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Welcome to Pubs Newcastle
This is an independent guide to the pubs of Newcastle Upon Tyne.

If you are a visitor to the city and want to enjoy a good night out this comprehensive guide may interest you.

There has never been a better time to visit Newcastle with all the uncertainty over Covid, flight cancellations and delays, tourist taxes and increased Euro costs so why not ditch visiting the EU 'abyss', stay in the UK and visit Newcastle (that special place in heaven!!).

Newcastle has plenty to offer with a rich history, cultural, food and entertainment scene and is recognised as being the party capital of the UK and one of the top party cities of the world.

****COVID 19 UPDATE****                                                


CLICK HERE to view the current opening status of each pub or bar. This will be added to as we receive more information.


Some pubs, bars and restaurants will be offering a collection takeaway service in line with the regulations.

The Tyne Bar                                       The Tyne Bar
The Tyne Bar
is Pubs Newcastle's pub/bar of the month for September 2021.

Traditional Newcastle pub located at the far end of the Quayside area of Newcastle.

Monday - Thursday 12pm - 11pm, Friday & Saturday 12pm - 12am, Sunday 12pm - 10.30pm.

The bar serves an excellent range of cask ales and keg beers with a reasonably priced menu on offer.

Click here to view the food menu on offer.

Live music is a regular feature on most nights.

A large outside beer garden is open outside the front of the pub.

With the excellent range of ales on offer and Live music events the pub is very busy on most days.
Rating 9/10

CLICK HERE to view the current opening status of each pub or bar from the 12th April. This will be added to as we receive more information.

Wobbly Duck                                           Wobbly Duck
Wobbly Duck a new basement micro brew bar from the owners of Beer Street opened on Friday 23rd July.

The bar is located on Old Eldon Square in the heart of Newcastle.

Open every day from 12pm - 11pm.

To start the bar is featuring a good line up of ales from the local Full Circle Brewery.

The bar has has 2 outside seating areas to the front and rear, one which looks onto Old Eldon Square.

More info and pictures of this new micro brew bar now is now online.

3Sixty                                                3Sixty
3Sixty Newcastle's first luxury champagne Sky bar located at the top of Hadrians Tower opened on Monday 17th May.

The bar has outstanding panoramic 3Sixty views over Newcastle.

Open Monday - Thursday 11am - 11.30pm, Friday 11am - 12.30am, Saturday 930am - 12.30am, Sunday 9.30am - 11pm. Advance table bookings are recommended, visit the 3Sixty website.

Click here to view the food menu on offer.

More info and pictures of this new luxury bar/restaurant is now online.

The Delta Lounge                                      The Delta Lounge
The Delta Lounge on Forth Street behind the Central Station is now open from the 19th July.

The micro brew bar was formerly known as The Box Social who have given up the premises and been taken over by Alpha Delta Brewery.

The bar feature a range of cask and keg beers from the Alpha Delta Brewery as well as guest ales.

More info and pictures of this new bar is now online.

Bohemia                                            Bohemia
Bohemia in the Central Station area is now open from the 24th July.

The bar which was formerly known as Perdu has been given an extensive makeover with a change of name.

The bar features live entertainment and a DJ playing house and R'n'b classics featured on most nights.

There is a large outside beer garden area that is open to the rear of the bar.

More info and pictures of this new bar is now online.

Balmbras                                               Balmbras
in the Big Market area is a historical pub in the Bigg Market with be re-opening in 2021.

The Malhotra group are currently undertaking work to restore this historical bar back to it's former self.

Many of the old historical features which date back to the 1820's will be retained.

The bar was formerly known as the Wheatsheaf in the 1820's and was later named the Cartlon before it was changed to Balmbras after the famous Blaydon Races.

More info and pictures of this pub will be online shortly.

Jesmond Beach Box                              Jesmond Beach Box
Jesmond Beach Box located next to The Holy Hobo in the Jesmond area of Newcastle is now open.

This large outside beer garden has been created so you can enjoy a drink with plenty of outside space.

The bar has a beach with several outside tables, deckchairs and firepits and is also dog friendly.

Open from 12th April until 10pm. Advance table bookings are recommended, telephone 0191 2813010 or visit the Jesmond Beach Box website.

