Free Trade Inn
St Lawrence Road, 5 mins walk from the Quayside. Q1 bus terminus at Mariners' Wharf.
Metro - Manors
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Open: Monday & Tuesday 4pm - 10pm, Wednesday - Sunday 1pm - 10pm.
Telephone: 0191 2655764.
CLICK AND COLLECT SHOP: freetradeinn.square.site
Beers: Excellent range of cask and keg ales that are changed every week.
Cask ales on tap
Fyne Ales - Jarl - Blonde Ale ABV 3.8%
Vaux Brewery - VPA 01 - Pale Ale - International ABV 4.5%
Almasty Brewing Co - Echelon - Pale Ale - International ABV 4%
North Brewing Co - Seasons Reverse - English Bitter ABV 4.3%
Rivington Brewing Co - Beach House - Pale Ale - American ABV 3.8%
Keg Beers and Ciders on tap
Donzoko Brewing Company (brewed at The Gipsy Hill Brewing Co) - Northern Helles - Lager - Helles ABV 4.2%
Allendale Brewery Co Ltd - Adder - Pilsner - Other ABV 5%
Oliver's - Wild Farmhouse - Cider - Traditional ABV 6.2%
The Queer Brewing Project - Existence As A Radical Act - Pale Ale - American ABV 5%
North Brewing Co - Sputnik - Pale Ale - American ABV 5%
Cloudwater Brew Co - A Fire By The Bines - IPA - Imperial / Double New England ABV 8%
Cloudwater Brew Co - How Wonderful! - Pale Ale - New England ABV 3.7%
Brouwerij Kees - Chocolate Indulgence Imperial Stout ABV 12.1%
Vault City Brewing (Collab with Neon Raptor Brewing Co) - Dinosaur Tea Party - Sour - Fruited ABV 4.6%
Ciders on tap
Oliver's - Classic Perry (Medium) ABV 6.2%
Parsons Choice - Parsons Dry (Dry) ABV 5%
Ross on Wye - Single Orchard (Dry) ABV 7.2%
An excellent selection of canned and bottled beers also available to order online.
Carlsberg, Becks, Guinness and Fosters also on tap.
Excellent range of cask and bottled ciders and perrys on offer.
There is also an excellent range of Belgian bottled beers as well as other bottled beers including Brown Ale, Becks, Budweiser, Budvar, Corona and Holsten Pilsen on offer.
The bar has won several regional pub of the year awards which are on display next to the bar.
A selection of spirits including gins and malt whiskies is also on offer.
Meals: A selection of Amble butchers Pies is available for £3.50. Locally made veggie smaosas (with mango chutney) £1.50.
Tea and Coffee served - All teas £1.50, Coffees £2.00 - £3.00 (go large for 50p), Hot Chocolate £2.80.
Special Deals: None advertised.
Live Sports: none shown here.
Music: Regular music is on play at most times with a free jukebox situated to the left hand side of the bar playing an eclectic range of music.
Traditional old Newcastle pub in an elevated position overlooking the River Tyne.
The pub has a small semi-circular bar with a wooden floor. From the main entrance there is a small raised area with some tables and chairs and high stools next to the bar.
This leads through to a lower area with additional tables and chairs. There is also some high stools next to the windows at the front of the bar where you can admire the excellent view of the Quayside.
The decor is quite basic with mainly posters and advertisements of live music events covering the walls.
Regular music is on play at most times with a free jukebox situated to the left hand side of the bar playing an eclectic range of music.
The pub is popular with locals, students and visitors to the Quayside. Outside the pub to the left of the main entrance there is a small beer garden with wooden tables and benches.
There is an additional area on the bank opposite the pub, where drinkers often congregate. Quiz night every Wednesday.
Disabled access to main bar very good but difficult to the toilets which are down a flight of stairs. Toilets are small and reasonable.