Top 10 Nightclubs in Newcastle

Florita's Miami Bar

 

This is the definitive guide of the top 10 Nightclubs in the Newcastle, NE1 region. From super clubs to more intimate venues Newcastle has it all!

 

For a more in depth post to the best clubs in Newcastle check out our Day to Day Guide to Newcastle Clubs.

 

 

1.

Florita’s Miami Bar


Claiming the #1 spot for this year’s top nightclub in Newcastle is Florita’s Miami Bar located in the heart of Newcastle on Collingwood Street. Once inside think tropics, think Miami vice, think cocktails… and the best DJs the North has to offer! ‘With a VIP suite graced by the likes of Gaga, the sexiest dance floor, a huge outdoor garden’ Florita’s is slick overall club that only gets better when neighboring club Madam Koo’s and Baby Lynch (all interconnected) team up and open their doors to expand the capacity and experience.

 

Recommendation; go early in the week to experience Club Tropicana (Mondays) or Waikiki (Tuesdays).

Florita’s Bar

UPDATE: Adjacent to Florita’s is the newest nightclub to arrive; House of Smith (previously Baby Lynch). Owned by the same parent company, The Apartment Group) House of Smith describes itself as;

“The only true VIP nightclub Newcastle has to offer…[with] a ballroom to make Gatsby proud…50s glamour, the guilty appeal of the speak-easy, [and] the luxury of platinum table service.”

Open Monday through Saturday, every day has its own attraction; from it’s busiest night; Tuesday, when Flortia’s and House of Smith combine to provide an all out student night that is Waikiki, to the more American themed night; The Manhattan Project on Thursdays where the sounds of Drake and RnB HipHop take centre stage. For a full listing of the events at the House of Smith click here.

 

2.

O2 Academy


A large club that hosts the biggest names in music from Skrillex to Bloc Party the O2 Academy has rocked Newcastle. The multimillion pound venue also hosts the wildest night in Newcastle with a raw, anything goes ethos. Think bouncy castles, fire breathing girls, and type of music that gets the whole club singing, chanting and raving…think ChelseaDagger, followed by Antidote.


Recommendation; DirtyPOP on Fridays.

DirtyPOP Foam Party

3.

Digital

The largest club in Newcastle finishes off a very tight top 3! But if you took DJ Mags word they’d claim it to be the World’s 12th best club (2011) and the UK’S No.1 Large Club (2010). And it’s easy to see why with is untouchable sound production, massive variety of music (on Saturdays) and huge array of very spacious rooms. Included in their impressive repertoire of rooms and entertainment on show:
  • Vast Main Room
  • Terrace Bar
  • Two Additional Rooms Upstairs
  • Showcases of young local DJ’s (Saturdays)
  • Regular appearances of UK No.1 iTunes Selling Artist Felix Leiter 
  • Live percussion
  • Live Saxophone
  • Live acoustic session on terrace

Add to all this the huge artists that’s graced the DJ booth; Calvin Harris, Laidback Luke and Knife Party to name but a few and its easy to see why it’s the World’s 12th best large nightclub!Recommendation: L.O.V.E (Saturdays).

 
Elektriqa Event: Knife Party Live Set at Digital

4.

Perdu


A larger than most sized club, Perdu makes the list for its student friendly opening days and huge events. Open everyday of the week, Perdu throws some of the biggest parties in Newcastle:
Mondays – Social Butterfly
Tuesday – Guapa (New to the Newcastle Scene)
Wednesday – Dirtyz
Thursday – House Party
Friday – Sunday – Regular Perdu goodness!


Basically all that this means is that any night you pick is guaranteed live up to the high Newcastle standards!

Outside Perdu, Newcastle


5.


Riverside

Rounding off the top 5 is Riverside, located by the Quayside and surrounded by a ton of bars the location means it’s ideal for an huge/early/all day and night session! Once inside you’ll experience two floors of music (House, Electro, Dub n DnB) with over 1500 people a week it’s a popular choice with students and locals!

 

Recommendation; Get down on a Saturday for the Voodoo Project.

  


6.

TigerTiger

 

With 8 venues up and down the country TigerTiger has an established national reputation as a premier nightclub and the Newcastle venue is no different! A massive 3 floor club, it boasts an impressive list of rooms; a large VIP room, a vast main room named the ‘white room’, a ‘Groovy Wonderland’, 2 bars (Raffles Bar & Tiger Bar) and to round it all off TigerTiger offers a unique ‘Lucky Voice’ karaoke room! *Deep breath!* Overall it’s a great night out, in a stylish venue with a great soundtrack: commercial club & dance.

Koosdays at TigerTiger

7.


Bambu

An intense night out in Newcastle, especially on a Wednesday night when students and sports 

teams are out for a good time! Bambu’s main lure: their cheap drink offers!

 

Wednesday offers:

·         £1 VS Flavours

·         £1 Carlsberg Bottles

·         £1.75 VK Flavours

·         £2 Doubles inc Mixer

·         £2.50 Doubles inc Energy

 

Thursday offers:

Power Hour (10:30pm – 11:30pm)

·         £1 Jack Daniels & Mixer

·         £1 Bottles of Sol

·         £1 Bottles of Budweiser

·         £1 Bottles of VK

·         £1 Bottles of Smirnoff Ice

·         £1 Sailor Jerry & Mixer

 

All Night (on Thursdays):

·         £1 Pints of Fosters/Woodpecker

·         £1 Bottles of VS

·         £1 Bottles of Carlsberg

·         £1 Vodka & Mixer

·         £1 White Rum & Mixer

·         £1 Gin & Mixer

·         £1 Sambuca

·         £1 Tequila

·         £1 Sourz

·         £1 Corkys

 

Enough said!


Recommendation: Wednesday night! 


Bambu Crowd

8.


Legends

Legends hold host to the longest running student night in Newcastle: Deluge on Wednesday (that plays electro, commercial music) as well as many other events such as What Da Funk, the rap metal hip hop rock crossover night. The 

underground club is known for its messy nights out and heavy hitting music. 


UPDATE: 
Legends has serious upped its game within the Newcastle nightclub circuit with the introduction of Blacklight on Thursdays. Consistently attracting between 1000-1500 people each Thursday night, Blacklight is establishing itself as a must on the Newcastle circuit. 


Recommendation:  #1 Choice: Blacklight on Thursdays #2 Choice: Deluge Wednesdays
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9.

Ohso

Located on the Diamond Strip in the heart of Newcastle, Ohso makes the top 10 for its music, drinks and crowd…Standard! It also has two floors, one underground with a large party vibe and the upstairs floor a more chilled out area. 

Recommendation: Guilty on Thursdays
Ohso Crowd

10.

Tup Tup Palace

Regarded as the top premier club in Newcastle, TupTup Palace rounds off the top 10 nightclubs to visit in Newcastle. Small on the inside it fills up quickly and with amazing décor such as indoor waterfalls it can be easily be argued as Newcastle most flashy club. It has also been graced by the likes of Kayne West, Dizzee Rascal and Ne-Yo to name but a few, yet TupTup Palace has gained a very pretentious reputation which is reflected by its low rank in the top 10.

Recommendation: Lovedough on Thursdays

Tup Tup Palace, Newcastle


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