North East

Covering Co Durham, Northumberland and Tyne & Wear

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.

Ale Gate

25 Bondgate Without
NE66 1PR

Tel: 07979 101332

Alnwick's first micropub opened mid-February 2019. There is a single open room with bar to the right, with a raised area to the rear. Six handpumps offer a regularly changing range of beers from local breweries.

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.

Beer Street

Arch 10
Forth Street
Tyne & Wear

Tel: 0191 447 1511

Sited in a railway arch this micropub opened in July 2018 with capacity for 50 people. Comprises a main bar area with a mezzanine above. Featuring 5 cask lines, 6 keg lines and 2 fridges of cans and bottles from the best breweries locally and nationally.


1a Percy Terrace
Tyne & Wear

Opened in February 2020, this micropub is located in the centre of Whitburn village. There are up to four handpulls and up to four keg fonts, often serving local ales. Real cider, wines and soft drinks are also available. There is a bottle shop upstairs for takeaway or to drink in.

Box Wood Tap

40C Front Street West
Tyne & Wear
NE22 5UB

Tel: 07931 880701

Bedlington's first micropub which opened in November 2017. The pub sells a selection of real ales (four changing cask ales), craft beer, ciders and a good range of spirits including a few gins! Sister pub of The Office in Morpeth and The Foxes Den in Felton.

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.

Cask Lounge

1-2 Charlotte Street
South Shields
Tyne & Wear
NE33 1QQ

Tel: 07513 906703

South Shields first micropub, a former housing rent office, is located opposite the Town Hall and has recently extended into the former vinyl album store/coffee shop. Its floor space has almost doubled in size. There is a new beer garden at the rear with four large heaters. There are five handpulls dispensing ever changing real ales. Four real ciders are also available.
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