Toon Pubs

This book is a practical beer drinker’s guide to the public houses in and around the wonderful city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

This city is made all the more wonderful by the very pubs included, and each pub has a unique story to tell.

Learn the history of these pubs, their origins, the clientele they were built for, significant events they witnessed, how they got their names or what the name signifies, anecdotes about them and the characters who may have drunk – or got drunk – there.

Includes sections on pubs in Newcastle and Gateshead, along with neighbourhoods like Jesmond, Ouseburn and Byker.

Additional chapters look at lost pubs of Newcastle, North East breweries past and present, temperance, Newcastle landlords, and even a guest pub in Sunderland.

With maps, full colour images and practical information on each pub, Toon Pubs is an informative and fascinating practical guide for anyone strolling in and around Newcastle, one of England’s finest, most historical and diverse cities.

An engaging guide to the pubs of Newcastle and its environs.