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July 15th 2020. Pub is set for reopening after major refurbishment on September 8th.

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16 Mile End Road
South Shields
NE33 1TA

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Premises Status

This pub is currently closed.

Opening Times

Monday8.00 am - Midnight
Tuesday8.00 am - Midnight
Wednesday8.00 am - Midnight
Thursday8.00 am - Midnight
Friday8.00 am - Midnight
Saturday8.00 am - Midnight
Sunday8.00 am - Midnight

Meal Times

8am - 11



About the Pub

Named after local boat builder William Wouldhave, co inventor of the self righting lifeboat, this town centre pub is part of the Wetherspoon chain, providing customers with well-priced bar meals and a selection of real ales. Downstairs is a bar with ample seating and tables and upstairs a family-friendly area. Six handpumps serve the the two regular beers and a rotation of guest ales from around the country. The pub hosts bi annual real ale festivals.The public transport interchange is five minutes away.

Public pay car park opposite. (no charge after 6pm)

NOTE closed for extensive renovation, reopens March 2020

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Greene King Abbot
  • Ruddles Best Bitter

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Source: National

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Wouldhave, South Shields


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Gwynty Ddraig 'Black Dragon'

  • CamraVoucherScheme CAMRA Voucher Scheme
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Parking Parking
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • WiFi Wifi

    The Cloud / FREE - verified working at point of survey.

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16 Mile End Road
South Shields
NE33 1TA

Sat Nav Reference

55.000008, -1.433367


  • <Metro Close to Metro

Bus Routes

Public Transport Interchange.

Nearby Metro (< ½ mile)

South Shields

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