Are you a drinker? Or a socialite? If so, or if you just want to get out of the house – try some of Newcastle’s bars. But not just their ordinary bars. We all know about Wetherspoons, and it’s so last year! What you need to try, are Newcastle’s hidden bars. We’ve even made it easy for you, with a list of the best hidden bars in Newcastle.
Credit: Mr Lynch
Archbold Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1DB
Mr Lynch is one of your classic speakeasy-style bars, featuring some seriously cool decor and warm, low lighting to give the impression that you really are a member of a very exclusive club. With the amazing and varied events it’s constantly putting on, Mr Lynch is a great place for all occasions.
Credit: No. 28
27-29 Nelson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AN
No. 28 has won numerous awards for its refined selection of amazing cocktails and its wonderful decor and atmosphere, meaning it’s a hidden gem you’ll have been unbelievably glad to have discovered.
Credit: Tiger Hornsby
Quayside, 8-10 Close, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3RE
Well this is definitely one to take the parents to. Tiger Hornsby is impeccably elegant when you’re inside, with some incredible decor making it the perfect venue for dancing the night away or trying out its extensive list of delicious cocktails.
1 Boyd Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AP
Hidden under a bridge on Boyd Street, Ernest boasts a supremely cool exterior with an enormous mural of Darth Vader posing as a waiter emblazoned on its walls. What better way to herald your arrival at Ernest, with its massive selection of high-quality food and drinks to enjoy?
Credit: Tokyo Bar
17 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SE
You and your family won’t even have to stray far from the train station to get to Tokyo Bar, but you might have to squint a bit to find it. Hidden on Westgate Road, upon entering Tokyo Bar you’ll be greeted with a small, elegant bar which belies the enormous, three-storey heaven which awaits you inside the bar proper.