Monument Bealim House

Welcome to Pubs Newcastle
This is an independent guide to the pubs of Newcastle Upon Tyne.

If you are a visitor to the city and want to enjoy a good night out this comprehensive guide may interest you.

There has never been a better time to visit Newcastle with all the uncertainty over Covid, flight cancellations and delays, tourist taxes and increased Euro costs so why not ditch visiting the EU 'abyss', stay in the UK and visit Newcastle (that special place in heaven!!).

Newcastle has plenty to offer with a rich history, cultural, food and entertainment scene and is recognised as being the party capital of the UK and one of the top party cities of the world.

****COVID 19 UPDATE****                                                


CLICK HERE to view the current opening status of each pub or bar. This will be added to as we receive more information.


Some pubs, bars and restaurants will be offering a collection takeaway service in line with the regulations.

The Gosforth Hotel                                 The Gosforth Hotel
The Gosforth Hotel
is Pubs Newcastle's pub/bar of the month for July 2021.

Traditional old Newcastle pub located in the Gosforth area of Newcastle.

Open Sunday - Thursday 10am - 11pm, Friday & Saturday 10am - 12am.

The bar serves a good range of cask and keg beers with a reasonably priced menu.

Click here to view the food menu on offer.

Euro 2020 matches are shown on several screens throughout the pub so you dont miss any of the action.

Click here to reserve a table for the matches.

With the live sport on offer and reasonbly priced menu the pub should be extremely on most days.
Rating 8/10

CLICK HERE to view the current opening status of each pub or bar from the 12th April. This will be added to as we receive more information.

3Sixty                                                3Sixty
3Sixty Newcastle's first luxury champagne Sky bar located at the top of Hadrians Tower opened on Monday 17th May.

The bar has outstanding panoramic 3Sixty views over Newcastle.

Open Monday - Thursday 11am - 11.30pm, Friday 11am - 12.30am, Saturday 930am - 12.30am, Sunday 9.30am - 11pm. Advance table bookings are recommended, visit the 3Sixty website.

Click here to view the food menu on offer.

More info and pictures of this new luxury bar/restaurant is now online.

Central Park                                           Central Park
Central Park located next on Times Square, Centre for Life Newcastle is now open.

This large outside beer garden which is the largest in Newcastle has been set up so you can enjoy a drink or street food in plenty of outside space.

The bar has several outside tables, deckchairs, a heated pergola area, sheltered seating and parasols covering tables which are used when the weather is adverse.

Open from 29th April until 24th July from 12pm - 11.30pm. Advance table bookings are recommended, visit the Central Park website.

A range of craft beers and cocktails is on offer as well as a changeable street food menu.

Food on offer from a number of containers with street food outlets including Parm-O-Rama, Meat Stack and Hun Kitchen.

A large screen will be showing a selection of sporting events from Sky and BT Sports including Euro 2021 football matches, Tennis from Wimbledon and Formula 1 racing.

More info and pictures of this outside beer garden is now online.

The Box Social                                      The Box Social
The Box Social on Forth Street behind the Central Station is closed.

The bar has been taken over by Alpha Delta Brewery and will re-open in 2021 as The Delta Lounge.

The bar will feature a range of cask and keg beers fron the Alpha Delta Brewery.

More info and pictures of this new bar will be online shortly.

Balmbras                                               Balmbras
in the Big Market area is a historical pub in the Bigg Market with be re-opening in 2021.

The Malhotra group are currently undertaking work to restore this historical bar back to it's former self.

Many of the old historical features which date back to the 1820's will be retained.

The bar was formerly known as the Wheatsheaf in the 1820's and was later named the Cartlon before it was changed to Balmbras after the famous Blaydon Races.

More info and pictures of this pub will be online shortly.

Jesmond Beach Box                              Jesmond Beach Box
Jesmond Beach Box located next to The Holy Hobo in the Jesmond area of Newcastle is now open.

This large outside beer garden has been created so you can enjoy a drink with plenty of outside space.

The bar has a beach with several outside tables, deckchairs and firepits and is also dog friendly.

Open from 12th April until 10pm. Advance table bookings are recommended, telephone 0191 2813010 or visit the Jesmond Beach Box website.

