MORE THAN JUST A BAR

Elysia Agnew picks out eight of the best bars in Newcastle where drinking is the second best activity...
NOT JUST A BAR

From bowling alleys and vintage pinball tables, to a cigar terrace and a cocktail masterclass, here are our favourite fun-focused bars in Newcastle…

Lane 7

NOT JUST A BAR

What can’t you do at Lane 7? Pick up a drink, grab a bite to eat and select from various activities including ten-pin bowling, ping-pong, pool and karaoke. It’s an all-rounder – the perfect party venue and city bar offering way more than just a decent wine list and a couple of draft beers. You’ll never get bored of this place, with plenty to get involved in. Whether it’s a day out with the family, a night out with pals or a works do, Lane 7 is a pretty cool concept, and we love it.

lane7.co.uk


Brew Dog

NOT JUST A BAR

Not only does Brew Dog top the list with 33 taps of beer awesomeness, it’s a cool hang out with regular live music, a vintage pinball table and a fine selection of board games to get stuck into while you’re supping up a unique craft beer.

brewdog.com


Alvinos

NOT JUST A BAR

There’s nothing much better than a bar with a colourful cocktail menu. But with a secret urban terrace, a foosball table, pinball, live DJs and one of the liveliest spots in town, Alvinos goes above and beyond. The continental cafe vibe is swapped for creative cocktails and craft beer in the evening, where guests can kick off an evening of drinking, dancing and gaming.

alvinosbar.co.uk


Science Bar

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Sci-fi cocktails, craft beer and a whole host of games to get the party started – all served up in an uber cool drinks lab environment! Check out the sci-fi library, play games or draw on the tables while you drink a potion or two. A must-try for something a little different!

facebook.com/sciencebar


Mr Lynch

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Mr.Lynch is Jesmond’s hidden gem. It’s a unique, innovative space – a cool and quirky hideaway where fun and lively meets chilled out vibe. With a killer cocktail in hand, guests can spend the night playing pool, table football and toe tapping along the the brilliant live music sets.

mrlynch.co.uk


Glass House

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A truly indulgent world of wines, whiskeys and champagne. The Glass House has a 1920s vibe and brings with it the ultimate drinking experience. It doesn’t get much classier than this – and to top it off there’s also an outdoor cigar terrace where city-goers can sit back and relax with a fine selection of cigars to accompany the signature selection of quality wines, continental beers and an unrivalled collection of whiskeys.

glasshousenewcastle.co.uk


Long Play Cafe

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Long Play Cafe is a contemporary, chilled-out spot on the Quayside. It’s a coffee house, record store and genuinely just a cool place to hang out. It shares its love of coffee with a passion for vinyl records and merchandise. Pop in to for fantastic coffee, a bite to eat and to dig out some rare collectables. Keep an eye on the website for upcoming events and live music.

longplaycafe.co.uk


Livello

NOT JUST A BAR

A luxe venue if there ever was one. Livello is a cocktail-lovers dream. And now, you can take that dream one step further with a fabulous cocktail masterclass. What does it entail? Well, it’s a fun-packed two hour journey through the wonderful world of cocktail making, perfect for a night out with friends or for a special occasion celebration. With a glass of prosecco in hand, the talented mixologists will then guide you through the masterclass where you will make and taste signature cocktails. Drink as you learn about the luxe things in life at Livello…

barlivello.co.uk


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