But with so many options, it canbe tough deciding where to go for a drink.
According to Google reviews, these have been rated as the best pubs and bars in Newcastle thanks to the users of the popular search engine.
1. The Cog and Wheel
Jesmons's Cog and Wheel pub has an impressive 4.9 rating from 111 reviews, with praise going towards the bar's food and drink options.
2. Free Trade Inn
Thanks to its position overlooking the Tyne and the wide variety of drink options, reviewers gave Ouseburn's Free Trade Inn a 4.7 rating from 1,065 ratings.
3. The Town Mouse
It may be easy to miss The Town Mouse on St Mary's Place, but the micropub has a fantastic range of beers which has helped in the 4.7 rating it has received from 614 reviews.
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It can be equally easy to miss the unassuming Mean Eyed Cat walking up St Thomas' Street in the city centre, but this isn't a pub to be missed according to the 534 reviers who combined to give the pub a 4.7 rating.