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The Schooner

South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3AF, England
+44 191 477 7404
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • 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 via mobile

We went to The Schooner with some family and friends and had a fantastic time. It's quite a qwerky place and for a stranger to the area it feels like it is off the beaten track. The food is excellent. Huge portions and very tasty...More

Thank 77Minx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well, we have past this place several times on route to other venues for sunday lunch, every time we have said "we should try there next time" and today was next time! Its not much to look at however trust me that does not reflect...More

Thank garyjameswood73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for food before Ma Kelly's Boys bring their Quo boogie later tonight. Two burgers, one veggie and one Aberdeen Angus both accompanied by potato salad, sweetcorn relish and chips plus a little side salad. Generous portions, great ingredients and a bargain price. This...More

Thank John Kenneth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful,atmospheric, great food. Very old world pub right on the Tyne. Bank holidays have an outside stage where live bands play & they do a barbecue if you do not fancy a meal inside, and they let you bring the chairs outside to sit &...More

Thank Livvy51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get carter. Get schooner. Expected Micheal Caine to be smoking a woodbine at the bar authentic. Old pub.dont let the decor put you off. Sunday lunch was outstanding.slow cooked roast beef was amazing vegetables cooked to perfection. My daughter had homemade cheesecake for dessert. Like...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Go here a few times a year and always look forward to it. Food and service always top class. Good choice of both food and drink

Thank JimnVicky
Reviewed 3 March 2018

right on the side of the tyne proper old fashioned pub food done well plus pizza and burgers and evan some calorie counted meals ,decent real ales and i forgot to say brilliant music top notch north east bands and in the summer the outside...More

Thank sharky1999
Reviewed 17 February 2018

After a long day out we tried to find a pub that served food after 7pm in Gateshead. Followed the Tripadvisor recommendations and weren't disappointed. The staff and other pub visitors were super friendly, there was a welcoming atmosphere around and the food was superb....More

Thank RyanPatrick_UK
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Lunchtime visit before going to the Sage for an afternoon event. Can imagine that when full the place has a great atmosphere. No pretentions, a tad down at heel but a friendly welcome, excellent beer with a good range to choose from. My wife and...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

All I can say is this is a hidden gem . Amazing food the flat beds are to die for and the chicken salad was amazing . Very friendly staff.

Thank Mrmiy
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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