The Mile Castle
19-25 Grainger Street, close to the Central Station.
Metro - Central Station
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Monday - Thursday 8am to 12am, Friday & Saturday 8am - 2am, Sunday 8am to 12am.
Telephone: 0191 2111160
Heineken, Kronenbourg 1664, Fosters, Bud Light, Stella Artois, Carling Extra Cold, Coors Light, Carlsberg, Tuborg and Guinness Extra Cold on tap.
There is also a fine selection of house and guest real ales available including:
Goddards Brewery - Fuggle-Dee-Dum - English Bitter ABV 4.8%
The Coach House Brewing Co - Innkeepers Special Reserve - Extra Special / Strong Bitter ABV 4.5%
Hadrian Border Brewery - Northumbrian Gold - Golden Ale ABV 4.5%
Big Lamp Brewery - Embers - Winter Warmer ABV 5.5%
Shipyard Brewing Company (collab with Marston's Brewery) - American Pale Ale - Pale Ale - American ABV 4.5%
BrewDog - Punk IPA - IPA - American ABV 5.6%
Naylor's Brewery - Northern Gold - English Bitter ABV 5%
Allendale Brewery Co Ltd - Wagtail - English Bitter ABV 3.8%
Nelson Brewery - Shipwrecked - Golden Ale ABV 5%
Exmoor Ales - Beast - Porter - English ABV 6.6%
Flack Manor - Black Jack - Porter - English ABV 4.6%
Conwy Brewery - Welsh Pride - English Bitter ABV 4%
Milestone Brewery - Fletchers - Pale Ale - New Zealand ABV 5.2%
Ringwood Brewery - Old Thumper - Extra Special / Strong Bitter ABV 5.1%
Tyne Bank Brewery - Northern Porter - Porter - English ABV 4.5%
Allendale Brewery Co Ltd - Golden Plover - Golden Ale ABV 4%
Craft Ales with Blue Moon Belgian White, Crafty Dan 13 Guns American IPA, Sixpoint Resin Double IPA, Sixpoint Bengali, Brooklyn Lager, Devils Backbone, Flying Dog Snake Dog IPA, Oakham Ales Green Devil IPA, Uprising Treason West Coast IPA and Lagunitas IPA.
Ciders on offer include Magners, Strongbow Dark Fruit, Thatchers Gold and Strongbow cider.
A wide range of world bottled beers also available and a good selection of wines, shooters, spirits and cocktails.
The pub has been awarded the Cask Marque for beer perfection.
Regular Beer festivals.
Meals: Full Menu
Excellent selection of main meals served all day until 11pm.
Breakfast until 12 noon with
traditional or veg breakfast £3.65,
large breakfast £5.20,
small traditional or veg breakfast £3.20,
vegan breakfast £3.40.
Meals on offer include
small plates £3.35 - £4.95 (any 3 for £10.25),
deli deals with a soft drink £4.89 (alcoholic drink £ £5.89),
salads and pastas (includes a drink) £6.60 - £7.55,
burgers with a soft drink £5.45 (alcoholic drink £ £6.45),
gourmet burgers with a soft drink £7.10 (alcoholic drink £ £8.10),
fish & chips £4.15 - £ £7.70,
chicken £4.15 - £6.60,
pizzas £5.79 - £8.79,
pub classics £3.65 - £7.70,
grills £5.39 - £12.45,
sides £0.55 - £3.99.
Desserts £1.80 - £3.65.
Children's menu available.
Tea and coffee available (Free refills on any tea or coffee).
Special deals on drinks and meals on most days are advertised in the bar.
Double up on any burger for an extra £1.35.
Fish & Chips deal Monday - Thursday 2pm until 5pm and all day Friday with a soft drink £6.75 (alcoholic drink £ £7.75).
Tuesday - Steak Club £8.90 (includes soft or alcoholic drink).
Thursday - Curry Club £7.75 (includes soft or alcoholic drink).
Sunday Brunch - with soft drink £6.70 (with alcoholic drink £7.70).
Live Sports: None shown here.
Music: Regular music is on play at most times with a dance floor at the rear of the ground floor and on the upper levels.
Large JD Wetherspoons bar that was formerly known as The Sports Cafe. The bar has 3 floors with a bar on each level.
The ground floor bar is accessed directly from the main entrance and there is a long bar to the left hand side.
There are plenty of tables and chairs on all floors for diners. The upper levels can be accessed by a large staircase near the main entrance.
Regular music is on play at most times with a dance floor at the rear of the ground floor and on the upper levels.
There are several widescreen TV's showing videos.
The bar is very popular in the Central Station area and appeals to a mixed clientele of students, locals, business crowd and tourists.
It is very busy at all times especially at the weekend and on Thursday Curry night.
There is a small outside seating area open until 6pm that is used for smoking.
Disabled access is excellent with a designated disabled toilet on the ground floor.
Price: Very Reasonable. Excellent value for money.