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Pleasant evening

First time here had a really nice evening with friends.the bar staff were very friendly .we stayed... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
184sandiem
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Durham, United Kingdom
oldy worlde

cottage tavern, great meeting place for locals and visitors alike new manager very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2016
yesses
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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30 Jun 2018
“Warm welcome for us and our dog....”
20 Aug 2017
“Pleasant evening”
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

After a walk around the lovely village of Cleadon with our dog, a village between South Shields and Sunderland we’d already decided to have a drink at the Cottage Tavern. Unfortunately the two tables outside were occupied so I had to ask if the pub...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank mukhasben
Reviewed 20 August 2017

First time here had a really nice evening with friends.the bar staff were very friendly .we stayed till closing time so obviously had a good time.The pub has a traditional feel which is good ,so will certainly go back

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 184sandiem
Reviewed 8 April 2017

If you want a dirty, down at heel Pub, with sticky carpets, high bar prices, and an unfriendly welcome from the cliquey factions who drink there, then this is the place to go. Otherwise, avoid like the plague.

Date of experience: March 2017
5  Thank John S
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

If you visit Cleadon then you MUST visit The Cottage. It offers a great range of beer and larger and has a wide gin menu. I dare you to try the full list, but not in one night. It only offers lite snacks of toasted...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

cottage tavern, great meeting place for locals and visitors alike new manager very friendly and helpful, free wifi,

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank yesses
Reviewed 5 June 2016

VISITED THE COTTAGE a few years back and it seemed a little unwelcoming.Thankfully this atmosphere is no longer there and because of this we now visit quite regularly.quiz night's are great fun.staff are friendly and the punters are non aggressive.good beer,reasonable prices.don,t mind the dogs.Hopefully...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank June S
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I go to Monday's quiz night (also one on Thursdays). Great atmosphere in a traditional pub frequented by the locals. Good range of drinks with guest ales and a speciality gin menu. Bar snacks available.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Jimmee262
Reviewed 26 February 2016

I was here with my neighbours on a Thursday night for the quiz and bingo.I think this pub was a clean, warm and friendly place with reasonably priced drinks.We enjoyed ourselves that much that we will be going to the Thursday quiz night every week.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Christine C
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Located in the middle of Cleadon Village this is a great little local pub with real charm and great bar staff. Quiz nights on Monday and Thursday. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank 157stuarta
Reviewed 10 February 2016

If you like dogs,good beer and local gossip.this is the place for you. The exception is Thursday night,when the place is packed and the dogs have been left at home. there is nothing at all wrong with a good local that is clean and sells...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank George L
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