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City Tavern  

10 Northumberland Road, near the main shopping area. Close to Haymarket metro station.

Metro - Monument
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every day from 12pm - 10pm.
Telephone: 0191 2321308
Facebook: citytavernnewcastle
Twitter: CityTavernNcl
Bookings: Book online

The bar serves it's own City Tavern Ale and Bar Hound Ale and 8 other cask ales including:
City Tavern - City Tavern Pale Ale - Pale Ale - American ABV 6.2%
City Tavern - City Tavern Bar Hound - Golden Ale ABV 4.1%
City Tavern - City Tavern Ale - Blonde / Golden Ale - Other ABV 4.1%
Full Circle Brew Co - Eris - Pale Ale - American ABV 3.4%
Pennine Brewing Co - Schwarz Clipper - IPA - Black / Cascadian Dark Ale ABV 4.4%
Black Storm - Hush - Pale Ale - New England / Hazy ABV 4.2%

Other beers on tap include Heineken, Morretti, Fosters, Blue Moon and Murphys.
Hector's Cloudy Cider, Strongbow and Strongbow dark fruit cider is also on offer.
An extensive range of bottled beers, spirits (gins, malts and rums), cocktails and wines available.


Meals:   Breakfast Menu   Daily Menu   Gluten Free Menu   Bar Bait Menu   Sunday Lunch Menu   Children's Menu   Vegan Menu   Buffet/Canape Menu   Wedding Breakfast
Food is served every day from 12pm - 7pm with:
Breakfast served Friday - Sunday from 10am - 1pm.

Daily menu on offer include:
homemade burgers £14.95 - £16.95,
homemade pies £14.95 - £16.95,
thali trays £13.95 - £14.95,
bar bait £8.95 - £11.95,
fish £9.95 - £16.95,
sarnies £9.95 - £15.95,
junk food £5.95 - £11.95.

Bar bait menu small plates £8.95 - £11.95, sarnies £9.95 - £15.95, homemade burgers £14.95 - £16.95, junk food £5.95 - £9.95.

Desserts all £7.95.

Sunday Lunch £14.95 - £16.95.
Children's menu also available for £7.95 (Sunday Lunch £8.95).
Buffet/ canape menu from £9.95 - £24.95 per person.

Special Deals: Bar bucket list from 2.30pm - 5.50 pm - buy 5 bottles of beer and get sixth free. Wine o'clock from 2.30pm - 5.30pm buy 2 glasses of wine and get rest of the bottle free. City Tavern Ale £2.95 a pint.

Live Sports: The main bar downstairs has several widescreen plasma TV's with a large drop down screen for Live sporting events. There are a number of TV's upstairs also showing the sporting action.

Music: Regular music on play at most times.

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City Tavern, established in 1923 in a historic Tudor facade building, was one of Newcastle's most famous pubs. Since then it has undergone several name and style changes, until Spring 2014 when it was brought back to where it all began and transformed it into the city's most sumptuous venue. The bar was also formerly known as LYH, The Tavern and previous names have been Huxters, Stepps and Shamrox.

The bar offers it's own house brew, City Tavern Ale, Bar Hound Ale and a Craft Lager 'Three Hop. The main bar downstairs has several widescreen plasma TV's with a large drop down screen for Live sporting events. There are a number of TV's upstairs also showing the sporting action.

There is plenty of seating with some booths to the right of the main entrance and opposite to the bar. There is also a number of high table and chairs and leather settees. The upstairs room has a small bar that is open every day and is mainly used for diners or functions. This area has plenty of seating with tables and chairs and more comfortable leather settees. The bar is decked out in a modern style with exposed brickwork and spotlighting to the ceiling.

Regular music is on play at most times. Bookings for parties and functions is free and can be arranged for between 12 to 250 persons with buffets and canapes provided. There are also wedding packages now available. The bar attracts a mixed clientele of shoppers, diners and sporting enthusiasts. It can get very busy at times especially at lunchtime and at weekends and is especially busy on match days. The excellent range of house cask ales on offer makes this place a popular venue in this area of Newcastle.

Cinema Paradiso is located in what was once a derelict alleyway next to the City Tavern; showing cult classic films and serving up great food and fantastic drinks.

Disabled access can be difficult as steps at the main entrance. Toilets are small and clean.

Price: Reasonable.