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Fab pub in a convenient location with a good range of drinks in a gorgeous building. Friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cooking_with_Capers
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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This is an excellent place to go to with large groups of people (and as a couple). The football was... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
JennyB1984
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fab pub in a convenient location with a good range of drinks in a gorgeous building. Friendly service and nice atmosphere.

Thank Cooking_with_Capers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pub in central Newcastle met up with friends before the match with big screen TV showing football and other sports, good selection of traditional Ales and good choice of spirits . No food available just beer 10mins walk from St James's park.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent place to go to with large groups of people (and as a couple). The football was on and we stayed for the boxing. Cheap enough round and good range

Thank JennyB1984
Reviewed 2 July 2018

A super Newcastle pub that's deceptively close to the Central railway station and Chinatown. It's also en route between the station and St.James' Park so naturally gets very busy on NUFC home match days. My most recent visit was a Sunday afternoon in June so...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We popped in after going to the theatre great atmosphere and friendly. Large bar area with plenty seats and the decor with the very large roof stained glass domed ceilings are fabulous. What puts the finishing touches to this bar is the choice of drinks...More

Thank Hodgee234
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Called in for a drink before our convert at the Tyne Theatre, staff were friendly, service was good, great selection of draught ales & cider, better prices than in town, one of a dying breed of traditional pubs, really busy, clearly popular with a lot...More

Thank SharonJT67
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I've visited the Bodega a few times over the last few months but only discovered it recently due to a friends recommendation. Very traditional and a good selection of well kept real ales, I really like it. Also offers a big screen for any sport...More

1  Thank Bordersgeezer
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Been coming here on and off for over 10 years, the choice and standard of beer is and has always been excellent. Service can be distant but usually prompt. However it’s now starting to look more than a little warn around the edges which is...More

Thank NumberZen
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This is a real hidden gem with a surprising interior. A good place for a chat over a great pint, no noisy music but still a nice atmosphere. A great range of ales at competitive prices. Very convenient for a pre or post theatre drink...More

Thank alanjamesg2017
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in here after the Theatre, as it's right next door. A very old pub with amazing ceilings and lights. A good selection of real ale, lagers etc. Quite a basic, what you'd term a proper pub. However, there was a quiz on and the...More

1  Thank col-sheila
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Not sure on a date but I think it used to be called the Black Bull
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