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Belle Vue, Low Fell, Gateshead

536 Durham Road
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Roger Button left this review about Belle Vue

According to an advert in the Gateshead FC programme, the Belle Vue refers to itself as Low Fell's No. 1 pub, a claim that will certainly keep anyone out of any other pubs in the area.

A small but brightly lit front bar has multiple TVs showing Rugby, Football and whatever else is on, all at the same time, which was fine for us as we were specifically targeting somewhere to watch the recent Villa v Spurs game although one suspects that the transmissions shown aren't exactly above board (unless Eurosport 2 have suddenly started showing live Premiership games!). Football memorabilia (including an Italia ‘90 England shirt signed by Bobby Robson) gives the place more of a sports bar theme than a pub although there was a lounge bar at the rear where we headed to find some breathing space. A further 4 screens (including a bizarrely placed big screen in front of the perfectly adequate flat screen) with a multitude of channels, some with sound, others without, but all irrelevant due to the pounding music that increased in volume the more people began to shout to get themselves heard over it until such time it became totally unbearable.

Unfortunately, Low Fells No. 1 pub only has keg beers so a night of John Smiths smooth rather rubbed the salt into the wounds. Despite all the negative elements, I didn't feel at all threatened or intimidated like previous posters, just deafened and partly embarrassed by the shocking sight and sound of middle aged women 20 years too old for their dresses screeching Pussycat's Mississippi - not a sound or image I wish to convey in any great detail suffice to say this was all before 7.30pm. As pub experiences go, this was just about as bad as it gets. Shame I didn't know about the nearby Aletaster, presumably Low Fells No 2. pub. I can see what they're doing wrong.

On 10th December 2009 - rating: 2
[User has posted 1239 recommendations about 1233 pubs]

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MR Monster left this review about Belle Vue

A very popular local pub under new management will be fully refurbished inside and out up and down by mid Nov 07 ,a very good selection of beer and wines on offer at very reasonable prices, hosts Dek and Trev give all customers a pleasant welcome, Poker night on a Tues evening is a very relaxed and very well organised gathering, fun quiz to commence by end of Oct on a Thurs..I will update on further progress shortly

On 10th October 2007 - rating: 10
[User has posted 2 recommendations about 2 pubs]

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Heworth, 2.6 miles, 50 min walk (show)
Dunston, 2.76 miles, 53 min walk (show)
Newcastle, 3.02 miles, 58 min walk (show)
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2nd Oct 2023, 00:32
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1st Oct 2023, 22:40
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  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 10 October 2007 by hondo .
  • Quiz Night : Yes - Thurs - last updated 10 October 2007 by Quinno _
  • Real Ale : No last updated 10 October 2007 by hondo .
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