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The Victoria Comet

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££ - £££, British,
38 Neville Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5DF, England
+44 191 261 7921
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“mash” (5 reviews)
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
38 Neville Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5DF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for a few drinks on a Sunday afternoon. Very nice atmosphere in this pub. Drinks were cold and the staff were friendly despite it being very very busy. Not bad at all.

Thank KH2691
General Manager A, Manager at The Victoria Comet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Victoria Comet! Please don't hesitate to reach out if there's anything additional we can do for you. Have a fantastic day!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

toilets pretty grubby, not a very welcoming place. Scottish sounding guy behind the bar was very rude and unpleasant - needless to say won't be going in there again.

Thank Trevorjames51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was in the bad for breakfast on Sunday service was good and food was great, I got on train back to Scotland and realised I left my bag in the bar I called and spoke to phill the manager who is offered to send my...More

Thank Charlene F
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I came in here because I was hungry and waiting for a train. Great pub. Very sensibly pried pub grub with quick service (you don’t want to be waiting ages with a train to catch). Service was friendly and efficient. Icing on the cake was...More

Thank Superships1
General Manager A, Manager at The Victoria Comet, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Superships1, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Victoria Comet! We hope that if you are travelling on the train again sometime, you''ll pop in and pay us another visit. We sincerely thank you for the positive review, and look forward to...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Had a few beers in here prior to a night match at St James’ Park. Good selection of beers and fast service when serving up a Classic Burger. Well cooked and accompanied with salad and fries. Conveniently situated across the road from the main railway...More

Thank craig t
General Manager A, Manager at The Victoria Comet, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Hi Craig T, thank you so much for your positive comments about The Victoria Comet! We hope you enjoyed the match, despite the result and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Priced at 2 to £12 the breakfast was really good value. A large breakfast with:-Bacon, sausage. Baked beans, two fried eggs, black pudding, hash browns, mushroom and tomatoes. C/w a muffin. All excellent quality and would have scored even higher if the bacon was hotter...More

Thank Geordie008
General Manager A, Manager at The Victoria Comet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Hi Geordie008 thank you for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your breakfast. Your detailed feedback helps us address any issues and we will strive to make sure everything is perfect on your next visit. We hope to...More

Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Booked a table, great service! The food was delicious and lots of drinks very reasonably priced. The pub was pretty loud Saturday afternoon but great atmosphere. I highly recommend booking a table.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

The location of the bar/pub is over tge road from newcastles main train station, the staff are friendly and the pub itself is well kept. The downside is the food is awful. I ordered a victoria breakfast ( full english ) and it wasnt worth...More

Thank johnpazza
Reviewed 6 November 2017

In with a Group last Saturday afternoon awaiting our Train back to London. So far so good, With about an hour to go before the train left, I popped into the Greggs next door to buy some Stotty Bread for my Geordie partner back home....More

1  Thank ChrisgeezLondon
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely lunch here on way to catch the DFDS ferry. Right opposite Newcastle Central Station so very convenient. I had Hunters chicken served with chips, onion rings (homemade) and it came with a delicious (possibly Moroccan?) Side salad. Just perfect. Husband had Steak,...More

Thank janill
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$21
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Neville Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 261 7921
Description
You'll find The Victoria Comet in the centre of Newcastle, directly opposite Newcastle Central Railway Station and a short stroll from the O2 Academy and St Nicholas Cathedral - and you won't find another pub quite like it. Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.
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