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Crown Posada, Newcastle - pub details

Crown Posada
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Address: 31 The Side, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 3JE [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 1219) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras


Nearest train stations Manors (0.2 miles), Newcastle (0.4 miles), Dunston (1.9 miles)

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General information: As one of the most famous pubs in Newcastle – and the second oldest in the city - the Crown Posada has a big reputation to live up to. The pub is a grade two listed building with a Victorian exterior, an elaborately panelled entrance, original stained glass windows and a warm, lively, and laughter-filled atmosphere that’s as rare as the pub itself. Just two minutes walk from Grey Street, and in the heart of the Quayside, the Crown Posada is a must to visit and experience. This highly traditional pub regularly receives CAMRA awards, and was recently named as the Daily Telegraph & Abbot Ale Tyne and Wear perfect pub. Inside, you can relax during the day listening to the house gramophone and enjoying a variety of excellently kept cask ales, before letting the buzz of the evening wash over you as a huge variety of customers mingle and mix. Finally, legend has it that the pub was bought by a Spanish Sea Captain for his mistress - but whatever time of day or night you visit, you’ll soon realise that The Crown Posada is a legend in its own right.

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As good a city pub as you will ever find. Not just atmospheric with outstanding beer, but all the staff are also friendly, charming and helpful
reynedd - 28 Aug 2015 23:28
Always worth a visit when in the Toon. Only gripe on this visit was that on an empty evening a small group decided to stand blocking the way to the rear and route to the toilets and moaning about people wanting to pass when they had a whole pub to stand (or sit) in.
Snarling_Mallard - 5 Oct 2014 11:14
Was fairly quiet on a Monday night, good range of ales - a classic old style pub.
ellisref - 6 Jun 2014 12:36
Id echo everything others have said. A blast from the past, in a very good way. Howay the lads!
TommyRogers1979 - 30 Nov 2013 21:34
If your in Newcastle this is one of the best. Good selection of beers and atmosphere. Personally I prefer to try to go to the lounge ar the rear. I would happily spend a few hours in the Crown Posada.
AleMan70 - 5 Oct 2013 09:11

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