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The Split Chimp

Closed Now: 15:00 - 20:00
Open today: 15:00 - 20:00
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Good Beer Friendly Service

Visited with a group of friends. made most welcome. Excellent beer and good selection of spirits... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Great pub. Good choice of real ale but especially real cider which can be hard to find. Love the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“micro pub”(14 reviews)
“real ale”(13 reviews)
“railway arch”(6 reviews)
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.
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Arch 7 | Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3PG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with a group of friends. made most welcome. Excellent beer and good selection of spirits. Bar staff happy to give advice on the beers.

Thank bilbo57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub. Good choice of real ale but especially real cider which can be hard to find. Love the old theatre seats.

Thank hedge20
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great micropub with a fine choice of beers, nice toilets and friendly staff. Keep an eye out for the tongue-in-cheek posters on the walls!

Thank LouR21
Reviewed 2 August 2018

good all round place beats fizz lager hands down the people are great prices about right for the good good beer good night very handy for all transport

Thank GatesheadProfesser
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times now every time the beer has been excellent - I would very much recommend the clever chimp ale. Now find myself getting the train theough to town on a regular basis just to come here - it's great. Some good...More

Thank bobstorey1
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Passed this place few times on wsy to train station. Came in today and wow what a fantastic place. Quirky, comfortable, great staff and amazing drinks. I tried the rhubarb cider and i had to have another & another. Highly reccommend it!

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 8 July 2018

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.

Thank raylikesaj0ke
Reviewed 7 July 2018 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
Reviewed 25 June 2018 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.

Thank steamtrainian
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
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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Colin T
6 September 2018|
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Response from Markhall61 | Property representative |
We do beer and cider based cocktails.