A range of beers and cocktails is on offer as well as a street food menu. Menus are attached to each table.

Food on offer includes loaded fries, burgers, hot dogs and kebab boxes. Beer and cider include Amstel, Moretti and Strongbow Dark Fruits.

Click here to view the food menu on offer.

More info and pictures of this outside beach bar is now online.

Phoenix Bar                                                 Phoenix Bar
Three Mile in the Jesmond area is has re-opened on Monday 12th April 2021.

The venue which was formerly known as Billabong has been refurbished with the outside terrace and bars being given a freshen up.

Click here to view the food menu on offer.

More info and pictures of this pub is now online.

Hard Rock Cafe                                      Hard Rock Cafe
Hard Rock Cafe in the Quayside area, located in the Guildhall, Newcastle is now open from Friday 21st May.

Open Monday - Saturday from 12pm - 1.30am, Sunday 12pm - 12.30am..

The venue offers live entertainment and an external seating area providing 32 seats next to the river Tyne.

Classic American fayre with a signature Hard Rock twist will be served, with a local brew or a hand-crafted cocktail.

Click here to view the food menu on offer.

More info and pictures of this pub is now online.

Three Mile                                                 Three Mile
Three Mile in the Gosforth area is due to re-open on Monday 12th April 2021 following a massive refurbishment.

The venue has been totally transformed into a new hotel and gastro pub.

More info and pictures of this pub will be online shortly.

Micro Brew Pubs                                       Wylam Brewery Tap
For information about the best Micro Brew pubs in Newcastle

The selection will be of interest to real ale enthuiasts with the ever growing popularity of Local cask and keg beers on offer in Newcastle.

There is now an excellent selection of ales on tap in Newcastle to choose from.

Evening Chronicle Newcastle Pub Quiz  The Farmers Rest
How well do you know the pubs and bars in Newcastle.

Have a go at the Evening Chronicle's Newcastle pub quiz: Can you identify the 19 city centre bars in the quiz?.

Click here to access the Evening Chronicle quiz and test your knowledge.

River Escapes                                     River Escapes Newcastle
River Escapes For information on arranging a Tyne River Cruise in Newcastle -- check out You can book a party night or cruise on the Tyne as an alternative to a club or a night out.

For information about where to eat out in Newcastle

There is a choice of Chinese, English, Italian, Indian, Mexican, Spanish, American, Japanese, Thai and other restaurants featured on the site.

Sports Bars                                        
UEFA Euro 2020for the best places to watch Premier League, Championship, World Cup and UEFA Euro 2020 matches in Newcastle there is a selection of bars and pubs featured.

Most of the bars/pubs feature live football, rugby Six Nations, cricket and Euro /World Cup football matches some with large screens and special offers during match days.

Stags & Hens                         
information that would be of interest to anyone arranging a Stag or Hen party/weekend in Newcastle or further afield.
There are links to Stag & Hen sites who can help you arrange a party, weekend, accommodation or an event.

Links to other sites well worth a visit associated with Pubs Newcastle

WW1 Centenary Ales Hadrian Border has produced four WW1 Centenary Ales to commemorate the Tyneside Scottish, Tyneside Irish, Newcastle Commercials and the Durham Light Infantry.

Top Ten Pubs Pubs Newcastle's Top Ten Pubs worth visiting in no particular order.

Newcastle Pub Crawls Information on some Pub Crawls where you can sample the best of Newcastle.
For the more adventurous try the Upmarket Newcastle Pub Crawl where you can visit some of the more stylish bars in Newcastle.

Old Bars/Pubs of Newcastle Information on some of the former bars and pubs in Newcastle that have now closed.
The bars/pubs shown on this page are all those that have been featured on the site previously with information on what has happened to each bar/pub.

What pubs were in Newcastle in 1827, 1850, 1882, 1910 and 1914 - New information on some of the older historical pubs of Newcastle.
Old pubs of Newcastle in 1827
Old pubs of Newcastle in 1850
Old pubs of Newcastle in 1882
Old pubs of Newcastle in 1910
Old pubs of Newcastle in 1914

Contact us