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The Central

Half Moon Lane | Tyne & Wear, Gateshead NE8 2AN, England
+44 191 478 2543
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (6 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 20:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub
Half Moon Lane | Tyne & Wear, Gateshead NE8 2AN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in here Saturday teatime with my husband before the Marty Pellow gig at the sage having a few drinks whilst in there seen the manager or one of the staff members atacking some strange bearded man with what I can only describe as...More

Thank Kerrie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While down in Newcastle last weekend, we popped in here one afternoon further to being told we couldn't check into our hotel yet. This pub was just round the corner from it which was handy. The staff were so nice to us and we had...More

Thank macdo211
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We almost missed it as it looked closed from one side. When we crept in the staff were friendly the beer was good so we went again the following day. This time we explored. Loved the roof terrace and the other rooms. The Nachos were...More

Thank DiegoJam
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Stopped off in at the Central a couple of weeks ago on our way into Newcastle and stopped for Sunday dinner (don't call it lunch here mind) on the spur of the moment. The chicken dinner itself was very good and plentiful and went down...More

Thank robphillips
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I hired the roof terrace and upstairs bar/function room for my 30th birthday recently at a very reasonable price. The staff were really friendly and helpful, and the venue was great. We were free to decorate the place as we wanted and link the sound...More

Thank Alba G
Gavin S, General Manager at The Central, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Hi Alba, thank you for your kind words and we are really pleased you enjoyed your party. Unfortunately because the venue is on the roof we cant get anymore Draught products up there.

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a pint here in this quirky pub! Great ales on the pumps and nice friendly staff! Would pop in again!

Thank 85walker
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We first went on a Sunday afternoon (New Year's Eve) and there was a terrific guy playing guitar and singing old classic rock/folk. We've been for drinks a couple of times - son loves their huge range of craft ales and I like their perry...More

Thank seawife
Reviewed 20 December 2017

the pub is really small, so our group of 8 was seated in a separate room which was obviously not in regular use, therefore a bit cold to sit comfortably. The burgers were excellent, staff friendly and the selection of beers good.

Thank Heinz B
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Staff are fantastic. Very friendly and very helpful Very good quality beers. Although I found them all very hoppy or stout. It didn't feel like enough variety of beer styles for me. Food was poor. My chips were soggy and the burger was, I think,...More

Thank ChrisPudsey
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Really good choice of beers and (especially as I'd not eaten before I started) I wish I'd tried their "Friday take away" menu that offered 2 x pizza/burger (or something else) for a tenner. A bit of an institution though it's location does it few...More

Thank sleep007
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Jean C
22 October 2016|
Response from Central G | Property representative |
Hi Jean, we always have at least 5 vegetarian options on the menu. Could you drop us an email, wont let me put the address on here but if you go to our website on the Head of Steam page our contact details are on there :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Half Moon Lane | Tyne & Wear, Gateshead NE8 2AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Gateshead
  • Phone Number: +44 191 478 2543
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