We have an apology. We’ve had Tennents Lager on draught since the day we opened.

The world famous Scottish craft lager has been incredibly popular, but it’s been difficult to get a reliable supply at a fair price.

Our last keg ran out today, a victim of the Gateshead sunshine.

However, we do have a new lager to enjoy on sunny days outside the ‘bus. We’ve heard it’s almost as good as Tennents.

Octopus Juice

Following on from Octopus Ink, we have a new house beer fresh on today.

We’ve a few casks of this juicy pale ale but, like the Ink, when it’s gone, it’s gone.

Public transport

If you’re thinking about a drink in the Microbus, remember there’s a bus stop right outside our door.

Go Northeast operate excellent services which stop outside the bar (and just around the corner).

So we’re easy to get to, and get home from. There’s even a couple of all night services if you fancy a nightcap in one of our late licensed neighbours.


We’re so proud of our new neighbours, Mushu Tattoo. Lovely people, with amazing talent. They let us take a picture of their new wall – this is just a tiny sneak preview.

Live music

A week after opening, we had our first live music.

We were over the moon that it went so well; we’re so new and we didn’t really promote the place.

We’ll probably continue not promoting live music. But, if you’d like to know what’s happening, just check out our toilet gig list.