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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 were staying in Gateshead and were out walking when we saw the Schooner. We decided to pop in for a pint. Bearing in mind the we live in Puglia and have little idea about English beer, we asked the landlord to recommend a good...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Disappointed, after a raving review a few weeks ago this was a very different experience all together. Homemade burgers eh? I don't think so, if they are there not made on the day or even the day before! dry tasteless and over cooked, no lettuce...More

2  Thank garyjameswood73
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

After raving about this place to my partner we called in for a lunch on Thursday 19th July. I suspect that there was a function of some sort in preparation as the staff were preoccupied with outside catering however we were assured that food was...More

1  Thank Davy_Mather
Reviewed 25 July 2018

My wife and I had lunch here, and spent the whole afternoon while our car was being fixed nearby. Very friendly and helpful staff. Food was great - we had a greek salad and a pulled pork burrito, with a fantastic strawberry, cream and baileys...More

Thank Barry-Savell
Reviewed 12 July 2018 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 8 July 2018 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 8 July 2018 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 6 July 2018

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 5 July 2018 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
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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
22 April 2015|
Response from LadyRos | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 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
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
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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