10 best beer gardens in Newcastle 2022: nicest pubs for an outside drink near me - from Ouseburn Garden to By the River Brew Co

Beer garden season is upon us.

Is it time take a trip to a beer garden?

Summer is just around the corner, warmer weather is coming and the brighter nights are here.

Beer gardens are one of the best places to spend a sunny day with friends, and with the Queen’s Jubilee just around the corner you don’t need to look for any excuses to go to the best ones in Newcastle.

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    So, where can Newcastle locals and visitors enjoy a pint in the sunshine this summer?

    Here’s a breakdown of some of the top rated beer gardens within the region.

    What are some of the best beer gardens in Newcastle?

    Ouseburn Garden

    This pub is a fan favourite among locals, and is nestled in the heart of Ouseburn Valley.

    The picturesque garden has a container bar and a Bowie inspired diner. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a sunny day out with the whole family.

    Address: Unit 12, 1 Stepney Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PZ Website: https://www.ouseburngarden.co.uk/

    Revolución de Cuba

    This bar brings the fun from their drinks to their decor. This beer garden is designed with a fusion of Art Deco and Cuban-inspired decor with tiki tables for dining and even a dancefloor.

    It’s the perfect place to spend a day in the su. There offer a Santiago sun terrace, a Havana Club bar and a private area that can be booked in advance as well.

    Address: 1 Cloth Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1EE Website: https://www.revoluciondecuba.com/bar/newcastle/


    Barluga is situated in the centre of town, sit out on the iconic Grey Street of Newcastle and enjoy one of this bar’s incredible cocktails.

    Address: 35 Grey St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6EE Website: https://barluga.co.uk/

    The Bridge Tavern

    The Bridge Tavern is situated between one of the North East’s most iconic landmarks – The Tyne Bridge.

    They have a great selection of food and are known for their local cask and keg beers, as well as exclusively stocking Mikkeller tap all the way from Denmark.

    Address: 7 Akenside Hill, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3UF Website: https://www.thebridgetavern.com/

    Market Shaker

    Market Shaker prides itself on being the place for you to go no matter what you fancy.

    This space serves some of the best craft beer, cocktails and pizza by the slice. All of which can be enjoyed with some of the finest background music from disco to soul.

    Address: 34-36 Cloth Market, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1EE Website: Market Shaker Newcastle


    While it may not look like it, Alvinos has one of the most popular outdoor areas in the city.

    The establishment may look small from the outside but it has three floors, one which is a stunning outdoor terrace looking over the city.

    They have a carefully curated menu of cocktails as well as some of the most popular craft and draught beers around.

    Address: 88 Pilgrim St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6SG Website: https://alvinosbar.com/

    Bridge Hotel

    The Bridge Hotel is home to the beer garden with possibly the most spectacular views in Newcastle.

    The pub is just two minutes’ walk from Grey Street and the Quayside, and right next door to the Castle Keep and the High Level bridge, you’ll find stunning views of the River Tyne from both the pub and outdoor terrace.

    Address: Castle Garth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1RQ Website: https://sjf.co.uk/our-pubs/bridge-hotel/

    The Hancock

    The Hancock is a popular pub among locals and tourists alike. It is well established in the Newcastle pub scene for its decent priced pints and good outdoor seating.

    Address: 2a Hancock St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PU Website: https://www.thehancocknewcastle.co.uk/

    Urban Garden by Brewdog

    Located on the Newcastle Quayside this Urban GArden has a range of hot beverages at its Coffee stand, and of course, the carefully curated alcoholic beverages and soft drinks by Brewdog.

    There’s no place quite like the Quayside on a sunny day, and this is the perfect place to get the best of both worlds.

    Address: Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3DH Website: https://www.urbangardenncl.co.uk/

    By the River Brew Co

    By the River Brew Co is a creative container settlement located directly on the Tyne.

    As well as a picture perfect view of the Tyne while you enjoy a drink from their award winning menu.

    At weekends, during spring through to late autumn, you can sample the delights of the vibrant Hawker Market which hosts the finest selection of street food and independent traders

    Address: Hillgate Quays, Gateshead NE8 2FD Website: https://www.bytheriverbrew.co/