The Shakespeare

If you’re looking for a pub with full of friendly faces, a great pint and an abundance of character then look no further than The Shakespeare. Experience northern hospitality, British pub charm and always a warm welcome at this Gateshead gem.


We are more than a pint, we believe in bringing people together through good times and great hospitality.

  • Wifi
  • Sky Sports
  • BT Sport
  • Pool
  • Live Music
  • Darts
  • Cask Ale
  • Beer Garden
  • Function Room
  • Smoking Area
  • Bottle Offer

    Enjoy some great offers on our bottled drinks, every day, any time!

    VHF - 3 for £5, Bulmers - 2 for £6.50

  • Friday Karaoke

    Test your vocals or simply indulge in some great laughs and questionable singing during our karaoke night every Friday!

  • Saturday Night Live

    Every Saturday The Shakespeare is host to a different local live musician.

    Soak up some great atmosphere and even better beer during our lively Saturday nights!

  • Sky and BT

    We show Sky Sports and BT Sport 7 days a week - you won't miss a second!

The Shakespeare

Wander into our large and local pub and feel instantly welcomed! Challenge the locals to a game of pool and play for the next round, or take a seat in the cosy confines of The Shakespeare and enjoy the showing of sport or just catch up with friends.

Get in touch


Find us & opening times

88-96 Fife Street,

  • Monday to Thursday 12:00 - 23:00, Friday & Saturday 12:00 - 00:00
  • Sunday 12:00 - 23:00
  • 0191 478 7107