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The Fat Ox

278 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2TG, England
+44 191 289 6969
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nice pub but no food after 630

on way home from work one night and popped in for a pint and a toasty. barman said, sorry we dont... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bernardodavinci
,
northumberland
Nice

Pleasant bar with wood floor. Excellant staff Low priced beer And bands at the weekend And enough... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
Sohny111
,
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good13%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“ox” (8 reviews)
“sat night” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
278 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2TG, England
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+44 191 289 6969
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Reviewed 1 week ago

on way home from work one night and popped in for a pint and a toasty. barman said, sorry we dont do toasties after 630 because its busy. what? place was only half full, plenty time to put a toasty in, they had a fridge...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Pleasant bar with wood floor. Excellant staff Low priced beer And bands at the weekend And enough quality tele's for the sport

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Visited this pub with friends my friend fell asleep so we ordered a taxi, just after that the bar staff came over and took the drink and told us to get her out and said she was disgusting.saying what has she had she had the...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Love listening to live bands here on a sat night with my bf .. gets rather busy .. lovely people who get in here .

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Visited this pub on Good Friday. This is a pub frequented by supporters of Newcastle United and a live match was on. As I also support the team this was no problem for me. Irrespective of this I found the patrons very friendly and welcoming....More

Thank 202Mikey
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I used to go to this pub every weekend but since the refurbishment I'll not be back. The dramatically dropped prices have attracted the worst of customers. The management have let go the best bar staff they had and appear to have no clue what...More

2  Thank Wendy D
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

My friends and I have starting going back to the fat ox for drinks and listening to the bands. Nice atmosphere. Double gin and tonic four pound. Wetherspoons which is a stones throw away three pound sixty pence mmmm

Thank Leigh T
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I regularly visit the Fat Ox, usually to see live bands at weekends. The place has has a bit of a refurb since late 2016. Lots of repainting, and upgrade to toilets - now all nicely tiled. Surprised at cheapness of drinks. Pint of lager...More

Thank Stephen F
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Called in for the first time since the refurb a couple of days before Christmas. Walked out 5 minutes later after being ignored several times by bar staff who were more interested in chatting to each other than serving customers. Don't mind waiting when staff...More

1  Thank Michael186478
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This pub is run by someone who hasn't got a clue. Yes its cheap and yes its been done up, but the manager is incompetent and needs to be replaced with someone who knows what they are doing. The bar staff are great, no problem...More

1  Thank Stephen K
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