Where To Watch Euro 2020 Matches In Newcastle
A special summer of football awaits and luckily for you, the Toon is packed full of bars, pubs and outdoor beer gardens that are showing all the latest action. Here’s some of our top picks when it comes to watching the three lions bring it home…
TIMES SQUARE CENTRAL PARK
That’s right, the sweet vibes of summer 2019 are returning this year as we welcome the North East’s biggest beer garden to Times Square. Featuring a huge screen to watch England waltz the Euros, fully-serviced private tables and tons of craft beers, cocktails, bubbly and tasty street food, Central Park promises to be one of the highlights of summer in the city.
Get your fix of that authentic pub experience at this lively drinking den down at this Quayside HQ this summer. A beloved watering hole that’s always packed to the rafters with eager patrons keen on catching the latest sporting action, Akenside Traders is a stylish spot renowned for its electric atmosphere and crisp pint. Settle yourself down at their cosy seating area, sort yourself a cold Camden Hells and embrace the electric atmosphere this summer as the lads bring it home. Get in!
Football fans rejoice - it’s coming home this summer! Our friends at Boiler Shop have recently announced that they will be screening Euro 2021 fixtures throughout the warmer months! Expect huge screens showcasing all of the pivotal matches throughout June and July. Boiler Shop will be kicking proceedings off on Sunday 13 June with England vs Croatia; doors open at 12pm for the pre-match build up. You'll get a table, food and drink deals, pre-match DJ sets and the all-important live match action!
This historic pub is an iconic piece of NUFC history and it’s a mega spot to catch all the action this summer! Built in 1840, The Strawberry was transformed into a pub in 1859 and has been serving the good folk of Newcastle ever since. A spiritual home for football fans far and wide, The Strawberry is just over the road from St. James’ Park and this lot are renowned for their excellent choice of beer, homemade food and electric pre-match atmosphere. Check it out next time the England boys are in action!
As well as being a cool sports bar situated right outside our beloved St. James’ Park, the Shark Club over on Gallowgate is perhaps best-known for being a football viewing mecca. Towering big screens (32 of them to be exact!), multiple satellite feeds showcasing every match make Shark Club sports bar your HQ for cheering hard as Harry Kane and co. make a mockery of the opposition. Not only can you expect all of the pitch action at Shark Club too, there's games packages, incredible chicken wing deals from and drinks deals aplenty to be had as well!
It's no wonder that football fanatics love visiting The WonderBar in The Gate. It’s packed full of giant TV screens, there’s tons of lush refreshments on tap and the bar bait to match is far superior to your usual ham and cheese toastie down the local. Expect delicious breakfast bites if you’re out in the city and keen on securing a spot, as well as burgers, pizzas, a traditional Sunday Lunch and a variety of bar snacks and sharing platters too. It’s the perfect combo to watch Harry Kane terrorize defences!