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The Life of Riley

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) #133 of 170 Restaurants in South Shields ££ - £££ British
Moorgate House 5 Mile End Road, South Shields NE33 1TA, England
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good17%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
30 Jul 2016
“Utter jokes. Scandalous service”
9 Jan 2016
“Utter crap cocktails ”
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££ - £££
Moorgate House 5 Mile End Road, South Shields NE33 1TA, England
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I'm 35 year old and I've just left here in utter disgust. Went out with my family to celebrate my cousin hopefully getting some light for here chrones disease. While I'm at the bar I place an order for 2 single vodka and 2 pints...More

Thank Dazstar1
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Canny atmosphere, good live singer let down by utter crap cocktails. If you are charging cocktail prices then offer cocktails not chemicals ..... Very disappointed

Thank MissBarnett
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Sticky floors and generally unkempt appearance wouldn't have PT :-) or I returning again. The only reason we went in initially was due to Frankies Diner providing Sunday dinners. In short the only redeeming feature was the food which I believe is still run by...More

Thank SWAdventures
Reviewed 18 September 2015

I have used Frankie's at Life of Riley, their own cafe round the corner, and their new establishment at what was previously known as Kaylin Buffet on Ocean Road. Frankie's food is consistently excellent, at a great price, and the staff are always friendly and...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped in here with the family after the Great North Run - found a table and seats although it was busy (everywhere was!) and had a few beers. Beer was good and the staff were very friendly even though we had kids with us. Music...More

Thank Squirfs
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

We visited here after the Great North Run, fab place! They were playing cheesy music which was brilliant and the staff were very friendly! We stayed for quite a few hours in the afternoon while we waited for the Metro queue after the run to...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 13 September 2015

i went for breakfast with my daughter i found it alittle expensive and food was average , an hour later felt hungry , there was noone else in bar on a friday morning. there was one member of staff who was cheerful but he did...More

Thank lovealot1975
Reviewed 3 September 2015

I have been to this restaurant several times in the past and although i enjoyed it, i have always thought the food and the service was on a mediocre level. However, after recently visiting this restaurant i found it has a completely new menu with...More

1  Thank Luke H
Reviewed 24 August 2015

my partner and I spent time here while drinking in south shields. lovely bar. friendly staff. good priced drinks. didn't eat but food was going out fast n furiously. take away sunday lunches were very popular . looked lovely. maybe have lunch on next visit.

1  Thank enncle
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Drinks not badly priced, friendly staff and great music. Atmosphere was good too. My boyfriends never been out in shields and I've not been out there in a good 3 years so luckily we weren't let down :)

Thank Zoë C
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  • Address: Moorgate House 5 Mile End Road, South Shields NE33 1TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
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