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Shield House 8 Burrow Street, South Shields NE33 1PP, England
+44 191 427 1023
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (15 reviews)
“baklava” (6 reviews)
“turkish bread” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Turkish, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shield House 8 Burrow Street, South Shields NE33 1PP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first visit,good decor, quiet restaurant. Staff efficient but not warm or informative. The shared hot meze very good but a little explanation by waiters of what is what would help. Salmon main course just ok a very simply dish It May have been enhanced...More

Thank concernednortheast
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mixed grill or tavuk shish, which is the chicken. The flavours in the food are outstanding. Even the salad would be eaten by most salad dodgers as the dressing is great. Great service too

Thank mick31o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat here every time we visit South Shields, which is 4-5 times a year. The food is excellent and very fairly priced. Most recently we dined there on a Bank Holiday and it got very busy. The staff did get a bit overwhelmed and...More

Thank Gordon A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I come here quite often as we think the place is amazing! The food is some of the best Turkish food we have eaten. The food is always flavoursome with a rather generous portion. They have a specials menu during the week...More

1  Thank KittyCrazylady
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent food good menu. full of flavour and plenty of it. Will be back very soon definitely worth a visit

Thank mark d
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant never fails with service and quality . A real turkish experience , try the mixed grill if you are really hungry or share with one of your group as I did . With the Mezes we just buy a few and all share...More

Thank tynesalmon
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Tucked out of the way on a little side street, this place is well worth a visit. Staff are friendly food is full of flavour and really well priced.

Thank David T
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Group of 8 adults. Service amazing!!! Food amazing!!! The flavours were just amazing! Mixed grill was beautiful! The meat was so tender and very well cooked. This was my first time and will definitely not be the last!! There is something for everyone! One of...More

Thank Bev R
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

What a place this is. I was abit apprehensive going there becasue I'm a veggie and wasn't sure if the selection on the menu so called up before hand to find out. Turns out there's a whole veggie section and there's more than enough for...More

Thank NathRNath
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Great food and service. Portions were very decent and super tasty. Looking forward to dining there again! Thanks guys

Thank Natybabe
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Questions & Answers
20 May 2018|
Response from Valerie D | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe they do and you won’t be disappointed
28 April 2018|
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Response from Andy T | Reviewed this property |
i belive so but best ring them cheers 0191 427 1023
23 January 2018|
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Response from Heatherw1962 | Reviewed this property |
No it's Turkish food, all beautiful though. Well worth a try.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shield House 8 Burrow Street, South Shields NE33 1PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 427 1023
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