15 Marlborough Crescent, opposite to the Centre of Life, a short distance from the Central Station.
Metro - Central Station
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from 17/05 Sunday - Thursday 1pm - 10pm, Friday & Saturday 1pm - 10pm.
Telephone: 0191 2302132 - Reseved Table bookings
Beers: Shipyard Ale, Moretti, Carling, Guinness, Coors Light and Heineken on tap.
Strongbow and Strongbow Dark Fruit cider also on offer.
There is also a good range of cocktails, spirits and shots available.
Meals: None advertised. Drinking bar only.
Live Sports: None shown in bar.
Music: Regular music is on play at most times. DJ is a regular feature on most nights located in one corner opposite to the bar. Cabaret nights are held throughout the week.
Small corner caberet and cocktail bar close to The Centre For Life.
The bar was formerly known as the 'Barking Dog', 'The Dog' and more recently 'Central'.
It has a small bar and a wooden floor. The decor is primarily of a modern style with blue colours.
By day the bar is bright and airy as there are windows to the front and side.
In the evening there is a more subdued atmosphere with smart drop down lighting throughout the bar.
There is some tables and chairs and high seating around the bar and to the side of the pub.
Regular music is on play at most times with a DJ on play on most nights - the DJ booth is located in a corner opposite to the bar.
Cabaret evenings are held on certain nights throughout the week. The pub is very busy at weekends and in the evening.
It attracts a mixed crowd of gays and straights and is recognised as a warm up bar on the gay scene.
Disabled access to main bar is very good as the bar is all on the one level. Toilets are smart and clean.