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During the last decades Newcastle upon Tyne, commonly known as Newcastle, has developed into a prominent city in terms of technical innovation and culture. This makes Newcastle one of Great Britain’s most vibrant cities and a wonderful holiday destination with great shopping hot-spots and an even better nightlife. United by seven bridges across a spectacular riverside, Newcastle (a city on the north bank of the River Tyne) and Gateshead (a town on the south bank) form a single, diverse and extremely vibrant visitor destination.
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Newcastle upon Tyne

The Castle Keep

The Castle Keep in Newcastle is one of the finest of its kind surviving in Britain today. It is an ancient monument and a Grade 1 listed building. It sits upon ground previously occupied by the Roman fort Pons Aelius, an Anglo-Saxon cemetery and a Norman Motte and Bailey Castle from which the City takes its name.
Adresse: Castle Garth, St. Nicolas’ St., Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 232 7938
Åpningstider: Daily 10.00-17.00.
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Angel of The North

One of the most famous attractions in North East England is the majestic 20-metre tall Angel of the North. The statue was created by Antony Gormley from 200 tons of steel and is seen by millions of people every year. The monument is located in the south of the city.
Adresse: Durham Road, Eighton Banks, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne
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Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum

The Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum is an impressive reconstructed fortification with a constantly changing offer of exhibitions of jewels, coins, pottery, weapons, armour, and other archaeological finds seven days a week. The fort was first discovered in the late 19th century.
Adresse: Baring St., South Shields, South Tyneside
Telefon: +44 191 277 1410
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The Tyne Bridge

As a world-famous sight, the Tyne Bridge was the world’s largest single-span bridge when it was opened by George V in 1928. Spanning the river Tyne, it connects Newcastle with Gateshead. The bridge's history goes back hundreds of years, when its first prototype was constructed in year 122.
Adresse: The Tyne Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne
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BALTIC Centre of Contemporary Art

This renovated flour mill is one of the biggest temporary art spaces in Europe with over 3,000 square metres of art, a cinema/lecture space, a library and an archive for the study of contemporary art. The centre presents a dynamic and ambitious programme of changing exhibitions, events and projects, offering something new with every visit. In addition to its four galleries, the building boasts three different food and drink spaces and a shop, making it a place to eat, drink and relax, as well as somewhere to discover new art.
Adresse: South Shore Road, Gateshead , Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 478 1810
Åpningstider: Daily 10.00-18.00 (Tuesdays from 10.30)
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Tyneside Cinema

Inside this lush building you will find not only a cinema, but also the Tyneside Coffee Rooms and a bar. Tyneside Cinema offers a unique cinema experience with three different screens called The Classic, The Electra and The Roxy. The space can also be used for conferences and meetings.
Adresse: Pilgrim St. 10/12, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 227 5500
Åpningstider: 10.00-23.00 Mon-Sat; 11.00-23.00 Sun.
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Longsands Beach

Regardless of the weather, this beautiful beach is just perfect for a walk in the sand. Longsands Beach is located on the coast near Tynemouth. If you fancy a trip to the beach, it is not far from Newcastle. This place is also popular for surfing, swimming and kayaking.
Adresse: Longsands Beach, Tynemouth, Newcastle upon Tyne
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Jesmond Dene Park

This park is located along the Ouseburn River and stretches all the way to the outskirts of Newcastle. Jesmond Dene is perfect for picnics, walking, running or just relaxing. Come here for a family day out and enjoy this scenic park. Located north-east of the downtown area.
Adresse: Jesmond Dene Park, Newcastle upon Tyne
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The Quayside

On the Quayside you can see happy people strolling along the river. From here it is only a stone's throw to the major attractions in Newcastle such as BALTIC or the Tyne Bridge. There are multiple cafes and eateries along the way, and an abundance of scenic spots for memorable photos.
Adresse: The Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne
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Grey Street and Grainger Town

This area of Newcastle is the city's historic centre, full of magnificent old buildings. Beautiful Grey Street is particularly popular with its restaurants and cafes. You can also visit the Grainger Market in Grainger Town for some good quality food.
Adresse: Grey St., Newcastle upon Tyne
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Victoria Tunnel

The Victoria Tunnel runs under Newcastle down to the Tyne. It was originally built to transport coal and was converted to a shelter during World War II. Today you can visit this old tunnel and learn some interesting and revelatory facts about the town’s history.
Adresse: Lime St. 53/55, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 261 6596 / +44 191 230 4210
Åpningstider: 09.00-17.00 Mon-Fri.
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Genting Casino Newcastle

