This page features information on some of the pubs/bars in Newcastle that show live football and rugby matches. The selection below gives info on the best places to go to watch the games. Rugby Six Nations, Premier League, Newcastle and World Cup 2018 football matches will be featured at most of the bars listed therefore the list shown provides a sample of some of the best options available.
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Nine Haymarket/ Gallowgate
Large sports bar/lounge that is located at one end of the Newcastle United St James Park stadium. The bar which has recently changed its name from Shearers has a several widescreen TV's to watch the football - all Newcastle United games are shown.
Telephone: 0191 2018688 map
Idols Vaults Bigg Market
This lively bar, at the top end of the Bigg Market is very busy at all times and has pre-match entertainment on offer. With a large screen it attracts a huge football crowd.
Telephone: 0191 2210850 map
Players The Gate
Large sports bar that is a must visit in the Gate scene for footy fans. With the largest screen in Newcastle you shouldn't miss any of the action. Has become a popular venue with on match days with a large standing space and big screen for viewing games.
Telephone: 0191 2602233 map
The Long Bar Central Station
Great pub to watch the matches with a good atmosphere during games. Several widecreen TV's throughout what is a long narrow bar. Happy hour machine so you might win your drinks free.
Telephone: 0191 2619605 map
Quayside Bar Quayside
A popular Quayside bar with low prices and a great atmosphere. Matches are shown on 5x 42inch plasma screens, as well as a giant outdoor screen in the courtyard area.
Telephone: 0191 2111050 map
Union Rooms Central Station
One of the most reasonably priced bars in town. All sorts of beer and drinks promotions on offer and a good selection of meals served all day. Now has a large screen on match days so should be a popular choice for watching matches.
Telephone: 0191 2615718 map
The Strawberry Haymarket/ Gallowgate
Traditional Newcastle pub close to St James Park which is popular with football supporters. Get there early to get the best view of matches on the 42inch plasma screen.
Telephone: 0191 2326865 map
Crows Nest Haymarket/ Gallowgate
Close to the university area of Newcastle so full of students. Has two large screens to watch matches and is very busy on match days.
Telephone: 0191 2612607 map
Akenside Traders Quayside
A lively Quayside bar that is busy at most times especially on the weekend. Live sports is featured including football, cricket, rugby and motor sports on widescreen TV's throughout the bar. You can book a table for one of the sporting events in the bar but if not booking get there early to ensure you get the best seats.
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Telephone: 0191 2603175 map