurant in a great location. Staff are super friendly and attentive. The food is good, but definitely not standard Chinese and it contains lots of chilli. A really interesting choice of dishes made for some great conversation amongst our small group. We had a great meal that worked out less than £30 each so good value too!

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Visited On Saturday, 10 November 2018

An excellent meal, good location, great service. Don't come here thinking you will get the usual enormous menu of chop sueys, chow meins, sweet & sours etc, because you wont. Its a selected menu of specific dishes, with a choice for whatever your preference. My sheui ju beef was tender in a fantastic authentic spice, fantastic dish

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Visited On Thursday, 08 November 2018

Great food and service.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

Good food, large portions, lovely service. A few tweaks needed but a good night overall

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Visited On Saturday, 22 September 2018

First visit, and we will come again. Everything was top class, especially the staff who were as good as you can get. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 September 2018

Having spent some considerable time in China, this is the closest I have tasted to Chinese authenticity in the heart of Newcastle. Tingly and delicious.

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Visited On Friday, 21 September 2018

Delicious, authentic flavours and great value. Really nice modern decor, great service. Highly recommended.

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Visited On Monday, 17 September 2018

Fabulous food, attentive staff, lovely atmosphere and clearly very popular. Will definitely be back.

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