There's a lot more to do than eat and drink in Ouseburn, however, our various pubs, restaurants and cafes do a very good job of satisfying every craving. 

Ouseburn pubs and bars

The Cluny

36 Lime St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PQ | Serves food throughout the day | Suitable for kids 

As well as a great range of beers on tap and as guest bottles, The Cluny serves a tasty menu of food throughout the day. It's famed as one of Newcastle's leading live music venues as well as a great place to grab a casual drink. 

The Free Trade Inn

12 St Lawrence Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1AP | Bar snacks | Suitable for kids

The Free Trade offers a notoriously diverse selection of international beers. It's most famous for its incredible view of the quayside which can be enjoyed from inside and out. 

The Tyne Bar

1 Maling St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1LP | Serves food throughout the day | Suitable for kids 

Tyne Bar is quintessentially Ouseburn. With a wonderful setting on the river, it makes for the perfect sunny pint. They have a large selection of beers, wine spirits and soft drinks, and a pub-grub menu is served throughout the day and evening. 

Arch2

Stepney Bank, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2NP | Food Served by Thali Tray | Suitable for kids 

Set in what used to be a tyre garage, Arch2 is Newcastle Brewing's taproom which is stocked with their own brews. Enjoy a drink in their indoor space or around their firepits under the arches. 

The Ship Inn

Stepney Bank, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PW | Serves food throughout the day | Suitable for kids 

Although most definitely one of Ouseburn's favourite pubs, the Ship is also a great place to grab some food. They serve one of the best vegetarian and vegan menus in Newcastle. 

The Cumberland Arms 

James Pl St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1LD | No food served | Suitable for kids 

A historic venue with an impressive offering of beers and ciders. It'd be no irregularity to wander into the Cumberland and find yourself stepping into a singalong at the piano. During winter, you can snuggle up next to the fire. During the summer, you can enjoy the outside space and frequent food truck guests. 

The Tanners Arms

1 Byker Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2NS | Serves food throughout the day | Suitable for kids 

The Tanners Arms sits at the top of Stepney Bank and provides a warm welcome to the Valley. The Tanners is a good spot for a casual drink as well as a bite to eat. Their Sunday roasts are very highly regarded so if you're looking for a home-cooked dinner, give them a try. 

Tyne Bank Brewery 

375 Walker Rd, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 2AB | Bar snacks | Suitable for kids

As a brewery, Tyne Bank offers a selection of beer and ale brewed on-site. Wine, spirits, and soft drinks are also available. Tyne Bank will often host local street food vendors. Most weekends, this place will most likely be hosting some type of creative event or market. 

Brinkburn Street Brewery, Bar & Kitchen 

Ford St, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1LN | Serves food throughout the day | Suitable for kids 

Locally-brewed cask and keg beer for every taste paired with northern-inspired small plates served through the day and evening. A brilliant space with a great atmosphere.  

Ghetto Golf 

The Clay Shed Hoult’s Yard, Walker Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 2HL | Serves food throughout the day | Catered towards adults

Set in Hoults Yard, Ghetto Golf is part mini-golf, part cocktail bar. There's also an American-style eatery to enjoy! 

Full Circle Brew Co

167 Walker Road, Hoults Yard, Walker Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 2BS | No food served | Suitable for kids 

With a taproom set directly within the brewery, you can enjoy your drink just metres away from where it was brewed. Full Circle is set in a large warehouse space and is also an ideal events space for private events as well as live performances. 

Old Coal Yard

Elizabeth St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1JS | No food served | Suitable for kids 

Old Coal Yard is a micro-brewery by Northern Alchemy. Open for just one weekend a month, Old Coal Yard brings in a great crowd and often hosts live music and street food vendors. 

Ouseburn Restaurants 

The Cook House

Foundry Lane Studios, Foundry Ln, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1LH | Breakfast, lunch and dinner | Seasonal small plates in a casual setting 

The Cook House was opened by Anna Hedworth and began life in a shipping container on Ouse Street. Since then, the restaurant has relocated to a two-story building on Foundry Lane. Widely considered as one of the UK's best restaurants, it's absolutely worth anyone's visit. 

Gingerinos Kitchen 

Uptin House Stepney Road Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1TZ | Lunch and dinner | Stonebaked pizza

Grab pizza by the slice or sit down and enjoy a whole stonebaked pizza in their intimate dining area. Casual and delicious. 

Thali Tray

Arch 2 Stepney Bank, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2NP | Dinner | Thali Indian food 

'Thali' refers to the metal tray that your Indian street food is served on. You choose from set trays or select your own dishes to mix on the tray. Whatsmore, this restaurant shares its space with Arch2, a Newcastle Brewing taproom with a wonderful selection of beers.

Ernest 

1 Boyd St, Shieldfield, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AP | Brunch and dinner | Casual Mediterranean-style menu

A great place to enjoy a late breakfast (Bloody Mary optional) or a casual evening meal. Ernest is well known for their delicious flatbreads. 

Kiln 

4 Hume St, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1LN | Brunch and dinner | Mediterranean street food

Part ceramics studio, part trendy bar, part creative kitchen; Kiln has a unique and very pleasant vibe. You wouldn't feel out of place having a coffee, a beer, or a full-blown meal here. 

Ouseburn Cafes 

Ouseburn Farm cafe

Ouseburn Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PA

Proven Goods Co 

Unit 1 Maling Court, Hoults Yard, Walker Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 2HL

Seven Stories cafe

30 Lime Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2PQ

NE1 Cafe at Stepney Bank Stables

Stepney Bank, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2NP

di Meo's pizza and ice cream parlour

1 Riverside Walk, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1LX

The Factory Kitchen

The Biscuit Factory, 16 Stoddart St, Shieldfield, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1AN

Dreamworld Cakes

Arch 2 Stepney Bank, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2NP

The Cycle Hub cafe 

Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 1BU


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