The Forth Hotel
Pink Lane, near to St Mary's Church, close to the Central Station. Opposite the live salsa and Jazz Cafe.
Metro - Central Station
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Monday - Tuesday 12pm - 11pm, Wednesday - Friday 12pm - 1am, Saturday 10am - 1am, Sunday 10am - 11pm.
Telephone: 0191 2326478
Beers: Long drinks menu Drinks menu
5 Real ales include Durham White Gold, Doom Bar, Dark Star Hophead, Jurassic Citrus Maximus and Galaxy Equinox. Other beers on tap include Carling, Leffe, Veltins, Becks Vier, Peroni, Red Stripe, Heineken, Guinness, Sierra Nevada, Fruli, Innis & Gunn Lager, Joker IPA, Brooklyn Lager, Gladeye IPA, Bearface Lager, Adnams Southwold, Ease Up IPA, Addlestones and Sierra Nevada. An excellent range of craft beers on tap is also available - See craft beer list . Extensive wine list, long drinks and gins available. Listed in Camra Good Beer guide.
Meals: Lunch menu Supper menu Sunday Menu Make a Booking
Food served Monday - Saturday 12pm - 10pm and Sunday 12pm - 9.30pm.
Meals on offer include:
snacks & sharers £5.00 - £8.50,
boneless chicken bites for 5 £6.00 (plus 2 sides - £9.95) or for 9 £8.50 (plus 2 sides - £12.45),
chicken wings for 5 £6.50 (plus 2 sides - £10.45) or for 9 £9.00 (plus 2 sides - £12.95),
southern fried chicken quarter £6.50 (plus 2 sides - £10.45) or half £9.00 (plus 2 sides - £12.95) or whole £15.00 (plus 2 sides - £18.95),
roast chicken quarter £6.50 (plus 2 sides - £10.45) or half £9.00 (plus 2 sides - £12.95) or whole £15.00 (plus 2 sides - £18.95),
veg heads £7.50 - £10.00,
mains - marvellous pub grub co £9.00 - £11.50,
salads £8.00 - £9.00,
ruby jeans burgers £6.50 - £9.50 (plus 2 sides £10.45 - £13.45),
wraps £7.00 (available on Express Lunch Menu, Monday - Friday from 12pm - 5pm only),
sides £2.95 or 2 for £3.95.
Hot drinks £1.65 - £2.50.
Express Lunch menu from £9.00 available Monday - Friday from 12pm - 5pm (trade up to alcoholic drink for £1.00 extra).
Sunday Menu homecooked roasts available £11.50 - £13.50.
Book your table
Monday - Friday until 5pm - Express Lunch menu for £9.00 - choose a main side and a drink from £9.00.
Tuesday - 2 for 1 on all burgers.
Wednesday - 2 for 1 on chicken wings.
Spring gins - £7.50 each.
Live Sports: None shown here.
Music: There is regular music on play with three juke boxes. A DJ is a regular feature every Friday & Saturday from 9am - 1pm and is housed at the rear of the pub. Live Music on a Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoon.
Medium sized pub with a long bar and a wooden floor. The pub is smartly decked out with a new extended area to the right of the bar and an outside roof terrace upstairs.
There are two entrances to the front and side. With the additional space created by the extension there is plenty of seating with tables and chairs up one side with high backed leather seating in the corner.
This leads through to a raised area at the rear with further seating. The upstairs heated roof terrace beer garden is accessed by a flight of stairs to the rear and is open until 11pm.
The decor is a mixture of dark green colours with a wooden floor throughout.
The pub has a bright and airy feel during the day with large windows to the front and side, and at night the low down drop lighting over the bar and modern spotlighting gives a more cosy intimate atmosphere.
The bar attracts a steady crowd of locals and students and is busy at most times.
There is regular music on play with three juke boxes. A DJ is a regular feature every Friday & Saturday from 9am - 1pm and is housed at the rear of the pub. There are two TV's to the front and one situated at the rear.
Live Music on a Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Air conditioning throughout with ceiling fans used at certain times. Monday quiz night from 8pm.
Disabled access is reasonable. The toilets at either side of the bar are small and clean.