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 Selected Comments in Newcastle upon Tyne

Magpie Girl
 Best in Toon
Full of Drunks
But it keeps the Best Newcastle Brown
In the Toon .
Saturday, April 28, 2018Rating: rosettes

Allison connelly
 
The pub went down hill in the mid 70,s their was nothing but fight,s ,nit after nite
Wednesday, August 10, 2016Rating: rosettes

Kim rimmer
 
Tuesday, September 22, 2015Rating: No rosettes

Dan Bowen
 
There were some massive racists spouting incoherent shit and the people in here generally look damaged by alcohol and poverty but it's cheap and they show the match
Sunday, August 2, 2015Rating: rosettes

Tracy
 
Me and a friend of mine came in here for karaoke 1 Sunday afternoon and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves we were supposed to move on to Newcastle but end up staying the whole day and evening. Can anybody tell me if karaoke is on on a Friday evening?
Thursday, April 30, 2015Rating: rosettes

IVOR BOND
 REAL MEN
If you want a plastic Faggoty bar then dont come in the Beehive
was in last friday had a wicked time with the lads.down to earth man's pub.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012Rating: rosettes

Hayley
 THE BEST
Us had a great night me and my sister
people nice and large selection of good wine.
Friday nights are the best but busy
Tuesday, July 10, 2012Rating: rosettes

Kev
 
Full of drunken idiots on benifits and slags.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Bill
 
one of my favorites when i'm out on thr toon allways go in for one
Wednesday, May 30, 2012Rating: rosettes

adam clayton
 
excellent little pub that serves great food with a smile.my family will all be looking forward to our return.
Thursday, May 19, 2011Rating: rosettes

Paul.... ex employe
 contact
i would like to contact the manager from the southwest... concerning one of your b&b/ sport bar.. ie taunton...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Mike frost
 YI Man
good inn across the road from the train station,worth calling in for a few.
Monday, October 5, 2009Rating: rosettes

northtownred
 Sunday after the match
great dancers - blonde stunning

great laugh - Scott and the belt

great day - spanked you lot 5-1 and then a great day out
Tuesday, December 30, 2008Rating: rosettes

mandy
 excellent food
Since Grant and Sheila took this over and added the bistro. The food and pub has improved greatly. It is a nice place to sit with friends and family.
Tuesday, November 18, 2008Rating: rosettes

Barbara
 
Are there no photos of the rooms available on the web. How much is Sunday Lunch, do you have to book?
Thursday, October 30, 2008Rating: No rosettes

Louise
 The Black Bull
Sunday 14 Sepember 2008

The new landlords of the Danny and his wife Kelly made us feel very welcome. Highly recommend the food (a lot of which is made by Danny who clearly takes pride in flavour, presentation and ensuring everyone has a good time) and location of the beautiful picturesqe Matfen village complete with village shop, village hall and of course, the infamous Matfen hall. Take a camera for pictures!

Met really great local people who were friendly and welcoming.

Sincere thanks to Julie and Peter for the tip-off about the pub!

Will definately be going back. Cannot rate Danny, Kelly, other barstaff or the local people to Matfen highly enough.
Sunday, September 14, 2008Rating: rosettes

Theresa
 Fun new owners, good beer, good food.
Good little pub, friendly and welcoming. Great lunches all homecooked. Some great nights had by all in there since Dan & Kelly took over, January 08. Keeps getting better. Ignore old comments - this is a new era for our lovely local - much improved.
Tuesday, August 12, 2008Rating: rosettes

Laura
 
This pub has been taken over by some fantastic new people! They are so freindly and the pub has been re-decorated! The food is fab-all home made by the chef Richard. Would recommend this place to anyone!
Monday, June 23, 2008Rating: rosettes

