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The Waterford Arms

Collywell Bay Road | Whitley Bay, Seaton Sluice NE26 4QZ, England
+44 191 237 0450
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“mushy peas” (31 reviews)
“fish” (85 reviews)
“pork” (10 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Collywell Bay Road | Whitley Bay, Seaton Sluice NE26 4QZ, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Yummy
"Went here for their Fish & Chips. Excellent with very good service. "
Sarah M S
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2. Never fails to impress
"flavoursome food in great surroundings we couldn’t ask for more"
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3. 'Superb Sunday Scran'
"THE best place for a quick, tasty, hot, filling Sunday dinner"
Mark A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had this place recommended to us, so just turned up one Friday. As luck would have it they have a special Friday Fish & Chips event, and its good - see their website for details. So we ordered and had a look around the...More

Thank BrianJackson56
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Came to the Waterford on Sunday for family lunch to celebrate my grans birthday. Great atmosphere and a really attentive team looked after us. Couldn’t fault the food. Myself and my partner both had the trio of meats and plenty of it I must add....More

Thank rdt1234
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch with the family, food very tasty, great atmosphere and friendly staff. Love the homemade Yorkshire puddings

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried waterford today with my mam and kids the food was first class we all had the fish and chips. The young girl who served us give the kids colouring paper and pens, our food come out quick which is what you want with 2...More

1  Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my pals came out for a few drinks and decided to have some food, I don’t know if was the drink or what but that food was amazing. Would recommend👍

Thank daleystant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed with the visit. Steak tough. 1 plate of food was delivered well after the others. Won’t be returning.

Thank auline b
Steve O, Manager at The Waterford Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are sorry you were disappointed when you visited us I am unaware of any complaint made regarding our steaks, i would like to talk to you further on this matter, Please contact me on 01912370450 Kind regards Shelley

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my Great Gran for her 90th Birthday for her dinner. My wife and gran had fish and chips which looked lovely. The youngin had sausage and chips and I went for the sunday dinner with the 3 meats (turkey, gammon & beef). I...More

Thank Fireblazer2k7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great morning for the six grandchildren and adults. Loads to eat and a personal chat with Santa. Well worth the visit

1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went today as I have heard of the reputation of the food here, and was not disappointed! Absolutely gorgeous and the staff are so friendly. We have a new favorite restaurant!

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Watched s barmaid go out for a cigarette came back in and never washed her hands and started serving beer!!!More

Thank hollybobs111
Steven O, Owner at The Waterford Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Holly, we are sorry you witnessed one of our staff smoking and appearing not to washed her hands, I would like to clarify that all staff carry hand sanitizer in their aprons which you may not have seen her use. We do appreciate your...More

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Michelle B
February 1, 2018|
Response from Mark A | Reviewed this property |
yes but only in the bar area. they have to be well behaved and on their lead at all times. enjoy!
June 27, 2017|
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Response from Derek H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry did not have the Brunch We stayed over night and only had the Breakfast which would Knock an Elephant over the size of IT !!!
Judith M
August 19, 2016|
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Response from KLMurdy | Property representative |
Hi the rooms have been update and new picture can be seen on the website waterford arms.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Collywell Bay Road | Whitley Bay, Seaton Sluice NE26 4QZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Seaton Sluice
  • Phone Number: +44 191 237 0450
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