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Bridge Tavern

(also known as Bottom Arms, formerly Newcastle Arms, Pump House, Fever)

7 Akenside Hill
Newcastle upon Tyne

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - Midnight
TuesdayMidday - Midnight
WednesdayMidday - Midnight
ThursdayMidday - Midnight
FridayMidday - 1.00 am
SaturdayMidday - 1.00 am
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 9 Mon - Thu
12 - 7 Fri - Sun

About the Pub

One of several Newcastle pubs opening recently with a microbrewery - The Bridge Tavern's 1bbl plant will brew both cask & keg products, some of which will be served directly from a tank rather than a standard cooperage vessel. Children welcome until 7pm. Food served daily until 9pm (Mon-Thurs) and 7pm (Fri-Sun), consists a range of both light bar snacks, lunches and full meals, all prepared and cooked by a professional chef. Various parts of the pub are available for private hire. The site has played host to an ale house for over 200 years, however the original building was demolished in 1925 and a new premises was rebuilt following the placing of the stanchions for Newcastle's most famous landmark - The Tyne Bridge.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 7 changing beers.

Usually three from the on-site brewery, six from elsewhere and one cider, six additional hand-pulls upstairs but from the range downstairs.

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Bridge Tavern, Newcastle upon Tyne


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Gwent Y Ddraig Farmhouse Scrumpy on hand-pull on visit.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Often brewed on the premises.


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Ramp/key on request.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Upstairs bar/roof garden for hire.

  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Either on ground floor or covered roof-top bar.

  • WiFi Wifi


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Bridge Tavern

7 Akenside Hill
Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat Nav Reference

54.969368, -1.607549


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station
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Nearby Bus Routes (300m)

Go North East: Q1, Q2, Q3

Nearby Station (628m)

Newcastle Central

Nearby Metro (551m)

Central Station (Tyne & Wear)

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