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The Split Chimp

Arch 7 | Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3PG, England
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Nice Micro Pub

Found it by accident under the railway arches. Only 5 mins walk from Newcastle Central Station... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
raylikesaj0ke
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Fab little micro pub.

Situated under the railway arches, you could blink and miss this micro pub - don’t blink!! Great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Claire F
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Newcastle's first Micropub with 6 Real Ale Hand Pulls and 3 Keg lines. Our Ale selection changes daily and we stock a wide variety at great prices.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“micro pub” (14 reviews)
“railway arch” (6 reviews)
“real ale” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 15:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Arch 7 | Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3PG, England
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"micro pub"
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"railway arch"
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"real ale"
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"newcastle central station"
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"cinema seats"
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"quality ales"
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"pork pie"
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"few beers"
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"lovely bar"
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"great beer"
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"worth a visit"
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"skittles"
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"chimps"
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"arches"
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"rhubarb"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Found it by accident under the railway arches. Only 5 mins walk from Newcastle Central Station. Excellent selection of real ales. Staff very friendly. Furniture and fittings quite querky!! Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated under the railway arches, you could blink and miss this micro pub - don’t blink!! Great little place with an array of different beers on draught it cans and bottles! Friendly staff and quirky set up. Love the cinema style seating!! It’s a must...More

Thank Claire F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must for real ale drinkers. A modern bar in a railway arch but surprisingly atmospheric for all that. Huge range of beers and ciders.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Found this little bar by chance near Newcastle central station and what a delight .Alex the bar man was very entertaining and very friendly .He allowed us to try some of the drinks before buying and to me that was perfect as so many choices...More

Thank Jeanette M
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Markhall61, Owner at The Split Chimp, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hi Jeanette, many thanks for this great rating and review. Glad you liked the Rhubarb Cider, its lush. Best wishes Mark & Team Chimp.

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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I like a bar that offers something different and this place is worth a visit! From the wall of beer mats to the old cinema chairs and all the beers are from micro brewery’s so something a bit different for everyone! I found by accident...More

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Markhall61, Owner at The Split Chimp, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Hi, thanks very much for this great rating and review, much appreciated. Best wishes, Mark & Team Chimp.

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

After a long train journey what better way to end the evening that a pint of on-the-premises brewed beer. Well, that is what the Split Chimp offers, underneath a railway arch of a viaduct in one of the oldest areas of Newcastle. Serving a range...More

Thank Simon M
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Great spot. Sitting here content with a cracking pint of Sunshine IPA. Worth a visit. Good choice of cask, keg and cider too (if you're into that sort of thing😁

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Was let down by a place over the bridge after it closed down suddenly. As I had invited friends from all over the UK I needed somewhere to accommodate upto 40 people in a relaxed atmosphere with great Real Ale. The manager was approached and...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

I’ve been to loads of places and I see my previous review of here is bottom of their league. Back here with my mate. Easy to get served, decent blonde beer (their own) and other choices. It’s relaxed. Perhaps not enough seats. Not sure what...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

With a microbrewery and a bar stocked with that ethos, this is a real winner. There are plenty of interesting things on tap, pump or in bottles, and something for everyone. The food choice is limited but the pies we saw looked very nice -...More

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Markhall61, Owner at The Split Chimp, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Hi, many thanks for this great review, we really appreciate it. Best wishes, Mark & Team Chimp.

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