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Alum Ale House

Ferry Street
South Shields
NE33 1JR

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 10.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 10.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm



About the Pub

The Alum Ale House is situated on the south bank of the River Tyne, adjacent to the Ferry Landing and close to the Market Place. The open-plan bar, with its 13 handpumps, is the venue for a lively Irish music session on the first Sunday of the month. 12 of the beers are from the Marstons group range ; whilst there is one real cider. Note the large blackboard detailing beers available, style strength and price and the new style Hobgoblin handpull on the left of the row of other handpulls.There is decking and seating outside overlooks the river. Note no children allowed inside the pub.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 7 regular beers.

  • Banks's Amber Ale
  • Brakspear Oxford Gold
  • Courage Directors
  • Jennings Cumberland Ale
  • Ringwood Boondoggle
  • Wainwright
  • Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Source: National

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Alum Ale House, South Shields


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  • Cider Real Cider Available


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Alum Ale House

Ferry Street
South Shields
NE33 1JR

Sat Nav Reference

54.997581, -1.439390


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Nearby Bus Routes (125m)

Stagecoach NE: E1 and 10 (All town centre buses stop at new interchange . )

Nearby Metro (< ½ mile)

South Shields


Next to Ferry Landing

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