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A good real pub

We found the fat ox whilst on holiday in Whitley bay We’d been in one pub and didn’t like it so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kat63
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Best pub in Whitley Bay

Good choice of beers, reasonable prices, great atmosphere and friendly staff. Sky and BT Sports... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tbird1600
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London, United Kingdom
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278 Whitley Road, Whitley Bay NE26 2TG, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found the fat ox whilst on holiday in Whitley bay We’d been in one pub and didn’t like it so decided to try the fat ox and were impressed with the feel of the place and the prices which were a lot cheaper than...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kat63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good choice of beers, reasonable prices, great atmosphere and friendly staff. Sky and BT Sports shown. Enough said.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tbird1600
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Use the pub fat ox in the afternoons nice and quiet Prices very good beer tip top 😁 Nice and cosy Plenty of televisions to watch Good atmosphere friendly pub

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank derek a
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended pub in the centre of Whitley Bay. We always pop in here on Sunday afternoons for a couple of pints. The wife and I always find it has a nice atmosphere and is always lovely and warm. It has a great selection of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Been going here for approx 5 years and always been a good local. Now a sports bar but still run by Karen & Mick and a great pub. Very competitive prices and always something going on, sports, music, events. Very friendly staff and they don't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Irene A
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This is a very pleasant pub in a good location in the centre of Whitley Bay. When we visited, the bar staff were pleasant and efficient, there was a nice atmosphere and the other customers were friendly and chatty. The drinks were cheaper than most...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Beebook3
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Maybe this pub needs a bit of refurbishment. Drinks are served by staff whom I don't think have a clue about pricing. A single measure of spirits with a mixer is £3 20 whilst the fire station which is 20 meters away is £3 70...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Leigh T
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We went for Meatloaf & Tina Turner tribute was great sounds drinks were not expensive well worth going it did get packed out but really good so keep your eye open for net live music enjoy

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Paul G
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Went in there to watch the World Cup '18 last 16 qualifying England game the other night. The whole experience was marred by a combination of very poorly located TV screens, and various obstructions, including most annoyingly of all, a group of 6ft 6 types...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

I visited the pub as I had never been before, I’m glad i did. The staff were friendly and will put music on at the request of a customer, which is good. The drinks are cheaper than anywhere else I’ve been. The alcoholic drinks have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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