(formerly New Albert)

102 Albert Street

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Opening Times

4-11.30 Mon-Fri; 12-Midnight Sat; 12-11 Sun


Free House

About the Pub

Comfortable, friendly pub on the edge of town, consisting of a bright bar at the front of the pub and a more cosy lounge to the rear; there is also a snug and a long corridor connecting all three. Bought from Punch Taverns in early 2014, the pub is now a vibrant Free House, concentrating on real ale, as the name would suggest. There are up to eight guest beers on the bar, which are sourced from a wide variety of breweries; Mallinsons and Oakham are usually represented. Another star in Newcastle's ever-burgeoning real ale scene. Note that two of the guest beers are served by the modern Key Keg dispense.

Regular Beers

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Black Sheep Best Bitter
  • Draught Bass

Changing Beers

This pub serves 8 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Mallinson's - varies
  • Northern Monk - varies
  • Oakham - varies

Social Links


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Four, varying.


  • Games Traditional Pub Games


  • RealFire Real Fire
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV

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Sat Nav Reference

53.0136, -2.216

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Any bus to Newcastle. First Potteries 4 & 4A are closest.

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