A visit to Genting Casino Newcastle is ideal if you feel like Blackjack, Roulette and other games and gambling. You will find it conveniently located just behind the Central Station. The bar and restaurant onsite will keep your energy levels high all night.
Adresse: Forth St. , Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 232 0900
Åpningstider: Daily 12.00-18.00
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Hadrian's Wall

Just outside Newcastle, the remains of Hadrian’s wall recall the engineering skills of ancient Rome. Crossing rivers and cliffs, the former frontier fortification stretches over 80 miles in the north of the British Island. A visit to the wall including the Roman fort and museum should be planned as a whole day trip.
Adresse: Hadrians Wall, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 370 333 1181
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Great North Museum: Hancock

Explore the secrets of nature in Newcastle’s Natural History Museum, which is one of the best in the UK. Outstanding exhibitions and curious creatures will make you gape. Step in and use the chance to get a close glimpse at peculiar insects and unusual reptiles.
Adresse: Hancock, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 208 6765
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St. James' Park

Visit St. James Park and watch a match of Newcastle United. The football stadium is one of the most popular in England and holds about 52.000 visitors. Whether there is a game on or not, the St. James Park and the surrounding area is always worth a visit.
Adresse: Strawberry Place, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 844 372 1892
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Stephenson Railway Museum

At this museum you can learn everything about steam enginges, locomotives and the history of the railway. If you plan in advance, you can even book a ride on an old diesel locomotive. There is a programme for everyone from grown-up train enthusiast to the little ones.
Adresse: Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 200 7146
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Central Arcade

The Central Arcade is located in a beautiful, historic Victorian building with a stunning facade and no less impressive interior. The arcade is well-known for the variety of upper-range brands represented. Please note that the once operational Tourist Information centre inside is closed.
Adresse: Newcastle upon Tyne
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Centre for Life

An ideal activity for a rainy day, the Life Science Centre proves that learning can be fun for the whole family. Next to exhibitions and shows there is a number of 4D simulations, as well as one of the world's largest planetariums (also located on-site).
Adresse: Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 243 8210
Åpningstider: 10.00-17.00 Mon-Sat; 11.00-17.00 Sun.
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Big Mussel

As one of Newcastle’s most famous culinary treats, the Big Mussel serves exquisite traditional and modern seafood dishes, together with an extensive Belgian beer and wine list, in stylish and spacious surroundings. Live music plays some nights. A must for seafood-lovers!
Adresse: The Side 15, Newcastle Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 232 1057
Åpningstider: 12.00-22.15 Mon-Sat; 12.00-22.00 Sun.
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The Japanese-style decor, the extensive menu and the long tables make this teppan-yaki inspired restaurant an ideal location for big parties. The Japanese food here is claimed to be of superb quality, and watching chefs craft the dishes right before your eyes greatly adds to the overall experience.
Adresse: Bath Lane 35, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 233 0189
Åpningstider: Daily 12.00-14.00 / 17.30-23.00
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Raval Luxury Indian Restaurant

Nestled in the heart of the prestigious Gateshead Quays, Raval uses only the freshest of ingredients prepared by a team of culinary masters to challenge the stereotypical view of Indian food in the United Kingdom. Top chefs, handpicked from the cream of India’s crop, bring an unparalleled understanding and knowledge of the art of Indian cooking, resulting in classic cuisine with a contemporary twist.
Adresse: Church St., Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 477 1700
Åpningstider: 17.30-23.00 Mon-Sat.
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Restaurant at Eslington Villa

This is an oasis of calm in a family-run country house-style restaurant, just ten minutes by taxi from the city centre. The British cuisine menu is superb and comes from a highly rated chef, yet this restaurant remains reasonably priced and welcoming to all diners.
Adresse: Station Road 8, Low Fell, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 487 6017
Åpningstider: Daily H24
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Blackfriars Restaurant

Blackfriars Restaurant is the oldest dining room in the United Kingdom. The main restaurant was originally built to house the refectory for the ‘Black Friars’ (as well as once used as a formerly operational inner-city monastery), which makes the space rather unique.
Adresse: Friars St. , Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 261 5945
Åpningstider: 12.00-14.30 / 17.30-00.00 Mon-Sat; 12.00-16.00 Sun.
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Shiraz Indian Cuisine

