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The Customs House

Theatre & Restaurant Mill Dam, South Shields NE33 1ES, England
+44 191 454 1234
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2nd Visit, brilliant venue

We visited the Customs House for the second time last weekend. We came to see Jason Cook and Johnny... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Michael S
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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
via mobile
Excellent

I love the customs House it has loads to offset all year round. Recommend going with family or... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ben M
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The Customs House is South Tyneside's premier arts centre offering great arts & entertainment for all. We are a theatre, cinema, gallery, cafe, wedding venue & a provider of cultural development services. Want to know more? Why not get in touch?
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“green room” (24 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (6 reviews)
“local theatre” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 18:00
LOCATION
Theatre & Restaurant Mill Dam, South Shields NE33 1ES, England
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+44 191 454 1234
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"big heart"
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"fantastic night"
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"comedy club"
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"small cinema"
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"old building"
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"bar and restaurant"
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"free parking"
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"course meal"
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"lovely building"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the Customs House for the second time last weekend. We came to see Jason Cook and Johnny Vegas are blethering on. Not only was it very up close and personal with the layout of the venue inside but outside its very accessible by...More

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love the customs House it has loads to offset all year round. Recommend going with family or friends all the food is good but expensive and the actors are polite. As of opening times they are reasonable times but I recommend checking online before...More

Thank Ben M
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

I watched my daughter dance hear 2 nights running Paul who was checking tickets was very friendly helpful and happy. as the que was very large at the bar he was very helpful great team work from Paul bar staff could learn a thing or...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Fabulous restaurant, excellent value for money , beautiful food, first class service in lovely surroundings. Treat night , meal before gig, plenty of choice for my vegetarian partner and I was delighted with my vegan option ! Special mention to Kyle our server / bar...More

Thank Vegan6
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Went to see "Seriously Dead" by Crissy Rock and Leah Bell. the theatre is a delight, only seating about 400. Food smelled delicious (Good British Fare) and drinks prices are not too silly, as they sometimes are in Theatres. Well recommended for a good night...More

Thank Alan B
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

The Customs House in South Shields is an attractive arts and entertainment centre that incorporates a smart, modern building with the even more attractive old Custom House. Set in what used to be the old docks area, it is a nice place to stroll, and...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Love going to the cinema, and it’s great that they do student discount here! The staff are all really friendly as well which is a bonus

Thank James H
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

The staff looking after the auditorium and box office are very nice. The auditorium itself is good. I have been a few times and all the seats are great in the stalls, even all the way to the back row. It is tiered so there...More

Thank Sandy H
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Good venue for small events, comfortable seats and never too far from the stage. Free parking although signage is not clear. There’s a bar serving food and drinks, on the night all of the tables were reserved. If you want a drink you had to...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Good parking, easy to get to, enjoyable afternoon, kids enjoyed it, will definitely be back next year.

Thank vivienne m
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karen33johnson
15 January 2018|
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Response from maturecouple60 | Reviewed this property |
not sure as i have never sat in a box seat. the customs house is a small theatre and as i have always sat in the stalls i have always been able to see the full stage. its probably best to ring before booking. sorry i... More
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