St. James’ Park is blessed for pubs and bars on its doorstep.

Ranked: The 9 best bars within 300 metres of St. James’ Park in Newcastle according to Google reviews

These are the best places to get a drink before watching Newcastle United in action at St. James’ Park according to Google.

The streets of Newcastle will fill with a sea of black and white this evening as football fans make their way to the hallowed turf of St. James' Park to cheer on the Magpies in cup action.

Newcastle is a city known for its lively nightlife and plentiful pubs. Combine that with football under the lights at St. James' and there's an electricity about Tyneside you just can't find anywhere else.

As Geordies leave work and their homes to hop on the Metro and board buses to the city centre for a couple of pre-match nerve-settling beers, pubs will be full to the rafters.

Given the stadium's iconic city centre location, there are many watering holes just a few steps from St. James' Park. NewcastleWorld casts an eye over the nine closest to the stadium, ranked by how they fare on Google Reviews.

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