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Marsden Grotto Re-Opens

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The Marsden Grotto South Shields NE34 7BS Entrance

The Marsden Grotto is a pub, restaurant and popular wedding venue just down the coast from us in Marsden, South Tyneside.

The Marsden Grotto re-opens this Wednesday 12th April 2017 at 10am and they begin serving food from 12 noon.

The Marsden Grotto South Shields NE34 7BS Exterior

If you are planning a visit their new menus are as follows…

Lunch Menu

Sandwiches – all served with homemade coleslaw and salad garnish (add chips £2.00)
Seaside sandwich (egg, tomato and cracked black pepper) in white or brown sliced bread
Fresh local crab mayonnaise on sliced white or brown bread
Posh fish finger sandwich with tartare sauce in a crispy baguette
“Grotto” club sandwich, Chicken and pancetta mayo with iceberg lettuce in a crispy baguette
Tuna and mozzarella melt in a crispy baguette

Light Bites
A trio of Lindisfarne oysters with lemon wedges
Mug of seafood chowder with crusty baguette
Tempura king prawns with homemade sweet chilli sauce
Smoked mackerel pate, toasted sourdough and pea shoots
Garlic mussels cooked in their own pot, great for sharing
Bucket of whitebait with garlic aioli
Bowl of crispy potato peelings with garlic mayonnaise
Spiced haggis croquettes with saffron aioli

Something bigger
Half a lobster and twice cooked chips with garlic butter and salad
6oz rump steak, twice cooked chips, coleslaw and salad
Our chefs own recipe steak mince and haggis burger in a toasted brioche bun with tomato, sliced red onion and lettuce and served with twice cooked chips and coleslaw
“Grotto” paella, king prawns, mussels, chorizo and saffron rice
Flatbread seafood wrap with garlic butter, prawns, crab, parmesan and twice cooked chips
Battered cod and twice cooked chips, minted mushy peas, tartare sauce and charred lemon
Mushroom and tarragon tagliatelle

Evening Menu served from 6pm until 9pm

To Start
Smoked mackerel pate with toasted sourdough bread and garnished with pea shoots
Tempura battered king prawns with a homemade sweet chilli dip
A trio of Lindisfarne oysters and lemon wedges
Marsden garlic mussels served in their own pot with warm crusty baguette
Our own seafood chowder served with warm crusty baguette
From “The Cave” wild mushrooms on toasted sourdough with garlic, parsley and melted mozzarella

From the Sea
Pan-fried hake supreme sitting on a mussel and saffron broth
Seabass fillets resting on sautéed new potatoes, sweet peppers, red onions and chorizo finished with a white wine and lemon dressing
“The Grotto” paella, king prawns, mussels, chorizo and saffron rice
Crab tagliatelle, prawns, mussels, lemon, chilli, garlic and parsley
Battered cod and twice cooked chips with minted mushy peas and tartare sauce

From the land
“Jack the Blasters Surf and Turf”
12oz rump steak cooked to your liking with tomato, mushroom and twice cooked chips, topped with half a lobster and garlic butter
Chefs own recipe steak and haggis burger in a toasted brioche bun with sliced red onion, tomato, and lettuce and served with coleslaw and twice cooked chips
Mushroom and tarragon tagliatelle finished with Parmesan and rocket (Vegetarian)
Goat’s cheese and red onion marmalade frittata with a fresh green salad(Vegetarian)

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South Tyneside Festival 30th July 2017

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South Tyneside Festival 30th July 2017

Details of the fourth and final South Tyneside Summer Festival free Sunday concert have been announced today.

Sister Sledge will headline plus support – yet to be announced.

South Tyneside Festival takes place at Bents Park, Sea Road, South Shields, NE33 2LD – just down the street from our bed and breakfast accommodation.

Admission to the Sunday concerts is free but this year Priority Access Tickets are available to purchase for £5 per person. This guarantees your entry to Bents Park and also allows earlier access into the park.

Gates open for priority ticket holders at 12 noon, general admission is from 12.30pm.

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South Tyneside Festival 23rd July 2017

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South Tyneside Festival 23rd July 2017

Details of the third South Tyneside Summer Festival free Sunday concert have been announced today.

Louisa Johnson will headline with support from 5 After Midnight and Jedward.

South Tyneside Festival takes place at Bents Park, Sea Road, South Shields, NE33 2LD – just down the street from our bed and breakfast accommodation.

Admission to the Sunday concerts is free but this year Priority Access Tickets are available to purchase for £5 per person. This guarantees your entry to Bents Park and also allows earlier access into the park.

Gates open for priority ticket holders at 12 noon, general admission is from 12.30pm.

Priority tickets are available to buy here (opens in a new window).

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South Tyneside Festival 16th July 2017

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South Tyneside Festival 16th July 2017

Details of the second South Tyneside Summer Festival free Sunday concert have been announced today.

Busted will be the headline band with support from Sonny, The Understudies and Call on Sunday (formerly known as The Waiters).

South Tyneside Festival takes place at Bents Park, Sea Road, South Shields, NE33 2LD – just down the street from our bed and breakfast accommodation.

Admission to the Sunday concerts is free but this year Priority Access Tickets are available to purchase for £5 per person. This guarantees your entry to Bents Park and also allows earlier access into the park.

Gates open for priority ticket holders at 12 noon, general admission is from 12.30pm.

Priority tickets are available to buy here (opens in a new window).

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South Tyneside Festival 9th July 2017

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South Tyneside Festival 9th July 2017

Details of the first Sunday concert as part of South Tyneside Summer Festival 2017 have been announced.

Singer songwriter KT Tunstall is headlining the first free Sunday concert with support acts Big Red & The Grinners and Charlotte Yanni.

South Tyneside Festival takes place at Bents Park, Sea Road, South Shields, NE33 2LD – just down the street from our bed and breakfast accommodation.

For the first time priority access tickets will be available for £5 which allow priority and guaranteed entrance to Bents Park with no need to queue.

Gates open for priority ticket holders at 12 noon, general admission is from 12.30pm.

Priority tickets are available to buy here (opens in a new window).

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