Victoria Comet


One for film buffs and fans of British cinema, the Victoria Comet had a starring role alongside Michael Caine in the classic gangster movie Get Carter – it’s the pub that his character visits when first arriving in Newcastle and where he orders a drink in a “thin glass”.

Today, you’re much more likely to find far friendlier customers and staff all enjoying the atmosphere and history of this iconic Newcastle pub, which is centrally located and just over the road from the busy Newcastle train station and just a short walk from the River Tyne. To the north you’ll find the city’s bustling Chinatown, while the Life Science Centre, St Mary’s Heritage Centre and Newcastle College are all nearby.

You’ll enjoy choosing from traditional British pub food, and a wide range of cask ales, wines and spirits.


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  • Wheelchair access, Disabled Toilets
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Day Open Close Notes
Monday 11:00 23:00
Tuesday 11:00 23:00
Wednesday 11:00 23:00
Thursday 11:00 23:00
Friday 11:00 23:00
Saturday 10:00 0:00
Sunday 10:00 22:00



Victoria Comet, 38 Neville Street, NE1 5DF


City Centre


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves British, Pub Food, Breakfast, Brunch, Burgers and Christmas Lunch food.

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