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Closing times may vary by restaurant. Please speak to a member of our team at your local restaurant for the most up to date timings. In general, our last food orders are at 9pm and last drinks orders are at 10pm (On Sunday it is 9pm). Please reserve your table online to avoid disappointment.

Brewers Fayre Derwent Crossing

Fun for the kids with our Indoor play area. Call the restaurant to book play.

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Derwenthaugh Road



NE16 3BJ

Opening times

Mon-Sat 11.30am - 11pm

Sun 12pm - 10.30pm


Breakfast serving times

Weekdays: 6.30am-10.30am

Weekends: 7am-11am

Facilities - Call to book

Indoor play: All Week 12pm-7pm

Kids birthday parties

The menus

brewers fayre mid week deals dishes

Big Deals on Weeknight Meals*

Do you fancy a mid-week treat? At Brewers Fayre, we've launched a selection of tempting weeknight deals to elevate your dining experience. Available each night from 6pm, Monday to Friday.

Monday - Pub Classics from £7.99
Tuesday - Brewers Burgers from £7.99
Wednesday - Fish and Chips are only £7.99
Thursday - Great Value Grills from £8.99
- Curry night only £7.99

 What's not to love! BOOK NOW and find your happy place.

*Offer available only on selected sites

Keep the kids busy this Spring

We encourage you to phone your local site to book your play session in advance, however we do welcome walk-ins in our quieter times.

Kids' Play At Brewers Fayre

All of our restaurants have activity sheets to keep little ones entertained whilst you dine with us but did you know...more than 60 of our restaurants have indoor play areas?
From slides & climbing frames to colourful activity packs, our play areas are BURSTING with fun for little ones. We are more than just soft play too – there are plenty of activities happening all year round, from discos, to crafts, messy plan to quizzes.

For only £4.50  for 90 mins of play the kids can run wild whilst you sit back and relax. Pop in and join in the fun today, we guarantee there will be smiles all round!

birthday parties

Get the party started

Looking for somewhere to host your child’s special birthday? Look no further than PLAY AT. We have a fun filled party that your little one and their friends will love and for only £11.49* including a dedicated Party Host to make sure everything runs smoothly, it’s great value that wont break the bank. Hip Hip Hooray!!!

Kids can enjoy a 2 hour party, a yummy, nutritious 2 course meal and drink and an exciting party bag for each child! Better yet, you can leave all the decorating to us AND every party-goer will get FREE play at their next visit! And did we mention, the Birthday child goes FREE?! Book your child’s party with us today. Contact us to find out more. 

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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 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? 

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.