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Bar Blue Bistro

Western Approach, South Shields NE33 5QS, England
+44 191 427 0723
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good18%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (22 reviews)
“pie” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Western Approach, South Shields NE33 5QS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Have visited with a friend twice in past few weeks for evening meal. Great menu. Hard to choose because it caters for all tastes. Price is reasonable and house wine is lovely. The two girls who served us were both efficient and very friendly which...More

Thank shieldskath
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Friends recommended Bar Blue so we reserved two places for a Sunday lunch. We were immediately shown to our table and service was excellent. Two Sunday dinners, one chicken the other beef, were served very quickly and were both extremely tasty and reasonably priced. We...More

Thank fatcatz435
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Myself and my family came here for our Sunday lunch and as always, we really happy with our visit. We got 2 beef dinners, a chicken dinner, grilled chicken and the fillet steak. The roasts each costing £8.90 were worth the money as the portion...More

Thank ES97
Reviewed October 12, 2017

We had booked a table (5.45 p.m.) and gald we did as there were still people waiitng to be seated when we left, saying that I didnt feel rushed. The food was excellent. I had chicken which was very tasty, the gravy was beautiful and...More

Thank chrissyruby
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

The last time I was here this bistro pub was the Lord Clyde and what a vast improvement . The service is first class by bar personnel who know their jobs . They are getting a good reputation for their Sunday lunches and that is...More

1  Thank tynesalmon
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Food was amazing, service fantastic....however what ruined the visit was the way i witnessed the hard working young girls serving were being spoken to by a little guy (whom i assume is the owner) in an aweful disrespectful manner. Just aswell im totally incapacitated or...More

Thank StephenThompson0191
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Used to cone a lot but seems to have gone down hill a bit. Last lunch was very disappointing. Shame!

Thank shanners67
Reviewed August 30, 2017

We ended up looking for somewhere local to have Sunday lunch at 6pm. Been to Bar Blue a few times but didn't realise they served Sunday lunch until 8pm. Job done. Nice hot chicken dinner with all the trimmings.

Thank Bewilderdave
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Visited here this evening for a meal. Wasn't very busy and we were seated straight away however felt like the waitress - who didn't seem to have much experience - was on top of us, asked us what we wanted to drink before we had...More

Thank KirstyPeach
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Excellent service. Great atmosphere. Waitress very attentive Didn't like the cheese sauce on the cauliflower and she changed it straight away. Definitely go back

Thank Ljgib
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June 2, 2017|
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Response from ELLECROMPTON | Reviewed this property |
Yes at the side of the restaurant.
February 25, 2016|
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Response from Bada-Bing22 | Reviewed this property |
When I visited they had very little knowledge of gluten free and certainly nothing on the menu to cater for it. The chips are home made and not coated with anything, and the chicken is a grilled piece, however they charged a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Western Approach, South Shields NE33 5QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  South Shields
  • Phone Number: +44 191 427 0723
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Bar Blue bistro opened for business on the 1st May 2012. Bar Blue is a stylish wine bar bistro offering a dynamic menu of modern classics bistro style, whether it's a relaxing drink, family meal, intimate dinner or casual lunch this place has it all. An affordable, trendy place you just want to be. We thank everyone who's visited, we created Bar Blue for people like you!
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