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Great beer selection.

This is a great atmospheric pub with plenty of beer choice. When we visited there were 12 hand pump... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Billingham, United Kingdom
A Great Bar,Great Location and Great Beers

Iam a regular and must say it’s the cleanest bar with the best kept beer in the town.Yes it’s... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2018
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible13%
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“ferry”(11 reviews)
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Ferry Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE33 1JR, England
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Reviewed 21 December 2018

Iam a regular and must say it’s the cleanest bar with the best kept beer in the town.Yes it’s small,part of its charm,yes it gets crowded,yes the staff can sometimes be a bit straight,part of its charm.Cant believe the negative comments about not allowing children...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FarAway812211
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Called in for a pint pre ferry...large selection so asked for a taster..caused consternation in young barman but older colleague gave some strange explanation as why not possible...first time ever in over 30 yrs of visiting pubs. Then a young man with a small child...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank nonandjill
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Call me old fashioned but is was a great wee pub on S Shiels. Good Beer, good selection of bottled wine,helpful staff. I am a great advocate of no children policy, dogs yes kids no, its a Pub. Yes there appears to be a little...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ENOSISGala
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We called in for a drink and had a toasted sandwich. As my partner is writing a book on Alum. Clean friendy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank peacockj2018
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I popped in the other night purely based on the one star reviews, no kids? Brilliant. My kinda bar. Alas, this wont be my new local. Firstly when I asked to try a couple of different ales the barman acted like it was a weird...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank OldNewcastle
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This is a great atmospheric pub with plenty of beer choice. When we visited there were 12 hand pump beers available and our Brakspears was spot on. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Brisca01
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Their attitude to customer service is disgusting! The Jobsworth behind the bar refused to take off the sparkler (I don't drink frothy beer) and maintained it is managers policy not to unscrew a bit of plastic! Ruined my night out and I will never set...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank stefangackowski
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

What pub (right near the ferry port) doesn't serve an adult who has a child with them. Woman behind the bar wouldn't even let me cross the door!!!! She shouted at me from the bar, you're not allowed in!!!!!! Disgusting!!!!!! You aren't even allowed to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jess W
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Being going to this pub for years absolutely love it friendly staff great service Come drizzle or shine its always worth sitting outside seating area is fab views are lovely On two separate occasions I was unable to carry all my drinks out to the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank samcY1920PL
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This pub is very small but has great views of the Tyne on a summers night. The average age inside this pub is around 70 and mostly males but has plenty of real ales to choose from.

Date of experience: February 2017
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