105 Westgate Road, next to the Tyne Theatre (previously known as "The Stoll"). A short distance to Central Station. Close to Chinatown.
Metro - Central Station
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Sunday- Thursday noon - 12pm and Friday & Saturday noon - 1am.
Telephone: 0191 2320692
Beers: Over 35 different beers and ciders on offer. These include 6 cask ales (including Mordue, Rudgate, Hopback, Mcewens Gold and Dunham Massey) and ciders which change regularly. Carling, Grolsch, Erdinger Unweisse, Guinness, Stella Artois, Samuel Smith Alpine Lager, Samuel Smith Taddy Lager,, San Miguel, Peroni, Timmermans and Schiehallion Lager also on tap. An extensive range of foreign bottled beers, wines and spirits available. Stowford Press and Old Rosie cider also on offer. Previously listed in the Camra Good beer guide.
Meals: Food Menu Drinks Menu
Food served daily from Longhorns Barbeque Smokehouse 11.30am - 6.30pm. There is a range of daily specials advertised. Meals served include sandwiches - Badass Brisket £6.00, Memphis Hog butt £5.00, 3 bean Chilli Sloppy Joe £6.50, Smoked Sausage Big Dawg £7.00, Dirty Longhorn £11.00. Smokehouse Burgers - Smokehouse Patty £7.00, Double Smokehouse Patty £9.00, Fat Hawg Burger £10.00, Badass Brisket Burger £11.00, Spicy Salsa Burgers £10.00, Texicano £10.00, Mexicano £10.00. Sides from £2.50 - £6.00.
Special Deals: None advertised.
Live Sports: Live football shown here.
Music: Regular music is on play at most times with a DJ on a Monday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Karaoke night on first Thursday of the month.
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Head of Steam
Medium sized pub that has been taken over by The Head of Steam chain. The pub has been given a welcome upgrade with a more mordern and upmarket look. It has an L shaped wooden bar with cast iron pillars and a wooden floor. The bar is bright and airy through the day with large glass windows to the front and side. In the evening the low drop down lighting gives the bar a more subdued and cosy atmosphere. The decor is a mixture of beige and red colours.
The main bar has leather backed seating with a several wooden tables and chairs, comfortable settees and there are some high stools next to the bar. There is a small raised area to the left hand side of the bar with additional comfortable lounge seating. The small corner area to the right of the bar has further seating for diners.
Regular music is on play at most times with a DJ on a Monday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Karaoke night on first Thursday of the month. The raised area near the food servery can be used, free of charge, for meetings or small parties. It hold's about 25 people - catering can be provided on request. There is a good atmosphere most of the time as the pub is busy with a mixed clientele, and is also a popular haunt for real ale drinkers.
Disabled access is very good as there is a special entrance in the middle of the pub. Toilets are small and clean. The pub is air conditioned.