Times Square, in the Centre for life. A short distance to the Metro Radio Arena. About 10 minutes walk from the Central Station.
Metro - Central Station
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from 12/04 Monday - Thursday 2pm - 12am, Friday 2pm - 1am, Saturday 12pm - 1am, Sunday 12pm -12am.
Telephone: 0191 2617676
Beers: Heineken, Peroni, Fosters, Guinness, Moretti, Carling Extra Cold and Pilsner Urquell on tap.
3 real ales include:
Camerons Brewery - Tontine - Stout - Milk / Sweet ABV 4.1%
Camerons Brewery - Motorhead Road Crew - Pale Ale - American ABV 4.5%
Sharp's Brewery - Doom Bar - English Bitter ABV 4%
Aspalls, Rekorderlig and Strongbow Dark fruit cider also on offer.
There is a good range of bottled drinks, spirits, gins, cocktails and wines available.
Food is served Monday - Saturday until 8pm, Sunday until 6pm with breakfast served until from 9am at the weekend.
Other meals served from 12pm with a full lunch menu and light bites including
starters £3.95 - £5.95,
handmade burgers £6.95 - £8.95,
mains £5.95 - £11.95,
sandwiches £4.95 - £5.95 (add handcut chunky chips to any sandwich or wrap £1.00),
sharing platters £11.95
There is a selection of desserts on offer £3.95.
Kids meals £3.95. Coffees and speciality teas are served.
Traditional Sunday lunch served from 12pm - 8pm with 1 course £8.95, 2 courses £11.95 or 3 courses £13.95.
Blonde Barrel specials served £6.95 - £9.95.
Monday - Friday from 5pm - 9pm 2 for one offer on cocktails.
Student discount 20% after 6pm (except Saturday)
Live Sports: shown here including rugby and football matches.
Music: Regular music is on play at most times. Live music is featured on certain nights.
Medium sized bar and kitchen located on Times Square that was formerly known as Twist.
The bar has a long winding modern bar with a wooden floor and can be accessed from the front or rear.
The decor and furnishings are of a modern and stylish design. The windows at the front open out in fine weather and give a bright and airy feel to the place.
There is plenty of seating throughout the bar with a raised seating area of wooden tables and chairs, to the left of the main entrance. To the right there is also some high tables and chairs.
At the rear there is more comfortable seating area with some leather armchairs and settees as well as some more cosy intimate booths.
The low drop down lighting gives a nice cosy atmosphere in the evening. Regular music is on play at most times.
There is a large outside seating area on Times Square with wooden and metallic tables and chairs.
The pub attracts a mixed clientele of business people and people visiting the Life Interactive world in the Centre for Life.
The bar has become a popular haunt in the Gay Village/ Pink Triangle area and the menu on offer should attract more custom to families visiting the Centre for Life.
Disabled access very good to the main bar with a designated toilet at the rear. Toilets are very smart and clean.
Price: Expensive. More reasonable during Happy hour.