timber framed Newcastle pub dating to the 14th
century. Previously a Coopers workshop (hence the
name) in the
century. One of the oldest buildings in the city.
The pub is listed in the AA good pub guide and is also reputed to be haunted. There is
a cosy atmosphere in the pub with two small bars on
either side of main entrance. The bar has a timber
framed ceiling with wooden beams. Old pictures of Newcastle adorn the walls.
The pub attracts
students, locals and Quayside revellers. It can be
busy at most times due to its reputation for
excellent real ales, and especially at the weekend.
an excellent view of the High level and Tyne bridges
from pub. A Quiz night is held every Tuesday from
9pm. A further bar and
night club is located in the
lounge to the left of the main entrance with live music featured on
certain nights. A DJ is
also located in this area with Latin Salsa Jazz Soul
funk played on most nights. Monday night is ignition from 8pm - 2am with live bands from 8.30pm - 10.30pm.
Every Wednesday is Greek night with resident DJ Sakis - playing latest Greek music (tequila shots £1, corona & lime £2, doble vodka & mixer £2.50, sangria jugs £9.95). Thursday is Polish Vodka party night - £1.00 entry and vodka/tequila shots £1.00.
Link cash machine is located inside. A
function room is available for hire with party
bookings taken. Buffets and late licence until 2am.
Telephone 0191 2332940.
Disabled access good to the
main part of the pub but difficult to the toilets.
Toilets are small and clean.
for the area.