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North Star, North Shields

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97 Bedford Street
North Shields
NE29 6QH
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Rob Hunter left this review about The Pow Burn

Paid a visit this Tuesday. The pub has been reported as closed on here so may well have closed and re-opened. It's about two years since I was last in the Pow Burn and I seem to recall at that time they had real ales by Mordue and Wylam. At the time of my most recent visits there were 6 hand pulls at the bar, 5 of which were on, offering Doom Bar and the rest by Mordue - IPA, Radgie Gadgie, Workie Ticket and Blonde. I had a half of the Radgie Gadgie at £1.30 so well priced and was a rather decent bitter.

The Pow Burn is a bit like a Spoons / Lloyds really. Sky News was on the many TV screens (muted) with music playing. I would suggest with the number of screens in the bar area that it must be a bit of a sports bar. I could see four from where I was sat! The bar itself is very long and there is a mix of seating but primarily high tables and chairs.

The lady serving food was coughing and spluttering as she carried it from the kitchen so that was a little offputting, but otherwise it seemed nice enough with a couple of fairly friendly ladies running the place.

On 19th July 2018 - rating: 7
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Map location corrected by hondo .
Brockley Whins, 4.45 miles, 1 hr 26 min walk (show)
East Boldon, 5.32 miles, 1 hr 42 min walk (show)
Heworth, 8.35 miles, 2 hr 41 min walk (show)
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3rd Mar 2024, 19:43
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3rd Mar 2024, 19:43
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  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 31 July 2018 by Rob Hunter
  • Micropub : No last updated 31 July 2018 by Rob Hunter
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 31 July 2018 by Rob Hunter
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