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The Travelling Man

Newcastle Road | West Boldon, West Boldon NE36 0BQ, England
+44 191 536 3401
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Newcastle Road | West Boldon, West Boldon NE36 0BQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good home cooked food with big portions. Friendly staff and good service. The decor is a little dated but doesn't detract from the food.

Thank Kirstie L
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Went on the spur of the moment after a shopping trip with my Mam and daughter. We were welcomed with a smile by a lovely friendly waitress. Our drinks were brought to the table while we looking at menus. To my daughters delight she found...More

Thank liflou
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I had a 16th birthday party for my daughter yesterday and the staff, service, food etc where excellent. The service provided was second to none. I would definately recommend The Travelling Man to anyone looking for somewhere to hold a special occasion . All of...More

Thank Krisha M
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We always enjoy our visits to the Travelling Man. It is part of a number of very good pubs that serve meals and great drinks in the Boldon area. We'd had a busy day and had finished shopping at Asda so decided on a swift...More

Thank mukhasben
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We have ate here a few time.Although the fares very industrial.My wife chose the chicken.I opted for the mince and dumplings.The service is quick.Will it would be,its straight out the microwave,Firstly the mince and dumplings.the whole lot is dumped on the plate,there is no separation.like...More

Thank coolertraveler
kay c, Manager at The Travelling Man, responded to this review

so sorry to hear of your bad experience,if you would like to get in touch we would love you to try us again at our expense. i can assure you that no meals are micro waved and the mince is not cheap at all

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food excellent service at an excellent price . Mince and dumplings were lovely and my husband had mini mixed grill ( there was nothing mini about it ) .

Thank catherineI4409JU
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Went to this pub after family recommended it... on Thursday 2nd march .... rather disappointing! Starter of potato skins (friend) and spring rolls were nice Main course of chicken parmo (friend) with salad and chips she said was lovely. I paid extra and got a...More

Thank Dawnster1
kay c, Owner at The Travelling Man, responded to this review

really sorry to hear this but if you would like to give me a ring i would love you to try the experience again free of charge 0191 5363401 alan

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Where to start , we have been eating at this pub on a regular basisfor the past two years and honestly say we are very rarely disappointed. Paul and Kay go out their way to make sure there is always something for our granddaughter to...More

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Pros: This is a traditional English pub . An eyecatching welcoming glance from a staff member as my family walked through the door was a great start. Excellent table timing and service. Staff that showed an interest on the menu choice and knew what to...More

Thank 703paddy1963
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

First time visit with my girlfriend who suffers with Celiacs Disease. Lovely welcome from the manager who sat down and easily explained all the gluten free options on the menu (most I've ever seen so far in a pub/restaurant) - She also mentioned that a...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Which is the closest metro station?
26 October 2015|
Response from kay c |
east boldon or brockley whins,but both a couple of miles away
are dogs allowed in the pub
24 July 2015|
Response from kay c |
yes on our decking areas where we provide water for them aswell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 17:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newcastle Road | West Boldon, West Boldon NE36 0BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  West Boldon
  • Phone Number: +44 191 536 3401
  • E-mail
A family run village pub serving home cooked English food 7 days of week with a great name for value dining
a great range of draught lagers and beers with cask ale also available