The town has some great cafes and restaurants which are much-loved by diners in the borough and from further afield. Here we look at the top 14 ranked on Tripadvisor.
One reviewer put it simply A Good Place To Meet & Have Good Food . The eggs benedict seemed to be a popular choice.
One reviewer wrote: I had a full English breakfast with tea and juice. Prices were great for what you get all in. Keep up the good work guys, youre smashing it
A gem of a cafe and the best coffee in South Shields were some of the comments left by reviewers.
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Delicious breakfasts, a wide range of food and drinks to keep everyone happy and definitely recommend to anyone with young kids, reviewers said.
Nice breakfasts and special offers had reviewers happy with this 'cosy' town centre cafe.
Delicious and beautifully cooked breakfasts at a gem of a place - one reviewer went as far as saying it felt just like we were in Hampstead or New York.
Breakfast is open to non-residents at the seafront hotel, with continental and traditional English breakfasts available - including healthy options. One reviewer described it as amazing and catering for all tastes.
Popular with dog walkers and families, this very friendly seafront cafe is a hit with reviewers who loved its wood fire on colder days.
Customers praised the fab food and views. One reviewer said: Called in here for breakfast. Had a lovely coffee and an egg muffin. The park is a lovely setting and because of the lovely weather I was able to sit outside.
Closed at the moment, we know, but its on the list nonetheless, with customers praising the quality of the food and friendly service.
Customers praised its friendly atmosphere, coffee, and friendly service.
Thats what I call a breakfast - the remarks of one reviewer who described the offering as plentiful and lovely as well as brilliant value.
The Lounge, Ocean Road. This place had rave reviews for its gluten-free breakfast, as well as its welcoming service and outstanding quality.
If visiting South Shields you cannot get a better meal deal than at Frankies! were the words of one reviewer. Customers praised its great value, and piping hot, delicious breakfasts.