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The Magnesia Bank

1 Camden Street, North Shields NE30 1NH, England
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
21 Nov 2016
“Bit of a hole to be honest.”
30 Apr 2017
“Went downhill”
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1 Camden Street, North Shields NE30 1NH, England
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Under new management and closed for a while to refurbish??? Went for the first time since it te opened and found the same place as before not sure where it eas refurbished but i know my partner couldnt use the ladies because thete was no...More

Thank Gallowgate82
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Came here on the 29/4/17 for my morthers wedding. Great bar in the middle of Shields, Vicky, Dillon and all the other staff (sorry didnt get anyone elses name) were amazing, very friendly and went out thier way to help nothing was a problem.

Thank Sevrin L
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Cracking pub for live bands on a friday and saturday night and from 4pm on a sunday. Great staff always willing to help.

Thank stantonks
Reviewed 21 November 2016

The beer is good but the place is a total dump. I have a rule of thumb about places. Would my mother feel comfortable here? Well even I did not feel comfortable here.

Thank AlanBest
Reviewed 18 September 2016

1st time in here for a while - only drinks and music but it's a fab place. Superb choice of beers - especially real ale choices! Friendly staff & great music.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

What can I say about our beloved Maggie bank, if you want a pub which great banter, character and happy to help, friendly bar staff the Maggie bank is for you. One of my favourite locals in shields x

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I entered this place as a man with no name and asked for one bloody Mary. Never in the whole of Westros has one lonely traveler felt so welcome. Upon my entrance there was a lovely bearded man holding the door for me I entered...More

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We haven't been to the Maggie for a while, so being out on Saturday of the Bank Holiday, thought we would pop in and see if much had changed. We spent about 30 seconds inside, before getting out as quickly as we could! The bar...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This pub is sadly now but a shadow of its former self. In the early 2000's I believe it was the Evening Chronicle's Pub of the Year but has progressively gone downhill ever since the Slades left around 2006. I don't know what it is...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Over the years we have been to the Maggie Bank many times, for the great beer, atmosphere and food. We used to say we visited it more than we visited our local, despite it being over an hour from home! Admittedly it's been quite a...More

Thank gingerjudith
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 21:45
11:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 21:45
12:00 - 21:45
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  • Address: 1 Camden Street, North Shields NE30 1NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  North Shields
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