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Border Minstrel  

Location:
High Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 5EJ. 25 mins by metro/bus to centre of Newcastle.

Metro - Regent Centre
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Open:
Monday - Saturday 11am - 11pm, Sunday 11am - 10.30pm.
Email: bminstrel@newcastle-racecourse.co.uk
Telephone: 0191 2362002
Facebook: facebook.com/BorderMinstrelBar
Twitter: twitter.com/BorderMinstrel1
Website: www.borderminstrel.co.uk

Beers: Ales on tap include:
Tyne Bank Brewery - Silver Dollar - Pale Ale - American ABV 4.9%
Other beers/ciders on tap include Fosters, Guinness, Moretti, Strongbow cider.
A good selection of spirits, wines and bottled drinks on offer.
Beer Festivals are held throughout the year.


Meals:   Food menu   Sunday Lunch menu
Food served Monday - Saturday 12pm - 9pm, Sunday 12pm - 5pm.
Meals on offer include:
starters £3.90 - £6.90,
light bites - cajun spiced battered chicken strips 3 for £4.90 or 5 for £5.90,
mains £7.90 - £11.90,
steaks & chicken £8.90 - £14.90,
burgers £7.90 - £9.90,
vegetarian dishes £6.90 - £8.90,
sides £2.00 - £3.50.
Desserts £4.50.
Children's menu - all dishes £6.50.
Lunch menu available from 12pm - 5pm, Monday to Saturday with sandwiches £4.90 - £6.90, doorstep toasties £5.50, jacket potatoes £4.90 - £5.90.
Sunday Lunch carvery with 1 course £9.45, 2 courses £13.45 or 3 courses £17.45.
Children's Sunday menu £4.95 - £5.95.
Tea & Coffee available.




Special Deals: None advertised in bar.


Live Sports: Newcastle Racecourse is located next to the pub. Live horse racing meetings at certain times during the year. Live Premier League football shown on widescreen TV's throughout the pub.


Music: Regular music is on play at most times. Live music is featured and will be advertised on Facebook and Twitter.

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Traditional gastro pub on located next to Newcastle Racecourse in the Gosforth Park area of Newcastle.

Named in honor of the winner of the 1927 Pitman's Derby, the Border Minstrel was originally the west pavilion of Brandling House.

The pub has a beer garden with plenty of seating outside which is used during events and when the weather is kind.

There is plenty of seating throughout for diners with tables and chairs and stools by the bar.

Live music is featured throughout the year and advertised on Facebook and Twitter.

There are several TV's throughout the bar showing Live premiership football.

The pub attracts in the main regulars and locals and visitors to the Racecourse during meetings. It can get very busy when the Racing is on.

Functions can be arranged on request in the bar. Free Wifi. Quiz night every Wednesday from 7pm. Dog Friendly.

Children under 18 are welcome until 9pm.

Disabled access is very good with the bar all on the one level. Toilets are small and reasonable.

Price: Moderate.