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O2 Academy

Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SW, England
+44 191 260 2020
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Excellent Venue

Done the O2 recently and we can safely say it's the town's pride when it comes to venues! The staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phase Δ
Needs a Massive Refurb!

This building is old, tired. It needs a massive refurbishment and for money to be spent on it. A... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible22%
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Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1SW, England
+44 191 260 2020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Done the O2 recently and we can safely say it's the town's pride when it comes to venues! The staff was simply brilliant... Kind and professional, and everybody in the crowd seemed to be enjoying the experience!

1  Thank Phase Δ
Reviewed 1 week ago

This building is old, tired. It needs a massive refurbishment and for money to be spent on it. A great venue for music.

Thank Kim_Flitter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd wanted to see a band here for years. Finally, the Saw Doctors came back to town. The venue looked like it was a bingo hall in years gone by. The main standing area is flanked by two bars with two more at the back....More

Thank Are_we_there_yet158
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good venue, filled fast, we were in standing but had to go to back as so full. Plenty of bars and priced okay for these sorts of place, turns into a nightclub later. Get HD screen of stage if your view isn't so great. Good...More

Thank Scott G
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Been here several times and it's literally my favourite venues! Great atmosphere, and the perfect size!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Went last night to see Blackberry Smoke which must have been almost a sell out . Been here many times times yes the drinks are a little pricey but no more than other venues. My main gripe with the venue is that they need to...More

Thank pete1066
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Attended a show at The Academy last night,paid £25 for the ticket and the band played a great show. However the evening was let down by the overpriced bar! £5.10 for a pint of lager which was barely drinkable it was of such poor quality,the...More

1  Thank balrog99
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Saw the BSR in Mar 17 at the O2 Academy in Newcastle. If you've been to an O2 before you'll know what to expect, except this one is a little more "open" and spacious. Its easy to find, signposted in the city on the tourist...More

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

What a great venue for a gig, my husband and I went here to see Lukas Graham. What a showman, a great band, great night all round.

Thank sumar_11
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Visited the 02 in Newcastle tonight , Lost all my friends in an unexpected incident, went outside very agitated and worried but bob the bouncer waited with me and made sure I was safe till I found my friends. What a lovely guy!!! Thanks again...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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I want to buy tickets for a Michael Jackson show for my 10 year old nephew in September. I'm just a bit worried about it being standing only. Is it suitable for this age group?
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