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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.

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The Broad Chare                                     The Broad Chare
The Broad Chare
is Pubs Newcastle's pub/bar of the month for August 2022.

Popular pub and eatery located in the Quayside area of the Newcastle.

Open Monday - Saturday from 12pm - 11pm, Sunday 12pm - 10pm (Closed Tuesday).

The pub serves a selection of ales that change regularly with an excellent menu on offer.

Click here to view the Restaurant Week menu on offer.

A large outside seating area is located to the rear of the pub.

With the food on offer and good selection of ales it is worth a look if you are on the Quayside.
Rating 9/10

Liberty House                                               Liberty House
Liberty House
located in the Central Station area is now open.

The bar that was formerly known as Okana and previously the Union Rooms has been given a full makeover with a change in name to Liberty House.

Breakfast, Dinner and Afternoon Tea will be on offer with a good range of beers and ales.

There is a large outside seating area to the front of the bar.

More info and pictures is now online.

Grey Owl                                                  Grey Owl
Grey Owl
in the City Centre area is now open.

This new cafe bar is located on Grey Street in vacant premises that was formerly occupied by Davisdon's Jewellers.

More info and pictures are now online.

Central Park                                              Central Park
Central Park
returned to Times Square, Centre for Life on Thursday 14th April.

The bar is open until 21st August, Monday - Thursday 4pm - 12am, Friday - Sunday 12pm - 12am.

A new beach-style hangout with VIP roof terrace, luxury toilet facilities and a new performance stage for live music is now included.

Street food will be provided every day from Gingerino's pizzas, Brack Burger and Acropolis.

More info and pictures is now online.

Shearer's Bar                                               Shearer's Bar
Shearer's Bar
re-opened on Friday 18th March.

The bar has reverted back to it's former name as Shearer's bar after being named Nine Bar.

More info and pictures is now online.

Gin Closet                                                  Gin Closet
Gin Closet A new gin bar located in the old Ladies toilets on High Bridge in the Bigg Market area of Newcastle opened on Friday 4th February.

The bar is reputed to be the smallest gin bar in the UK measuring 11 square metres and is from the owners of The Water Closet also in the Bigg Market.

Open Wednesday & Thursday 4pm - 10pm, Friday 4pm - 12am, Saturday 2pm - 12am, Sunday 4pm - 10pm.

Due to it's size the bar can accommodate up to 15 drinkers at one time.

More info and pictures of this exciting new gin bar is now online.

Balmbras                                               Balmbras
in the Big Market area is a historical pub in the Bigg Market with be re-opening in 2022.

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.

The Exchange                                          The Exchange
The Exchange A new speakeasy bar and diner opened on Friday 22nd October.

The bar was formerly the Purple Bear which closed some time ago.

Open Sunday - Thursday 11am - 12am, Friday & Saturday 11am - 2am.

A reasonably priced food and drinks menu is available with food served every day until 9pm.

Click here to view the food menu on offer.

More info and pictures of this new speakeasy bar is now online.

ChachaBuchi                                           ChachaBuchi
ChachaBuchi A new luxury bar opened on Friday 29th October.

The bar/club is part of the Apartment group and was formerly Floritas which has been closed for 18 months.

Open Sunday - Thursday 11am - 1am, Friday & Saturday 11am - 3am.

Chachabuchi has a reasonably priced menu on offer.

Click here to view the food menu.

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

La Fée                                                La Fée
La Fée A new luxury Absynth Chalet bar opened on Friday 15th October.

The bar part of the Apartment group and was formerly the House of Smith which has been closed for 18 months.

Open Monday - Saturday 5pm - 3am, Sunday 5pm - 1am.

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

Verano                                                Verano
Verano A new luxury Tequila bar/club opened on Friday 15th October.

The bar/club is part of the Apartment group and was formerly the House of Smith which has been closed for 18 months.

Open Monday - Saturday 5pm - 3am, Sunday 5pm - 1am.

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

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                                        
World Cup 2022for the best places to watch Premier League, Championship, World Cup 2022 and UEFA Euro 2024 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.

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

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