Best Clubs in Newcastle
Made famous by the hit MTV series “Geordie Shore”, this bustling and unique city on the North East coast knows exactly how to have an absolutely wild night out!
From stylish late-night venues regularly visited by stars of the show to huge nightclubs hosting some of the biggest names in music, this city has it all when it comes to nightlife. And being such a huge student city as well, you can guarantee that the party never really does stop here! So instead of aimlessly wandering the streets looking for where the crowds are heading to, take a look at our list of the best nightclubs in Newcastle and discover some of these amazing hotspots for yourselves!
Bringing in some of the biggest names in music to their unforgettable weekly club nights is the amazing Digital Newcastle. Hosting acts such as MK, Rudimental and Deadmau5 to name just a couple, this is truly a fantastic place to spend your last night of freedom! Established in 2005, this club has been hailed as the “Fabric of the North”, referring to the legendary London nightclub that’s often ranked the best in the world. In fact, this club ranked 11th in the latest DJ Mag “Best Clubs in the World” list. So if you’re looking to party ‘til dawn at one of the best nightclubs in the UK, this is the place to go!
Times Square, Scotswood Rd | Website
2. Flares Newcastle
Switch up your night out at the groovy, 70s-inspired Flares Newcastle! Being open every night of the week and offering party-goers amazing prices on drinks and entry, there’s no wonder why this is such a hotspot for the local student population as well! If you’re looking to stray away from the club anthems and would prefer to time travel back to the decade of funk, Flares is the place for you. Check out our list of the best bottomless brunch in Newcastle for the morning before or after your trip to the club.
33 Mosley St | Website
3. Tup Tup Palace
Another world-renowned club you absolutely can’t miss on your big night out is Tup Tup Palace. Hosting celebrity guests in the past like Kanye West and Snoop Dogg, this club is even used regularly for filming the hit MTV show Geordie Shore. Open 6 nights a week, you’ll be blown away by the club’s interior which features waterfalls and a whole host of Eastern-inspired décor. With years of experience in hosting some of the biggest nights out in Newcastle, this club is simply too good to miss!
7 St Nicholas’ St | Website
4. Eden Newcastle
Stylish and modern, Eden Newcastle is a brilliant all-day bar & restaurant that transforms into one of the most exciting nightclubs in the city by night. The bar’s nightlife is Newcastle’s only superclub, boasting three individual and unique rooms for you to party in! Whether you would prefer to go back in time in the Genesis room with cheesy 80s and 90s tunes or dance ‘til the early hours to awesome dance and chart tunes in the club’s main room, Hedonist. The third room, Forbidden, is the place to go for all the best hip-hop, R&B, funk and everything in between!
The Gate, Newgate St
Famously featured on Geordie Shore, Bijoux Newcastle is often described as “the busiest little bar in Newcastle”, and there’s no shock why as this nightclub hosts party-goers every night of the week (including Sundays!). Bringing in some of the best local DJs to spin the decks, this club is perfect for a chilled evening or a wild night out… the choice is yours. Revered as being one of the best places to start a big night out on the Diamond Strip… just take note that this bar does not allow fancy dress inside!
36-38 Mosley St | Website
6. World Headquarters
The leading club in promoting and playing the best underground music in the city is World Headquarters. If you’re looking to stray away from the usual clubbing experience and would prefer to make moves on the dancefloor to funk, disco and Northern Soul, this is the place to go to. This two-floor venue is known to host one event on each in a single night, and sometimes spread them across both floors for one big block party-style evening!
Curtis Mayfield House, Carliol Square | Website
7. theCUT Newcastle
Resembling a sort-of New York loft party vibe, theCUT Newcastle is a massively popular place to spend a night out for both locals, visiting party-goers and students alike. With weekly club nights on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, no two nights are the same here. Depending on when you visit, you’ll hear everything from house & techno to disco, hip-hop and even 80s classics throughout the evening. Although the club is a relatively small space with a capacity of around 350, its stunning interior makes it a fantastic place to party!
7 St Nicholas’ St | Website
8. Stein Bier Keller
Modelled on a Bavarian beer hall, Stein Bier Keller Newcastle is the only nightclub of its kind anywhere in the city. Featuring some of the best German beers on the market like Krombacher and Erdinger, this popular drinking hotspot even sticks to the theme with long wooden bench tables. For four nights a week, this club stays open ‘til the early hours and even features a live Oompah band every weekend!
13 Bigg Market | Website
Famous for its ‘partini’ cocktails, cheesy music and loud décor, Popworld Newcastle is the perfect party venue for groups looking for a night out where they can pull out all the stops! Casual and laid-back, you can choose how to spend your night in this popular club… whether that’s dancing all night on the light-up dancefloor or enjoying one of the many unique and delicious cocktails that the bar offers. With great prices on entry and drinks as well as late opening hours, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t pop into Popworld!
14 Bigg Market | Website
10. The Empress
Often referred to as the best student club in the city, The Empress is an impressive and luxurious nightclub that opens late to party-goers and students, transforming space from a cosy cocktail bar to a lively and exciting nightlife hotspot as the evening progresses. As this club also sits on the edge of the massively popular Mosley Street, you’ll be right on the doorstep of most of the amazing clubs on this list!
88 Side | Website
The top LGBT nightclub in the city has to be Powerhouse Newcastle, a huge and exciting hotspot that’s been hosting unforgettable club nights since the 80s. With four huge floors and three club rooms to explore, this is actually one of the biggest venues in the city and the largest of its kind in the North East! Powerhouse is also open every night of the week with different themed nights throughout. Although not all the club’s floors are always open at the same time… they are on Saturday nights!
7-19 Westmorland Rd | Website
12. Cosmic Ballroom
Since the 1960s, Cosmic Ballroom Newcastle has hosted some of the biggest names in music, including (but certainly not limited to) The Who and David Bowie when it was known as Stage Door to party-goers in the city. Nowadays, this two-floor venue plays the best in EDM and techno through hosting some of the world’s best DJs in the genre. If you’re looking to dance the entire night away then you can stay here partying ‘til the very early hours if this is your genre!
20A Stowell St | Website
13. House of Smith
A venue with a touch of luxury and style is House of Smith, an elegant nightclub that closely resembles a speakeasy cocktail bar. Their club nights are both eclectic and varied, playing anything from commercial club tunes to R&B, hip hop and much more. With a cosy and inviting atmosphere, this nightclub doesn’t boast a huge amount of space but more than makes up for it in cheap drink prices and absolutely wild club nights!
28-32 Collingwood St | Website
Another fantastic club on the lively Collingwood Street is the renowned Perdu Newcastle. Often hosting live music, amazing DJs and regular student nights, this is another sophisticated and stylishly decorated venue that even boasts its own outdoor bar on its terrace! As if that wasn’t enough, the outdoor area also gives access to neighbouring late-night bars Blackie Boy and All Seeing Eye, and being owned by the same company, you can chop and change between venues without leaving the premises if you fancy a change of scenery!
20-20A Collingwood St
Renowned across the city for being the home of Trebles, Sinners Newcastle is a legendary nightclub that we simply couldn’t leave off this list! Split into two floors, you’ll find all the biggest and best indie tunes being played downstairs and top-notch techno and dance music playing upstairs. If you’re looking for a casual atmosphere and good old fashioned fun, then this is the nightclub for it. With a different DJ playing sets every night of the week, it’s always a great time to come down to this venue regardless of what day it is.
63 Newgate St | Website
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