30 Grainger Street, close to Central Station and Bigg market.
Metro - Central Station
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Monday - Thursday 10am - 11pm, Friday & Saturday 9am - 1am, Sunday 10am - 11pm.
Telephone: 0191 2615989.
Beers: Drinks Menu
John Smith's, Guinness Cold, San Miguel, Fosters, Stella Artois, Carlsberg and Carling Extra Cold on tap. Strongbow and Strongbow Dark Fruit cider also on offer. Craft beers include Sierra Nevada, Meantime Lager, Samuel Adams, Blue Moon, Goose Island, Brewdog IPA and Brooklyn Lager. An extensive selection of bottled beers and drinks, spirits shooters, cocktails and wines available.
Meals: Food Menu
Food served Sunday - Thursday until 10pm, Friday & Saturday until 8pm. Choose any 2 selected Main courses for £7.45. Very reasonable prices with Breakfast served until noon All-Day Breakfast £5.25, traditional Breakfast £2.15, vegetarian Breakfast £2.95, bacon sandwich or sausage and egg or bacon and egg muffin £2.25. Main meals (Legends) £5.25 - £6.25, Something saintly £5.95, burgers & buns £5.95 - £9.25 (upgrade chips to spiral fries 50p), grills £6.45 - £9.25, topped salads £2.50 - £4.50, nibbles £3.35 - £3.95, sharers £5.95 - £10.45, gourmet fries £4.95, from the street £5.95 - £6.25, big plate combos £9.25 - £10.95, sides - £1.60 - £2.50. A range of vegetarian dishes is included in the menu. Yates's desserts £1.95 - £2.25 (Chocolate heaven party sundae £9.45). Hot drinks including tea and coffee also served £1.49 - £1.69. Sunday Roast available. Deli and a drink offer £5.75.
Special Deals: Daily deals on meals for £3.25. All day and every day 2 for 1 on cocktails, 2 main meals £7.45, 2 for 1 on all desserts. Breakfast and a drink from £1.65 until noon. Fridays from 5pm vodka shots, bottles of Smirnoff Ice, Smirnoff & Red Bull or Smirnoff & mixer, jager bombs, WKD bottles, pints of Strongbow or pints of Carlsberg £1.50.
Live Sports: Big screen Live football is shown on a drop down screen and there are several widescreen TV's throughout the bar.
Music: Regular music is on play at most times with a DJ booth located near to the main entrance. Live Music is a feature on selected nights.
Very large former 'Wengers' building that has exceptionally fine features and an impressive exterior. The pub is very popular at most times with a wide variety of reasonably priced meals. Yates's is described as 'The unrivalled meeting place' and with its huge array of offers it would not be hard to find something to eat or drink here.
There are three floors with a bar on all floors. The main bar on the ground floor has a long marble topped bar and plenty of seating with high tables and chairs. There is also ample standing room. It has large glass windows to the front which gives a bright and airy feel to the bar during the day. The pub is decked out in a modern style with red and cream pastel colours that give a warm feel to the place. There is stylish large cylindrical lighting to the ceiling and part wooden and carpeted floor.
The upper floors are accessed by a large staircase on the right hand side of the bar and there is also a lift at the other side of the pub for disabled access. The second floor has a bar and pool lounge (£1 all day). It also has additional seating in small cosy booths for diners. There is free hire of a function room for parties with a choice of buffet menus at £3.50, £5.50 or £8.50 per head and DJ available on request (contact the bar manager).
Live Music is a feature on selected nights. Big screen Live football is shown on a drop down screen and there are several widescreen TV's throughout the bar. Regular music is on play at most times with a DJ booth located near to the main entrance. Very popular pub with young crowd at weekends and a mixed clientele of locals, business people and students during the week. Can get very busy and has a good atmosphere at all times.
Disabled access is very good with a designated disabled toilet on the ground floor and a lift to all floors. Toilets are downstairs and are large and very clean.
Price: Very Reasonable.