The Gate Entertainment & Leisure Complex

The Gate Entertainment & Leisure Complex

A best UK city for live music, clubs, bars, theatre and cinema, Newcastle nightlife is one of the city's top tourist attractions. Synonymous with partying and a favourite for Stag & Hen nights, Newcastle contains some of the best dance clubs in the country and live music venues catering for all tastes from the O2 Academy showcasing big pop names, legends and best up and coming bands to intimate venues like the Black Swan Cellar Bar at the Newcastle Arts Centre offering a mixed programme of rock, jazz and classical. Checkout the Quayside Cumberland Arms for great folk nights!

Catch the biggest names in rock and pop at the mammoth Metro Radio Arena or soak up the atmosphere in great live music pubs like The Head of Steam in 'the station area'.  Traditional pubs are plentiful around the city centre if you want somewhere to have a pint of the local ale. For a lively nightlife scene head down to Bigg Market's bars, or for an upmarket relaxed setting, take your pick of chic Quayside bars on the waterfront, a selection of which host regular live music.

The 'station area' offers a great choice of bars with the 'Diamond Strip' area renowned for its stylish venues. Around the Centre for Life you'll find the 'Pink Triangle' - Newcastle's thriving gay scene.  If you like your bar scene chilled and stylish, you'll find a great selection of chic bars around Jesmond to the north of the city centre.

For theatre, festival and film fans, Newcastle's arts nightlife scene will astound. With a huge choice of theatres, including the RSC's regional hub at the beautiful Edwardian Theatre Royal, Newcastle is a top UK city for theatre breaks. Enjoy a packed programme of mainstream and world cinema at art deco cinema gem The Tyneside Cinema or experience an evening's entertainment in one of our best acoustic concert halls, the spectacular Norman Foster designed Sage on the Gateshead Quayside.

Catch best contemporary dance performances at Newcastle's acclaimed Dance City! Whatever your preference, be it an all night party, an arts rich evening or best live music - Newcastle caters for them all. Find  places to stay in Newcastle and book!

Accommodation in Newcastle City Centre

  • Newcastle upon Tyne   (0.8 miles from the centre of Newcastle)
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    Award-winning luxury town house apartment in Newcastle/Gateshead just yards from the Quayside, Baltic and the Sage with free parking, WiFi, 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Sleeps 6.
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  • Newcastle   (0.5 miles from the centre of Newcastle)
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    Travelodge budget Newcastle city centre hotel close to train station & Newcastle United FC. Onsite parking, WIFI available. Great for city breaks. Bar/ cafe.
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  • Newcastle upon Tyne   (0.8 miles from the centre of Newcastle)
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    Rooms Inn offers modern bedrooms and free Wi-Fi, close to Newcastle Central Railway Station, opposite Newcastle College, and within walking distance of Newcastle city centre.
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  • Gateshead   (0.7 miles from the centre of Newcastle)
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    £183
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    With a stay at Hilton Newcastle Gateshead in Gateshead, you'll be minutes from Sage Gateshead and Tyne Bridge. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of BALTIC Centre for C...
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  • Newcastle upon Tyne   (0.5 miles from the centre of Newcastle)
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    £25
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    With a stay at Waterside Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, steps from Castle Keep and Tyne Bridge. This hotel is within close proximity of Newcastle-upo...
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  • Jesmond   (0.8 miles from the centre of Newcastle)
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    £200
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    With a stay at Kensington House Aparthotel in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Jesmond), you'll be minutes from Newcastle-upon-Tyne Civic Centre and close to Quayside. This 4-star aparthote...
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  • Jesmond   (1.3 miles from the centre of Newcastle)
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    £23
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    With a stay at Carlton Hotel in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Jesmond), you'll be convenient to Newcastle-upon-Tyne Civic Centre and Quayside. This bed & breakfast is within close proxim...
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  • Newcastle upon Tyne   (1.1 miles from the centre of Newcastle)
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    £24
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    With a stay at Grainger Hotel in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, you'll be convenient to Newcastle-upon-Tyne Discovery Museum and Quayside. This bed & breakfast is within close proximity o...
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