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The Cluny

36 Lime Street | Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PQ, England
+44 191 230 4474
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible13%
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“great pub” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
36 Lime Street | Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PQ, England
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Reviews (113)
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1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended here for a quick drink but found there was a gig on. I felt a bit sorry for the people eating as it was full of people in and out with plastic glasses waiting for the band. I wouldn’t visit here again unless...More

Thank KJMarshall
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I have been a few times and this time I was very disappointed the food wasn't great tables weren't very clean

1  Thank Jill L
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Waited forever for food, over an hour, pub was not that busy, when it did arrive it did so sporadically some is us had to wait even longer. Food itself was a mixed bag, some ok some pretty mediocre. We did complain, got an apology...More

Thank ASkelton
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Always love a visit to the Cluny, nice bar meals, excellent selection of beers and one of my favourite music venues.

Thank Seldomseenkid
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Poor choice of lager/cider on the evening we visited. Very cramped and very hot (thank goodness it wasn't summer) Wouldn't rush back

Thank Pauli925
Reviewed 13 March 2017

First impressions were great locations, scruffy but fun and with a glint of great venue appeal... However, after sitting in a sticky chair, being served up cold (most likely pre-prepared) food and having to ask for new glasses twice, the idea of a good night...More

Thank LeeMcIntosh
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We've got tickets for another gig early Feb but it will be the first time in over 12 years that my wife and I wont be having another pre-gig meal here. This used to be honest, real, tasty home cooking. Its now tasteless pre-prepared frozen,...More

1  Thank Trevor P
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Came here with a large group of friends first visit for all , what a awful scruffy place it could be a such a lovely venue . Dark and depressing smelly toilets, no bar in the room had to go up flights of stairs to...More

2  Thank dornafield
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Been to The Cluny many times but todays visit was the first in a while, it will be a while before we go back. A fantastic setting, good beers, friendly staff however the place needs a deep clean, overwhelming smell of pee from the toilets,...More

1  Thank 1redguitar2
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Has the appearance of a student bar, good location, food was average, has a children's menu but not a great place for kids

1  Thank philipnicholson83
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi Carol We are sorry to hear that your last visit to the Cluny was unsatisfactory. We will take your suggestions to our kitchen team. Thanks for your feedback, we appreciate it.
12 September 2016|
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if you complain about rude bar staff or the state of the place you won't get an apology. just for future reference.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Lime Street | Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 230 4474
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