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The Boathouse

Bar, Brew Pub, British, Pub
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The Station, Wylam, England
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

large choice of real ales as expected well presented lovely clean pub sandwiches on sale only downside not good for parking clean toilets good welcome from mine host well worth a wisit especially for real ale fans

Thank michael p
Bebington, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We, my wife & I, daughter & partner, called in for drinks late afternoon. So this is only based on a brief visit as I wanted to specifically visit the pub. Classic real ale pub. Laid back, unpretentious and welcoming. A tad drab. Approx 12 ales on offer. As many have commented, no Wylam Brewery beers which was disappointing. That... More 

Thank Myke C
Wallsend, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Stopped in on Tuesday night and sampled a few real ales before settling. There was an open mic night in the other room which was very entertaining with some good local talent. Lovely beer and a good night enjoying the music.

Thank jasonsutter1
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I arranged to have a drink with an old friend and discuss some business with him at The Boathouse, Wylam. Having read some very mixed reports about this place recently and not having been there for a little while,i looked forward to the occasion. The usual array of real ales were on offer, although it was disappointing not to see... More 

Thank Tony J
Birtley, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

As a main stop off for the real ale train line trips, this pub has always been a favourite indeed it is the same for cyclists and walkers. Always a large selection of beer (although noticeably nothing from the local Wylam brewery) and a great outside seating area for those long sunny afternoons. But the character has gone, the photos... More 

Thank Mark S
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Out with friends on a long walk and desperately in need of refreshments, we came across the boatyard and we were saved😊 Great find with some wonderful real ale which was much enjoyed. We're sure to return. Call in for a pint I'm sure you'll enjoy it

Thank cazdad
Christchurch, New Zealand
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Real Ale paradise. Excellent range of 'proper beer' always on tap. Local beers and from around the country. The rooms have recently been refurbished and make a difference. The garden seems to have been re-opened. Ideal spot for cyclists to replenish and walkers along the Keelmans and Hadrians Ways. Not tried the food but seems basic pub grub. But it... More 

Thank robert l
Cannock, England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

We popped in here after visiting Newcastle, we just hopped off the train straight into the pub where we were met with an array of real ales. What to choose? I went for a White Lady (after a sample taste) and my husband chose the Black Bob, which was so smooth it slipped down without even noticing. I plumped for... More 

Thank Vicky H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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302 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

We've been coming here for years, great choice in Beers but on our latest visit on a Bright and Sunny Saturday afternoon we had the Pie & Peas ....................WOW ! FANTASTIC, Really Good Traditional Pub Grub that went really well with the Ousburn Porter. Must go to place if you like Pie & Peas with your pint.

Thank DaveandShaz
Bristol, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We stopped in to The Boathouse after a walk along the River Tyne. Located right next to Wylam train station, it's in a great location for anyone coming from Newcastle or near-by, via train. The pub itself is split into two halves, an adult-only half, and a family friendly half. We were in there for the rugby world-cup, and both... More 

Thank mckplus

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Brew Pub, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Station, Wylam, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Wylam

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?