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Purple Bear

(formerly Northumberland Arms)

Prudhoe Chare
City Centre
Newcastle upon Tyne

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Sunday11.00 am - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

11 - 7 Mon - Sat
11 - 3 Sun


Greene King

About the Pub

Hidden pub beneath Eldon Square Shopping Centre accessed between the Northumberland Street entrance and Marks & Spencer though a door and down some steps. Three main areas, a large bar, and two raised areas, all with table seating. Live music played on one of the raised areas sometimes. Four handpulls serving real ale.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

From Greene King stable.

Source: National

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Purple Bear, Newcastle upon Tyne


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    10% off a pint or half of any cask ale.


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • WiFi Wifi

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Purple Bear

Prudhoe Chare
City Centre
Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat Nav Reference

54.975806, -1.613086


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
  • <Metro Close to Metro

Nearby Bus Routes (80m)

10, 11, 42, 43, Q3, X7, X8, X9, X10, X11

Nearby Station (700m)

Newcastle Central

Nearby Metro (185m)

Haymarket (Tyne & Wear)


Just off Northumberland Street, adjacent to entrance to Eldon Square shopping centre

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