Boasting four bars in Newcastle city centre, this Collingwood Street location has a little something for everyone; from the ball pit at Howlers and shuffleboard with ChaChaBuchi, to live entertainment on La Fee's stage and a tequila terrace at Verano.
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.
One of the best bars on Newcastle Quayside, Livello offers a stylish night in their cool space, which is packed out with plush leather booths, glitzy disco balls and funky furnishings. Pick up a marshmallow martini for a sugary treat and head over to the dance floor, where DJs keep you dancing late into the night.
Making our list of the best cocktail bars in Newcastle is Jalou. While a party palace at heart, the venue's bartenders are constantly experimenting with different ingredients and recipes. Think mixes inspired by your favourites sweets and, even, the Cookie Monster.
Whether you're looking for bars on Newcastle Quayside or in the city centre, Slug and Lettuce is here to sort you out with bottomless brunch, affordable cocktails and more. Topping it off? Some pretty lovely views over the River Tyne, if you head to the waterside venue.
River Bar Washington on Bonemill Lane has made a name for itself in Newcastle's nightlife circles, serving guests a variety of hearty Southern-inspired comfort food with equally fiery cocktails. Laid-back and offering a welcoming atmosphere, this spot will put a smile on your face.
A stalwart in Jesmond, Spy Bar is arguably one of the city's most popular bars. Based on Osbourne Road, they whip up ice-cold drinks and delicious pizzas during the day. At night, however, things are kicked up a notch, with resident DJs playing party tracks long into the wee hours.
These no-nonsense purveyors of craft beers are a go-to for after-work drinks and chilling with mates. BrewDog have over 33 excellent creations on tap and in the fridge, alongside a menu of mouthwatering fresh pizza. It's no wonder they've become a staple in Newcastle's drinking scene.
One of the most exciting bars on the Toon, this quirky boozing and bowling destination is a must-visit for those who live for cocktails, dirty burgers or hard shakes. Mosey on over to take everyone on at the Lane7 and then refuel afterwards.
If Instagrammable bars in Newcastle are more your thing, consider a trip to Leila Lily's, which is decked out with foliage and fronting a choice of cocktails or Laurent Perrier. You'll find this gorgeous hotel bar, restaurant and late-night lounge on Grey Street, alongside live DJs 'til late too.
For one of the best bars in Newcastle city centre, check out Point Blank Shooting. Boasting a simulation shooting range, the venue also dishes out American bites and the tastiest cocktails. Definitely book into their bottomless brunch too.
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.
One of the best bars to check out in the city centre, The Botanist serves creative concoctions, alongside a brilliant food offering. Whether you're there for a sumptuous bottomless brunch or tucking into a Sunday roast, it's a superb watering hole for any occasion.
A classy hangout, Pleased To Meet You is a perfect destination for date night. Hungry? Good, because there's a range of neat treats to help see to that. Come for dinner or pick a seat at the bar, where craft beers, real ales and chic cocktails await.
Few can compete with Jam Jar's tastebud-tingling signature cocktails. Shaking up all manner of spirits with hearty spoonfuls of tangy jam, these drinks are a joy to behold (and taste). Plonk your cocktail on the side of a tasty plate too; think statement burgers and brunch.
Aveika is a watering hole in a world of its own. By day and early evening, they supply their guests with a variety of tasty treats from their Japanese menu. At night, this glittering palace becomes a party paradise for sophisticated drinkers and dancers.