This restaurant serves dishes of authentic Indian cuisine in the centre of Newcastle. Choose from their extensive list of curries, and do not skip on the rice and aromatic naan bread. Shiraz Indian Cuisine is highly recommended to lovers of spicy food.
Adresse: Groat Market 39B, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 7466 105 601
Åpningstider: Daily 18.00-01.00
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Ottoman Turkish Restaurant

A little piece of Turkey can be found in the heart of Newcastle. Ottoman serves authentic Turkish food at reasonable prices. Choose between the popular kebabs, delicious lamb, sweet baklavas and many other (both sweet and savoury) Turkish specialities.
Adresse: Clayton St. West 32, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 340 2838
Åpningstider: Daily 12.00-23.00
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LuigiKhan opened in 2010 and has delighted its guests with its authentic Indian food ever since. Try the famous chicken Tikka Masala and enjoy Indian dishes in a cosy and stylish atmosphere. The menu is extensive and features a large variety of international Indian favourites.
Adresse: Westgate Road 358, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 272 4937
Åpningstider: 17.00-23.00 Mon-Fri; 17.00-23.30 Sat-Sun.
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Red Mezze

If you are looking for a gourmet dinner, Turkish style, this is definitely a restaurant to keep an eye on. Red Mezze is located on Leazes Square in Newcastle and offers a great variety of Turkish dishes. If you want to try a little bit of everything, order a mezze plate.
Adresse: Leazes Park Road 34/36, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 261 9646
Åpningstider: Daily 12.00-23.00
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Marco Pierre White Steakhouse

This Steakhouse invites you for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a cosy atmosphere forged by its contemporary interior design. The daily specials spice up the (already extensive) menu and the bar offers you various aperitifs as well as delicious cocktails.
Adresse: Fenkle St. 2/8, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 300 9222
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Chilli Padi

Experience Eastern cuisine in this Malaysian restaurant. The menu holds various rice dishes, vegetable specials and even hot pots. Don’t order the beef in chilli sauce if you’re not used to spicy food. If you are, on the other hand, enjoy a new level of hotness at Chilli Padi.
Adresse: Leazes Park Road 6/10, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 230 1133
Åpningstider: Daily 17.00-21.30
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Peace & Loaf restaurant

With fresh ingredients and local products this restaurant aims to spread Peace and Love among its guests. The excellent menu holds healthy delights and is a pleasure to the eye and the taste-buds alike. Enjoy the one of a kind dining experience and you will want to come back for more.
Adresse: Jesmond Road 217, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 281 5222
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This is a small and friendly café in the heart of Newcastle, serving coffee, pastries, breakfast and vegetarian dishes from a Mediterranean-style menu. If the sun is shining and the weather is warm, customers can sit outside and watch the world go by.
Adresse: Bigg Market 8, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 260 2577
Åpningstider: 11.00-22.00 Mon-Sat; 12.00-22.00 Sun.
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If you are looking for excellent food and coffee, all in a lively atmosphere, head to Blake’s. Here you will find a wide selection of home-made food and a vast selection of coffees, beers and teas. A special breakfast menu is on offer, along with salads, sandwiches, jacket potato and more.
Adresse: Grey St. 53, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 261 5463
Åpningstider: 07.00-18.00 Mon-Sat; 08.30-18.00 Sun.
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Tyneside Coffee Rooms

Part of the Art Deco Tyneside Cinema, the Tyneside Coffee Rooms are located on the second floor. The coffee rooms which have been around since late 1930s serve delicious food in nostalgic and cosy surroundings. Stop by for a coffee whether or not you decide to catch a show afterwards.
Adresse: Pilgrim St. 10, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 227 5520
Åpningstider: 10.00-23.00 Mon-Sat; 11.00-23.00 Sun.
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Central Bean

The Central Bean is a place that takes pride in holding its coffee to the highest possible standard. The espresso beans from Brazil, Mexico and Indonesia are freshly ground right before your eyes. Enjoy a selection of caffeinated drinks in a pleasant atmosphere.
Adresse: Times Central, Gallowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 233 1887
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Les Petits Choux

Biscuits, tarts, pastries, cookies – you name it. Near the green trees of Leazes Park and the vibrant area of St. James Stadium you can find a family-run patisserie serving French delicacies. Enjoy the lovely interior with some coffee and tea or take your favourites home. It’s always worth a visit.
Adresse: Leazes Cres 11, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 222 0349
Åpningstider: 07.30-16.00 Mon-Fri; 09.30-15.30 Sat.
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The Staiths Cafe

