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Rare Lounge Bar & Steakhouse Newcastle

39 Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 1PB, England
+44 1782 740750
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“surf and turf” (7 reviews)
“rump steak” (13 reviews)
“mixed grill” (9 reviews)
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Steakhouse, British, Grill, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
39 Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 1PB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Service was good food ok had potato skins not much taste supposed to have been bacon and cheese both were minimal then had steak fajitas they were ok tomato salsa was not chunky and all dips served on one plate friends had burgers they were...More

Thank mandy s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to a place which I had high hopes for. To start with when we ordered we were not asked how we would like our steaks cooked & the waitress was unsure as to whether we could swap our new potatoes & fries to...More

Thank amandasX3203HO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had high hopes for this venue, but most disappointed. It gets icy cold when people go for a cigarette, as the door to the beer garden gets left open - not very welcoming for the majority that don’t smoke. Ordered burgers, presented burnt on the...More

1  Thank Al B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

8 of us went last night for a family birthday. To say we underestimated the portion size is an understatement. Lovely food, great atmosphere and superb staff. We never felt rushed to clear the table and nothing was too much trouble. Try the sharing sundae...More

1  Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing call quality, service and overall restaurants. will definitely be going again as soon as possible :)

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Thank bethanyjadehutton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place food is lovely too staff are fantastic aswell recommend to anyone to go here brilliant

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Thank craig228164
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love rare, it’s pricey but worth it. Quality steak.The chips are great and service is top class. Lovely prosecco too.More

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Thank CiaraUnitedKingdom
RareSteakhouse, General Manager at Rare Lounge Bar & Steakhouse Newcastle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for your excellent review can I just point out on our prices we only ever use the best quality locally sourced extra matured prime British Beef at all times and we always try to keep our prices as competitive as we can,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say!! 32 of us went for a 40th birthday and the food was beautiful! The restaurant is lovely, and the Service was excellent. I will definitely go backMore

Thank LindiL0025
RareSteakhouse, General Manager at Rare Lounge Bar & Steakhouse Newcastle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi It was a delight to serve you, you were all very nice people. We are one of the few Restaurants in the town that accept large parties and we are really glad you all enjoyed your experience at Rare. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn’t have to wait for food at all and our food was cooked to perfection and staff were very pleasant

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Thank charlmarie96
RareSteakhouse, General Manager at Rare Lounge Bar & Steakhouse Newcastle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Thank you for your kind words and excellent review, it means a lot to me and the team. As a local independent Business we really appreciate your custom and hope to see you again soon. Regards Michelle

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We went on a sat night at 9:00 we tried to order drinks at the bar when we had been seated they told us to wait and be served at the table 20 mins later the drinks orders were taken. These were served and food...More

Thank Becky S
RareSteakhouse, General Manager at Rare Lounge Bar & Steakhouse Newcastle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Becky Thank you for your 5 star review we really appreciate your custom. We will also take onboard the little mistakes we made and learn from them for the future. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Michelle

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Melanie B
14 March 2018|
Response from RareSteakhouse | Property representative |
Hi, We only have a DJ on for private parties where the venue is hired out in it's entirety. It is not available for hire on a Saturday evening but if your party was to be Sunday-Thursday we can arrange for a DJ depending on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 1PB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Newcastle-under-Lyme
  • Phone Number: +44 1782 740750
  • E-mail
Our speciality is thick, juicy, succulent, and tasty steaks, which our Chefs will char grill to your preference. We use only 28 day matured, locally sourced and Best of British Blackgate beef that we believe is the best in the area. For non steak lovers and non meat eaters our Head Chef has created an exciting array of dishes to tantalise your taste buds including delicious salads, chicken, fish, home made burgers and fajita dishes, as well as a good range of Starters, and delicious Desserts to finish you meal. Open all day from 9:30am Monday -Saturday until Midnight and from 12pm until 11pm on a Sunday, serving the only unlimited breakfast in Newcastle for just £7.95, and Lunch for under a fiver. We have full disabled access and children are welcome, and catered for with their own menu.
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