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The Bowes Incline

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) #35 of 220 Restaurants in Gateshead ££ - £££ , British,
Northside | Birtley, Gateshead, England
+44 191 410 2233
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Northside | Birtley, Gateshead, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Three generations of our family got together for lunch at The Bowes Incline, having passed the pub hundreds of times but never gone in. I have no idea why we didn't come here sooner, the place is great! A big airy bar area nicely set...More

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've driven past this place lots of times on the A1 so decided to give it a go for lunch and was not disappointed. There is a substantial menu plus a smaller lunch menu. We both ordered from the lunch menu and was well impressed....More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never lets us down. Fantastic Sunday lunch. Plates and food hot, gravy to die for. Highly recommended.

Thank Geordie112
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a pleasant pub/hotel with a very varied menu. They were able to accommodate my Wife's dairy allergy and the food was very good. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Would certainly recommend it for it's food.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoy the food here, salads are amazing and my favourite chicken stuffed with haggis never disappoints

Thank kmr575
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The Bowes Incline has a good selection of food on their menu that is present on blackboards and has an order at the bar system. The veg on the Sunday Lunch I had was lovely and was very tasty especially the roast potatoes, however I...More

Thank David10101010
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

3 of us wanted Sunday roast so that was easy. The forth, who has a nut allergy, wanted a noodle dish. I asked the waitress if it would be nut free. She went to the kitchen & came back a minute later saying she didn't...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is the second time out to have a meal. We had a starter and a main meal. The meals are very good. You have a good choice to pick from. We will be going back.

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Family of 8 went for a Sunday lunch. Called to book a table however I was informed they only did walk ins on a Sunday. Got there for 5 and were waiting for others to arrive and the assistant advised us she would keep a...More

Thank Beverley B
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Went to the Bowes incline for a birthday meal and it's been an experience I won't be repeating. It was all going reasonably well until we went to order our food. The bar staff, those adept in the art of sarcasm will appreciate that we...More

Thank realist1985
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northside | Birtley, Gateshead, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Gateshead
  • Phone Number: +44 191 410 2233
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