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Benton Ale House  

Location:
Front Street, Benton. 25 mins to centre of Newcastle. Short walk to Four Lane Ends metro station.

Metro - Four Lane Ends
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Open:
Every day 12pm - 12am.
Telephone: 0191 2661512
Facebook: facebook.com/TheBentonAleHouse

Beers:
7 traditional real ales with:
Marston's Brewery - 61 Deep - Pale Ale - International ABV 3.8%
Marston's Brewery - Wainwright - Golden Ale ABV 4.1%
Wychwood Brewery - Hobgoblin Gold - Golden Ale ABV 4.2%
Banks's Beer - Sunbeam - Blonde Ale ABV 4.2%
Banks's Beer - Amber Bitter - English Bitter ABV 3.8%

Fosters, Carlsberg, Coors Light, Moretti, Carling Extra Cold, Stella Artois and Guinness also on offer.
Woodpecker, Strongbow & Strongbow Dark Fruit cider also available.
There is also a good range of bottled beers, spirits and wines on offer. Listed in the Camra Good Beer Guide.


Meals:
Food served daily Monday - Friday 11.30am - 6pm, Saturday noon - 5.30pm. Sunday noon - 3pm. Reasonably priced menu include:
main courses from £4.00 - £6.80,
vegetarian main courses £4.00 - £4.99,
snacks & lite bites £2.25 - £5.10,
hot sandwiches £2.25 - £3.65,
cold sandwiches £2.25 - £3.10,
burgers £2.65 - £3.75,
plain ones £1.55 - £2.25,
jacket potatoes £2.35 - £4.10,
sides & extras 30p - £2.15 and dip pots.
Hot drinks 60p.
Desserts also on offer - ask at bar for menu.
Traditional Sunday Lunch with a choice of beef, lamb or chicken breast £6.50 (small portion £3.80).
Food orders can be taken over phone in advance to save time.


Special Deals:
Tuesday - cask ales £2.20 a pint from 5pm.
Friday - bottles of Prosecco £9.99 from 5pm.
Sunday - 2 drinks for £5.00 from 5pm.


Live Sports: Live football matches, rugby and cricket is shown on widecreen several TV's throughout the bar.


Music: Regular music is on play at most times. Live music /karaoke every Sunday. Buskers night on a Monday.

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Large traditional pub that has an excellent range of real ales on offer.

From the main entrance there is a horseshoe bar opposite. The pub has plenty of seating throughout with table and chairs and a small raised area to the front.

It attracts locals, shoppers and business people with the real ales available and a reasonably priced menu on offer.

The pub is bright and airy with large bay windows to the front. Live sports are shown with premiership football matches featured.

The decor is of a traditional style with a wooden bar and wooden floor. There are modern style fixtures and fitments throughout.

There are several widescreen plasma tv's located throughout the bar with Live football, rugby and cricket shown.

The pub has a comfortable feel to it at most times of the day and with the real ales on offer it makes a good place to spend a few hours sampling the beers.

Regular music is on play at most times. Live music /karaoke every Sunday.

Events on offer include a free pool night on a Monday, darts night on Tuesday, quiz night on a Wednesday, scooter club on a Thursday.

WHAT'S ON

MONDAY: Free pool every Monday.

WEDNESDAY: Quiz Night from 9.15pm.

Disabled access to the main bar is reasonable with some steps at the front. Toilets are small and clean.

Price: Moderate.