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The Old George, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Old George Yard, Cloth Market
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE1 1EZ
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Aqualung . left this review about The Old George

This old pub is set down an alleyway off Cloth Market although I did spot a sign for it in High Bridge near the Duke Of Wellington.
The part that was open on a Friday midday consisted of a wide room split into different areas on various levels. There were a few in for an early pint on my visit.
The bar has five hand pumps which had Bass, Roundhill Pale & Golden, Brinkburn St Byker Brown, Anarchy Urban Assault and Hadrian & Border Grainger Ale. I went for the Roundhill beer (£3.35) which was in good nick.
I thought this was a pleasant enough place but thought it might also be a bit of a tourist trap. It's worth a look and is GBG 2018 listed.

On 24th August 2018 - rating: 7
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Quinno _ left this review about The Old George

A little hidden away from view down an alley off the Bigg Market, this is an intriguing place in an historic old building (1582, claims WhatPub). Enter up some stairs and past some eclectic shops to reach an aged courtyard pub. The interior is a proper higgledy-piggledy selection of rooms on different levels. Whilst there are some nice aged touches (dark wood panelling regency era framed prints) there has been some cack-handed decor missteps such as whitewashing the wonky beams, the wood panelling upstairs and purchasing some Ill-suited light wood tables; a misguided sop, I suspect, to the food brigade the pub is aiming at. A surprisingly good selection of ales from Bass, Consett, Anarchy, BrewDog, Loch Lomond and Credence 3C Pale, the latter of which was a little pump tired. It's worth a look if you're crawling this bit of town but it isn't an essential. 6.5

On 26th May 2017 - rating: 7
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ROB Camra left this review about The Old George Inn

A hidden gem right in the centre of Newcastle. Described at length by PSM below, so I don't need to. :-)) Only the left hand side bar was open on our Sunday afternoon visit although the whole pub was available for seating, food etc. I didn't ask if I could have a beer from the other bar as there was a good selection available anyway where we were. It would be a bit strange from a beer quality point of view if several of the beers couldn't be served on some days though. My pint was in very good condition anyway as was MS CAMRA's, so no problem there then. It's a very good pub and one we'll be visiting regularly.

On 16th December 2016 - rating: 7
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by hondo .
Newcastle, 0.36 miles, 7 min walk (show)
Manors, 0.55 miles, 10 min walk (show)
Dunston, 2.65 miles, 51 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Old George, Newcastle Upon Tyne
24th Aug 2018, 21:09
Review submitted by Aqualung .
 
26th May 2017, 22:19
Review submitted by Quinno _

Pub Details

Pub details supplied by members of this site to the best of their knowledge. Please check with pub directly before making a special trip.

  • Accommodation : No last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 10% Canny Bevvy Autumn 2016 - last updated 06 February 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 19 September 2016 by Pub SignMan
  • Darts : No last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • Dog Friendly : No last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • Function Room : Yes - According to Facebook page - last updated 21 July 2015 by Dave McNally
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • Jukebox : No last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • Karaoke : No last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • Micropub : No last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • Pinball : No last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • Pool Table : No last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • Real Cider : No last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 19 September 2016 by Pub SignMan
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 26 May 2017 by Quinno _
Opening Hours
Sunday12noon - 11pm
Monday11am - 11pm
Tuesday11am - 11pm
Wednesday11am - 11pm
Thursday11am - Midnight
Friday11am - 2am
Saturday11am - 2am
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
Food Hygiene Rating


Last inspected: March 24th 2017
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