Miss J
 Dj...!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
What can I say.....He Mr.Dj...put a record on I wanna dance woth my baby.you make it all worth while!!!!!!!!!
Saturday, June 21, 2008Rating: rosettes

sasha
 great bar
this is a good bar with some good looking men like haha it a place to go if you want a have fun
Tuesday, January 2, 2007Rating: rosettes

ian darnell
 best pub in byker
very friendly public house has good entertainment
Tuesday, November 28, 2006Rating: rosettes

sven hassel
 brilliant
this is a tattyu drinker's pub with a great view, a brilliant juke box and the dirtiest walls of any pub ever. i love it but if you are prim do not go here.
Sunday, November 12, 2006Rating: rosettes

nick
 gone down hill
this was a nice pub but has now gone down hill in a big way.only one rael ale on sale and the place is very dirty and run down.
Friday, September 29, 2006Rating: rosettes

R
 Great Pub!
Great Pub! Food is the best around!! 10 out of 10 !!!
Wednesday, September 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

Isaac McLoughlin
 Good food and great beer
It's good to eat in a pub without the smell of stale smoke. This is a favourite pub of mine-food always fresh and beer well kept. Service is efficient and gererous seating outside when we are blessed with sunshine!
Thursday, July 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

Kevin jones
 Poor poor and poor again
I dont know if the previous person was drunk, when he went to the Windsor, or if he was just in a very good mood. The reason I say this is because this is probably the worst pub in the world, and yes they do sell Carlsberg.

Though the place has had a little bit of a face lift recently, it hardly touched the surface of what needs to be done.

The staff are sullen, they serve short measures they think it is funny to ask if you want extra cold beer, then serve it to you in a glass that has just come out of the washer and is red hot. Give this one a big miss.
Thursday, May 4, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Emma
 class!
lv the pig if ya lyk ya bit dance n the odd rave song than dats the place 4 u! best bar doon the bigg market a fink!
Wednesday, April 19, 2006Rating: rosettes

chez
 its great
im from newcastle and i go into idols every weekend and i think there fire dancing is amazing, and the dancing is out of this world. kirsti is stunning x x x x
Thursday, April 13, 2006Rating: rosettes

Andrew Evans
 newcastle in tops
i was have just come back from newcastle and i wen in idols and the staff in their are stunning(females)i am from south wales and i would love to live up their.missing it :-(
Tuesday, April 4, 2006Rating: rosettes

rg
 Nice location- shame about the owners
pub serves good food and drink in a nice setting- however the owners are misserable.
Wednesday, March 22, 2006Rating: rosettes

Cheryl
 should be closed down
go to this bar if you want to pull a lass whos under 18 and is drinknig illegally, so if you like kids this is the place for you.
Wednesday, January 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

Katherine
 .
This bar has a nice, friendly atmosphere and very happy n friendly staff for example gavin...and they all work topless... which helps!
Wednesday, January 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

Gavin
 Yel rocks
This places rocks because i work there
Wednesday, January 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

James
 Sam and others
i love the place,especially little sam behind the bar who now im going with, so i cant wait till i get back to workin behind the bar with her as shes sexy in her outfit, but better watch my hands and eyes,dont worry the rest of u il be back to have a laugh with u too.
Wednesday, January 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

Cheryl
 expectations
i expected alot from this bar but unfortunatly it didnt live up to its expectations, the interior was nice but unfortunatly too old fashioned for the likes of newcastles busy quayside.the staff seemed fun loving, but i agree with George that they should talk to the customer more than each other,but i would go back again but it wouldnt be my first choice,i feel it could be improved a great deal more.
Wednesday, January 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

George
 Should of been better
The bar isnt that good, as its too old fashilned and to have 3 bars in such a small bar is a waste of space as there isnt a great space for customers. Staff seemed to enjoy their jobs but didnt give the customer satisafaction that is expected as they talked to much to each other then the customers, the toilets are kept clean, but overall i was very disappointed with the Quilted Camel and dont think il be venturing back here so quickly.
Wednesday, January 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

carol marshall
 Brilliant bar, great staff, newly refurbished
I just love this bar. Its by far the best place in Newcastle. Its a design icon in my opinion and having been newly refurbished, looks sexy and cool with a lounge feel.
Friday, January 13, 2006Rating: rosettes

dugz
 the pub is great!
a nice pub to sit in for a pint or even a meal... all of the staff are friendly!!
Friday, December 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

