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Brought people here on a Tuesday night and whilst obviously not expecting it to be packed there was... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
York, United Kingdom
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Empty Bar

Should have known that it wasn't going to be good when it was so empty on a Friday night but we had... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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15 May 2018
3 Sep 2017
“Empty Bar”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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48-52 Sandhill, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JF, England
+44 191 230 4398
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Brought people here on a Tuesday night and whilst obviously not expecting it to be packed there was literally no one here. It’s a nice bar (although a bit too red) but not a patch on the place that used to be in pilgrim street.

Thank Waddler
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Should have known that it wasn't going to be good when it was so empty on a Friday night but we had arranged to meet people here. Cocktail menu was like a kids cartoon book and very confusing. Bar staff were really friendly but it...More

Thank MillNewcastle
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I've been coming to this bar for a good while now and really I'm obliged to comment on the superb service available here: the staff are courteous, attentive and really knowledge about their craft, and the huge variety of drinks they serve are delicious and...More

Thank 169deli
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

So much potential to be a great cocktail bar the drinks lists are promisingly exciting with lots of fun twists and a nice balance of different ingredients and styles. The bar itself is very attractive and in a great location. But, and it is a...More

Thank mowglilady
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

As always, they're amazing to speak to and always keep up with my terrible conversations, thank you popolos!

Thank J3SS1962
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Was recommended by a colleague. Fantastic relaxed atmosphere. Polite staff who were very chatty and feet at making cocktails. Happy hour is great value. Must visit!!

Thank Darren L
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

First and last time I will be visiting this establishment, looks nice enough from the outside as there are quite a few new bars and restaurants opening in the quayside area of Newcastle. We met a group of friends to celebrate a birthday that was...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Great bar , all the bartenders are really friendly , large backbar with knowledgeable staff , would recommend going definitely one of the best bars in the bottom half of newcastle

Thank thewalkingbeard17
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Used to go old popolo & have to say that was better . Went for a cocktail & the waiter was a bit miserable & wore a beanie hat , didn't make any effort to speak other than the ordering . We ordered a Mojito...More

Thank Foodsquad65
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Cool bar on the quayside though cannot understand why they relocated from Pilgrim Street where they must have got more customers. Good staff proactively offering chance to try before you buy. We finished our night here and had a good laugh. Right opposite the Swing...More

Thank sleep007
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