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The Old George  

Old George Yard, Cloth Market, down back lane in heart of the Bigg Market.

Metro - Monument
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from 4th July 2020 Monday - Thursday 11pm - 11pm, Friday & Saturday 11am - 2am, Sunday 12pm - 11pm.
Telephone: 0191 2603035

Beers:   Drinks Menu
A good selection of craft beers and ciders, gins, bottled drinks and red & white wines available.
Beers on tap include John Smith's Extra Smooth Ale, Amstel, Carling, Brewdog Punk IPA, Estrella Damm and Guinness.
There is also a good range of cask ales on offer that change regularly including:
Anarchy Brew Co - Boot Boys - Brown Ale - English ABV 5%
Mordue Brewery - IPA - IPA - English ABV 5.1%
Wylam Brewery - Jakehead IPA - IPA - American ABV 6.3%
Tiny Rebel Brewing Co (collab with Urban Tap House Newport) - Peaches And Cream - IPA - Milkshake ABV 5.5%
Bass Brewers - Bass Premium Ale - English Bitter ABV 4.4%
Anarchy Brew Co - Flat Out - IPA - New England ABV 4.5%
Hadrian Border Brewery - Secret Kingdom - English Bitter ABV 4.3%
Beavertown - Neck Oil - IPA - Session / India Session Ale ABV 4.3%
Out There Brewing Co - Cassini - IPA - Session / India Session Ale ABV 4.1%

Meals:   Menus   Reserve a table
Food served Monday - Friday 12pm - 8pm, Saturday 12pm - 7pm, Sunday 12pm - 6pm

Main meals on offer include:
small plates £4.00 (any 3 for £9.00 or 5 for £14.00),
sharers £6.50 - £11.75,
mains £8.00 - £11.00,
pizzas £8.25 - £10.25,
burgers £8.50 - £11.00 (upgrade chips to flavoured or sweet potato fries 50p),
salads/ bowls £7.50 - £9.00,
sandwiches £5.50 - £6.00 (add chips or fries £1.50, sweet potato fries £2.00),
sticky wings 10 for £5.75, 20 for £10.50, 30 for £15.00, pizza cone £10.25,
sides £2.25 - £2.75.
Desserts £3.25 - £3.75.
Hot Drinks £1.75 - £3.25.
Vegetarian meals are available.
2 meals for £10.50 all day Monday - Friday.
Kids menu - pick 'n' mix and a pudding £4.00, main and pudding £4.00.

Special Deals:
2 meals for £10.50 all day Monday - Friday.
Pizza and a drink £9.00 all day and every day (upgrade your drink for £1.00 extra).
Monday from 5pm - Spritz cocktails and craft beers £3.00.
Monday - Margherita pizza £5.00 all day.
Tuesday - wings 4 for £1.00 all day.
Wednesday - craft your burger for £5.00 all day.
Thursday - Gin of the month - a double with fever tree tonic for £5.00 all day.
Friday - a bottle of Prosecco £14.00.
Cocktails from £4.95 Monday - Friday from 5pm - 8pm.

Live Sports: All major sporting events are shown with BT and Sky football matches, Rugby six nations matches, Cricket and Horse Racing featured. You can book a table for an event if required.

Music: Live music in bar with no cover charge. DJ a regular feature during the week. Open Mic night Thursday and Sunday from 7pm.

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A large historical pub that is reputed to be one of the oldest pubs in Newcastle, dating back to the 16th century (1582).

It was formerly a coaching inn and retains its original low ceiling and wooden beams.

The pub is split on three levels with a smart lounge and dining area upstairs with comfortable seating.

The main part of the pub has a long narrow bar with another smaller bar to the side. It also has plenty of seating with tables and chairs, and a large open fire near the main entrance.

The lower level has a small bar with wooden tables and chairs and wooden panelling on the walls.

Free function room upstairs for parties.

Very lively at weekends with a DJ a regular feature, quieter during the week.

All major sporting events are shown with Sky Sports and BT football matches, Rugby six nations matches and Horse Racing featured.

Is used by a mixed clientele of diners, shoppers and people on nights out in the Bigg Market. Live music in bar with no cover charge.

Open Mic night on Thursday and Sunday. Seating area outside which is used in the summer. Free WiFi.

Disabled access to main bar good but difficult to toilets as upstairs. Toilets are small and reasonable.

Historical pub in the Bigg Market --- One of the oldest drinking places dating from the 16th century (1582) with royal connections.

King Charles 1st is reputed to have drank here. The Charles 1st room and chair in which he sat still exists.

Price: Reasonable.