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The Bridge Tavern

££ - £££, British,
7 Akenside Hill, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3UF, England
+44 191 261 9966
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pigs head” (9 reviews)
“haggis” (14 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
7 Akenside Hill, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3UF, England
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Visited for tea, fish and chips delicious as was my husbands chuck beef burger. Great range of ales and lovely buzzy atmosphere. Our dog was also made welcome with a nice clean bowl of water. Location on the quayside means you can walk off your...More

Thank JCH124
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I have visited twice here, once a few years ago when we ate and a couple of weeks ago for a few beers. Not surprisingly it's close to the Tyne under the bridge. There is a wide range of beers although for my taste rather...More

Thank JJOH
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Bar was great as always with a good choice of beer, though their Tavernale brewed on site beer was a bit cloudy. I love the look of this place. Disturbed though that early evening a guy walked up to a van outside the bar and...More

Thank sleep007
Reviewed 1 July 2017

After about 10 thoroughly enjoyable visits, thought I should review this great venue for food and beer. A rival for the Broad Chare (a few hundred yards along the Quayside) - both always deliver! Food imaginative and always tasty. From the Bar Bait (Pigs Head...More

1  Thank Alasdair E
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Service-5* Value-5* Decor-5* This place is great! Plenty seating upstairs and down but do venture upstairs as the out door area is like a fantastic little urban jungle. The beers selection is very good and the young gentleman who helped me pick was knowledge friendly...More

1  Thank fappa_123
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I have been here several times but food offering was poor to say the least . Fish and chips is really easy but they got this wrong as fish was dry wrapped in overdone batter with triple cooked chips . Just cook chips properly no...More

Thank KirkbyLonsdaleBarsu
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Great place Good selection of beers/ ales Food well presented and very good. Value for money Worth a visit . Would recommend it !

Thank victoriaduns
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a nice restaurant which is - like it's name suggests - under the bridge in Newcastle. Their fish & chips was the best I had while I was in the UK!

Thank Kate T
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Fantastic Pub close to the Quayside with a great sun trap which is perfect to enjoy a beer . Great range of local beer which never disappoints

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Good, friendly atmosphere, excellent food, very friendly staff, reasonable pricing. Do try the locally brewed beers! Excellent!

Thank Michel H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Akenside Hill, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3UF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 261 9966
The Bridge Tavern is an independent Brewpub & Eatery nestled directly beneath the stanchions of The Tyne Bridge
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