The Blonde Barrel Bar & Kitchen, serving you locally sourced fresh food, fine draughts and ales, spirits and cocktails from around the Continent.

Food is served in the spacious bar area and in the snug, which is also available for private hire.

Family friendly, children welcome until 7pm.

You will find us only a stone’s throw away from Central Station, on the corner of Times Square right in the heart of Newcastle City Centre.

Opening Hours
Monday to Thursday : 12pm til Midnight
Friday & Saturday : 12pm til 2am
Sunday’s : 12pm til 11pm


Our fantastic bartenders have come together to create an authentic menu that will appeal to all cocktail enthusiasts.

Whether it’s a Classic Manhattan or something a little more unusual such as the Basil Grande, you are sure to find the right drink for you!

It’s not on the list? Can’t find what you are looking for? Don’t worry, ask our bartender if they can make your favourite drink for you.

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At the Blonde Barrel Bar & Kitchen we believe that it’s only fair that good food should be accompanied with good drink. As our name suggests ‘Blonde’ being a term used for continental wheat beer and ‘Barrel’ an empty container or vessel used to store alcoholic liquor, we have kept in tradition with this to offer a range that truly compliments our name.

You will find inside the barrel is an excellent range of draught and local cask ales and Continental bottles, fine Rums and Bourbons, Premium Vodkas and beautifully crafted Gins, Islay Malts and Irish Whiskies as well as a wonderful Wine and cocktail list. You won’t find any half measures here….

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Here at the Blonde Barrel Bar & Kitchen we pride ourselves in offering you the very best in local seasonal produce. All the food is freshly prepared on site by the same chefs from the popular No28 Bar & Bistro. We have also included some of No28’s favourite dishes on our fantastic menu, for you to enjoy!

Our menu has been created to appetise you no matter what time of the day. So whether it’s a hearty bar lunch, something lite or one of our famous ‘Sunday Roasts’ you will find our food a true delight.

Food is served until 10pm Monday to Saturday and until 6pm on a Sunday. We also have a kids menu available.


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