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Perfect Football Pub !

Situated a goal kick away from St James Park this is a must visit for any football fan but... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Mirfield, United Kingdom
Had a great pint

We visited on the recommendation, and in lieu, of a friend who is a great fan of the football club... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Tanis S
Ottawa, Canada
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Strawberry Place, beside St. James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
+44 191 232 6865
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Situated a goal kick away from St James Park this is a must visit for any football fan but especially for a Newcastle fan as it is a shrine to the Toon Army ! There are reasonable priced bar snacks and more importantly some well...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank ANDYKWestYorks
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We visited on the recommendation, and in lieu, of a friend who is a great fan of the football club :) We bought a souvenir toque for our friend and enjoyed a couple of pints. There was no game on, so we had the place...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tanis S
Michael H, Owner at The Strawberry, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for the great review. Always nice to be able to pat the staff on the back for doing a good job.

Reviewed 29 July 2018

Walked in here on way to car and fancied a beer as it was a very hot day,ordered a beer and spun the happy hour wheel and got a free beer ... happy days ,sat on the roof top terrace .. bubbly staff and great...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Springfield22
Reviewed 18 June 2018

A nice pub near the Newcastle football stadium. Also very close to our hotel, The Sandman. We only had drinks at the pub.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tommy J
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Don’t be put off by the outside- we nearly didn’t go in but glad that we did when we were greeted by friendly staff and a cheap menu with adequate choices. We took our drinks onto the roof terrace and enjoyed the sunshine

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank EllieMae93
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Brilliant as always. 3 days in Newcastle, 4 visits to this place. Food & drink top class. Service & attention to detail from the owners Mick & Caroline, the staff, Lucy N, Soapy & Lucy T.. & the amazing floor boy Milly.. its just the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank John L
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Loved the football atmosphere in this place. The ambiance was great especially for the Newcastle fan. Drink and Food was good with reasonable price. People here and the staff are nice and friendly.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank toon88
Reviewed 3 April 2018

A holy bastion of all things black and white, standing in the shadow of the Gallowgate end of the almighty eleventh century cathedral of St. James' Park. The Strawberry on this late Saturday night in March, during an international break meaning the Mags were neither...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SF30A
Reviewed 21 March 2018

For those who love football is needed t obe there. I'm a brazilian, São Paulo's suporter and saw a Juninho Paulista picture there, against Newcastle, between so many others! Good chat with workers there, nice beer, good price, funny happy hour discounts! Need to see...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ricardo_xis
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Staying in the toon & stopped past a few times- on a quiet night, pre NUFC & post NUFC. Bar staff are eternally helpful, wide range of gins available & ever so helpful. Worth stopping past pre-game for the atmosphere. Drinks are cheap, haven’t had...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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4 November 2018|
Response from SF30A | Reviewed this property |
Andy, Unless you're wearing a Sunderland shirt, I've never known the Strawberry to be a necessarily hostile pub for away fans but that's if those away fans respect where they're drinking and what the Strawberry is to NUFC... More
Ryan M
2 October 2018|
Response from SF30A | Reviewed this property |
I don't see why not, especially if they're wearing black and white stripes. It does get very busy though on match days so possibly a bit daunting for children if they're small and all the seats/tables are already taken... More
20 September 2018|
Response from Springfield22 | Reviewed this property |
Not too sure,be too busy for a dog depending on when you visit