Best Bars in Newcastle
If you’re wondering what the best bars in Newcastle are, then we’ve put together a list for you so you can avoid disappointment on your night out.
Every group has different needs when it comes to heading out for a proper Newcastle night out. Whether you want a chilled weekend away at one of Newcastle’s hidden gems or yearn for a lively cocktail bar at the centre of town, we’ve put together a brilliant list for the top 9 bars to suit either mood. Happily browse through the our recommendations below and get excited for the party ahead…
9 Bars in Newcastle to Visit
1. Pleased to Meet You
At this gin and tonic palace, you’ll find yourself surrounded by floral decorations and classy chandeliers giving this place a cute, rustic feel to it. Perfect to relax and spend some quality time with your ladies.
The bar serves top-notch food as well as specialising in gins. It doesn’t stop there though, there’s plenty of cocktails and other wonderful concoctions if you fancy them.
41-45 High Bridge | Website
BrewDog never fails to disappoint which is why they’ve spread all over the UK. This venue in particular opened its doors to Newcastle in 2012 and is a real ale pleaser.
If you’re a group of gals that love a beer, then there’s so many tasty bevvies to choose from here and you can enjoy them in a clean, spacious and modern environment accompanied with live music on the mezzanine level. We also have a list of some of the best breakfasts in Newcastle.
16 Dean St | Website
3. Alvinos Bar
It may look small on the outside, but this bar in fact packs a punch with 3 floors, 2 bars and an outdoor terrace. If you’re a group looking for a good party crowd then this is the place to be.
The two bars serve a huge range of different drinks from cocktails to real ales making this place an all-rounder. DJs play from 9pm Thursday to Saturday so expect a killer party atmosphere once inside.
88 Pilgrim St | Website
4. Tiger Hornsby
This late night bar is conveniently located along Newcastle’s Quayside and is one of the newest nightlife additions to the area.
Decorated beautifully with plant life mixing in with old industrial-style pillars, it’s the perfect place to pop into if you’re looking for a more chilled out place to spend time at.
Nothing is tacky, you can expect nothing but class and sophistication when you’re sipping your cocktails.
8-10 Close | Website
5. Holy Hobo
Another rustic feeling bar with an amazing cosy interior. Somewhere in-between a lively and chilled out scene makes this a great place to have a few drinks. The exposed red brick walls mixed in with the plants, flowers and wooden beams really sets a good vibe for the night and isn’t too expensive.
You’ll find loads of beer choices at the bar along with tasty cocktails, gins and wines. There’s even a 2-4-1 happy hour every single day from 5pm-7pm. Here are the best bars in Brighton if you are heading down South.
3 Jesmond Three Sixty | Website
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When the sun is shining down on the River Tyne, there’s no better place to relax than an outdoor space filled with booze. The best beer gardens in Newcastle can be hard to find, so we’ve compiled this quick list so you can get out there for some fresh air and a beer – the ultimate combo!
This unusual bar is all about presentation. It’s a mix of a modern British bar with Japanese colours and themes. The mix of black and red décor with dark lighting makes it a cool place to hang late at night.
There are comfy exclusive booths as well as an outdoor garden where you can enjoy a wide selection of unique cocktails, spirits and craft beers. This is probably one of the best cocktail bars in Newcastle. Check out the best vegan restaurants in Newcastle when you're looking for a bite to eat.
Westgate Rd | Website
7. Prohibition Cabaret Bar
Everyone wishes they were alive during the roaring 20s, its probably the classiest era there ever was. This bar takes you back to the time of art deco and sophistication and despite the name, is far from the days of prohibition- there’s lots of booze going around here and is why the bar’s hidden away down a narrow-cobbled backstreet.
Expect jazz music blaring out in the background and don’t be shy to dress with a fascinator and sparkly dress to go with the theme. Head over to another amazing city and try out some of the best bars in Leeds.
25-27 Pink Ln | Website
8. Gunner Tavern
With access to 18 keg lines and 5 casks of ale, this cosy alternative-style pub is perfect for beer loving hens. If you want to stray away from the conventional cocktails, then you’ll love this bar. There are local craft ales, IPAs, stouts and anything else you can think of that belongs to the beer world.
Finely furnished and a modern wide bar stretching the room, Gunner Tavern has class and full of buzzing vibes. Have a blast! Check out the best bars in Birmingham.
Neville St | Website
9. The Gin Bar
This chilled out casual bar specialises in… wait for it… gin (in case you didn’t guess). The favourite sophisticated drink of many Brits, this is the place to come if you’re after a relaxed night and crave a good gin and tonic or mouth-watering gin-based cocktail.
If the group’s split down the middle when it comes to gin, do not fret- there’s plenty of other drinks on sale from cocktails and spirits to beers.
Forth St | Website
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