The Merchants Tavern
1 St Peter's Wharf, Newcastle upon Tyne. 15 mins walk to the City Centre.
Metro - Byker
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Monday - Saturday 11am - 12.30am, Sunday 11am - 12am.
Telephone: 0191 2759000
6 cask ales on tap including Jaipur, Merchants Tavern Ale, Clever Girl, Knight, Old Speckled Hen, Bread & Butter and Motueka.
Caffreys, Fosters, Blue Moon, Coors Light, Staropramen, Moretti, Heineken, Theakston Peculiar IPA, Theakstaon Barista Stout, Punk IPA, Caledonian Coast to Coast and Guinness Extra Cold on tap.
Symonds and Strongbow Cloudy Apple cider also available.
A good range of spirits, bottled drinks and wine available.
Breakfast served 11am - 1pm includes
American style pancakes £5.95,
egg benedict £5.95,
breakfast butties £2.95 - £3.95,
ultimate breakfast bun £4.95,
sourdough toast and marmalade £2.95.
Main meals served Monday to Saturday 12pm - 9pm with a choice of
starters £3.95 - £4.95,
lighter bites from £4.95,
soup of the day £3.95,
mains from £7.95 - £12.95,
sides all £2.00.
Desserts from £2.95 - £3.95
Sunday Roast served from 12pm - 6pm with one course £11.95, 2 courses £13.95 or 3 courses £17.95.
Lunchtime specials served Monday - Saturday 12pm - 4pm with all dishes £4.95.
Lite bites menu with one dish £3.95, 3 dishes £9.95 or 6 dishes £16.95.
Kids menu available £4.95, Drinks £1.00.
Tapas night on a Wednesday from 6pm.
Monday & Tuesday from 11am - 2pm coffees and cake for £4.95.
Monday - Saturday from 12pm -4pm lunch saver menu (including a drink) for £4.95.
Wednesday - 2 Curries and 2 Beers or a glass of wine for £20,00 from 6pm - 9pm
Tapas menu - 5 dishes for £10.00.
Wine o'clock - all bottles of wine £9.95 from 5pm - 7pm.
Live Sports: Widescreen TV in small lounge area to right hand side of main entrance.
Music: Regular music is on play at most times. Live music is a regular feature on a Saturday night. Live comedy acts from 8pm on a Thursday night.
Bar and kitchen previously known as Bascule that is located by the marina in the St Peters Basin area of Newcastle.
The bar is located opposite to the main entrance and there is plenty of seating throughout with high and low tables and comfortable settees and chairs.
The decor is very stylish with a wooden floor, exposed brick walls/tiles and smart drop down lighting.
The large windows to the front which overlook the marina provide natural light to the bar during the day.
The bar offers a fine range of local and guest ales and there are a selection of tasty snacks and meals available including Sunday Lunch.
To the right of the main entrance there is a small room with comfortable seating and a widescreen TV.
Outside there is an seating area which is used in fine weather where you can watch the comings and goings of boats from the marina.
Regular music is on play at most times. Live music is a regular feature on a Saturday night. Live comedy acts from 8pm on a Thursday night.
Poker night on a Sunday from 8pm. Quiz night on a Monday from 8pm. Tapas night on a Wednesday from 6pm. The bar attracts predominantly a local crowd and visitors to the marina. It is a popular venue especially in the summer.
It can be quieter during the day but is more busy on the weekend.
Disabled access is very good with the bar all on the same level. Toilets are small and clean.