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“shame it has now closed was great at the time but had gone downhill.”
Review of Trillians Rockbar

Trillians Rockbar
Ranked #369 of 1,303 Restaurants in Newcastle upon Tyne
Cuisines: Bar
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 9 November 2013

used to go here years ago but the place has not been right for a while really. atmosphere not of a rock bar and food that is just typical pub food made to look more than it actually is. hope someone takes it over with a passion for rock music and keeping their clients happy.

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Reviewed 6 November 2013

Picture the scene. You want a rock venue, independent in it's ideals, attitudes and execution? Trillians in the past was the place to go 'pre Mayfair' to meet mates, listen to decent rock, punk, ska, metal and start your night. Then came this abomination.

The odd night was worthy of an entrance fee to see up and coming live bands but by & large, the dive bar philosophy so embraced by the aging skater boys behind the bar have long since been the death knell of this cider & black dump.

The way in which it was run clearly catered for the low end of the scene but the prices rarely reflected this. A chain trying to hold the independent market is so against the punk ideology and the BS spewed by staff about other venues trying (and succeeding) to cater for this type of music was laughable.

Too many addled old metallers have come and gone to be replaced by the nu-nu-nu wave punk lite crowd for this bar to ever be a staple in an ever changing scene.

Toilets from Trainspotting, decor from Tenko and a management style which would make Ian Faith blush (Google it). Spinal Tap was an ironic kick in the behind for the rock genre, Trillians did it without the irony. No RIP here, just good riddance.



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Reviewed 5 September 2013

My last visits at Trillians has been an extremly bad experiance. Earlier years when ive been visiting, there has been som hard rock/metal, but my recent visist it has actually been extremly sloppy music, yes even my visit 1 week ago there was some sort of rap thing on. Its extremly bad that Newcastle cant manage to have a really good hardrock/metal pub. I was only at the bar for drinks, not food.

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Reviewed 19 August 2013

It's been there for as long as I can remember. It plays Rock mucic and only really gets busy on a Saturday night or if there is a gig on. Great place to meet up as everyone knows where it is. Can't go wrong really.

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Reviewed 12 June 2013

A bit hard to find this pub but worth making the effort. Great music and friendly staff. Food is basic but very good. Drinks and food were good value

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