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Brewers Fayre Derwent Crossing

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Derwenthaugh Road



NE16 3BJ

Opening times

Mon-Sat 11.30am - 11pm

Sun 12pm - 10.30pm



Indoor Play: All week

Kids birthday parties

Breakfast serving times

Weekdays: 6.30am-10.30am

Weekends: 7am-11am

The menus

Play Everyday At Brewers Fayre

Bring the family down and enjoy play every day 12pm - 7pm with our soft play and kid’s activities.

There’s plenty of space for the kids to burn off energy in our soft play, whilst you sit back, relax and enjoy unlimited coffee for only £4. 

We also have lots of fun packed activities. No matter what you are looking for we have the perfect range of activities to suit you and your little one. Get playful at messy play, bring out your creativity with our craft mornings, get into the groove with our kids disco and rhythm and rhyme sessions, or join in the fun with our kids’ quizzes and bingo! 

birthday parties

Get the party started

Kids parties are back. Enjoy hassle-free fun, the kids won’t forget!

Our party package is a purse friendly £9.99* and includes a dedicated Party Host to make sure everything is running smoothly and most of all, fun!

Kids can enjoy a 2 hour party, a yummy, nutritious 2 course meal and drink and an exciting party bag for each guest! Better yet, you can leave all the decorating to us AND each guest will get FREE play at their next visit! And did we mention, the Birthday child goes FREE?! So what are you waiting for? Book your child’s party with us today and get creating those special memories.

Derwent Crossing Brewers Fayre pub restaurant in Newcastle 

Our team
Come and join us at the Derwent Crossing Brewers Fayre whenever you’re looking for great places to eat in Gateshead. Thanks to our great-value pub grub and laid-back atmosphere, we’re perfect for everything from group bookings in Newcastle to midweek meals with the kids. Our dedicated, knowledgeable team go above and beyond to make your visit unforgettable – with over 300 years’ experience between us, we sure know a thing or two about looking after our guests! We’re passionate about supporting good causes, too, having raised over £15k for GOSH, as well as sponsoring a local U7 football team and providing raffle prizes for local schools and charities.

Our location
You’ll love the location of our Derwent Crossing Brewers Fayre when you’re looking for family friendly restaurants in Newcastle. Since the 90s, we’ve been serving up great meals and memories less than a 10-minute drive away from the Metrocentre – ideal if you fancy shopping in Gateshead before your meal – as well as being close to the Utilita Arena and the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art.

Why we love Gateshead
When it comes to exciting towns in Tyne and Wear to explore, Gateshead has something for everyone. Whether you’re bargain hunting at the Metrocentre, catching live shows at the Utilita Arena, or visiting top attractions near Gateshead like Gibside and Saltwell Park, our Brewers Fayre is close to some of the best things to do in Newcastle. 

Frequently asked questions

Wondering what to eat when you’re dining out in Newcastle? Our Kitchen Manager Colin Bell would highly recommend our Potato Dippers smothered in melted cheese for starters, and either our mouth-watering Mixed Grill or our sumptuous Vegan Sloppy Joe Burger for mains. If you’re looking for Brewers Fayre meals to try cooking at home with the kids, why not try out Smothered Chicken? All you’ll need is a grilled chicken breast, bacon and grated cheese, all topped off with some tangy BBQ sauce! Plus, if you’ve saved room for dessert, you can't go wrong with our famous Caramel Apple Betty or our vegan Chocolate Torte. 

If you’re looking for tasty Sunday roasts in Gateshead, come and visit us at the Derwent Crossing. Our Brewers Fayre serves up the best roast in town from 12pm every Sunday, so you can look forward to filling up your plate with mouth-watering cuts of turkey, gammon and beef with plenty of delicious roast potatoes, Yorkshire puddings and more on the side. Plus, kids can enjoy their own tasty Sunday lunches in Newcastle for just £3.99 too!

Get your days out in Newcastle off to a great start with us at the Derwent Crossing. Our Brewers Fayre serves up delicious, all-you-can-eat breakfasts in Gateshead every morning, so you and the family can tuck into Premium Sausages, Back Bacon Rashers, eggs cooked your way, and more. Plus, ordering our Premier Inn Breakfast means you can help yourself to our tasty continental selection, too, including fresh croissants and muffins, fruit and cereals, and even American-style pancakes. What’s not to love? 

Ordering our Premier Inn Breakfast lets you enjoy unlimited drinks in the mornings, too – another great reason to visit us at the Derwent Crossing Brewers Fayre when you’re searching for places to eat breakfast in Gateshead. Our unlimited drinks include coffee, PG Tips Tea in a variety of flavours, and fruit juices, so you can just sip back and relax on Newcastle breaks. 

Premier Inn breakfast prices start from £7.50 for our tasty continental selection, and just £9.50 for all your cooked and continental favourites. We’ll be serving up all you can eat breakfasts in Gateshead next to our family-friendly Premier Inn Newcastle (Metro Centre) hotel from 6:30am till 10:30am Monday to Friday, and 7am till 11am on Saturdays and Sundays.

The safety and wellbeing of our guests and teams is always our number one priority, which is why we introduced the Generous Serving of Safety promise across our restaurants to make sure you can sit back, relax and enjoy dining out in Newcastle. Find out more about how our Brewers Fayre restaurants are keeping you safe.

If you’re looking for family friendly restaurants in Newcastle, then you’ll love dining with us at the Derwent Crossing. Our Brewers Fayre kids’ menu lets little ones build their own three course meals for just £4.99, so they can tuck into tasty starters, enjoy delicious and nutritious mains like Oven Baked Poppin’ Chicken or Ten Veg Tomato Pasta and finish it all off with a delicious dessert! Plus, up to two under-16s eat breakfast for free when one adult orders a full Premier Inn Breakfast or Meal Deal!

The Derwent Crossing Brewers Fayre is perfect if you’re looking for things to do with the kids in Gateshead at mealtimes. We have an exciting soft play area for kids up to 120cm tall to enjoy all week between 12pm-7pm, and a supervision zone with ‘parent cams’ in case you want to keep an eye on the little ones! It’s £3 per child for 90 minutes of play, or we offer a monthly play pass for unlimited visits at just £4.99 per child, so come on over and enjoy fun family days out in Newcastle with us.

From mid-week meals to special occasions, we welcome all kinds of group bookings at the Derwent Crossing Brewers Fayre. You can book tables for up to 16 people online through our website, or call us on 01914 146308 to find out more about our Brewers Fayre group bookings in Gateshead. If you’re planning events in Newcastle for more than 16 people, you can either give us a call to book or select ‘other’ for the number of guests on our Brewers Fayre booking page and submit an enquiry with us. Whatever your party size though, we’d always recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment!

Thanks to the south facing patio area at our Derwent Crossing Brewers Fayre, we’re ideal when you’re looking for restaurants with outdoor dining in Gateshead. Sit back and relax with some tasty drinks and meals outdoors with us throughout short breaks in Newcastle.