Bars With Entertainment In Newcastle
There's no shortage of places to go for a night out in the Toon, but sometimes we all want to switch it up. So if you're looking for a little something extra, whether that's getting competitive with your friends or dancing to live music, check out our guide to the best bars with entertainment in Newcastle.
Last updated on 17th November 2023
WonderBar is one of the best sports bars in Newcastle with entertainment, ranging from interactive darts to live musicians, while also offering a great range of beers. This lively venue in The Gate also excels at sport, featuring hilarious pre and post-match fun for The Magpies' games.
One of the greatest bars with entertainment in Newcastle city centre, Lane7 is so much more than a bowling alley. The fun-filled venue includes full-size pool tables, ping pong, karaoke and more, with an array of fun cocktails alongside burgers, pizzas and loaded fries.
Cosy bar by day and dancefloor by night, The Holy Hobo is one of the best bars in Newcastle. It also features football tables where you can battle your friends, quiz nights every Wednesday and a free to use 'karaoke kave'. Plus with resident DJs, this lively Jesmond venue makes for a great night out.
One of the best bars in Newcastle city centre, multi-venue party hotspot ChaChaBuchi / Howlers / The Social Bar & Club is home to live entertainment all week long. Also on offer? Lots of fun events, including shuffleboard with a bucket of beer, bottomless bonkers balls and cocktail making classes.
Fancy a little excitement on your next night out? Grosvenor Casino, located right by the station, is home to a huge number of card games like poker and blackjack. What's more, they have several screens showing live sport, as well as an excellent bar and restaurant.
If you're hunting for cocktail bars with entertainment in Newcastle, check out Four Quarters. Full to the brim with classic arcade games like Pac-Man and Mortal Kombat, this quirky location serves up themed drinks including the Coconut Mall and the Memento Mori.
Located in the city centre, The Old George Inn is a welcoming and traditional boozer with regular entertainment. This location is a great place to catch sport, boasting both Sky and TNT across several screens, as well as regular open mic nights and pub quizzes.
Jalou is the place to be for cocktail lovers in Newcastle, as it's located close to Central station. The swanky bar puts on drink making masterclasses for the aspiring mixologists among you, or you can hit the dancefloor with resident DJs who keep the party going 'til the early hours.
In the mood for live music bars in Newcastle city centre? The Botanist have regular performances and they also host bingo on the first Wednesday of every month. Look out over the Toon from this rooftop destination and enjoy a signature cocktail under the domed glass ceiling.
After a destination with live music in Newcastle, alongside fabulous drag and magic shows? Well you're in luck, because Prohibition Cabaret Bar has it all. This secretive Pink Lane venue serves up local ales, wines and spirits while promising an exclusive night of entertainment.
Home to some of the UK's top cabaret entertainers, Boulevard Newcastle is a great shout for a quirky night out. Expect hilarious performances, fantastic dance routines and amazing outfits, guided by drag stars Danni Dee and Miss Rory.