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

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Four of us went for a meal on a short break to newcastle. The main bar was very noisy. But we found a table in a nice quiet side room all our meals were served fairly quickly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Noel R
Malton, United Kingdom
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Malton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Four of us went for a meal on a short break to newcastle. The main bar was very noisy. But we found a table in a nice quiet side room all our meals were served fairly quickly, and all were good. For the price we paid it was very good value. The building is a ex gentleman's club and is... More 

Thank Noel R
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14 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

An old Gentlemen's club turned into a pub. Lots of small rooms over two floors with three separate bars, each serving a different range of beers Standard range of Wetherspoons food which was quickly served Lots of old pictures giving the history of the pub and surrounding area

Thank Rick W
North East England
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84 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here for something to eat on a cold Sunday in November. This bar gets very busy right over the weekend and on Sunday at 1pm it was full, including large groups of lads. This is a lovely old building and plenty of rooms in which to drink and eat. Standard spoons food menu and drinks. You know exactly... More 

Thank Motherland
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere!! The old club's building is faboulous! Meal is great here and the staff is so helpful:) totally satisfied!!!

Thank David M
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34 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

First off, this place looks fantastic - it is an old style English building which has been done up to look more modern. It's big and spacious and has multiple floors. It is also quite cheap for food and drink and in a very central location. Unfortunately would could not find a clean table to sit at because they all... More 

Thank Hugh F
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 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!!!!!

Thank Nigel S
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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 

Thank PendejoTWTD
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

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 

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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 

Thank northeastvillafan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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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