Pubs in Gateshead 

From cosy and traditional to contemporary and innovative, there is an exciting range of drinking spots in the trendy town of Gateshead. Sample ales brewed on site for a totally unique tasting experience as well as delicious, hearty pub grub to satisfy and fulfil. Whilst some drinking spots boast dazzling scenic riverside views, others are enrobed in a rich and fascinating history. Whatever the environment you are sure to fall in love with this warm and friendly town and all it has to offer. 

 

 

 

BREWERY & TAP (BY THE RIVER BREW CO.) ·

Hillgate Quays, Gateshead, NE8 2FD

By The River Brew Co. is a collection of unique and independent bars and eateries housed within shipping containers along the river Tyne. The Brewery Tap is a must visit location for excellent and innovative beer. A popular drinking spot amongst locals, this microbrewery has 20 taps ready to showcase and serve the latest beer created on site.

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THE SCHOONER ·

South Shore Road, Gateshead, NE8 3AF

This popular independent free house offers an excellent range of cask ale and premium keg beers, so much so that they feature in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2021. You can expect a warm welcome as well as comforting home cooked meals, including traditional dishes like fish and chips, sausage and mash and satisfying Sunday lunches.

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STATION EAST ·

Hills Street, Gateshead, NE8 2AN

This quirky Victorian pub is located between the Tyne Bridge and the High Level Bridge. Through careful restoration, the building’s interior features exposed original natural stone work creating a totally unique, industrial yet modern space. You can expect to sample a range of their innovative beers including Tyneside Blonde, Farne Island and Northern Pale.

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THE BOWES INCLINE ·

Northside, Gateshead, DH3 1RF

The Bowes Incline is a family owned country pub and hotel with picture perfect views across rolling countryside. Conveniently located, it’s close to many of the region’s most popular attractions, such as the iconic ‘Angel of the North’. You will find something for everyone on the menu with an impressive range of tasty traditional British dishes, as well as a selection of Cask Ales, larger, wines and spirits.

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THE CENTRAL BAR ·

Half Moon Lane, Gateshead, NE8 2AN

As one of the oldest pubs in Gateshead, the mid-nineteenth century, Grade II listed four story building is steeped in history and is a well-known drinking spot amongst locals. If you’re a whiskey fan you must visit the whiskey lounge which boasts at least 90 whiskeys from all over the globe. There is also a games room, roof terrace and regular quiz nights.

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