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The Tyne Bar, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Maling Street
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE6 1LP
Phone: 01912652550
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Brainy Pool left this review about The Tyne Bar

another cracking little pub down the river from Newcastle. a fair contrast from the Free Trade - this is warmer, cosier and more cared for. Junk food is popular and students appear to be the predominant clientele. Had a good pint of Pomona pale - bizarrely it also serves Sam Smiths lager! sat outside next to the viaduct and Ouseburn barrage. It was, however, just a little too ‘cafe bar’ in atmosphere inside for me.

On 12th March 2020 - rating: 8
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custodian 42 left this review about The Tyne Bar

Quite a decent pub after a walk along the river. It continued the day out in the same manner although I doubt I'll return despite the Free Trade just over the way.

On 4th December 2016 - rating: 7
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Pub SignMan left this review about The Tyne Bar

Formerly known as the Ship Tavern, this is a colourful pub and live music venue close to the mouth of the Ouseburn. The pub is pretty distinctive, thanks to an interesting external colour scheme and some prominent Bass signage and I easily found my way here from the city centre by following the footpath along the Tyne until the pub came into view. You enter into a carpeted room with the servery on the rear wall. The bar has a dark wood counter and panelled bar back with some coloured tiles to one side. Pews and chairs have been arranged opposite the bar, with more standard tables and chairs to the right on a slightly raised platform. To the left there is a lounge-style space with more seating and an old Wurlitzer juke box which hints at the pub's musical leanings. The décor spoke of a live music theme, with gig posters, album covers, guitars, photos and other oddities on show alongside some decent breweriana and old enamel advertising signs. Other notable sights included a Tom Paterson (Beano, Dandy, Beezer) cartoon of Morag the Toerag and, apropos of nothing, a picture of a surfing dachshund. As you might expect on a Saturday night, there was music playing at a fairly loud volume and the posters seemed to suggest that the live music predominantly takes place on Sunday evenings. To the side of the pub is a decent sized garden with plenty of seating and some rather convenient shelter provided by the bridge that spans it.
The pub has a link to the local Wylam brewery, so their beers tend to feature heavily and on this visit the handpulls were only stocking Wylam brews, with a choice from Red Kite, Angel Amber Ale, Gold Tankard, Galaxia and Proper Bitter. I had a pint of the latter for £3.20 and it was in very good shape. Keg offerings included beers from the likes of Thornbridge and Blue Moon plus a couple of ciders.
I enjoyed the alternative vibe of this pub and thought it was one of a number of fine boozers in this part of town. The prospect of finding some well kept Wylam beers has to be a good incentive to visit, but the pub has appeal beyond just music and beer, as evidenced by a strong, ever-growing crowd during my visit. A definite for inclusion on any visit to this part of town.

On 13th May 2016 - rating: 7
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Map location corrected by Malden man
Manors, 1.05 miles, 20 min walk (show)
Newcastle, 1.37 miles, 26 min walk (show)
Heworth, 3.1 miles, 59 min walk (show)
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25th Jun 2020, 08:59
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25th Jun 2020, 08:59
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