Salt Market Social is a warehouse pop up event, bringing together the best of the region’s street food stalls, craft beers and spirits under one roof in the heart of North Shields Fish Quay

Upcoming events 


Thu 20th – 6pm – 11pm
Fri 21st – 5pm- 11pm
Sat 22nd – 12pm – 11pm
Sun 23rd – 12pm – 10pm

Thu 27th – 6pm – 11pm
Fri 28th – 5pm – 11pm
Sat 29th – 12pm – 11pm
Sun 30th – 12pm – 11pm
Mon 31st – 12pm – 10pm (bank holiday)


Thu 10th – 6pm – 11pm
Fri 11th – 5pm – 11pm
Sat 12th – 12pm – 11pm
Sun 13th – 12pm – 10pm

Thu 24th – 6pm – 11pm
Fri 25th – 5pm – 11pm
Sat 26th – 12pm – 11pm
Sun 27th – 12pm – 10pm


Thu 8th – 6pm – 11pm
Fri 9th – 5pm – 11pm
Sat 10th – 12pm – 11pm
Sun 11th – 12pm – 10pm

Thu 22nd – 6pm – 11pm
Fri 23rd – 5pm – 11pm
Sat 24th – 12pm – 11pm
Sun 25th – 12pm – 10pm


Thu 5th – 6pm – 11pm
Fri 6th – 5pm – 11pm
Sat 7th – 12pm – 11pm
Sun 8th – 12pm – 10pm

Thu 26th – 6pm – 11pm
Fri 27th – 5pm – 11pm
Sat 28th – 12pm – 11pm
Sun 29th – 12pm – 11pm
Mon 30th – 12pm – 10pm (bank holiday)

Last bookings for food on sundays or a bank holiday monday is 8pm, walk up’s are available until we close.

Thu 20th – Sun 23rd May Food Traders


Patties Burger Joint


Stone baked pizza

Lobo Rojo


Hatch 76

Duck wraps and loaded fries

Kahuna Cookie Co


Errant Brewery

Allendale Brewery

Wylam Brewery

Northern Alchemy

FlashHouse Brewing Co

Alongside a fine selection of hand picked Spirits, Wines, Cocktails and Ciders and many more Craft Beers and traditional Cask Ales

10% off for any nhs workers

(showing a valid photo i.d. card on arrival)

10% off for any rnli

(showing a official rnli pager on arrival)

These discounts apply to the whole table, please mention this in your online booking notes.

Table Bookings


Tables will be available for walk in customers from the street but due to Covid-19 we recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment.
Each booking can be made for tables up to 6 people from different households or up to 8 people if from 2 different households. 
Table bookings are 90 minutes for up to 4 people and 120 minutes for 5 or more.
If you cancel your table with more than 24 hours notice of your booking there is no charge. 
Cancellations made with less than 24 hours notice of your booking will be charged at £15.00 per person. 

Your Safety


Salt Market Social is one of the most socially distant venues in the region, thanks to its massive 740 sqm. industrial space.
All food and drinks ordered are delivered to your table. Despite having an official capacity of 450 when fully open, the venue is currently set out to seat 200 people ensuring a safe space with plenty of room for people to enjoy the fully socially distanced environment.

What We’re Doing

– Ask you to scan a QR code with your smartphone for Track And Trace purposes. We will also be taking everyones temperature as a precaution.
– Staggering pre booked arrival times to reduce queuing.
– One way system from your entrance to exit.
– Providing hand sanitiser upon arrival and throughout the venue.
– Providing table service for all food and drinks.
– Clearly marked pathways to the toilets.
– Signage to remind people to stay 2m apart.
– Ensuring vendors and staff wear face coverings and follow the government’s safety guidelines at all times.

What You Can Do

– Book your table of up to 6 people from different households or up to 8 people if from 2 different households.
– Arrive healthy and without COVID-19 symptoms.
– Wait outside until your full party has arrived.
– Arrive on time so you’re ready to go.
– Wear a face covering at all times apart from when eating and drinking.
– Follow the one way system.
– Use hand sanitiser & wash your hands.
– Scan the QR Codes provided and register so we can Track and Trace if necessary.
– Practice social distancing.

Private hire


The venue will be available for private hire in the near future, if you have an enquiry please email us here

Becoming a trader


Please email us here and include details and any relevant links to the services you provide



Please send cv to us here

Find us!



Salt Market Social

Blue Warehouse (former Cosalt Building)
1 Liddell Street
Fish Quay
North Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE30 1HE



Yes! Dog friends are welcomed as long as they’re well behaved, water bowls are available.


YES! There’s a passenger assisted lift on site and fully accessible facilities. 


YES! Think laid-back, eclectic, good-time vibes featuring the best tunes around.

YES! We’re open through the day so the whole family can come along. If you require a clip on high chair please book them in advance via We also have baby change facilities.
Can I bring a pram?
Please let us know in advance if you are planning to bring a pram so we can be sure there is enough room to accommodate you.
Yes! There is no parking at the venue itself, but Pay And Display parking is available on Bell Street, a 2 minute walk away.
Do I need to book in advance?
Booking in advance is essential to guarantee your table, however walk-ins are always welcome and we will try our best to accommodate you.
Table bookings are 90 minutes for up to 4 people and 120 minutes for 5 or more.
Tables can be cancelled 24 hours in advance without any charge. Cancellations after that point will be charged at £15.00 per person.


Can I book for more than 6 people?
Yes! Bookings can be made for tables up to 6 people from different households or up to 8 people from 2 different households.
Due to government guidelines regarding social distancing we cannot facilitate the grouping of tables to accommodate parties
or the mixing of people from more than one table as this would be in contradiction of the legislation. You can make multiple bookings but please be aware that we won’t be able to group tables in similar locations.
How Long Is My Booking For?
Table bookings are 90 minutes for up to 4 people and 120 minutes for 5 or more people.
How do I order food & drinks?
We operate a full table service, so our wonderful waiting staff will be on hand to take all your food and drink orders so there is no need to leave your table or queue anywhere once you have been seated. All orders will be added to your tab and at the end of your reservation our waiting staff will present you with your bill.
To minimise contact between our staff and customers we strongly encourage contactless payments where possible, however we do accept cash as an alternative.
We do not accept American Express.
What happens if I am late for my reservation?
We may give your table away if you arrive more than 15 minutes after your booked time and charged the cancellation fee.
How do I cancel my booking?
If you wish to cancel or amend a booking then please do so via your email confirmation booking or send us an e-mail at
Tables cancelled more than 24 hours in advance of your booking with have no charge. Cancellations within 24 hours of your booking will be charged at £15.00 per person.
Will There Be Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten free options?
YES! Food stalls will have options for all dietary requirements, but keep an eye out for individual street food trader updates for more details.
We are a street food venue, there are times when the full menu will not be available and items are subject to change.
Allergies and Intolerances
Please note that you MUST notify the waiting staff if you have any allergy or intolerance issues when placing your food order.
For the avoidance of doubt any information passed by you to us by email, telephone or by any other means, does not constitute receipt of such information by ourselves.
How can I contact you?
For any other queries or to let us know how we are doing, please contact us at We will be happy to hear from you.