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The Travelling Man

Newcastle Road | West Boldon, West Boldon NE36 0BQ, England
+44 191 536 3401
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
11:30 - 17:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Newcastle Road | West Boldon, West Boldon NE36 0BQ, England
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable Chicken Fajitas, went for a sticky toffee pudding & custard desert which was also tremendous! Great homemade food and even better staff! Perfect pub on the doorstep! Definitely recommend to anyone who hasn’t tried it..

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

It's like going to your mams for tea, proper home cooking, amazing value and service. Mince and dumplings for me, swiftly followed by a satisfying nap.

Thank djs73
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Visited the Travelling Man for Sunday Lunch, hadn't booked so a short wait of 15 minutes.Had two courses for £9.75, quick friendly service, nice starters. Sunday Lunch was really good, big, tasty portions, veg just right, plenty of meat on plate, no room for dessert,...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Went for lunch with family. Portion sizes great I had battered cod with chips and mushy peas but was a bit disappointed. Fish tasted underdone and batter soggy Other people in our party had the mince and dumplings and they loved it! Biggest dumplings I...More

Thank shirleyanne_uk
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Small venue but with the friendliest staff we've encountered for a long time. Meals were enormous and excellently well cooked and served. Menu not the biggest selection but had a range of choice. Starter, main course and dessert for £10. Real ale selection limited but...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Well it had been a while since we had been,went again two sundays on the trot.Lovely staff,very attentive and no miserable faces amongst them.The food itself was very good.It says something when you have to wait for a table,but its worth the wait.Even queuing up...More

Thank omega1Sunderland
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We had our 25th Anniversary party and it was fabulous. The staff was so helpful with some great suggestions and the whole process was stress-free. The food was exceptional with everyone raving about the curry. The atmosphere was fun and relaxing. Everything was top quality.

Thank Morgan S
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a bite to eat on a recommendation. As we hadn't booked we had to wait for about 20 min but it was nice so we sat outside with a drink When our table was ready they came out for us which was...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch with family after not being for a while. Never been for Sunday lunch... Was so busy wish we had booked... But this was not a problem as all the staff knew what they were doing... Informed of wait for table., nothing...More

Thank Emma S
kay c, Owner at The Travelling Man, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

thank you so much,glad you enjoyed it

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This place is always solid. The food is good and honest and great value. It has that traditional pub feel and the staff are always very friendly. You MUST try it.

Thank johnshawdj
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Questions & Answers
26 October 2015|
Response from kay c |
east boldon or brockley whins,but both a couple of miles away
24 July 2015|
Response from kay c |
yes on our decking areas where we provide water for them aswell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 17:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newcastle Road | West Boldon, West Boldon NE36 0BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  West Boldon
  • Phone Number: +44 191 536 3401
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A family run village pub serving home cooked English food 7 days of week with a great name for value dining a great range of draught lagers and beers with cask ale also available
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