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Welcome to The Adventures In HKWRLAND!... The North East's street food market, drinks venue and entertainment container park, based under the world famous Tyne Bridge, Hillgate Quays, Gateshead.

HKWRLAND sees a new era of alfresco dining and local community collaborations, alongside some exciting entertainment, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in the vibrant atmosphere of this beloved destination. A large LED screen showcases major events from sports fixtures to the Eurovision, ensuring there is entertainment for everyone to enjoy. A dedicated stage also hosts live entertainment, quizzes, and Sunday markets, creating a dynamic and engaging experience at this iconic location.

Prepare to be wowed by the mouth-watering food and drink offerings at HWKRLAND, where guests are invited to dive into a world of flavour and fun with the new line-up of vendors. With a mix of fresh faces and old favourites, each vendor is coming together to bring visitors the very best of the North East's food and drink, creating an unforgettable space and addition to the region's hospitality scene.

Forty Thieves Micro Pub & Bottle Shop: Inspired by the gangs of New York, visitors can indulge in a staggering selection of 14 draught products, including stouts, IPAs, and the refreshing Cactus Schofferhofer Radler. There will also be 40 specialist independent and local cans or bottles available to drink on-site or take away!

Pepo Cocktail Bar: Making a triumphant return to the North East, Pepo will be the cocktail bar at HWKRLAND, bringing an array of fruit-focused cocktails, modern classics, and frozen cocktails, perfect for day drinks. Guests can savour the popular tequila-based classic the Margarita, Newcastle’s stapler, the Zombie and also the perfect Pornstar Martini.

New Foodie Destinations: Get ready to delight your taste buds with a selection of new local foodie havens, from Gateshead's new pizza outlet, Circo, to Sandyford's Smoke & Sear, which showcases its luscious Steak Frites and fresh seafood. And for those with a sweet tooth, Churro specialists Doughvine Desserts will be serving their famous sweet treats.

Beloved Street Food Traders: HWKRLAND will also welcome back familiar favourites Acropolis, ParmoRama, Dabbawal, and Meatstack to the site. Each will bring their expertise and mouth-watering creations to the Gateshead’s Quays once again.

Entry is free, no bookings are required and bairns, dogs and walk-ins are welcome.

Useful Information

Opening Hours

  • Friday: 5pm – 12am
  • Saturday: 12pm – 12am
  • Sunday: 10pm – 6pm
  • (Bank Holiday Sunday: 12pm – 11pm)

Telephone: 0191 737 1120

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