The Purple Bear   

Prudhoe Chare, next to the entrance to Eldon Square Shopping centre. Near to the shops on Northumberland Street.

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Every day 11am - midnight.
Telephone: 0191 2611895

Beers:   Drinks Menu West 4 lager, Moretti, Sam Adams Boston Lager, Harviestoun Schiehallion, Brewdog Punk IPA, Blue Moon, Leffe Blonde and Aspalls Cider on tap. A range of cask beers is also available. Good selection of wines, bottled beers, cocktails and spirits on offer.

Meals:   Bear-Eakfast Menu   Lunch Menu   Beargers and BBQ Menu   Swine n dine Menu   Make a booking
Meals include Bear-eakfast with full English breakfast for £6.50, breakfast roll £2.50 (with drink £3.50). Lunch served from 11am - 5pm from £5.00 - £7.00, tortilla wraps £5.00, burgers £5.00 - £5.50. Main menu - Beargers £8.90 - £15.00, salads £8.00 - £9.00, snacks £5.00 - £6.00, nachos £8.00 - £9.50, sandwiches £8.00 - £10.00, classics £8.50 - £12.00, sides £1.00 - £3.50, BBQ specials £7.00 - £15.00, Desserts £4.00, Cheeseboard £9.00. See specials board for the days BBQ and desserts. Hot drinks £1.50 - £2.50.

Special Deals: Advertised on blackboard in the bar. Swine n dine menu every Tuesday with unlimited pulled pork in a bun for £12.00. 2 for 1 cocktails all day on a Monday. 2 glasses of wine and get the rest of the bottle free on a Wednesday. Chicken wings £6.00 on a Thursday.

Live Sports: None shown.

Music: Regular music is on play at most times.

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Basement smokehouse bar/restaurant that has was formerly The Northumnberland Arms. The Purple Bear which was originally destined to move into The Fleet Street premises has opened on 22nd March 17.

The bar offers a selecton of BBQ dishes, burgers, salads and snacks as well a a good range of keg and cask beers.

Disabled access difficult as the bar is down a long flight of stairs. Toilets at the bottom of the stairs are small and reasonable.

Price: Moderate.