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165 Sunderland Road
South Shields
NE34 6AE

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
Sunday11.00 am - Midnight


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About the Pub

Named after an old steamship, The Vigilant is an imposing red brick pub, adorned with many hanging baskets , in Harton, South Shields, managed by a friendly landlord . On entering there is a large bar with three handpulls ( two in use Nov 19), dispensing changing guest ales . There is a smaller bar area to the rear. Meals are available on Sunday roast lunchtime. There is a quiz held every Monday and Thursday evening. Can get busy Sunday night with live music from 7pm- 9pm every week. Frequent buses pass the door , for South Shields or Sunderland. Small car park to the rear.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Bombardier

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Source: National

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Vigilant, South Shields


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  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • SportsTV Sports TV

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165 Sunderland Road
South Shields
NE34 6AE

Sat Nav Reference

54.9781, -1.4133


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Nearby Bus Routes (30m)

Stagecoach NE: 3, 4; Go North East: 20; Stagecoach NE: 30, X34

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