I've dined at Santana's since the week it opened and never had problems with the food. I'm so surprised by the comments regarding the quality?!!!
I only once had a pizza that wasn't cooked properly in the middle, it was promptly taken away and a fresh cooked, new pizza brought as soon as it was ready (with profuse apologise)
I've always found the staff hardworking (always busy) and especially lovely to kids.
Large party arrived on a quiet tues night in October pizza and other bits and pieces ordered all quite good. Staff were a bit rushed but it was quiet
my pizza was a bit burnt but ok. Coleslaw was on the cheap side but it got eaten
The best restaurant in the whole of Newcastle and the cheapest I've ever been to, main courses tend to cost from £3 to £5. The staff are fab, the food is fantastic, it's the best restaurant ever. I love this place so much. Nothing matches, the cutlery doesn't match, neither do the tiles on the walls or the light bulbs in the toilets. It's very different but it's the best.
This place is very popular with students and locals alike. The food is pretty average, but it is cheap so you are definitely not getting ripped off. If you are after something not pretentious with an easygoing atmosphere this is the right place. However if you are after somewhere to celebrate a special occasion or savour some excellent Italian food, there are plenty of other places in the area I would recommend before Santana's!
I love this place: two words spring to mind for Santana's: CHEAP and CHEERFUL. The prices are well matched to the food quality - but the staff more than make up for it. Very friendly, Santana's is bubbling with personality! If you're a student or just hard pushed for cash, this (honestly) is a great place for a first date.
Santana's is never going to win food of the year award but for cheap and cheerful you can't beat it.The atmosphere is always brilliant and for an average price of £4.50 what more could you want.For a good night out with a little bit of quirkiness where better than Santana's.
Been here 4 times this last few months and always earlyish and for what i have been paying i cannot complain, its nice for a cheap but cheerful early evening meal when we couldnt be bothered to cook after a hard days work, 2 of us dined and had a drink for under £20 i understand people moan about been rushed but these places work on a low cost and fast turn over, if you want a nice relaxed meal which you can sit at the table for hours go to a dearer restaurant where this is the idea you get what you pay for here but we liked it.
Santana's is an authentic Italian restraunt in the heart of Newcastle's student district. The prices are amazing with Pizza or Pasta costing between £4-£5. It also has a great rustic Italian atmosphere and the staff are all extremely friendly. Drinks prices ar also fair and most cost less than they do in the surrounding pubs.
been here for years for a cheap quick pizza before the peoples theatre.Came as a child and ws always made a fuss of loved it so much. You pay for what you get and we like it :)
Always use to go to this place as a kid. Food has always and still is tasty. The 3 course special they have on is a win for everyone at £3.95 cant go wrong! The only thing i dont lik about Santana's is i feel like your rushed slighty to eat and go, where i prefer to have a glass of wine or 2 after the meal.
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