Hotspot Fire Engine Bar

The Hotspot Fire Engine Bar is an original 1960s Bedford TK Fire Engine that has been converted into a unique, private, state of the art cocktail bar in County Durham.

  • Queens Platinum Jubilee Weekend

    The Hotspot Cocktail Bar will be open all weekend for the Queens Platinum Jubilee four-day weekend! Cocktails, drinks, and our Hotspot food menu will be available to order from. 

    No bookings or reservations needed. 

    • Thursday, 2nd June 2022 - Open 12:00 - 21:00
    • Friday, 3rd June 2022 - Hotspot Friday with live DJ 
    • Saturday, 4th June 2022 - Open 12:00 - 22:00
    • Sunday, 5th June 2022 - Open 12:00 - 17:00
  • Hotspot Friday's
  • Opening times

    The Hotspot Cocktail Bar will re-open on Friday, 8th April 2022.

    • Friday 17:00 - 22:00
    • Saturday 12:00 - 22:00
    • Sunday 12:00 - 17:00


    Food, cocktails and drinks will be available all day.


  • Private hire

    Looking for a birthday party venue? A big bunch of you fancy eating out but need a private space? Or maybe you want to bag a cool Christmas Party Venue to make your annual office bash a little more fun? Well, the Hotspot Cocktail Bar is the most quirky, fun, and exciting spot for your occasion, whatever it may be!

    Available for private hire every day of the week, Chefs snack menu will be available for your guests to order on the day and your own mixologist will be concocting the most delicious cocktails and gins, with a Causey flair!

    • Private hire Monday to Thursday maximum 60 guests: £350
    • Private hire Saturday to Sunday maximum 60 guests: £500
    • 12 pm until 5 pm or 6 pm until 11 pm.


    To start planning your event, please contact our team by calling 01207 235555 or email

  • Menu

The quirkiest cocktail bar, in the heart of the Beamish Valley

Enjoy amazing cocktails, our home-distilled gins, Chefs snack menu, and more in our new heated private booths, which are available for a maximum of four guests each booth.

Tables for larger numbers are available in the covered heated area of the Hotspot and there is also an outdoor area that you can check out... perfect for catching some rays with a tasty tipple in hand!

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