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Somethin's Brewin' - CLOSED

Old Town Hall West Street | Gateshead Old Town Hall, Gateshead NE8 1HE, England
+44 191 443 4598
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
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6 Dec 2016
“smashing cakes at sensible prices”
23 Mar 2016
“Lovely cakes! And the rest of the food is great too!”
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Cafe, British, Vegan Options
Old Town Hall West Street | Gateshead Old Town Hall, Gateshead NE8 1HE, England
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

The cafe is warm and comfortable, but Its hard to go for a coffee and resist their great selection of cakes. Prices and portion sizes are very realistic too!

Thank john e
Reviewed 23 March 2016

This is an excellent cafe - the staff are always very friendly and helpful. The majority of the food is made on the premises and is always excellent. I can particularly recommend the cakes and the soups. There is usually art work on the walls...More

Thank Roadrunners27
Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

The food is homemade either on site or by local small producers, the selection of cakes will please anyone- especially those who are fussy... There's gluten free, vegan, etc. the staff are very friendly and nice and the atmosphere is lovely. The piano is there...More

Thank Katdave19
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

I have praised the wonderful sausage rolls 😀 the cakes ☺️ and the chocolate tiffin with orange 😋. They have done it again CHOCOLATE TIFFIN WITH ........GINGER 😛. It is divine !!! I can't wait to see what's next . Thank wonderful tiffin maker !

Thank sally-copps49
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Hidden away inside Gateshead Old Town Hall is this fabulous café. Originally set up as a small business by the reception staff this has everything. Hot and cold drinks an excellent range of cakes baked by staff or a small local craft bakery plus some...More

Thank Roadrunners27
Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

It is worth coming here for the chocolate orange tiffin ... Not to mention the raspberry almond slice xx amazing

Thank sally-copps49
Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

This is a beautiful small business . There is a limit to what they serve but all is so lovely and tempting that its a delight. The cakes , biscuits and savouries vary in type but are lovingly made by locals and some of the...More

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Chymers, Head of Customer Experience at Somethin's Brewin', responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2014

Hi Sally-copps49, Many thanks for the lovely review, I am so glad you enjoyed your visit to Somethin's Brewin'. We take great pride in our little cosy city escape, and are all really passionate about our offer. We look forward to seeing you again soon....More

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09:00 - 12:00
09:00 - 20:00
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09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Town Hall West Street | Gateshead Old Town Hall, Gateshead NE8 1HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Gateshead
  • Phone Number: +44 191 443 4598
Somethin’s Brewin’ is a quirky tea room serving homemade cakes, soup, sandwiches, great tea & coffee and a tipple or two. We’re a friendly bunch and we’ll always give you service with a smile.We’re passionate about all things local, musical and creative. Come on in and have a tinkle on our “Play Me” piano, view or buy art from our resident artists from Swinburne Studios, bring your children and let them enjoy our “Sweet Somethin’s Bakery” play corner, hook up to our free Wi-Fi or just sit back, relax and enjoy the surroundings.Our features:· Homemade cakes by Sweet Somethin’s, our resident vegan bakers· Homemade soup by Viv· Freshly made sandwiches & ploughman’s lunches· Fresh bakery products from Urban Bakery in Low Fell· Vegan & gluten free options always available· Pumphrey’s coffee· Great selection of teas (& tea pots!)· Licensed to serve alcohol· Local art for sale· Free Wi-Fi· “Play Me” piano· “Read Me” corner· Children’s “Sweet Somethin’s” bakery play corner· We are open Monday to Thursday 9am to 8pm, Friday 9-5pm & Sundays 9am to 1pm
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