Food and Drink
The Shotley Peninsula offers a wide range of food and drink venues which are detailed below in no particular order:
SM Catering (Chip van)
Phone: 01473 424 933
The chip van offers fresh fish, chips, burgers and much more
Open : Wednesdays 4pm - 7:30 pm
Location : Shotley Village Hall Car Park
Shotley Post office (Kingsland)
Phone: 01473 787 281
Shotley Post office and store offers a range of products
Location : Main Road Shotley
Phone: 01473 787033 or 01473 788987
Fish Chips and Indian Food
Normal Opening Times:
Location : Kingsland Shotley
The Rose Inn
The Rose Inn, Shotley, known simply as The Rose, has been serving the community and its visitors, for more than 100 years.
This thriving pub serves food and drink at reasonable prices, the convivial company comes for free, boosted by a league and cup winning football team, champion bowls club and dashing darts side.
Enjoy live music, test your general knowledge in the monthly quiz night, while a host of other special event nights are held regularly so check the diary section.
Children and dogs, with well-behaved owners, are welcome.
If you don't have time to stay, then the comprehensive off-sales will cater for your needs, while the takeaway fish and chips specials are a popular twice-weekly event.
Telephone: 01473 787237
Normal Opening times:
Overlooking the River Stour, the Bristol Arms is set on the tip of the Shotley Peninsula and is a wondeful place to watch the gorgeous sunsets, see the continental ferries and cruise ships slip harbour or just gaze at the serene scenery.
The Bristol Arms offers fresh-cooked food, lunch and evenings, great beers, wines and guest ales in a typical English pub atmosphere.
Great for an intimate chat, or a lively night out when live music or open mic night is on.
Ideally placed for lunch before or after a walk along the front where you may visit the Shotley Heritage Park or wander along to see the HMS Ganges museum and Shotley Marina.
Telephone: 01473 787200
Normal opening times:
We welcome you to The Shipwreck Pub & Restaurant, which is situated on Shotley Marina along with HMS Ganges Museum. We are situated in a beautiful and unrivalled location. An oasis of tranquillity surrounded by boats, ships, rivers and the sea.
Our lawn area, with seating for up to 200, leads directly down to the River Stour where you can while away the time watching the yachts leaving and entering our lock. There is also plenty of parking available.
We are open all day every day from 10am selling a great choice of coffees, homemade cakes, real ales, lagers & wines alongside our exciting home-made breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. Click on website link below for menus and other event details.
Telephone 01473 788865
Tea on the Quay
Small, bright and welcoming, this is a very pleasant place to enjoy a cup of tea and a variety of cakes and cookies. Plenty of choices for hot and cold beverages. Their good quality ice cream is made on the premises. This cafe is attached to the Bristol Arms but has a separate entrance and seating area with some seats outside for the warmer weather.
Location: Queen Victoria Drive, Shotley Gate
Opening times - tba
Updated November 2017