Co. Durham

North East

9 Anchors

2 The Front
Seaton Carew
Co. Durham
TS25 1BS

Tel: 01429 598969

Opened in April 2017. The quirky tables and chairs are constructed from driftwood reclaimed from the beach and the bar has been converted from a Welsh dresser. Interesting interior decor, together with wonderful sea views. The pub serves three changing cask ales.

Angels Cut Bar & Bottle Shop

39 Duke Street
Co. Durham

Tel: 01325 467555

A craft bottle shop and bar with a dozen or so keg taps on the back wall and a fair range in bottles and cans. Also, a selection of artisan gins, tequilas, mascal, rums and much more. The wooden-floored shop has 4 tables for drinkers.

Caps Off

3 Bob Hardisty Drive
Bishop Auckland
Co. Durham DL14 7TL

Tel: 07900 551754

Right next to railway station, this new beer, cider, and spirits shop features a huge range of bottles and cans, plus local real ale, real cider, and up to five craft kegs. Basic furnishings allow plenty of room for movement and a chance to see what's on offer and sample on the premises.

Crafty Merlin's

33 Bondgate
Co. Durham

Tel: 07428 769106

Micropub selling traditional and craft ales and ciders on draught, cask, canned and bottle! Alongside the bottle shop will be an online service. Opened late 2020 with room for up to 55 people.

Firkin Alley

2 Bakery Mews
rear of 20 Horsemarket
Barnard Castle
Co. Durham DL12 8LZ

Tel: 07825 727660 / 07825 727660

Micropub established in 2016 housed in an ex-bakery storeroom, difficult to find down an alley off the main street. Very tastefully fitted with warm wooded surrounds. Bar downstairs with spacious and comfortable room upstairs. Ever changing ale selection, mainly from the region and changing cider selection.

Fram Ferment

29B Front Street
Framwellgate Moor


Opened as bottle shop and tap room in 2019. Large fridges full of bottles and cans, of both beer and cider, line one wall. A large oak bar sits in front of a tiled tap wall, through which both the cask and keg beers are served. Seating options include a Monk's bench, cinema seats and pub stools.

Golden Smog

1 Hambletonian Yard
Co. Durham
TS18 1DS

Tel: 01642 385022

Stockton’s first micropub which opened in August 2014. Besides the four real ales and two real ciders, an impressive range of Belgian beers, some familiar, most not so familiar, are served in matching glasses in the continental way. Half pint and third pint glasses are also available.

Green Hops Real Ale Bar

55 The Green
Co. Durham
TS23 1EW

Tel: 01642 205025

Opened in December 2014. The town's first micropub. Serving two regular and two changing cask ales. Ciders and perries are also available, along with gins and whiskies. Third of a pint beer/cider bats are available.
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