Free Trade Inn
St Lawrence Road, 5 mins walk from the Quayside. Q1 bus terminus at Mariners' Wharf.
Metro - Manors
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Open: Monday & Tuesday 4pm - 10pm, Wednesday - Sunday 1pm - 10pm.
Telephone: 0191 2655764.
CLICK AND COLLECT SHOP: freetradeinn.square.site
Beers: Excellent range of cask and keg ales that are changed every week.
Collabagedon on 19th November 2021 with 12 great beers on tap
Elusive Brewing (Collab with Almasty Brewing Co) - Farmhouse Pale ABV 4.7%
Turning Point Brew Co (Collab with Ampersand Brew Co) - Revolution in Limbo - IPA - New England / Hazy ABV 5.9%
UnBarred Brewery (Collab with Zapata) - Cryo Pop - IPA - New England / Hazy ABV 5.7%
Brew York (Collab) - Release the Cranachan - Imperial Raspberry Oatmeal Stout ABV 9%
Ampersand Brew Co (Collab with Leviathan Brewing) - Arrested Development - IPA - American ABV 7.1%
Neptune Brewery (Collab with UnBarred Brewery) - Albion - Scotch Ale ABV 5.7%
Leigh On Sea Brewing Co Ltd (Collab with Neptune Brewery) - Phire 'n' Lime - Sour - Other Gose ABV 4.5%
Leigh On Sea Brewing Co Ltd (Collab with Runaway Brewery) - L'Hommage - IPA - Belgian ABV 6.8%
Brew York (Collab with Leviathan Brewing) - Duality - Foreign Export Stout ABV 8%
Fyne Ales (Collab with Runaway Brewery) - Red Flag - IPA - Red ABV 6%
Elusive Brewing (Collab with Turning Point Brew Co) - International Superstar - Campfire Stout ABV 5.4%
Almasty Brewing Co (Collab with Zapata) - American Brown Ale ABV 6%
Ciders on tap
Oliver's - Classic Perry (Medium) ABV 6.2%
Parsons Choice - Parsons Dry (Dry) ABV 5%
Ross on Wye - Single Orchard (Dry) ABV 7.2%
An excellent selection of canned and bottled beers also available to order online.
Carlsberg, Becks, Guinness and Fosters also on tap.
Excellent range of cask and bottled ciders and perrys on offer.
There is also an excellent range of Belgian bottled beers as well as other bottled beers including Brown Ale, Becks, Budweiser, Budvar, Corona and Holsten Pilsen on offer.
The bar has won several regional pub of the year awards which are on display next to the bar.
A selection of spirits including gins and malt whiskies is also on offer.
Meals: A selection of Amble butchers Pies is available for £3.50. Locally made veggie smaosas (with mango chutney) £1.50.
Tea and Coffee served - All teas £1.50, Coffees £2.00 - £3.00 (go large for 50p), Hot Chocolate £2.80.
Special Deals: None advertised.
Live Sports: none shown here.
Music: Regular music is on play at most times with a free jukebox situated to the left hand side of the bar playing an eclectic range of music.
Traditional old Newcastle pub in an elevated position overlooking the River Tyne.
The pub has a small semi-circular bar with a wooden floor. From the main entrance there is a small raised area with some tables and chairs and high stools next to the bar.
This leads through to a lower area with additional tables and chairs. There is also some high stools next to the windows at the front of the bar where you can admire the excellent view of the Quayside.
The decor is quite basic with mainly posters and advertisements of live music events covering the walls.
Regular music is on play at most times with a free jukebox situated to the left hand side of the bar playing an eclectic range of music.
The pub is popular with locals, students and visitors to the Quayside. Outside the pub to the left of the main entrance there is a small beer garden with wooden tables and benches.
There is an additional area on the bank opposite the pub, where drinkers often congregate. Quiz night every Wednesday.
Disabled access to main bar very good but difficult to the toilets which are down a flight of stairs. Toilets are small and reasonable.