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Sticky Fingers Cafe & Bar

152-154 Linthorpe Road | Middlesbrough, Middlesbrough TS1 3RB, England
+44 1642 242361
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (47 reviews)
“mash” (24 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
152-154 Linthorpe Road | Middlesbrough, Middlesbrough TS1 3RB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in for 1 drink, ended up staying all night. Open mic night and it was fabulous, lots of talent and a great atmosphere and staff.

Thank kim r
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Came here for a few drinks on a date. They had a great selection of ales and beers to try. As well as some well known ones. Music was great with a view around the hole bar from giant glass windows. Had a stage aswell...More

Thank Tyrone J
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Been out all day and popped in for a couple of drinks with the boys on a Saturday night. The live music was excellent and the drinks were nice. Great staff, really cheerful and even the doorman had a craic whilst having a cigarette. Keep...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Came in for pie and mash on a Wednesday night, good atmosphere as open Mic is on a Wednesday night too. Staff are super friendly and helpful. Good beer choices and quality music in the background. The PieJackers' pies are unreal.

Thank Cam F
Reviewed 18 September 2017

If you like good food...good beer and good music...this is where to go. Always really friendly too. Do yourselves a favour...go!

Thank Fonusbak
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Called in with my girlfriend after being dragged around the shops looking for a wedding gift. The staff were lovely & we were made to feel very welcome. The pie & mash was delicious and we washed it down with a few drinks from their...More

Thank Andy T
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Went to meet him n he wasn't grumpy at all ... had the steak n ale pie, mash n peas which I had heard were ok ... deffo more than ok n will visit again.... oh I asked for a discount but the grumpy old...More

1  Thank VinceVernon
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Great little bar, has a cheers vibe the staff in the shop and the bar are really friendly and welcoming. Great list of quirky cocktails the lemon top being a favourite! Reasonably priced and there's loads of events and gigs to chose from, something for...More

2  Thank MaeErin
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Shocking prices for a average bar, not very friendly and the grumpy old guy in the hat wandering about put us off returning. Not worth it unless you like being parted from your money

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Stevenjamesguitars, Owner at Sticky Fingers Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Sorry you found our bar average, good luck on you future date afternoons! Kindest regards, Steven( grumpy hat bloke) James 👍🏻😉

Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Great place with really friendly staff. Live music is excellent! Pies are outstanding, proper job with mash and gravy. Definitely worth hunting this place out, best bar in the area

Thank WillB92
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Questions & Answers
Dave F
19 May 2017|
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Response from Stevenjamesguitars | Property representative |
10 mins walk at most.
25 April 2016|
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Response from Stevenjamesguitars | Property representative |
Sorry for the late reply, yes there is plenty of parking all round us, Regards, Steven James.
25 April 2016|
Response from Stevenjamesguitars | Property representative |
We don't have a Car Park, but there is parking all round us, Front Side and Back. Thank you for your question Kindest Regards, Steven James.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Bar, Cafe, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152-154 Linthorpe Road | Middlesbrough, Middlesbrough TS1 3RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Middlesbrough
  • Phone Number: +44 1642 242361
  • E-mail
Steven James Sticky Fingers Cafe/Bar is a music bar and eatery sitting beside Steven James Guitar and Amp Centre, on Linthorpe Rd Middlesbrough. We have created an enviroment where you can come and relax during the day with a glass of wine, craft beer or coffee. Looking to have a bite to eat? We serve the best, award winning pie, mash and peas in the business,courtesy of Pieminister. Alongside this we have live music at least 3 nights a week. Not forgetting to mention our free WiFi, friendly & helpful staff and rock 'n' roll decor. So why not you pop in to say hello...We promise you won't be disappointed :)
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