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Address: James Place Street | Off Byker Bank, Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1LD, England
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+44 191 265 1725
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The Cumberland Arms is a fantastic Real Ale pub offering up to seven real...

The Cumberland Arms is a fantastic Real Ale pub offering up to seven real ale hand pulls and a great bottle and keg selection that rotates exceptional beer from breweries spanning the British Isles and beyond and continually looks for new and exciting beers to bring home to share with their customers. It also boasts a fantastic cider selection that customers can savour, having won Camra Regional Cider Pub of The Year four consecutive years.There is an exciting mix of live music all year round with anything from indie gigs to the traditional folk and a generous splash of spoken word nights, theatre, weekly quiz and Ping Pong! Plus there is comedy once a month from The Suggestibles. The back room gives way to a host of traditional sessions most nights of the week, some with a heritage going back over twenty years, feel free to join in or just sit back and listen! The simple but quality bar menu includes up to 6 varieties of sausage and mash with home-made gravy, nachos, twice cooked chips and scampi plus a twist on the traditional Sunday Dinner plus other specials and when it’s sunny the BBQ comes out. Sit on the beer terrace overlooking the Ouseburn Valley and enjoy the views of the city or when it’s cold huddle next to the open fires. We also have a gem of a B&B if you fancy staying with us!The Cumberland Arms really is a great place to settle in and relax all year round.

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Great stopover for gig nearby

I stayed in a top floor double room on 20/21st October 2016. I picked the pub as I like it for the atmosphere and eat ale etc but also because I was seeing a band one night at The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I called for a look.we stayed for 1drink. Very quiet even tho the bar had 9 people in. No music or voices to be heard. This was 2pm on a Saturday. So even though I liked its old decor there was no atmosphere at all. Take a book if you want a pint.

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Thank enncle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I stayed in a top floor double room on 20/21st October 2016. I picked the pub as I like it for the atmosphere and eat ale etc but also because I was seeing a band one night at The Cluny a few yards away. On the first night, a Thursday, I ventured out to a couple of other great real... More 

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Hidden away on the edge of Byker, The Cumbernauld Arms is a gem. We were attending a gig at the Sage and stayed here for 1 night. On approaching the building, you think to yourself, what I have I let myself in for. It looks a little tired and dated. Stepping in to the bar is like going back 40... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Nice pub that is a bit of a climb up through the wooded park area beneath it. Good outside seating area, which is also an entertainment area. Nice views down the valley

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Crossed the great divide into Byker on my pub crawl What no Pimms !!!!! Still i stayed here enjoying a very pleasant bottle of lager

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I visited with some guests I had visiting from Newcastle as I wanted them to experience one of "the best" Real Ale pubs in Newcastle. What a let down! All ales were being served in plastic glasses because the bar staff couldn't be bothered to do the washing up. I asked four times for my pint to be served in... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I think a "very good" would be generous. In the Ouseburn part of the City; an old and tired bar with limited cask beers. Live music and beers outside which was good but only good enough to keep us there for one before we moved on.

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Thank sleep007
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Nice pub with a great seating area outside. Stopped in for a drink, friendly bar staff, great location.

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Bedlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Decent bar mainly selling real ale. Bar inside is a bit rustic but with a good atmosphere, however if you can visit on a sunny warm day and get to sit outside it is the dogs danglies! Excellent place to start a tour of the other local pubs as mostly all down hill. Despite it been a firm real ale... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

stayed here sat 25th june in room 4. room was great large and comfy and clean and half the cost of city centre hotels,breakfast was in room, and on time and very good ,we had the bountiful type but could have done with some preserve as well as butter for the croissants.beers were very good and a bottled cider called... More 

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