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Welcome to Pubs Newcastle
This is an independent guide to the pubs of Newcastle Upon Tyne. The website has been recently enhanced for use on a mobile. If you are a visitor to the city and want to enjoy a good night out this comprehensive guide may interest you. Newcastle is now recognised as being the party capital of the United Kingdom and one of the top party cities of the world.

The Split Chimp                                   The Split Chimp
is Pubs Newcastle's pub/bar of the month for February 2017.

Located a short distance from the Central Station this Microbrew pub offers a fine selection of real ales, ciders and bottled craft beers.

The pub is open Sunday - Monday 3pm - 8pm, Tuesday - Thursday 3pm -10pm, Friday & Saturday 1pm - 11pm.

There is a darts night held every week on a Monday and Wednesday, pub skittles and a music night featuring Soul, Motown, Punk and Ska.

For real ale enthusiasts this place is not to be missed and the bar has been included in the Good Beer guide 2017 even though it has only been open a year.
Rating 9.5/10

Union Rooms                                        Union Rooms
located in the Central Station area has been sold by Wetherspoons and will be closing it's doors shortly.

There are plans to re-open this popular pub as a new leisure venue.

More info to follow shortly.

Tyne Bank Brewery Tap                       Tyne Bank Brewery Tap
located on Walker Road in the the City East area of Newcastle is now open. The tap room is open Friday 5pm - midnight, Saturday 12pm - midnight and Sunday 2pm - midnight.

There is an excellent range of all of the Tyne Bank Brewery ales to choose from with the brewery located next to the tap room.

Live music is featured on certain nights with a small stage in one corner of the bar

More info and pictures of this new brewery tap room is now online.

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.

a new cocktail bar and restaurant located in the Quayside area of Newcastle is now open.

The bar serves a range of cocktails at £4.95 and a selection of craft beers with local ales on offer.
The restaurant offers a an a la carte menu, bar snacks £4.50 each and a reasonably priced daily food menu from 12pm until 9pm. Sunday Roast is also served and there is a Festive Early bird menu with 2 courses for £15.00 and 3 courses for £20.00.

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

The Box Social                                     The Box Social
located in Arch 11 on Forth Street behind the Central Station is now open.

The micro brewery/ barcuterie from the Box Social brewery in Newburn offers a fine range of local ales with a selection of meat and cheese dishes.

The bar is open every day from 12pm until midnight offers 10 keg ales and 4 cask beers.

The Jolly Fisherman on the Quay     
a new bar and restaurant located in the Quayside area of Newcastle is now open.
Previously known as The Waterline this bar has been given a full makeover from the owners of the Jolly Fisherman in Craster.
The restaurant offers a reasonably priced menu with a range of fish dishes Click here and a good selecion of real ales, cask beers and gins, whiskies and wines on offer.

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

River Escapes                                    
For information on arranging a Tyne River Cruise -- 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                                        
for the best places to watch Premier League, Championship and World Cup 2018 matches in Newcastle there is a selection of bars and pubs featured.

Most of the bars feature live football, rugby Six Nations, cricket and World Cup 2018 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

Scottish After Dinner Speaker - Jimmy Stirling from Fife, Scotland. To contact Jimmy to make a booking visit

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.

Pub Crawls Information on some Pub Crawls where you can sample the best of Newcastle.
For the more adventurous try the Upmarket Pub Crawl where you can visit some of the more stylish bars in 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.

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