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Summary

MasterChef finalist John Calton’s upcycled, nautically styled pub, which arrived on the city’s now booming fish quay three years ago, is “great for well-presented fish” (and also serves game in season).

£51
   ££
4
Very Good
3
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2
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

MasterChef finalist John Calton’s “understated” quayside two-year-old is “an unexpected delight” offering an “ever-changing menu” majoring in “very fresh fish and seafood”. “You’d never think North Shields would have a great pub with friendly service, coastal ambience and winning food, but it does!”

£46
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

MasterChef finalist John Calton “cooks up a storm” at this “outstanding” pub-restaurant yearling, on the fish quay; it specialises in “same-day fresh” fish and “excellent” local meat (and at “very fair prices”) and the “monthly tasting menu nights are fantastic” too.

£45
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

A new restaurant “on the site of a run down pub”, run by Masterchef finalist John Calton; “as you’d expect, fish straight from the boats is a highlight”, but the general picture is “great food at good prices, in a warm and friendly atmosphere”.

£43
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

9 pm, Fri & Sat 9.30 pm, Sun 4 pm
57 Low Lights, North Shields, NE30 1JA
Opening hours
Monday12 pm-3 pm, 6 pm-9 pm
Tuesday12 pm-3 pm, 6 pm-9 pm
Wednesday12 pm-3 pm, 6 pm-9 pm
Thursday12 pm-3 pm, 6 pm-9 pm
Friday12 pm-3 pm, 6 pm-9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm-3:30 pm, 6 pm-9:30 pm
Sunday12 pm-5 pm

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