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6 Great Craft Ale Pubs in Newcastle

With Cask Ale Week fast upon us we've pulled together a list of brilliant city centre pubs that you can enjoy a great pint at!


Bridge Tavern



Situated right under the Tyne Bridge, expect a warm atmosphere and artisan ales from their on-site microbrewery at Bridge Tavern!



Town Mouse



The CAMRA good beer guide Newcastle pub of the year for 2018, 2019 and 2020, this humble ale-house is a must visit when you’re looking for a good ale in the Toon.



Mean Eyed Cat



A microbar with bite, Mean Eyed Cat is home to six cask ale pumps serving up the finest in local and nationally brewed delights. Their house cask White Rat is a lovely little session ale that you’ve got to try. 



The Split Chimp



Promising a warm welcome and a relaxing home from home environment, Split Chimp is the perfect micropub for a relaxing pint of cask with your pals. It’s only a 2 minute walk from Central Station too!






A beautiful craft beer pub right next to the Theatre Royal, Bacchus is a favourite among cask aficionados. It’s a must visit on your Cask Ale Week pub outing!



Newcastle Arms



Hidden up in China Town, the Newcastle Arms is a proper traditional pub with a welcoming Geordie atmosphere. They’ve got a great selection of ales on tap too, a no brainer on your cask crusade!


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