Newcastle Nightlife

Newcastle nightlife is one of the biggest draws to the most northern of northern cities. Famed for the likes of Geordie Shore and the plentiful offering of nightclubs, bars and friendly pubs, there’s something for everyone in the city with the ‘friendliest accent‘.
Whether you’re looking for a wild night or a classy cocktail, a stag heaven or a family reunion, Newcastle nightlife can cater to every taste, every want and every need.
While the city can offer much in the way of culture, shopping and food, a trip to this great northern city isn’t complete without hitting the cobbles and indulging in a tipple on the Tyne.

Clubs

Newcastle has become a mecca for partygoers and those in search of a wild night. A thriving university population has meant an influx of trendy and late night clubs that stay open until the early hours. But the nightlife isn’t just for students, there are cheesy clubs, R ‘n’ B clubs, dance clubs, house clubs, anything you can imagine!

Tup Tup Palace

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Tup Tup Palace has become famed as a popular celebrity hangout, with international stars taking to their beautiful VIP area to relax after performances at the nearby arena. Drake, Ed Sheeran and 50 Cent have all stepped through the doors of the extravagant and luxuriously decorated club. Located close to The Diamond Strip and just a few minutes walk from Bigg Market, Tup Tup Palace is perfectly located for a nightclub crawl around Newcastle’s nightlife.

Livello

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Another club that is just off The Diamond Strip, Livello is a high-end, high-energy nightclub boasts a luxury drinks list and a plush interior. Expect great music and a great time, with champagne flowing and an extensive outside area – perfect for socialising and taking a break from the crowds that are pulled in most nights.

Tiger Tiger

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Newcastle’s Tiger Tiger is one of the biggest clubs that the brand has in the UK with no less than seven party rooms, each offering a different style of music, a different vibe and a different type of crowd. Tiger Tiger is no frills and upbeat and has an impressive menu of cocktails and drink offers throughout the week and weekend.

Digital

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The largest nightclub in Newcastle was ranked number 31 in the world by DJ Mag and once you experience a night in Digital, it’s easy to see why. The massive club extends over three floors and several rooms, with speciality club nights to suit every taste. ‘Digital Mondays’ are a popular night, with entry costing just 80p and drinks for as little as £1. When weekend falls, all three floors open their doors and all of Newcastle nightlife come flooding in to experience top class DJs and live music.

Madame Koo

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Madame Koo is a modest club that packs a big punch. The late night bar starts to attract crowds from around 11 pm and once the drinks get flowing and the music gets pumping, there’ll be no containing your dancing feet and you’ll be out on the dance floor with the best of them. Located on the famous Diamond Strip, it’s a great place to end the night if you’re ready for a late night party.

Bars

It’s not all about the loud music and late night dancing. Newcastle’s bars offer a veritable feast of quirky haunts and chilled venues, from lively and fun to relaxed and welcoming. The city centre has a never ending list of great places to share a drink and explore the evening atmosphere.

Floritas

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Floritas is the sister bar to late night club  Madame Koos, specialising in cocktails and cited as a Miami Bar and Tropical Garden, it’s fun and tropical and is a perfect stop off if you’re heading for a casual drink on the streets of Newcastle. Keep an eye out for their Buried Treasure cocktail, it comes in an actual treasure chest!

Bijoux

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The busiest little bar in Newcastle is a must visit on a night on the town, perfect at all times of day, but thriving in the early evening. The bar is trendy, fashionable and the place to be seen on Newcastle nightlife. It’s also conveniently close to all of the biggest late night venues, so if you want to keep the party going, there are lots of choices nearby.

Pleased to Meet You

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Pleased to Meet you is a beautiful bar tucked away off High Bridge Street. It may give the vibe of cute and cosy, but it actually spans across three floors with a tasty restaurant, main bar and a cocktail bar in the basement. The staff are fun and passionate about their craft and will ease you through all of the options on offer – and there are a lot of them!

No 28

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The historic Grainger Market is where one of Newcastle nightlife’s hidden gems calls home. No 28 is classy and quirky with a seriously hipster vibe. It’s a hidden gem but a badly kept secret and it’s frequently full to bursting with people all desperate for a tasty drink.

Pubs

Maybe you’re more partial to a pint in the pub, Newcastle is the pinnacle of northern hospitality with friendly and classic pubs at every turn. Let’s not forget the legend that is Newcastle Brown Ale, a hearty and well loved British ale that was conceived right here in Newcastle. Pubs favour the famous brown beer and there’s certainly no shortage of laughs and good times at any of the pubs you’ll stumble across in this great city.

Bridge Tavern

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Bridge Tavern hides under the stanchions of the Tyne Bridge and is a well established and well-loved gastropub. the pub stretches over two floors and even has outside terraces on each – perfect for when the sun ventures far enough North to touch Newcastle!
It’s trendy and hipster, but with a small town pub vibe. Everyone is welcome here and everyone turns out to sample the beer that they make on site (in the corner of the bar even!)

The Waiting Rooms

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After a long wait for its grand opening, The Waiting Rooms finally opened their doors this year and the building has been transformed into a light and attractive drinking space.
choose from a wide range of ever changing cask ales and fine spirits.

Blonde Barrel

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If you venture to Newcastle’s Time Square, you’ll almost certainly find Blonde Barrel nestles amongst the buildings. It’s been given a facelift recently and has come out the other side shiny and new. There’s food served here too, so make sure you don’t fill up too much on beer!

The Tyne Bar

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The Tyne Bar has kept with its original pub vibe and is a proper old school pub. There is food available here but the real focus is on the real ales and local beers.
Local brewery Wylam provides a lot of the beers for The Tyne Bar, but you’ll have to be quick because they are so popular!
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