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Brilliant night at Levi Roots DJ set

This was my first visit to Hoochie Coochie and won't be the last. We had a fantastic night with the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TyneAndWearColumbus
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Reggie nite

Great old school reggie tunes last night at HC.Levi Roots cheered alongside DJ.... profits made... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Worldpicnic
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An city centre venue dedicated to Soul & Funk music exclusively. Regularly features high quality artists in an intimate environment, both national & International. Widest selection of spirits in Newcastle. Hoochie Coochie is a "not for profit...more
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All reviews great night door staff great atmosphere bar staff are nice mix of people older crowd last night refused entry great club singing and dancing intimate venue visited for the first time drink prices all ages cant wait two hours funk
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first visit to Hoochie Coochie and won't be the last. We had a fantastic night with the atmosphere and music being brilliant. The door staff were very friendly and as we entered we got the vibe straight away that this is our...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TyneAndWearColumbus
Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your generous review. We're delighted to hear that you had a good time in our venue. Hope you'll return. Reggae night 1st Thurs every month. Cocktails 2 for 1 till 10pm & Red Stripe £2.50. Thanks again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great old school reggie tunes last night at HC.Levi Roots cheered alongside DJ.... profits made here go to charity. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Worldpicnic for your kind comments.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good vibes and very busy drinks ok value if you buy doubles & sincerely hope the £5 door charge to get in goes straight to the charity. Toilets clean n would return.More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Maybe if you had visited before you would realise that the bar has been run as a "not for profit" venture for over 8yrs. It has never made or taken a profit. Please check our charitable work videos etc on...More

Reviewed March 22, 2019

This was my first visit and I hope it won't be my last. The drinks are a little bit on the expensive side but the bar staff are very friendly and the music was great. The whole place had a lovely ambience and everyone seemed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MarinaDeux
Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2019

Thank you for your kind words. Our drinks prices are average for a city centre venue . On the day you visited Prosecco was £16 & a double spirit & mixer £6. This is not expensive in a city centre. May we also point out...More

Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Came Friday for Joel Culpepper , been before and we love this place , we are more near 60 than 50 😜but goin to hoochie Coochie makes you feel 20. Never any chew , people are so friendly , an all round fantastic place ,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Julie B
Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Thank you for your kind words Julie , however I must point out that no one is allowed to be 60 at Hoochie Coochie, you can however repeat your 49th birthday ad infinitum :) Hope to see you again soon !

Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

This venue never fails to deliver on every visit for me. Had the good fortune to be here for the past two Sunday afternoons where I got the chance to listen and dance to some quality soul music. Wonderful atmosphere down to like minded people...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Michael C
Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2019

Michael , thank you SO much for your very kind words . Our team will be delighted to hear your comments on their efforts to give good service. Thank You .

Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

Sat 15th December we came here after our gorgeous Meal in another restaurant. The doormen advised as I had a Christmas top on I wasn't allowed in..... half our party was already in.... I proceeded to go up the stairs as I thought he was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Sorry for your experience, but we have advertised widely that we don't allow any form of fancy dress in our venue. I totally understand that the vast majority of folks in Xmas attire are fine. However, experience has taught us that a higher % of...More

Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

As I walked in last Friday, the doormen stopped 2 typical “pound a pint” type rajees at the door and made them take their silly flashy hen do hats and annual £3 Primark Xmas jumpers off. I watched them moan at the bar staff, repeatedly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Basurq
Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

Thank you Basurq. We are not bah humbug types, but our experience has taught us that we are more likely to have unruly behaviour by people who dress up, obviously this doesn't apply to all , but a minority. We made our decision consciously &...More

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Went there Friday night. Wouldn't let us in unless we removed Christmas jumpers, party hats etc. Reluctantly we did but only stayed for 1 drink. Nothing special, cos a fiver entry and miserable door staff.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Sorry , we don't do any forms of fancy dress, hens, stags Xmas jumpers ,party hats etc, just not our scene and obviously we are not yours either. Ah well, can't please all the people, luckily many others agree with our policy.

Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

Another fabulous Saturday night In Newcastle spent in this fabulous club ! This was our 3rd visit to hoochie coochie since finding it on one of our many weekend visits, this classy club offers everything you want on a night out , Great dance music,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Warren T, Owner at Hoochie Coochie, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2018

Thank you for your review & your very kind words. We are really glad you enjoyed Hoochie Coochie, but with your enthusiastic tone, I would have been surprised if you had not. Hope to see y'all again.

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Julie B
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Yes please check our website hoochiecoochie for all events
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JoyceSutcliffeDawson
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On stage 9pm. All times are advertised on our website
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All ptices for gigs are on our website.
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