Best Bars In Newcastle

Famous for that infectious Geordie charm, affordable drinks and a unique party atmosphere, this city has some of the best nights out. We’ve taken the trouble to put together a list of some top watering holes, filled up with a mixture of disco dens, trendy hangouts and homely neighbourhood haunts. Read on to discover the best bars in Newcastle and find your perfect spot.

Last edited by Kiera Chapman

Last updated on 29th April 2024

The Holy Hobo

With vintage leather sofas, a cackling open fireplace and antique lampshades, The Holy Hobo is a sophisticated affair in the heart of Jesmond. Cocktails like the Dib Dab 'tini have a nostalgic taste of your childhood. Plus, a varied setlist of house, hip-hop, RnB and reggae means there's always something funky to shake those hips to.

Billy Bootleggers Newcastle

Laced with vintage American memorabilia and tooting a fully-stocked bar, Billy Bootleggers is a buzzing cocktail bar in the heart of Ouseburn, Newcastle. It boasts an array of live music nights as well as rockabilly, country and blues beats to keep revellers on their toes. Don't miss out on its thirst-quenching iced tea selection with Tokyo, Violte and Boston editions on the menu. 

Manahatta Newcastle

Situated in the heart of the city, Manahatta is a New York-inspired bar and restaurant flaunting cool neon signs and cosy velvet seating. You can nab two for one cocktails from Sunday to Friday, with signature serves on offer like the Staten Island Iced Tea or a watermelon paloma. Hungry? These guys also whip up crispy chicken burgers, jalapeno-topped hotdogs, loaded fries and more.