Joseph Gibson
 good food and drink, shame about owners
Loveley grub and nice beers available. Shame the owners are crooks(former bent Solicitors) and also family wreckers!
Thursday, December 22, 2005Rating: rosettes

rachel
 no go
lovely place, shame about the owners who are misserable and unfriendly. Ran by a father and daughter outfit who have a disgusting relationship!
Monday, December 19, 2005Rating: No rosettes

betty
 hey
proper waxa club haha wkdwkd xx
Tuesday, December 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

Laura Smith
 A friendly refreshing taste of the past.
The pub is a quiet local pub attracting students and locals. It has a selection of up to 8 real ales normally including Timothy Taylor's Landlord, Theakstons Best Bitter and often Deuchars IPA. There is a good selection of Lager including Fosters, Becks Kronenburg and Kronenburg Blanc. Guiness and Woodpecker are also available. There is also a massive selection of wines including a selection of Red, White, Rose and Champagne. The food here is really reasonable and the pub serves the best burgers I've ever had. The staff are really friendly and well natured, even though on occasion the landlord can be less welcoming. One of my favourite places to relax.
Wednesday, October 26, 2005Rating: rosettes

Kevin Rees
 Best Pub In Newcastle upon tyne
my first visit to Idols approx 6 years ago & it was brilliant , 2 weeks ago i was back in idols its a cracking place & the bar staff ( females ) are all stunning & very pleasant & smiling .
i`m from south wales & i`m missing it all
Saturday, September 17, 2005Rating: rosettes

Mrs Ann Hay
 The Greeen's Wardley
just payed a visit to the Green's pub Wardley , i just felt that i had to say , how disappointed i was , lovely meal but no atmosphere, decor cold and uninteresting can't
smoke in the lounge you have to go into the bar, why did youhave to change it.?
Friday, September 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

Rachel Jones
 Great Pub & Staff
This pub is FANTASTIC! & so are the staff (especially Debs!)
Sunday, June 26, 2005Rating: rosettes

emmz
 SUNDAY NIGHT
Reasonably priced drinks, loved the trebles! DJ played quality house music and great views out over the tyne bridges'. Nice way to round off my weekend in the toon
sunday 5th June '05
Friday, June 10, 2005Rating: rosettes

Catherine Bainbridge
 Lovely pub, fantastic food! Worth a visit
Lovely pub, fantastic food! Worth a visit. Been on a few ocasions for a nice meal and drink. Am going again soon.
Wednesday, June 1, 2005Rating: rosettes

jodie
 classy and cool!
so good! visit in the morning for a delicious brekkie/brunch ranging from the continental croissant to a brilliant bacon sarnie, later on, choose from an array of topped ciabatta, freshly made sandwiches, soup and more, as well as a variety of mouthwatering cakes, biscuits and scones all washed down with a full drinks menu from coffees to fruit smoothies...ace!
Wednesday, April 20, 2005Rating: No rosettes

pitbull
 Nice
A real surprise this place was. Looks like it'll be an overpriced yuppie place, but it gets a nice mixed crowd. great location too, couldn't be more central.
Friday, April 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

pitbull
 good, proper pub
Good place to watch sport, do a decent pint of Guinness. Friendly without being poncey like the Goose next door is.
Friday, April 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

pitbull
 manageable
A bit cheesy, but not as bad as Lennons. And its open late. Like Lennons it ain't no 60s bar, same music as everywhere else.
Friday, April 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

pitbull
 Recommended
Lovely pub, great pint of Theakstons. Mix of students and locals.
Friday, April 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

