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Bierrex Smoke and Tap House

82-84 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6JN, England
+44 191 447 7720
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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“brisket” (34 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (13 reviews)
“wings” (12 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
82-84 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6JN, England
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

Bierrex used to be a really nice bar to hang out in - but now they have covered the windows with a yellow film (which is exactly the colour of something unmentionable - but might be produced after drinking a couple of beers!) Why on...More

Thank Tim T
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Went there with friends to have a meal and beer. Ordered nice (but expensive) beer and food. 15 minutes minutes after ordering I was advised they didn't have the vegetarian meal I ordered ("veggie mac 'n' cheese"), nor did they have the "beets 'n' beans"....More

Thank Gail A
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

My partner took me here for a meal one night and we both absolutely loved it. The food was delicious, cooked perfectly and the cocktails were delightful. The seating is nice so you can be out of the way of the bar if you like....More

Thank KH2691
Reviewed August 24, 2017

visited here on an early and quiet Wednesday evening to sample some great beers and also enjoy the early bird special comprising of Ribs, wings, fries and slaw all for £12. The beers are the big draw here with a fabulous selection of craft specials...More

Thank jaspandsal
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Staff were unhelpful, stood for ages while staff talked to each other, ended up walking out without purchasing anything.

2  Thank Linda J
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Good food, interesting menu, tasty beer. What more could you want? Fancy a cocktail? Check out the secret door downstairs. This place has got everything.

Thank TurnerAd
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Ended up having a last minute trip to Newcastle. Came in with no reservation on a Saturday night and managed to squeeze two of us in. Super friendly and offered tasters of the beer. They happened to be out of our two favourite beers but...More

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited here on a Sunday evening. We received a warm welcome and we're given some good advice on cocktails and we're also given the option of creating whatever mix we wanted and it would be made for us. £6.50 per cocktail...More

Thank lsharpe
Reviewed June 19, 2017

Great bar with a very good selection of craft ales and other drinks.Place can get very noisey and really is more of a bar/club than a restaurant. The food was reasonable, but portions relatively small and a little bland. Drink first food second type of...More

Thank sharpie1001
Reviewed June 13, 2017

This place has a huge range of excellent beers and cocktails and a good atmosphere. We didn't try the food on this visit but everything coming out of the kitchen looks and smelled great.

Thank Cooking_with_Capers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $16
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82-84 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 447 7720
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Independent #craftbeer bar, #smokehouse & terrace. Friends with dAt bAr & Nitehawks. Home of secret bar - The Poison Cabinet.
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