A range of beers and cocktails is on offer as well as a street food menu. Menus are attached to each table.

Food on offer includes loaded fries, burgers, hot dogs and kebab boxes. Beer and cider include Amstel, Moretti and Strongbow Dark Fruits.

Click here to view the food menu on offer.

More info and pictures of this outside beach bar is now online.

Phoenix Bar                                                 Phoenix Bar
Phoenix Bar in the Jesmond area is has re-opened on Monday 12th April 2021.

The venue which was formerly known as Billabong has been refurbished with the outside terrace and bars being given a freshen up.

Click here to view the food menu on offer.

More info and pictures of this pub is now online.

Above                                                       Above
Above a new luxury bar/restaurant located at the top of the Vermont Hotel in the Quayside area is open from 22nd August 2021.

The venue features a 360-degree panoramic view of the Newcastle city.

Open every day from 12pm - 1am.

Click here to view the food menu on offer.

More info and pictures of this bar/restaurant is now online.

Hard Rock Cafe                                      Hard Rock Cafe
Hard Rock Cafe in the Quayside area, located in the Guildhall, Newcastle is now open from Friday 21st May.

Open Monday - Saturday from 12pm - 1.30am, Sunday 12pm - 12.30am..

The venue offers live entertainment and an external seating area providing 32 seats next to the river Tyne.

Classic American fayre with a signature Hard Rock twist will be served, with a local brew or a hand-crafted cocktail.

Click here to view the food menu on offer.

More info and pictures of this pub is now online.

Three Mile                                                 Three Mile
Three Mile in the Gosforth area is due to re-open on Monday 12th April 2021 following a massive refurbishment.

The venue has been totally transformed into a new hotel and gastro pub.

More info and pictures of this pub will be online shortly.

Micro Brew Pubs                                       Wylam Brewery Tap
For information about the best Micro Brew pubs in Newcastle

The selection will be of interest to real ale enthuiasts with the ever growing popularity of Local cask and keg beers on offer in Newcastle.

There is now an excellent selection of ales on tap in Newcastle to choose from.

Evening Chronicle Newcastle Pub Quiz  The Farmers Rest
How well do you know the pubs and bars in Newcastle.

Have a go at the Evening Chronicle's Newcastle pub quiz: Can you identify the 19 city centre bars in the quiz?.

Click here to access the Evening Chronicle quiz and test your knowledge.

River Escapes                                     River Escapes Newcastle
River Escapes For information on arranging a Tyne River Cruise in Newcastle -- check out You can book a party night or cruise on the Tyne as an alternative to a club or a night out.

For information about where to eat out in Newcastle

There is a choice of Chinese, English, Italian, Indian, Mexican, Spanish, American, Japanese, Thai and other restaurants featured on the site.

Sports Bars                                        
World Cup 2022for the best places to watch Premier League, Championship, World Cup 2022 and UEFA Euro 2024 matches in Newcastle there is a selection of bars and pubs featured.

Most of the bars/pubs feature live football, rugby Six Nations, cricket and Euro /World Cup football matches some with large screens and special offers during match days.

Stags & Hens                         
information that would be of interest to anyone arranging a Stag or Hen party/weekend in Newcastle or further afield.
There are links to Stag & Hen sites who can help you arrange a party, weekend, accommodation or an event.

Links to other sites well worth a visit associated with Pubs Newcastle

WW1 Centenary Ales Hadrian Border has produced four WW1 Centenary Ales to commemorate the Tyneside Scottish, Tyneside Irish, Newcastle Commercials and the Durham Light Infantry.

Top Ten Pubs Pubs Newcastle's Top Ten Pubs worth visiting in no particular order.

Newcastle Pub Crawls Information on some Pub Crawls where you can sample the best of Newcastle.

Old Bars/Pubs of Newcastle Information on some of the former bars and pubs in Newcastle that have now closed.
The bars/pubs shown on this page are all those that have been featured on the site previously with information on what has happened to each bar/pub.

What pubs were in Newcastle in 1827, 1850, 1882, 1910 and 1914 - New information on some of the older historical pubs of Newcastle.
Old pubs of Newcastle in 1827
Old pubs of Newcastle in 1850
Old pubs of Newcastle in 1882
Old pubs of Newcastle in 1910
Old pubs of Newcastle in 1914

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