Broadfield Ale House
Drink real ale served by men with real beards in a Broadfield Ale House, a place that’s been dedicated to serving ale since 1896 – you can’t go wrong here.
452 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S7 1FR
01142 550200 www.thebroadfield.co.uk
The Swan is one of the best places in Harrogate for craft ale, offering a plethora of cask beers alongside a huge bottled range. When hunger strikes you can rely on their pub grub too.
17 Devonshire Place, Harrogate HG1 4AA
01423 524587 www.markettowntaverns.co.uk
The Evil Eye
Don’t fancy pint after pint? The Evil Eye offer an impressive range of cocktails, without a drop of Guinness in sight – they've just won the Guinness World Record for having the most varieties of gin commercially available.
42 Stonegate, York YO1 8AS
01904 640002 www.evileyelounge.com
Number Twenty2 Ale House
Hidden behind a Victorian shop is Number Twenty2, one of three outlets affiliated to The Village Brewer microbrewery, so there’s a great selection of real ales for you to savour in the name of the patron saint.
22 Coniscliffe Road, Darlington DL3 7RG
01325 354590 www.villagebrewer.co.uk
Ilkley Moor Vaults
Known as ‘The Taps’ locally, Ilkley Moor Vaults won’t let you down for a delicious St. Patrick’s day dinner and pint of guest ale.
Stockeld Road, Ilkley LS29 9HD
01943 607012 www.ilkleymoorvaults.co.uk
97 & Social
97 & Social are celebrating St Paddy’s with an all day party, serving plenty of Guinness all day long. It’s guaranteed to be fun so long as you’re prepared for the volume of students.
97 Osborne Road, Jesmond, Newcastle NE2 2TJ
0191 281 1358 www.97social.co.uk
If you’re the creative type who loves a good beer, get down to Tynemouth’s Barca ArtCafe for a few. On the nearby Longsands beach you’ll be able to get into the holiday spirit by watching people try to attempt to break the world record of forming the largest human shamrock.
68 Front Street, Tynemouth, North Shields NE30 4BT
0191 257 7959 www.barcaart.co.uk
Nitehawks’ staff will rustle up whatever you’re craving, no matter if it’s not on their menu. Get there early and claim your spot in the bar before the crowds pour in.
Nitehawks, 100 Grey Street, Newcastle NE1 6BR
0191 244 2513 www.twitter.com/nitehawksbar
The Central Bar
What could be better than multiple pints of cask ales to celebrate on Saturday? If the weather’s good enjoy them on The Central Bar’s terrace in the sun.
Half Moon Lane, Gateshead NE8 2AN
0191 478 2543 www.twitter.com/The_Central_Bar
Avoid city centre chaos by rounding up a group of friends (allocate a driver), and head to Holy Island’s Ship Inn for an afternoon of beers on tap. The extensive menu offers tasty homemade food too, which is perfect for when you need sobering up.
Marygate, Holy Island TD15 2SJ
01289 389311 www.theshipinn-holyisland.co.uk