Things to Do in Newcastle: Best Bars

If you’re looking for somewhere to have a quiet drink or an evening out with friends in Newcastle, then you’ll be pleased to know that we’ve put a veritable feast together of bars and pubs where you can do exactly that. So, if you’re looking for things to do in Newcastle that includes the best bars in the city, you’ve come to the right place.

There are some great bars in Newcastle such as the Passing Clouds, Pleased To Meet You, Brew Dog, The Botanist, Lola Jeans, Alvinos, Tiger Hornsby, Bealim House, No.28 and Sohe Jesmond to name but a few. There’s some great cocktail bars too and good old fashioned pubs. There’s The Tyne Bar, The Bridge Tavern and The Cluny as well as Barluga. We’ll be taking a look at just a few of them in this post just to give you a flavour of what you’re going to get.

Pleased To Meet You Bar

Yes, they will be pleased to see you, either at their main bar, restaurant or at the viceroy. There’s a great ambience in all of them as well as an excellent customers service and first class food and a versatile range of alcoholic beverages.

The Viceroy offers night time entertainment with an impressive cocktail list that really hits the spot. It’s a gorgeous night club bar far from the madding crowd hidden away where only those with a penchant for cocktails and a good time will find it. There’s an intelligence about the whole shebang of the Pleased To Meet You Bar and you’d be mad to walk on by.


What do you get when you put craft beer together with cocktails smack bang in the middle of Newcastle? An award-winning cocktail and craft beer bar, that’s what. There’s everything to make it complete, such as football, pinball and an urban terrace as well as DJs at the weekend.

Lola Jeans

Murals that go from floor to ceiling, exposed brick and parquet flooring along with sumptuous chandeliers and lots of other gorgeous things because Lola Jeans is all about the detail. Creating a bar that really delivers on ambience and customers creating the perfect ingredients for a classy night’s entertainment.

Tokyo Bar

A classic bar with a rooftop terrace with cocktails, spirits, beers and fine wines is what you’ll find here at the Tokyo Bar. IT’s in a basement, so nice, snug and private.

Tiger Hornsby

It’s on the Quayside and here you’ll find award winning cocktails with a really classy interior setting where you can enjoy yourself with friends. The menu is constantly updated so there’s always something new and different. You can hire the Tiger Hornsby for all kinds of different events. There’s also free Wi-Fi if you really think you can tear yourself away from the live entertainment, but it’s there if you need it. That and DJs and other live events.

So, there you have it, a bar for everyone. We hope you’ve enjoyed our foray into Newcastle’s bar life, if you’re looking for things to do in Newcastle that include bars and pubs, then you should have found plenty to interest you here. We think this vibrant city has some of the best nightlife in the UK and once you’re in it, I’m sure you’ll agree.