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Address: 48 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1TT, England
Phone Number:
+44 191 261 5718
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08:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
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Surprisingly good Wetherspoon pub

I use this pub for food whenever I'm in Newcastle; it's perfectly situated near the station and ideal as a waiting room ;-) My first impression was not great - I stil don't... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
John B
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Rossendale

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Absolutely wonderful atmosphere throughout this grand establishment, it's such a shame that the frontage is limited due to the over running construction of student accommodation next door. The biggest buzz for me was a lovely pint of cask ale for £1.49, really turning the clocks back & making me one happy man!!!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Where ever I go in the UK I always seek out the local 'spoons; mainly because I know it will offer great VFM [food & drink] but also because often they are in historic buildings and / or include some form of over view of how the name came about, previous use of buildings etc. What a fantastic building this... More 

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Rossendale
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I use this pub for food whenever I'm in Newcastle; it's perfectly situated near the station and ideal as a waiting room ;-) My first impression was not great - I stil don't like the style and decor, it's a bit like a student bar and I'm a pentioner - but the staff are great and the food good, neither... More 

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Thank John B
Union_Rooms_Manager, Manager at The Union Rooms, responded to this review

Hello John, We're so glad our staff make you want to keep coming back to the pub, we really love providing a welcoming atmosphere. Sorry you're not a fan of the décor but we think some of the features like the stained glass window and main staircase hopefully make up for it. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

durham
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98 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Have been to this establishment on many occasions and return as i enjoy the place. On my most recent visit i encountered a problem when i acted as a good Samaritan when i saw an elderly gent in a wheelchair struggling to gain access to the disabled toilet. Up until now i have never thought of the difficulties disabled people... More 

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Thank northeastvillafan
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56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I must admit to being a bit of a Wetherspoons snob, but we ended up having three or four meals and drinks in this lovely pub during our stay. In a fab location, straight opposite the station, the breakfasts are great, the steak fantastic and the choice of real ales (for hubby) were brilliant. All ales were served in the... More 

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Thank Bbhhgffcggyuh
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We just turn up hear with 17 people and the staff was lovely told us where to go to find a table big enough so that was a great start food was fab and fast service to I would go back if I went to Newcastle again

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Union_Rooms_Manager, Manager at The Union Rooms, responded to this review

Hello, we're really glad we could help you all out and that you had such a good time in Newcastle! We hope the rest of your weekend was enjoyable and we look forward to seeing you again. Thanks for such a nice review! More 

Douglas, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Good Menu with a good selection of food. Excellent value for money. The building itself is stunning.

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Thank bassielamb
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a quick snack before making our way home. I ordered 3 plates for £10 thinking they would be small plates they were not. Food ok, but good value.

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Thank Jim K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

As soon as we stepped foot in Newcastle we were greeted by the most arrogant taxi driver ever which was clear because we were Scottish! So this was our first stop and we were dreading issues with our Scottish notes etc.. We couldn't have been any more wrong, staff were amazing, very welcoming, I've been in the past and love... More 

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Thank KAS95x
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I would like to start by saying what a super efficient and polite young lady Brogan was on my visit to the Union Rooms. It certainly makes a world of difference to the customer. My friend and I enjoyed the food served at the very reasonable price that it is too. This pub has such character We love it Keep... More 

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Thank Cheekyweesue
Union_Rooms_Manager, Manager at The Union Rooms, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review, Brogan is delighted to have made your visit so wonderful, she's a real asset to the team and we're super proud of her! We hope you and your friend have the same kind of experience if you visit us again. More 

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