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The Cluny

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Visited yesterday to watch the vapors. It was a boiling hot day and the area was very busy. The bar... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
York, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great bar

Went for a gig here on a Saturday night with drinks before and after. Bar staff were really great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lisa P
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“music venue”(11 reviews)
“great band”(3 reviews)
“intimate gig”(2 reviews)
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36 Lime Street | Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PQ, England
+44 912304474
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 July 2017

If you want a small, intimate venue to enjoy a gig, this is the place. It has a great atmosphere and you're close to the stage no matter where you stand! The bar does offers some decent drinks and good pizzas too so you can...More

3  Thank michelle4tune
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Cluny is a bit of an institution in Newcastle since it was opened back in early 80's. It has become a good venue for music and a purveyor of fine ales. However, the food, in my opinion, appears to be aimed at the student...More

7  Thank NE14HOL
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a gig here on a Saturday night with drinks before and after. Bar staff were really great, in fact all staff you spoke to were, good DJ playing, great selection of drinks and good prices.

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve watched and photographed bands numerous times at the Cluny in both rooms- lately in a wheelchair aswell and found the staff very helpful. Cluny 2 is accessible for wheelchair users, not sure re Cluny 1 yet. Nice selection if real ales.

Thank AngiZW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to watch a band. The room is really atmospheric, in the style of a cellar bar, small enough to be reasonably intimate but big enough for a decent crowd. There is a bar with food and drink, including a good range of beers....More

Thank Dakleydog
Reviewed 8 October 2018

A catch up with family is perfect here. The menu is a great variety of choices, all tasty and good portions. The building has two concert rooms and today there was a great band playing while we met just outside. This allowed us to chat...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We had a great burger and chips and a chicken and bacon tortilla wrap... both cooked to order and delicious. The service was exceptional and grandad and I had a really relaxing meal.

Thank ianreid2017
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to go Good selection of beer/ ale Brilliant atmosphere and when we went it was really full. Always a good sign Really enjoyed it

Thank victoriaduns
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Without doubt the best music venue in Newcastle upon Tyne! Great music , great beer, great staff... well done Julian!!!! Enough said!

Thank Gill W
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Came here whilst visiting family in Newcastle. Food is excellent value and delicious. Love how friendly the staff are great to be able to be comfortable with our dog. Staff brought her water and treats!

Thank 993iriss
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Visited yesterday to watch the vapors. It was a boiling hot day and the area was very busy. The bar was also very busy but never had to wait more than 5 or 6 minutes to get a drink. The music venue is a very...More

Thank cssoperator
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Ok, so the food is pretty good, but I am going to raise the a bit of an attitude issue It took 40 minutes for a couple of starters! When I questioned this the waitress looked down her nose at me, no recognition of poor...More

3  Thank Archybald
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