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Fishermans Arms

(also known as Fish, formerly Burton Vaults)

Hartlepool Headland
TS24 0JJ

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Opening Times

Tuesday2.00 pm - 11.30 pm
Thursday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday4.00 pm - Midnight
Saturday4.00 pm - 12.30 am
Sunday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm

About the Pub

Opened in 1868 The Fish, a warm, dog friendly, one roomed traditional pub, close to the Fish Quay, is now privately owned. Now with a brand new refurbishment, including re-siting of the bar. Three locally sourced beers are served plus one real cider, and during their beer festivals up to 12 real beers will be available at different times over the beer festival weekends. A popular music venue with live music on Saturday nights, an open mic night every Tuesday night with a free pint for those performing and a monthly Bloozeburn on the last Wednesday of the month. All details are on their social media site. Also a popular Sunday Quiz is held with a charity of the month raffle included. Two beer festivals are held annually, one at Easter and one over August Bank holiday weekend, details listed on the pubs Twitter / Facebook pages. Three thirds of a pint tasters are available. This pub is becoming increasingly popular. Please check winter opening hours, during which the choice of beers may be reduced.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Up to 3 changing beers sourced locally, typically from Roundhill, Durham, Yard of Ale, Three Brothers and Whitby. Guest beers are normally sourced as pins, so the choice is limited to those breweries that will supply their beer in pins. The house beer is brewed by Roundhill.

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Fishermans Arms, Hartlepool Headland


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    During summer months.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Maxim, Durham, Yard of Ale, Roundhill, Three Brothers.

  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    At Easter and August Bank Holiday weekends.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Events Events

    Live bands, quizzes.

  • LinedGlasses Lined Glasses
  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Fishermans Arms

Hartlepool Headland
TS24 0JJ

Sat Nav Reference

54.695844, -1.186179

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Nearby Bus Routes (100m)

Route 7


On the headland close to Fish Quay, in Old Hartlepool.

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