Usually the first stop for stag and hen parties as they got off the train ( and each other) for cheap trebles, sticky carpets and an odd musky smell , is no more. Gotham will soon benefit from a major refit and new name. ‘The Gunner’ promises to be a Craft Ale haven This will […]
In yet more ‘breaking news’ a new Micropub has opened in North Sheilds (in February) a short walk from the metro stop I have always had a soft spot for the Pubs of North Sheilds with some great pubs close together ,T he Magnesia bank , Prince of wales, Lowlights, Salty dog with this new […]
It’s hard keeping up with all the new breweries and pubs opening in Newcastle. The latest to join the fray is Full Circle Brewing which will be opening a micro brewery and Tap room at Hoults Yard. Full Circle seems to be a completely new player in craft beer, so it will be interesting to […]
The Corner House pub on the Coast Road in Heaton is going through a major refurbishment both inside and outI walk past it everyday and didn’t notice the scaffolding, the skips and the army of work men. It reopens on the 4th of June.
A documentary about the brilliant and sorely missed Vaux brewery is only a few weeks away from launch. Drinkers of a certain age will fondly remember Vaux, if you’re from Sunderland it was very much part of the identity of the City, not only was it the biggest pub owner in the city the brewery […]
The Tynedale beer festival returns for another year. Taking place in the rather picturesque Corbridge the Brewery and Beer line up are pretty good. Unfortunately I won’t make it this year. Full details are here