Cool and Quirky Bars In Newcastle

It's no secret that our city is one hot ticket when it comes to a decent night out, from roaring clubs to sexy cocktail joints. While a cracking watering hole is the norm, there's also a whole host of unusual and unique places to drink. So, whether it's for a birthday party with extra pizzazz or a second date destination, you'll find plenty of cool and quirky bars in Newcastle right here.

Last updated on 28th September 2022




With vintage leather sofas, a cosy fire place and bare brick walls, this charming den is as comfortable as your own living room. But, The Holy Hobo has the added extra of punchy cocktails and an eclectic food menu, alongside all sorts of music from live DJs.

Jalou Newcastle

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When in need of something a little different in the drinks department, head to DJ bar Jalou, as they're set to deliver your taste buds to new heights. From the smoked gingerbread Manhattan to the infamous Cookie Monster cocktail, these are sure to hit the spot.

If you're hankering for traditional and full of interesting trinkets, then Lady Greys is the space for you. The topsy-turvy little pub is filled with decorations such as type writers, globes and historic prints, all found alongside an excellent selection of cask ales or tasty bites to eat.

Searching for rooftop bars in Newcastle? Alvinos oozes fun vibes with foosball tables, pinball machines, and DJs taking over when the weekend rolls around. That's not all though, as this quirky boozer will keep you coming back for its alfresco drinking opportunities and delish cocktails.

Lola Jeans

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Not all Instagrammable bars in Newcastle come as cool as Lola Jeans. There's striking interiors of floral accents and pops of pink, alongside killer cocktails or whopping plates of American comfort food for when hunger pangs strike.

The Town Wall

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It may be a pub, but The Town Wall is worth a mention when rounding up the city's quirky bars. Set in a Grade-II listed building, this place was once the home of Thomas Bewick - ideal for history buffs - and boasts a secret cinema room.