Born to become an important point for relaxing, meeting with friends and taking a break from the crowded city centre, The Staiths Cafe is perfectly located on the southern bank of the River Tyne and apart from a stunning landscape, it also privdes fresh food and tasty coffee to enjoy in a special place.
Adresse: Autumn Drive 1, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 460 6921
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Hoochie Coochie

The speaker system at this club is second to none, and weekend club nights certainly do it justice. The events have different themes, and music genres range from breakbeat to digital, electro, hip-hop, r’n’b and indie. During the week, Hoochie Coochie functions as a low-key lounge bar.
Adresse: Pilgrim St. 54, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 222 0130
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The Head of Steam

This fantastic venue is split over two levels, with the basement bar being one of the best places in town to catch hot talents emerging from the thriving local music scene. Gigs are staged throughout the week, with DJs on Friday and Saturday nights.
Adresse: Neville St. 2, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 230 4236
Åpningstider: 12.00-02.00 Sun-Thur; 12.00-03.00 Fri-Sat.
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With all its candles and chandeliers, Tokyo is firmly established on Newcastle Gateshead’s classy bar circuit and exudes a chic air. Set over three floors, it has a superb beer garden with bricks coloured by beautiful lilac flowers. DJs play Wednesday through Saturday.
Adresse: Westgate Road 17, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 230 3318
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Revolution Bar

This luxurious bank conversion has kept all the original 30 feet ceilings, marble pillars and classic wood features. Revolution is situated just down the slope from the train station and has concreted itself into the Newcastle scene with a high reputation for great music, atmosphere, food and service.
Adresse: Collingwood St. 40, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 261 8901
Åpningstider: Daily 11.30-02.00
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Pitcher & Piano

This is surely one of the jewels in the crown of the Quayside scene. Pitcher & Piano takes full advantage of its location overlooking the Gateshead Millennium Bridge and BALTIC, having huge glass walls giving access to stunning views. Inside, it is laid-back, modern and offers a great menu.
Adresse: Quayside 108, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 232 4110
Åpningstider: 09.00-00.00 Sun-Thur; 09.00-01.00 Fri-Sat.
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The Stand Comedy Club

This intimate, cosy comedy club can be found on High Bridge and is considered to be one of the best venues for comedy in the North East. The Stand Bistro provides food at reasonable prices like sandwiches, burgers and chips.
Adresse: High Bridge 31, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 300 9700
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World Headquarters

This dynamic and popular club offers you dance floors, bars and a VIP lounge for your private party nights. Located in a beautiful building, this is a must visit for the young party crowd in Newcastle. Everyone is welcome at this self-proclaimed underground club.
Adresse: East Pilgrim St., Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 281 3445
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In one of Newcastle’s most popular nightclubs you get entertainment across several floors with four bars and a rooftop terrace. The gay-friendly bar is located in a party area with many surrounding bars and clubs. Serves mixed drinks and draft beers. Entry fees apply.
Adresse: Westmorland Road 7/19, Newcastle upon Tyne
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International live acts and regular party sessions make this club your number one address for Newcastle nightlife. Come with your friends or meet someone new, the location promises an engaging evening with a lot of fun. Club nights are held every Saturday.
Adresse: Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 261 9755
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Nine Sports Bar and Lounge

This sports bar is dedicated to Newcastle United and serves drinks, food and cocktails. There is a daily screening of matches and you can enjoy a round of pool or darts inside. The family friendly location offers a kids menu and has an outside terrace for sunny days.
Adresse: St. James Park, Strawberry Pl, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 201 8688
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Madame Koo

If you’re looking for a spacious nightclub to shake a leg, Madame Koo is your fit. It’s a popular place for hen and stag parties and readily helps you in tailoring this special event to your needs. Enjoy a relaxed night or party like there’s no tomorrow.
Adresse: Collingwood St. 36, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 261 8271
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This classical cocktail bar boasts with a stylish interior and a high-class atmosphere. Step in and enjoy spicy dishes, fruity drinks and good company. The place offers bookings for private and corporate events and invites you to taste the different wines from their great wine selection.
Adresse: Grey St. 35, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 230 2306
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The Brandling Arms

A great choice of pub food and a selection of over 30 different wines alone make The Branding Arms worth a visit. Drop in and grab a bite in the rustic dining room or have your drinks on their dog-friendly terrace. There are lots of events going on in the pub – pub quizzes and on-stage performances being only some of them.
Adresse: High St. 176, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 285 4023
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As You Like It

