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The Schooner

South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3AF, England
+44 191 477 7404
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, British, Bar, Pub
South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3AF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've visited here twice for lunch with family members and both times the food has been excellent. They serve"proper" chips and I can highly recommend the Aberdeen Angus burger. Prices are very reasonable, staff are friendly and there is a laid back atmosphere. Definitely worth...More

Thank janfrazer
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small relatively out of the way pub nestling on the banks of the Tyne below Gateshead Stadium. It's an independently run, quite quirky place with a cracking selection of draught ales and Czech lager supplemented by excellent value and very high quality...More

Thank jaj0409
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Was directed to this pub by the Gateshead Stadium website and it was a good recommendation. You cannot put a price on hospitality...hence 5 stars. We were made to feel so welcome - it may as well be our local. Had the cottage pie and...More

Thank Fraser_615
Reviewed 26 July 2017

A colleague was moving to a new post so a drink was organised for him at The Schooner in Gateshead. As someone not familiar with Gateshead apart from the Stadium it was a trip into the unknown and what a brilliant pub it was. Situated...More

Thank mukhasben
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Booked a table for 8 for Sunday lunch. A basic place but the food and staff more than made up for this! Meat was in nice thick slices, beautifully cooked and not fatty. Served with plenty fresh veg, gravy and a Yorkshire. Some of our...More

Thank Elaine P
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Booked a table for 4 of us early on Sunday Morning and got a timely reply via email - Lunch was very good in deed - Starters were really tasty and the Sunday lunch with a choice of Beef Lamb Pork or Chicken was thoroughly...More

Thank Ian-and-Marie-57-61
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely homemade sunday lunch, great selection of drinks, live band, great atmosphere and fantastic staff. Never disappoints.

Thank Ashleigh H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Visited the Schooner on Sunday in our quest for a good Sunday lunch in Newcastle area. The pub is sort of in the middle of no where but only a 30 min walk from the quayside. Great selection of beers and ciders. The sunday lunch...More

Thank geordieboy034
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Been lots of times, with family for Sunday lunch, with partner for meal and with friends for drinks. Its a proper little pub with really good quality food. I now struggle to find better in the area.

Thank mjharbottle
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

My partner and I ate here yesterday after having read and heard good things about it. We were not disappointed. The food was to a very high standrad with exceptional presentation and reasonably priced. The lady who served us was very friendly and helpful. I...More

Thank LucyA1980
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Ken S
3 June 2015|
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Response from Julie C | Property representative |
Apologies for delay responding. Yes, live music most Saturday nights, most Sunday afternoons and a few Thursday and Friday evenings. Please check our website Thanks
21 April 2015|
Response from LadyRos | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 16
Mexican, British, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Gateshead
  • Phone Number: +44 191 477 7404
WELCOME TO THE SCHOONER . . . an INDEPENDENT FREE HOUSE run by a little baldy fella, his wife and a few other friendly folk. Through the medium of fine ales, beers and wines, superb home cooked food, live music, fun quiz nights, a rockin' jukebox and pickled eggs, we set our hopes, dreams and aspirations on being ' THE SECOND BEST BAR IN GATESHEAD ' Come down and help us find ourselves.
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