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

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Surprisingly good Wetherspoon pub

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
John B
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Rossendale
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85 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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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 

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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!!!

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Thank David M
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Hugh F
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!!!!!

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Thank Nigel S
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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 

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Thank PendejoTWTD
Rossendale
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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 

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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 

durham
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97 reviews
39 attraction reviews
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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 

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Thank northeastvillafan
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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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Thank Bbhhgffcggyuh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We just turn up hear with 17 people and the staff was lovely told us where to go to find a table big enough so that was a great start food was fab and fast service to I would go back if I went to Newcastle again

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Union_Rooms_Manager, Manager at The Union Rooms, responded to this review

Hello, we're really glad we could help you all out and that you had such a good time in Newcastle! We hope the rest of your weekend was enjoyable and we look forward to seeing you again. Thanks for such a nice review! More 

Douglas, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Good Menu with a good selection of food. Excellent value for money. The building itself is stunning.

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