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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

Website: http://www.sjf.co.uk/pubsandbars/about.php?id=2http://www.sjf.co.uk/pubsandbars/about.php?id=2http://www.sjf.co.uk/pubsandbars/about.p

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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> Current user rating: 7.5/10 (rated by 159 users)
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After a visit to Colonel Porter's Emporium just up the street, I made a return visit to the Crown Posada. The pub has not changed at all. It still has the same historic interior and it still has a good ale selection - Allendale Pennine Pale, Hadrian Border Black Gate & Tyneside Blonde are the regular beers. Guests were McColl's Black Forest Stout, Two By Two Simcoe Citra Loralee & Citra Ekuanot Mosaic IPA. A vinyl record player is still used. Good Newcastle hostelry.
blue_scrumpy - 10 Mar 2019 15:16
A fine small atmospheric old school pub with a nice mixture of non-trendy people and excellent local ales.
alebarry - 16 Mar 2018 17:37
I should add, that the Bridge nearby is pretty good too, so good for a tour.
OneselfAlone - 17 May 2017 16:33
What's to dislike? History, beers, atmosphere. It's got the lot.
OneselfAlone - 15 May 2017 15:54
Drops down a bit in estimation on this visit - the ale is still good but visiting at the start of a crawl you see it for what it is - a reasonable city pub but not somewhere that rates along with the Philharmonic in Liverpool or the Crown in Belfast. Add to that a tendency to get change of a fiver for a tenner (the third time that happened on this visit to Newcastle) and it has dropped a bit in my estimation.
Snarling_Mallard - 1 Dec 2016 11:17

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