Heading to this top leisure destination? From disco lounges with New York fusion food to watering holes fronting a choice of live music or interactive darts, here's our lowdown on activities, bars and restaurants in The Gate Newcastle. There's a little something for every occasion, including dates or group nights out, so make sure you're having a gander.
While you might know WonderBar best for its high-tech darts oches and screenings of United accompanied by live entertainment, the cool watering hole also has a lineup of events that aren't to be missed. Whether you're a fan of bottomless pizza parties, crowd karaoke, themed bingo parties or live music, there's plenty to enjoy.
After restaurants near The Gate Newcastle? Point Blank Shooting may be whipping up some of the tastiest American-style eats and bottomless brunches, but that's not even what it's best known for. The venue has a simulation range boasting over 200 games or missions to choose from, with a 'trigger happy hour' of 2 for £12 cocktails running all week (except Saturdays) too.
When partying until the early hours is on the agenda, The Lofts is where to go. This superclub has a huge 1,500 capacity across its three separate rooms, where the dancefloors are packed and a lineup of heavyweight headliners play their hottest sets. Think Pete Tong, The Shapeshifters and more of the best techno or house DJs.
Game Of Throwing
Ever fancied yourself as a lumberjack or an axe-wielding viking? To take aim at a target while you're at it, check out Game Of Throwing, where only twelve feet stands between you and victory. Each lane can host up to six players taking turns, so it's the perfect activity when you want to show your mates who's boss.
The Mayfair Pub & Kitchen
If only pubs on The Gate Newcastle map will do, then The Mayfair is your best bet. Not only does this venue have a retro arcade, but is also offers an 'ice cube bar' of delish frozen cocktails and shots. If that wasn't enough, afternoon tea, two gastro mains for just £18 from Monday to Friday, and Saturday nights with live DJs are on the cards too.
The CTRL Pad
The CTRL Pad is a cool gaming video gaming lounge where weekly and monthly tournaments are held, alongside giving you the opportunity to book out your favourite console to play with mates. From a Sega Dreamcast to N64 and the original Playstation, there's plenty of retro offerings featured here, with a lineup of more current ones to boot.
If you're looking for something a little different than heading to The Gate cinema in Newcastle again, then YuMe World is a great shout with family and friends alike. Grab your coins on arrival and immerse yourself in the latest VR or electronic gaming. Air hockey? Completely unique concepts? Prize games? You'll find all that and more here.
Escape Newcastle are throwing open their doors for everything from the rise of killer robots in the Westworld-themed Dead Man's Hand to where aliens hold you captive in First Encounter. The ideal pick of group activities at this location, these games give you 60 minutes to solve the puzzles and crack clues.