If you’re heading off for astag do in Newcastle, expect one of thebest nights out in the UK. With plenty of party hotspots including Geordie Shore’s favourite haunts on the Diamond Strip and the infamous Bigg Market, there’s no shortage of places to drink and dance to your heart’s content. After an exciting day of fun activities, you’ll have an incredible night on the Toon, so we’ve rounded up some of the best spots for yourstag weekend.
For a loud and lively night out, look no further thanFilthy’s. Get past the fake grass, picket fences and stags heads, and you’ll find this quirky Irish-style pub on Bigg Market, one of the best places for live music seven nights a week. Grab a real ale, craft beer or jam jar cocktail and get ready for a rowdy night out - if you want a quiet drink, look elsewhere.
If you love all things 70s,Flaresis the place for you. Located at the heart of the Diamond Strip, this 70s themed bar and disco features a colourful dance floor, party booths and a retro, fun-loving atmosphere. It’s the perfect place to dance the night way to nostalgic tunes, making it super popular with stags and hens.
Be transported to the sandy beaches of Miami without ever leaving the city atFlorita’s. It’s an upbeat, tropical themed paradise bringing the beach vibes to you with quirky decor, red leather sofas, chandeliers and a tropical garden to set the scene. As you’d expect, the cocktails are deliciously exotic served in coconuts, pineapples or watermelons. There are also amazing club nights inspired by Thailand’s Full Moon Parties.
House of Smith
For a night of sophisticated glamour and extravagance, head toHouse of Smithat the heart of the famous Diamond Strip. With its 1920s style, velvet curtains, plush booths, exposed brickwork and glittering chandeliers, it’s the perfect late-night spot if you want to feel like a VIP. Watch expert bartenders work their magic at the Cocktail Lounge, hit the dance floor or chill out in the VIP lounge.
Concealed within a cave underground,Madame Koois an opulent oriental-themed speakeasy with tons of hidden caverns and tunnels giving it a feeling of exclusivity. With lavish decor, alluring red curtains and plush booths, enjoy classic cocktails or try the Koo’s Zombie. Dance the night away at the sneaky basement disco to classic party tunes.
Players Baris a sleek and stylish entertainment-focused bar in The Gate. Spread across two floors, there's a cocktail lounge, stage and even TV screens that show sport during the day. It’s also home to Players All-Star Dance Team who perform flips and tricks in the stage above. Listen to live DJs, enjoy one of the vibrant cocktails or simply soak up the amazing atmosphere.
Located in the anything-goes Bigg Market area,Popworldis a cheese music heaven packed full of all the songs you know and love. Expect colourful, quirky decor, a retro dancefloor and a glitter ball to transport you back in time for the ultimate night of nostalgia. You’ll be dancing like its 1999 in no time.
Stein Bier Keller
Get a taste of Bavaria at Bigg Market’sStein Bier Keller. Experience authentic Bavarian decor - think wooden benches, great for groups, live music by oompah bands and the best of German beers. Try locally brewed beer, Haus Stein cocktails and dig into a tasty food menu full of classics like frankfurters and pretzels. The lively party atmosphere is worth sticking around for.
Clubbing legends,Tiger Tigeris in the heart of the city centre in a spacious party venue. With seven unique rooms to choose from, including a restaurant, karaoke bar and the luxurious Jewel Bar, everyone will find their favourite spot. Inside you’ll also find Kanaloa, a tiki island paradise with chart tunes playing and all the tropical cocktails you could ever want.