Student Bars In Stockton-on-Tees For A Boozy One

If you’re spending your university years in the North East town of Stockton-on-Tees, then you’re in for a treat as there are a variety of student bars here to suit everyone’s idea of fun. 

No matter if you’re looking for somewhere for a few pints after uni, or you’re after a huge bar crawl to kickstart the weekend, we’ve got you sorted. 

Below is our list of the best 8 student bars for a boozy one… we just know you’re going to love these places! 

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1. Thirsty Souls Bar

If you’re searching for the best student bars in Stockton-on-Tees then look no further than the Thirsty Souls Bar.

One of the town’s hottest drinking spots, this bar on Prince Regent Street has a laid back vibe with neon lights, disco balls and funky prints. 

Despite only being open on Fridays and Saturdays, DJs spin all the best tunes and you can sip on the finest cocktails and spirits.

Message your flat group chat and tell them you’re going out tonight.

They even have a 2 for £10 deal on selected cocktails running all night long! 



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Address: Prince Regent St, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1EF

2. Dr Inks Cocktail Bar

Dr Inks Cocktail Bar is located in the buzzing Regent Quarter of Stockton-on-Tees.

This fabulous little bar is made from 13,000 pennies with stylish decor and an extensive menu of flavorful cocktails. 

If you’re feeling thirsty, opt for ‘The Bueno’ which comes with a mix of chocolate, hazelnut and vanilla expertly shaken and garnished with a Kinder. 

For those feeling a little adventurous, they even have a ‘Spin to Win wheel’ at the bar where you can get a free drink if you spend £25 – see what you land on! 

The only thing is, they’re only open Fridays and Saturdays, but you can groove on down from 6pm until 1pm. 



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Address: 18 Prince Regent St, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1EF

3. Goldies

If you’re a fan of 70s, 80s and 90s music then be sure to take a visit to Goldies.

With free entry before 12am, student friendly drinks deals, and DJs blasting all of the best throwback tunes to get you in the mood, this bar won’t disappoint. 

Located on Stockton High Street, you can’t ask for somewhere more central to enjoy a few tipples, close by to all the nightlife spots and your student flat. 

This venue really is the place to be and it’s open till 4am on Fridays and Saturdays so, go see what you make of it.

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Address: 93 High St, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1AA

4. Hope and Union

When it comes to quirky hotspots in Stockton-on-Tees, Hope and Union takes the lead. 

Situated on Silver Street in the Cultural Quarter, this venue offers range of cask and keg ales, premium spirits, quality fizz as well as bottled and canned craft beer. 

If you’ve had a hard day, you can take advantage of their 2-4-1 cocktails on the likes of Aperol Spritz and Espresso Martinis.

Gather the gang for a few quiet pins, or catch up over food with their small but well crafted menu featuring pizzas, chicken parmos, and tacos.

They know Sunday’s are all about Roast Dinners having been listed within the top 30 pubs in the UK.

Their dinner has gotta be good then, eh? Try it out and see what your verdict is! 



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Address: Silver St, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1SX

5. Gracies Beer & Cocktail Bar

If you’re bored of the same old venues, take a trip to Gracies Beer & Cocktail Bar.

This lovely little gem is located on Wasps Nest Yard, with a chilled atmosphere and an extensive menu of cocktails, craft gins, lagers and spirits. 

They even have a gorgeous little courtyard area which is perfect for a nice summer’s day – we’re dreaming of it! 

It also doesn’t hurt that this venue hosts live music nights, as well as bottomless brunches so you can enjoy a few hours of unlimited tipples. 

To top things off, Sunday and Thursday nights are 2 for 1 on cocktails, need we say more?



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Address: 3, Wasps Nest Yard, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1TA

6. Sticky’s Late Bar & Burger Joint

Sticky’s Late Bar & Burger Joint is one to head to if you’re after a good time whilst studying in Stockton-on-Tees. 

This unique offering brings together a Rock n Roll aesthetic, DJs playing banging tunes, dirty burgers, cocktails, and craft beers into one. 

Sticky’s is the perfect place to go for some bevvies and comfort food after a busy day, and is open Wednesday through to Saturday.

If all that wasn’t enough to entice you, they even have a weekly pub quiz with the winning team being rewarded with a £30 bar tab – we’ll take that! 


Address: 29 Prince Regent St, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1DF

7. Ché Bar

Ché Bar is guaranteed to add a lively atmosphere to any night out in Stockton. 

Located on the High Street, this 400-capacity venue is kitted out with pool tables, a jukebox, and TVs to watch the latest sports showings by day. 

By night, this popular venue becomes one of the premier nightlife spots for students and locals alike with a great lighting and sound system as well as a buzzing dance floor.  

Need plans tonight? They’re open everyday of the week so you can let your hair down and dance the night away. 



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Address: High St, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1AD

8. The Storytellers 

The Storytellers is the Dovecot Street venue combining live music and bevvies into one amazing drinking spot. 

With artists playing a huge range of genres from old classics to modern day hits, and open mic nights so you can show off your singing skills, what’s not to love? 

If you and your flatmates fancy something different, get involved with their themed quiz nights and test your knowledge – may the best team win! 

Come summertime, their vibrant beer garden is the place to be with a very comfortable feel, cosy lighting and heaters to keep you warm. 

Call in for a few drinks, you’ve got nothing to lose… 


Address: 64 Dovecot St, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1LL

9. The Golden Smog 

The Golden Smog is a much-loved spot for a boozy one in Stockton. 

If you’re someone who appreciates good quality drinks, and prefer a chilled atmosphere then venture to this boozer at Hambletonian Yard. 

This small little pub with a Belgian twist serves up real ales, real cider, 4 kegs as well as all your usual drinks selection.

Tables are limited due to the venue’s size, but its open everyday of the week from 2pm until 10pm. 



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Address: 1 Hambletonian Yard, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1DS

10. Tipsy Turtle 

If you’re after somewhere to soak up a few pints and enjoy some live music after being on campus, Tipsy Turtle takes the cake. 

Situated inside Regency West Mall, this venue may be small in size but its ever changing line up of quality real ales and ciders makes up for it.

If you get peck-ish, they’ve got plenty of delicious bar snacks on offer. 

It’s worth experiencing for the name choice alone, and they’re open 7 days a week so there’s no excuse! 



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Address: Unit 5, Regency West Mall, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1EF

There’s no denying there are some cracking student bars in Stockton-on-Tees, with so many different venues to choose from.

Which bar will you be making your regular drinking den? We’d love to find out @_homesforstudents.

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