Centre for LifeBlonde Barrel

 

Blonde Barrel  

Location:
Times Square, in the Centre for life. A short distance to the Metro Radio Arena. About 10 minutes walk from the Central Station.

Metro - Central Station
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Open:
Monday - Thursday 11am - 12am, Friday 11am - 1am, Saturday 9am - 1am, Sunday 9am - 12am.
Telephone: 0191 2617676
Email: info@blondebarrel.co.uk
Facebook: facebook.com/Blonde-Barrel

Beers: Heineken, Peroni, Hoegaarden, Guinness, Guinness Extra Cold, Carling Extra Cold and Pilsner Urquell on tap. 3 real ales include local beers, Aspalls and Rekorderlig cider also on offer. There is a good range of bottled drinks, spirits, gins and wines available.


Meals:
Food is served Monday - Saturday until 8pm, Sunday until 6pm with breakfast served until from 9am at the weekend.
Other meals served from 12pm with a full lunch menu and light bites including starters £3.95 - £5.95, handmade burgers £6.95 - £8.95, mains £5.95 - £11.95, sandwiches £4.95 - £5.95 (add handcut chunky chips to any sandwich or wrap £1.00), sharing platters £11.95 and sides £1.95.
There is a selection of desserts on offer £3.95.
Kids meals £3.95. Coffees and speciality teas are served.
Sunday roast served until 6pm.




Special Deals: Monday - Friday from 5pm - 9pm 2 for one offer on cocktails. Student discount 20% after 6pm (except Saturday)



Live Sports: none shown here.


Music: Regular music is on play at most times.

Click for Review
Medium sized bar and kitchen that was formerly known as Twist. The bar has a long winding modern bar with a wooden floor and can be accessed from the front or rear.

The decor and furnishings are of a modern and stylish design. The windows at the front open out in fine weather and give a bright and airy feel to the place.

There is plenty of seating throughout the bar with a raised seating area of wooden tables and chairs, to the left of the main entrance. To the right there is also some high tables and chairs.

At the rear there is more comfortable seating area with some leather armchairs and settees as well as some more cosy intimate booths.

The low drop down lighting gives a nice cosy atmosphere in the evening. Regular music is on play at most times.

There is a large outside seating area on Times Square with wooden and metallic tables and chairs. The pub attracts a mixed clientele of business people and people visiting the Life Interactive world in the Centre for Life.

The bar has become a popular haunt in the Gay Village/ Pink Triangle area and the menu on offer should attract more custom to families visiting the Centre for Life.

Disabled access very good to the main bar with a designated toilet at the rear. Toilets are very smart and clean.

Price: Expensive. More reasonable during Happy hour.