As You Like It provides entertainment and great food across three floors. During day time it is an ideal place to dine with the whole family as they feature a special kids menu as well as a storytelling and colouring programme. In the evening, the restaurant and bar turn into a party hot spot with an open garden terrace and fruity cocktails.
Adresse: Jesmond Three Sixty, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 281 2277
Åpningstider: 12.00-00.00 Sun-Thur; 12.00-02.00 Fri-Sat.
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House of Smith

With its dazzling wall decoration and the original furniture, House of Smiths boasts the 50s glamour. The charm of a speakeasy and the diverse clientele of predominantly 20-somethings make this place your number one address for a party night. Note that the place can get crowded, but that’s part of the fun.
Adresse: Collingwood St. 26, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 261 8271
Åpningstider: 17.00-03.00 Mon-Sat; 21.00-03.00 Sun.
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Seven Stories

You’re wondering what else is out there besides Harry Potter for young readers? Then visit the Seven Stories Center for Children’s books. Inside, you'll find the newest trends in kids' literature that can inspire the little ones to discover the world of reading.
Adresse: Lime St., Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 845 271 0777
Åpningstider: 10.00-17.00 Mon-Sat; 10.00-16.00 Sun.
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Eldon Square

Opened in 1977, Eldon Square is a multistory shopping center and holds more than 150 stores of well-known brand names, book shops or electronic stores. Stop by for products of Apple, Adidas and Hollister as well as a number of flagship stores. After an extensive shopping tour you can rest your feet in one of the many restaurants and cafes inside.
Adresse: Eldon Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 261 1891
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Grainger Market

Take in the historical heritage of Newcastle in this charming indoor city market. Built around 1830, it used to be the largest of its kind in Europe. Enjoy fresh vegetables, ripe fruit and seasonal produce from the region. Look out for events and craft market stalls on Saturdays.
Adresse: Grainger St., Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 211 5541
Åpningstider: 9.00-17.30 Mon-Sat.
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The Biscuit Factory

Art exhibitions, creative design and outstanding crafts are only some of the reasons to visit The Biscuit Factory. This cultural venue is a meeting spot for the hip Newcastle crowd; it gives you the chance to purchase production of the local art scene. Look out for special events and aspiring talents.
Adresse: Stoddart St. 16, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 261 1103
Åpningstider: 10.00-17.00 Sun-Fri; 10.00-18.00 Sat.
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Jesmond Dene Arts and Crafts Market

This market brings handmade art back to the city. On busy days there are over 20 stalls where you can find numerous products - from fashion to jewelry, ceramics or accessories. Take home some unique designs and support the local craft scene by visiting Jesmond Dene Arts & Crafts market.
Adresse: Jesmond Dene, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 7973 108 608
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Sage Gateshead

The Sage Gatehead is not only a popular music venue, but also has an offer of products that make it worth a visit. This gift and speciality shop will warm the heart of curiosity collectors and souvenir buffs. Inside, you can purchase instruments, toys, fancy kitchen ware or books and CDs for kids and adults alike.
Adresse: St. Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 443 5280
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Charles Clinkard

Many would agree that no shopping tour is complete without a new pair of shoes. In the popular Eldon Square shopping centre you can find the number one place for classy footwear. Charles Clinkard holds a variety of brands for everyone and the friendly staff will help you in choose a matching handbag or accessory.
Adresse: Eldon Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 345 241 7742
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HMV, one of Britain’s number one addresses for entertainment, can be found within Eldon Square shopping centre. Whether you are looking for music, a DVD for a cosy evening or need some new travel literature, inside this store you will certainly make a great find.
Adresse: Blackettbridge 28, Eldon Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 230 0626
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L'Occitane Newcastle

L'Occitane is a top quality French beauty brand formulated with natural, active ingredients inspired by Provençal traditions. The products represent the customs and traditions of the Mediterranean. In L'Occitane stores, you will find everything for body care, from head to toe, as well as friendly and educated staff who will be more than happy to give you advice on your well-being.
Adresse: Douglas Way 10, Eldon Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 261 1216
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The Back Page

If you’re visiting as a Newcastle United fan, it is simply inexcusable to miss this shop. At the Back Page you can get sport memorabilia, books, magazines, pictures, clothing and anything you could wish for as a real football fan. Buy ahead of a big game or take home a personal souvenir, the friendly staff will warmly welcome your visit.
Adresse: St. Andrew's St. 56, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 261 5005
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Beatdown Records Ltd

