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The Skiff Inn

) #4 of 219 Restaurants in Gateshead ££ - £££ Italian, , British
Clasper Way | Blaydon, Gateshead NE16 3BE, England
+44 191 414 1834
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Clasper Way | Blaydon, Gateshead NE16 3BE, England
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1 - 10 of 618 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Only downfall was a menu too wide to comprehend/choose and slightly slow drinks service. Food was tasty and service friendly and helpful

Thank Vikkigm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Sunday we decided to try a different location for lunch. My daughter suggested the Skiff Inn. We managed to park OK and wandered in, it was packed. We were told we would be seated soon, a table for 3 adults and a child. Our...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While shopping at the Metrocentre we told a sales assistant we were going for dinner at one of the high street chains. "No way" he said , "Go to The Skiff Inn". . And so pleased we did , what a gem , proper home...More

Thank drum1905
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at the Holiday Inn on Sunday night, we went into the Skiff for dinner. Staff were very friendly and there was a good selection of reasonably priced meals, my husband went for pasta and meatballs and I had the roast beef. Didn't think I...More

Thank Bunty8
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely venue, away from the usual Metro centre chain restaurants and conveniently near the Holiday Inn, Travelodge and Premier Inn hotels. It's a family run pub and eatery. Drinks are well priced, and there's a good range of food from inexpensive snacks...More

Thank Austin L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We pop in here fairly often and last weekend took a visiting relative. It was good to see a familiar place through new eyes. He was very impressed with the extensive menu and surprised and pleased at the "real" chips served with his steak. No...More

Thank bigmagfan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I pop into The Skiff at least once a week with my wife and 2 sisters (after Bingo) before going home. It was probably a year ago when I was last in for a meal (Sunday Lunch) which was excellent. My brother came to visit...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As it was next to the Holiday Inn we chose The Skiff out of convenience. What a stroke of luck that was.We had a superb meal with a delicious sweet and a couple of liquers followed by some friendly advice from the waitress on where...More

Thank Phil L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the local Travelodge for the Magic Weekend. We ate at the Skiff Inn and also visited for a drink the following evening. Really handy for the Travelodge and a good pub menu, friendly and efficient staff and a good range of beers....More

Thank MikeC2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for the first time for Sunday lunch when out shopping at the Metrocentre. No frills, very family friendly, and informal traditional pub. Sunday lunch was very good quality, with all fresh ingredients and three thick slices of quality & delicious meet. Vegetables well cooked....More

Thank smilerkevin61
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Questions & Answers
Richard F
28 June 2016|
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Response from Mandapanda30 | Reviewed this property |
Maybe you should call the Skiff Inn rather than asking a reviewer a question. Hope your visit is as pleasant as mine was!! 😀😀
11 October 2015|
Response from Linda_Stansfield | Reviewed this property |
The Skiff is a Restaurant/Bar. It's a separate business, not connected to any of the local Hotels.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clasper Way | Blaydon, Gateshead NE16 3BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Gateshead
  • Phone Number: +44 191 414 1834
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