pitbull
 top marks
Great place for a night out. Nice beer, good atmosphere. Handy for the train/metro/taxis too.
Friday, April 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

pitbull
 Superb beer
Looks like a posh/yuppie place from the street (cheese and pate etc) but it's actually a fine traditional boozer. Great Jennings ales.
Friday, April 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

pitbull
 avoid
Ohmygod what a hole. Claims to be a 60s bar but the few times I went there all I heard was modern Britpop shite.
Friday, April 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

pitbull
 nice but dear
Friendly little student pub with outside seating, but bloody expensive without one of those discount cards.
Friday, April 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

pitbull
 nice pub, packed on matchdays
Nice little corner pub near the football ground. Good choice of beer for such a small place. Sport on TV
Friday, April 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

pitbull
 Real ale
The place you go around Haymarket if you want proper beer. Guest ales always top quality. A rare example of a real-ale pub that shows all the footy on big screens.
Friday, April 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

pitbull
 canny boozer
OMG, the Trent. In my final year of Uni i lived about 4 doors away. What a neat little boozer. Has real ale too.
Friday, April 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

pitbull
 studenty bar
I went in here a lot as a student in Newcastle. Always packed for football, not just Newcastle matches cos the students come from all over the place. Beer is cheap though its the standard lager and keg stuff.
Friday, April 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

Llyod Owens
 Yeah this place is ace
This pub is a must go in Newcastle full of hotties and cheap beer who can disagree with that.
Wednesday, March 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

Andy
 Australian theme bar full of students.
This pub is a good place to watch international rugby matches and can be heaving when England play, with a good atmosphere. Mostely though it is full of students due to its location.

The food is reasonable but nothing special, the staff are friendly and the bar is generally clean and comfortable. The stools are quite annoying though as there's no cross bar to rest your foot on!
Monday, December 20, 2004Rating: rosettes

Andy
 Old mans pub on the Bigg Market.
The Bee Hive is a haven for old men in the sea of stag and hen parties out in the Bigg Market but don't let that put you off. It has a reputation of being a bit on the rough side but I've had many a great night in here with no troubles what so ever. Dung beatles have been known to refuse to enter the mens toilets due to the smell but I think that only adds to the character of the place! It truely is a haven for those of us who are looking for a real pub.
Monday, December 20, 2004Rating: rosettes

Adam Perry
 one of the best pubs in the UK
this is one of the best pubs in the UK with the most friendliest people in.
Friday, November 26, 2004Rating: rosettes

Ian from Jesmond !
 Best pub in Newcastle.....
Loved going to this pubs for last couple of years now, especially summer up on the open air roof patio !!! Good for sports too (2 big screens). DJ room palyin all kinds, mainly D&B, beats etc....Plenty of friendly staff (barmaids always hot !!). Best priced trebles too ! Hidden away behind Central Station (near the call centre's), give it a try. Tell them Ian from Jesmond sent you !!!
Monday, November 22, 2004Rating: rosettes

ex bar maid
 Liquid is great
One of the best bars in the town if you like dance music. funky house is also played on sundays which I love. excellent djs and lovely bar staff of course.
Monday, October 18, 2004Rating: rosettes

Jane Burns
 Pub History
In 1881, my great great uncle, Hugh Devlin and his wife Margaret used to be 'Beerkeepers' at this pub. So I will definitely have to go and check it out!
Thursday, September 30, 2004Rating: No rosettes

Ian Morrison
 Bacchus Folk site for old staff and regs
Old staff and regulars keep in touch through the free bacchusfolk group at Yahoo UK. Click on this link: http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/bacchusfolk
Saturday, June 19, 2004Rating: rosettes

Joanne
 Great Prices, usually has special offers
Discos on Sunday nights are a good laugh with a Karaoke at times. Beer is cheap with special offers on bottles quite often. A good cheap start to a night on the town(town centre 10 mins walk)
Thursday, October 31, 2002Rating: rosettes


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