Places to Eat & Drink in South Shields

If you're planning a trip to the north eastern coast, you'll want to know about all of the best places to eat and drink in South Shields. Of course, the seaside town has its fair share of fish and chip shops, seafood restaurants, and British pubs. But you might be surprised to learn that it also has a great reputation for its array of restaurants that serve authentic dishes from across the globe. Plus, there are plenty of other cuisines on offer, so you'll have no problem finding the food you're after.

There's also an establishment to suit every occasion. There are quaint cafés where you can warm up with a quick cup of tea, pubs where you can sample lots of local beers, and bars that offer the perfect place to end a busy beach day with a cocktail. Here, we'll talk you through finding the best South Shields food and drinks places.


By Cuisine

South Shields offers a wide range of places to eat, so you won't struggle for ideas during your visit — in fact, we think you'll be spoilt for choice! The town is the perfect place to try British delicacies, such as fish and chips and mince and dumplings with a sea view. Plus, there are plenty of classic British pubs where you can relax with a pint and a traditional pie.

You might be surprised to hear that South Shields also offers a wide range of other cuisines that you might like to try while you're visiting. For example, Ocean Road is home to some top Indian restaurants, and there are also plenty of Asian and Italian restaurants that serve all your favourite dishes. If you'll be eating out in South Shields, make sure you pay these places a visit.