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“Great Fish 'n' Chips”
Review of The Town Wall

The Town Wall
Ranked #259 of 1,293 Restaurants in Newcastle upon Tyne
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed June 21, 2013

Although this bar/eatery is very close to Newcastle railway station it would be very easy to miss if you are new to the city. That would be a pity. Cross the road from the station entrance and head up the little lane (Pink Lane) that slopes up on your left. You will see 'The Forth Hotel' on your right - 'The Town Wall' is immediately opposite. It doesn't have a lot of signage and you could be forgiven for thinking that its an office building, however the A-board outside should guide you in.
It is a big pub (I imagine it could hold 400-plus customers) with a central bar serving all quarters of the establishment. Good choice of real ales (many from the north-east - check out their house bitter, 'The Toon Waal') and selection of quality lagers and ciders. Busy, busy place but with a pleasant relaxed atmosphere.
The menu is presented on a clipboard, showing the permanent offer and the day's specials. It is 'pub grub' but quality with plenty of options and some interesting twists.
I chose Haddock and Chips and it was as good a fish supper as I have ever had. The fish was definitely haddock (no passing-off here), beautifully fresh, encased in light, crispy batter and very tasty. Excellent chips (must have been made in the kitchen, you don't get that quality out of a bag!), good mushy peas and a couple of slices of bread that, if the loaf wasn't made on site, must have come from a craft bakery.
If you are in Newcastle and looking for a good pub meal you need to seek out 'The Town Wall'.

Thank Robert L
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Reviewed June 13, 2013

This pub just 100 yards from the Railway station is well worth a visit.
Apart from the stunning selection of well-kept Real Ales with up to 8 available the pub has an excellent Lager and Bottle beer selection.
The girls behind the bar were knowledgeable about the beers and very helpful when it came to ordering food.
We shared the superb mix platter which came with Chicken, Cheese, Roast Beef, Fresh bread, salad and we also ordered the divine Scotch Eggs.
The menus is varied and offers something for everyone but we would definitley have a platter again but remember to share !!

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Thank ANDY K
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Reviewed May 29, 2013 via mobile

This is a good venue.
Real ale enthusiast's (like me) will like it and people who like to be in 'a venue' will like it as it is a hip joint.
Good beer, good service, food ok, ambience very good.

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Thank RobVS
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Reviewed May 28, 2013

We popped in here for a spot of lunch after a tiring mornings shopping. Extensive menu and better than your typical pub grub!

Thank jennyrAberdeen
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Reviewed May 24, 2013

had lunch here while staying in Newcastle. Good choice of menu we had a pub sharer which was very big and a reasonable price Bar staff were very friendly and efficient . Pub is large,
clean and well kept

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Thank hilcrossEssex
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