For nearly 100 years Sir John Fitzgerald’s unique and individual Real Ale and Great Food Pubs have provided a warm North East welcome to regulars and visitors in Newcastle, Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Whitley Bay and the coast. We also have our stylish and contemporary Café Royal restaurant in Newcastle.
Many of our pubs have become historic landmarks in the North East. Each of our pubs are unique and individual however they all have the unmistakable SJF mark of quality running throughout each and every one. Our pubs are managed and run by staff who really care about providing exceptional quality and a warm, welcoming experience to all of our visitors.
Our wide range of exceptionally kept cask ale and excellent wines are just one of the reasons we regularly win awards. Many of our venues are voted as the most popular traditional pubs across the North East. We ensure our pubs are safe, friendly environments which provide great value for money.
Sir John Fitzgerald is still a family run business and we continue with the same passion for great beers, wines, whiskeys and high quality home cooked food. We ensure our visitors have the perfect pub experience and using the finest fresh ingredients sourced from across our wonderful North East region.
When you visit a Sir John Fitzgerald Pub we want your experience to be exceptional.
Hospitality the way it should be.
Our new loyalty card allows you to earn points on most purchases within our venues and then redeem them against your future visits. Pick up a card today from any of our pubs, food pubs or Cafe Royal. Look out for special double points events, exclusive offers and promotions.
The warmer weather is here and it's the perfect time to visit one of our SJF venues to enjoy an al fresco dining treat or a refreshing drink.
The Ridley Arms, The Pavilion, The Manor House, Shiremoor House Farm and Twin Farms have stunning outdoor terraces, perfect for relaxing with a pint of real ale or a chilled glass of wine after a busy day!
Take advantage of the sunny weather at SJF!
Our new loyalty card - have you got yours? Pick one up at any of our venues.
At The Briar Dene on Thursdays 5pm-8pm. Enjoy 2 meals from our Grill Menu and a bottle of selected house wine for £22
SJF host various live music nights.
Click here to find out all times and locations.
Rockcliffe Arms Darts & Dominoes Handicap, last Wednesday in every month. £100 prize money, free entry & buffet
Come and enjoy Traditional Roast with us! Every Sunday from 12 noon
Sunday Roasts are available at various SJF pubs. Click here to find out all times and locations.
SJF host regular quiz nights.
Click here to find out times and locations.
Come to The New Bridge and take part in our book swap!
10% Student Discount available at The Chillingham (Food only).
Come and visit the The Stannington Art and Craft Fair at Stannington Village Hall near The Ridley Arms! It takes places on the first Sunday of every month from 12.30pm to 5pm. Entry is free!
At Sir John Fitzgerald we are proud to offer you food that is freshly prepared using the finest and freshest local ingredients, along with excellently kept cask ales, extensive wine lists and a wide range of spirits. Like our pubs, all our dishes are individual and unique with an unmistakable mark of high quality running throughout. This results in high quality, delicious and traditional food, all enjoyed in stunning locations.
Register your Friends Card here.
Check your points balance here.