This exceptional record store opened its doors in 2006 and offers customers an out-of-the-box vinyl experience. Step in and get the latest releases or browse through the oldies section. Next to various genres and rare LPs, a huge second hand selection awaits you in the well-stocked store.
Adresse: Clarendon House 1, Bewick St., Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 261 8894
Åpningstider: 10.00-17.00 Mon-Sat.
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Monument Mall

Opposite Grey Street is Newcastle’s latest shopping mall, Monument Mall, a beautiful shopping centre designed in classical style. Northumberland Street nearby is Newcastle’s main shopping street, with an extensive range of high street brands represented.
Adresse: Blackett St., Newcastle upon Tyne
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Metrocentre in Gateshead is another must for shopaholics, housing more than 360 shops and services and a multi-screen cinema. Nearby there are also a number of markets that are well worth a visit, including the Quayside Market and Arts Market on Armstrong Bridge (both on Sundays).
Adresse: Metrocentre, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 493 0200
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Passport / Visa

Citizens of the European Union member-states, Norway, Liechtenstein, Iceland, Switzerland, and Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT) only require a valid passport to enter the UK. Residents of a further 10 countries do not require entry visas for stays under 6 months: the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, South Africa, Hong Kong, and Malaysia. Nationals of some further countries do not require a visa, but need to hold an entry certificate. Use the UK Government website to check for specific requirements:
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Best Time to Visit

Thanks to its strategic position close to the ocean, Newcastle is a city offering warm summers and very cool winters. To skip extreme temperatures, avoid July and January which are respectively the hottest and the coldest months of the year. However, the weather here is rather unpredictable, as it often is in the rest of the UK, so if you want to visit Newcastle when the weather is perfect, choose spring as best time to visit the city: temperatures are warm but not extremely hot and the sunny days make the city take on a special kind of charm.
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Newcastle airport is located 11 kilometres from Newcastle city centre. Getting to/from the airport could not be easier, as there is a frequent Metro service that will take visitors to Newcastle Central Train Station and to Gateshead in approximately 25 minutes. There are several buses connecting the airport with Newcastle and surrounding towns like Ponteland. +44 871 200 22 33 The airport taxis operate throughout the day and pick up and drop off passengers just outside the entrance. The taxi office can be found near domestic arrivals. +44 191 214 6969 Several car hire companies can be found at the airport.
Adresse: Newcastle International Airport, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 871 882 1121
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Public Transport

Getting around Newcastle Gateshead is easy, thanks to the city’s extensive Metro system and a range of bus services. You can buy a Day Rover ticket for adults and for children. It is valid on the Metro, ferry and railway services as well as on almost all local buses. Tickets can be purchased from Metro ticket machines, all drivers of the major bus operators’ services and on-board the Shields ferry. If you are staying for a week you can buy the MetroSaver weekly travel card. The card is valid on Metro, Ferry and local rail services between Newcastle and Sunderland. Tickets can be purchased at any Nexus Travelshop, but you need a passport-sized photograph the first time you buy one. There are several Travelshops, including those at the Central Station and Monument Metro stations in Newcastle, and MetroCentre bus station and the Gateshead bus/Metro interchange.
Telefon: +44 191 203 3199
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The taxi service in Newcastle is one of the best in the UK. Below is a selection of a few companies: Noda Taxis +44 191 222 1888 Blue Line Taxis +44 191 262 6666 Airport Taxis +44 191 214 6969 Dean Taxis, Gateshead +44 191 444 4444
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Post offices are scattered all around the city and post boxes are red in colour so that it will be easy to recognise them while strolling around the city. The following contact refers to Newcastle's main post office:
Adresse: Northumberland St. 36, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 478 6624
Åpningstider: 09.00-17.30 Mon-Sat; 11.00-15.00 Sun.
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If you need any medical service both during the day and the night, you can count on Boots Midnight Pharmacy whose pharmacies are all around town. For late-night pharmacies, consult their web-page (below) and search for the one closest to you.
Adresse: Northumberland St. 150, Newcastle upon Tyne
Telefon: +44 191 230 5211
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Country code: +44 Area code: 191
Newcastle upon Tyne


110 volts. Adapters are normally available for purchase at airports or in electrical stores. Flat three-pin plugs.