The Union Rooms
48 Westgate Road, opposite Royal Station Hotel, near the Central Station.
Metro - Central Station
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Monday - Sunday 8am - midnight.
Telephone: 0191 2615718
Beers: Drinks Menu
Heineken, Kronenbourg 1664, Fosters, Stella Artois, Carling Extra Cold, San Miguel, Coors Light, Carlsberg, Tuborg, Guinness and Guinness Extra Cold on tap. There are also a selection of house and guest real ales available including Abbot Ale, Ruddles, Sharp's Doom Bar, Shipyard Ale and Devils Backbone. Craft Ales with Sixpoint The Crisp, Sixpoint Bengali, Brooklyn Lager, Hopping Hog IPA, Hazy Hog Cloudy English Cider, Meantime London Lager and Lagunitas IPA. Ciders on offer include 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). Club meals include Mexican Monday, Steak Club Tuesday, Chicken Club Wednesday, Curry club Thursday, Fish Friday. All club meals include a selected drink. Meals on offer include small plates, sharers, deli deals, salads and pastas, burgers & dogs, chicken & ribs, burritos, pub classics, grills, gourmet burgers & sandwiches and desserts. Children's menu available. Tea and coffee available.
Special Deals: Special deals on drinks and meals on most days are advertised in the bar.
Live Sports: Live sports including live football is now shown on a large drop down screen in the main bar area and there is also several widescreen TV's.
Music: Regular music is on play at most times.
Very Large JD Wetherspoons pub with a palatial entrance and huge rooms. A large staircase with a beautiful stained glass window at the top leads to an upstairs bar and eating area. There are two further bars downstairs.
The rear ground floor bar is bright and airy due to a perspex roof. There are plenty of aluminium tables and chairs in this area. Two smaller lounge areas leading off from here have comfortable seating and a cosy atmosphere and are popular with diners. The other bar is huge with a high ceiling and tall pillars that are a notable feature. There is some seating to the front and plenty of standing room. Also near to the entrance is a small family room where you can have a meal with the family until 5pm.
Live sports including live football is now shown on a large drop down screen in the main bar area and there is also several widescreen TV's. The pub is very popular bar with a mixed clientele of students, locals, business crowd and tourists. It is extremely busy at all times especially at the weekend and on Thursday Curry night. Quiz night every Monday night from 8pm. There is a small outside seating area to the front of the pub that is open to 6pm. Free Wifi throughout bar.
Disabled access is excellent with an entrance at the side door - ring bell and a designated disabled toilet at the rear. Toilets on both floors are smart and clean.
Price: Very Reasonable. One of the cheapest pubs in town. Excellent value for money.