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The Steamboat

27 Mill Dam, South Shields NE33 1EQ, England
+44 191 454 0134
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Delightfully friendly pub.

Had an evening in South Shields and intended to call here for a quick pint but stayed for a couple... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
John B
,
Halifax, England, United Kingdom
Very welcoming, homey pub

The Steamboat is well worth a visit if you are passing through South Shields. A very popular little... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Sarah D
,
South Shields, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
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“real ale” (13 reviews)
“great pub” (11 reviews)
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27 Mill Dam, South Shields NE33 1EQ, England
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+44 191 454 0134
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Had an evening in South Shields and intended to call here for a quick pint but stayed for a couple of hours. Very friendly with a top real ale offering. Will be first on my list when I return to South Shields.

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The Steamboat is well worth a visit if you are passing through South Shields. A very popular little local, with classic charm and a good atmosphere. It is popular for its ales which change weekly so you never get bored with what is on offer....More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

this public house is a jewel in the in the crown of south shields in the area known as the mill dam it always has a selection of real ales to die for they are always of the highest quality and the manageress and the...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

The Steamboat is a fabulous, traditional old pub that firmly fits the genre of "dockside" pub. I've been fortunate to drink in countless dockside pubs over many years, and although the docks here are long gone, the atmosphere of the bar brought back great memories....More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Just on first pint of "Hot dog chili stout", great on a cold day, actually would be great on any day :) Great pub with a large selection of real ales well with the visit. Just need to ponder what to have next as spot...More

1  Thank Simon T
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in with my gf over Xmas for a quick drink ended up staying all night lol really nice atmosphere good beers .. oh a whiskey haha plenty of whiskey

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

The Steamboat has just won Sunderland and South Tyneside CAMRA pub of the year for the 4th year in a row. A very friendly relaxed pub with great ales which are both local and national, and a huge variety of spirits which include over 50...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

The Steamboat is an absolute cracking urban pub, hard to beat. Basic, but great atmosphere, loud and friendly. Real ale choice tremendous and quality top notch. Priced reasonable. Staff lovely. Got to be top pub in S Shields. Love it - my kinda pub!

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

The beer was really good but the highlight for us was all the old photographs and artefacts. Wonderful. The bar lady was so welcoming and very friendly. The locals were up for a chat too. If we lived nearby this would be our pub of...More

1  Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Went in this pub for a couple of hours as near to my hotel and wow! Fantastic atmosphere; nice selections of beers and it was buzzing with people of all ages.

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Response from Zxcvbnmas | Reviewed this property |
On draught we have Stowford Press and in bottles Magners ,Green Goblin and lots of fruit ciders.
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