The 14 Best Newcastle Cocktail Bars

Best Cocktail Bars in Newcastle

One of the best party cities, Newcastle has more cocktail bars than you can visit in one night so why not visit the best of the bunch?

There are a ton of watering holes dotted around Newcastle upon Tyne, with a venue for everyone and occasion. The Newcastle cocktail bars will give any other city a run for their money, and if you’ve ever seen Geordie Shore you know what we mean. To help you out, we’ve searched high and low for the prettiest bars in Newcastle that pack a punch with experience, menu and USP.

15 Fabulous Newcastle Cocktail Bars

Best Cocktail Bars in Newcastle - ABOVE

1. ABOVE Newcastle

First up on this list of fantastic Newcastle cocktail bars is ABOVE, a sleek and luxurious rooftop venue that boasts awesome views of the city and its nearby landmarks. With lots of space to get sat down, this classy cocktail bar makes for a great place to enjoy a unique night-out experience with a hint of luxury - It's perfect if you plan to party like VIPs on the last night of freedom!

📌 Lower Dean St » | Website »

Best Cocktail Bars in Newcastle - ChachaBuchi

2. ChachaBuchi

A favourite with celebs, ChachaBuchi is one of the most popular bars in Newcastle – situated on Collingwood Street in the centre. This naughty bar is full every weekend, serving a giant list of drinks until late. With a cool and classy 1920s vibe inside, it's a great place to enjoy a few drinks with a bit of a sophisticated edge.

📌 Collingwood St » | Website »

Best Cocktail Bars in Newcastle - Tiger Hornsby

3. Tiger Hornsby

The epitome of elegance, Tiger Hornsby is one of the prettiest bars in Newcastle with floral ceiling décor and quicky sofa seating. Aside from the light, airy venue, the main focus of this upstanding bar is the drinks. They’re proud of the ever-changing, innovative cocktail list and gin flavours on service. You can look forward to live music and a bustling atmosphere here.

📌 8-10 Close (Quayside) » | Website »

Best Cocktail Bars in Newcastle - The Botonist

4. The Botanist

The Botanist chain of bars was arguably the pioneer for floral drinking and hangout spaces. They’re known for their beautiful flowery décor and spiced cocktail menu, and the Newcastle branch is no exception. Effortlessly start your night with a tipple or even a delicious meal to line your stomach. As cocktail bars in Newcastle go, the Botanist is always a reliable staple.

📌 Monument Mall » | Website »

Best Cocktail Bars in Newcastle - Livello

5. Livello

Livello is a sassy, contemporary bar adorning neon pink lighting and popular resident DJ’s. It’s a fab place to get your groove on and known for it’s fantastic fizz perfect if you’re a bubbly lover. They have a vibrant outdoor seating area for warmer nights, and multiple platforms around a central dancefloor indoors.

📌 Lower Dean St » | Website »

Best Cocktail Bars in Newcastle - Colonel Porter's Emporium

6. Colonel Porter's Emporium

A bar with some backstory, this venue is an ode to Colonel Porter and his beautiful brewing family. The Colonel and chemist Archie Jones crafter Newcastle Brown Ale in 1927, and the rest is literally history! Nowadays, this modern day tavern offers a botanical gardens, rhum bar and of course the classic ale on tap.

📌 Dean St » | Website »

Best Cocktail Bars in Newcastle - Hoochie Coochie

7. Hoochie Coochie

If you’re not a big fan of dance music and elevated bass, Hoochie Coochie is the place to be on a Friday or Saturday night. This unique bar’s main focus is the music, playing hard funk, solid soul and cool jazz plus live. The bands are the star of the show, and you get the best view in the house in this small but mighty bar on Pilgrim Street.

📌 54 Pilgrim St » | Website »

Best Cocktail Bars in Newcastle - Lola Jeans

8. Lola Jeans

Lola Jeans is a classic bar and grill combo dressed in pretty pink and edgy décor. There are two venues in Newcastle, one in Tynemouth and one right in the heart of Newcastle. Whichever you choose you’ll be greeted with a sleek interior, indulgent food and pretty cocktails. Although not strictly one of the Newcastle cocktail bars, many people come here for a simple social drink or two.

📌 1-3 Market St » | Website »

Best Cocktail Bars in Newcastle - 97 & Social

9. 97 & Social

You’ll find 97 & Social in the bustling Jesmond area of the city, being one of the most popular cocktail bars in Newcastle in that neck of the woods. This venue her perfectly combined a comfortable watering hole with a gastro bar so you can eat and drink in style. If you’re planning an occasion, try a tipsy tea party or other package for a treat.

📌 97 Osborne Rd » | Website »

Best Cocktail Bars in Newcastle - Alvino's

10. Alvino's

Alvino’s is one of those bars that’s hard to find from the outside but opens into a labyrinth once you’re in! Through the small entrance you’ll be greeted with 3 floors, 2 bars and an outdoor terrace area. This bar is open til’ late serving cracking DJ sets, craft beers and lines of shots always on the go. As for the best cocktail bars in Newcastle, this is a popular option for the younger crowd such as uni students.

📌 88 Pilgrim St » | Website »

11. Revolution Newcastle

Revolution is a bar that is quirky, modern and everything you would want to start your night out! You can find things like a photo booth and probs where you and your group can take some memorable pictures! As well as the things inside that will keep you busy they also have a huge list of amazing cocktails along with an impressive collection of flavoured vodkas. If you want a bar that will suit everyone in your group then this is the bar for you!

📌 Collingwood St » | Website »

Best Cocktail Bars in Newcastle - Revolution

Best Cocktail Bars in Newcastle - Tokyo

12. Tokyo

A stylish bar around the Newcastle Gateshead area that has everything you need for a classy night out. The bar can be found just around the corner from the Central Station and the famous Diamond Strip. Tokyo is set over three floors and has an extensive cocktail menu along with an amazing upstairs beer garden. As well as the cocktails there are also wide selections of spirits, Japanese whiskies and premium and craft beers.

📌 17 Westgate St » | Website »

Best Cocktail Bars in Newcastle - The Hudson

13. The Hudson

The Hudson is a bar and restaurant that is located inside the County Hotel. During the day you will find some amazing dishes for breakfast, lunch, and evening. Then during the night this restaurant turns into a late bar where you will find a cocktail list that is full of the classics as well as some unique creations. And there are also weekly live performances that will bring in the weekend!

📌 Neville St » | Website »

Best Cocktail Bars in Newcastle - Mother Mercy

14. Mother Mercy

A stylish Newcastle cocktail bar tucked away beneath the busy streets, Mother Mercy is a very popular place to stop off to try all kinds of weird & wonderful cocktails. With a modern and sleek interior, this place serves up all the classic tipples as well as small dishes too if you're feeling a bit peckish!

📌 Pilgrim St » | Website »

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