Newcastle's naughtiest daughter, Madame Koo is a place for late-night libations and all sorts of fun. The quirky bar and nightclub is well-known for good reason, with a 1920s Oriental theme, from Chinese lanterns to intimate booths of exposed brick and fairy lights.
Cool and Quirky Bars in Newcastle
It's no secret that Newcastle is one hot ticket when it comes to a decent night out, from roaring clubs to sexy cocktail bars. And while a cracking bar is the norm, there's also a whole host of unusual and unique Newcastle bars. So whether it's a birthday party with extra pizzazz or a second date, we've rounded up the quirkiest cocktail bars in Newcastle.
Head over to Jesmond for this grand spot that brings a sense of English heritage with baroque fireplaces, floral wallpaper, and intircate ligth features. Cocktails are just as cute, with potent libations served in delicate bone china tea cups.
With vintage leather sofas, an cosy fire place and bare brick walls, this charming den is as comfortable as your own living room, with the added extra of punchy cocktails and an eclectic food menu alongside all sorts of music.
From the notorious jam jar cocktails through to the hearty American plates, Jam Jar in Jesmond is all sorts of cute and quirky. With date-night written all over it, the spot is perfect for a casual night that starts with inventive cocktails and ends with one of the milkshake mixes.
Surely one of the coolest posts in Newcastle, Florita's is right up there with the wackiest drinking spots in the city. From hand-painted murals to vintage portraits on walls, the venue isn't just a pretty face, it also knocks up a neat list of frozen drinks.
From live bands through to enjoying the sun on the outdoor terrace, As You Like It in Jesmond is ticking all our boxes. Stop by this fun venue to discover four different bars, all with a unique theme, including incredible chandeliers, lots of plants, and exposed brick.
If there's one place you're going to want to get to know a little better, it's Pleased to Meet You. This swish bar brings something a little different to Newcastle with its old-school decor, incredible gin list and scrumptious small plates.
It may be a pub, but The Town Wall is worth a mention when rounding up Newcastle's quirky bars. Set in a Grade-II listed building, The Town Wall was once the home of Thomas Bewick as well as being part of the original ramifications to the city - perfect for history buffs.
Hop & Cleaver is an original and inventive cocktail bar that brings their own style to Newcastle's drinking scene. From their own small batch beers through to meat smoked in house, this venue is all about DIY, in a a stripped-back quayside setting.
Any Geordie cool kids knows that Lola Jeans is where it's at. The slick space has all sorts of unique features, including walls painted by local artists, a downstairs speakeasy and whopping plates of American comfort food.
If you're looking for traditional and full of interesting trinkets, then Lady Greys is the space for you. The topsy turvey little pub is filled with bits and bobs such as type writers, globes, and historical prints, all beside an excellent selection of cask ales.
You want cool? Alvinos have got it in spades. This quirky Newcastle bar is the place to be, with foosball tables, pinball machines, a brilliant happy hour, and DJs over the weekends.